Month: December 2015

Chip Espinoza: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

December 24, 2015

Chip Espinoza was born in Espanola, New Mexico. His mission in life is to help organizations become worthy of human habitation. Recently, he has focused on the integration of Millennials (AKA Gen Y) into the workplace. He is the co-author…

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Think Out of the Box: A book review by Bob Morris

December 24, 2015

Think Out of the Box Mike Vance and Diane Deacon Career Press (1995) A classic source for thinking more clearly and making better decisions I have just re-read two books co-authored by Mike Vance and Diane Deacon. This one and…

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The impact of cognitive technologies: From science fiction vision to real–world value

December 24, 2015

Here is an excerpt from a new report by Deloitte, Cognitive technologies in the technology sector: From science fiction vision to real-world value, that demystifies the world of cognitive computing and provides three perspectives that help leaders extract value for…

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Andrew Hargadon on How Breakthrough Ideas Happen: An interview by Bob Morris

December 22, 2015

Andrew Hargadon is a Professor of Technology Management and Charles J. Soderquist Chair in Entrepreneurship at the University of California at Davis. The primary focus of his research is on the effective management of innovation and entrepreneurship, particularly in the…

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New Managers Should Develop a Leadership Philosophy

December 22, 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. * * * The problems you face as a manager are different from…

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How do the top innovators keep winning?

December 21, 2015

Here is a head’s up from PwC’s Strategy&, a global team of practical strategists, committed to helping clients seize essential advantage by working alongside them to solve their toughest problems, and capture their greatest opportunities. This means helping clients undertake…

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Garrison Wynn on “What the 1% Do Differently”

December 21, 2015

Here is an especially entertaining as well as informative discussion of the competitive advantage that most people don’t know about. This program was produced by Smart People Podcast,  a weekly, interview-based website that features today’s most well respected thought leaders…

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Malcolm Gladwell Hands Out Book Blurbs Like Santa Does Presents

December 20, 2015

Above: Malcolm Gladwell, the best-selling author of The Tipping Point, and some of the book covers that feature his blurbs. “I feel like we have to promote ourselves,” he said of endorsing other writers’ work. * * * Here is…

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Mark Goulston on How to Deal With “Everyday Craziness”: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

December 20, 2015

In his career as an organizational consultant, relationship counselor, and hostage-negotiation trainer, Mark Goulston has found what works, consistently, to reach all kinds of people in any type of situation. In his book Real Influence: Persuade Without Pushing and Gain…

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Magnetic: A book review by Bob Morris

December 19, 2015

Magnetic: The Art of Attracting Business Joe Calloway John Wiley & Sons (November 2015) How to create customer experiences that drive new business while sustaining repeat business Marketing can be traced back at least to the bazaars in ancient Athens…

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