Month: November 2015

The Wisdom of Steven Wright

November 24, 2015

1 – I’d kill for a Nobel Peace Prize. 2 – Always borrow money from pessimists — they don’t expect it back. 3 – Half the people you know are below average. 4 – 99% of lawyers give the rest…

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Nonsense: A book review by Bob Morris

November 24, 2015

Nonsense: The Power of Not Knowing Jamie Holmes Crown Publishers (October 2015) “In an increasingly complex, unpredictable world…what matters most is how we deal with what we don’t know.” I selected the comment by Jamie Holmes to serve as the…

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Sarah Barnett (president of SundanceTV) in “The Corner Office”

November 23, 2015

Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are a few insights provided during an interview of Sarah Barnett, president of SundanceTV,…

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Why are these 22 symbols found in ancient caves all over Europe?

November 23, 2015

Written language, the hallmark of human civilization, didn’t just suddenly appear one day. Thousands of years before the first fully developed writing systems, our ancestors scrawled geometric signs across the walls of the caves they sheltered in. Paleoanthropologist, rock art…

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Shane Atchison and Jason Burby: An interview by Bob Morris

November 22, 2015

As CEO of POSSIBLE, Shane Atchison leads the the digital agency’s long-term strategic vision of working with leading financial service organizations, consumer brands, start-ups, nonprofits, and community-based organizations, helping each realize the potential of the Internet and its impact on…

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The Wisdom of George Carlin

November 22, 2015

The main reason Santa is so jolly is that he knows where all the bad girls live. Weather forecast for tonight: dark. The very existence of flame-throwers proves that some time, somewhere, someone said to themselves, You know, I want…

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Why Micromanagement Limits Your Team’s Growth

November 21, 2015

Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. * * * If you’re a micromanager, you need to change your ways.…

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Finding the sweet spot for allocating innovation resources

November 21, 2015

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Vanessa Chan, Marc de Jong, and Vidyadhar Ranade for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. As they explain, a survey finds that when it comes to reallocating R&D expenditures,…

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Amber Guild (president of Collins) in “The Corner Office”

November 20, 2015

Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are a few insights provided during an interview of Amber Guild, president of Collins,…

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Know How to End an Innovation Project with Grace

November 20, 2015

Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. * * * “Breaking up” with an innovation project is never easy, especially…

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