Month: March 2016

Mindfulness: A Snapshot of a Business “Classic”

March 5, 2016

Opinions vary as to what defines a “classic” business book. My own opinion is that it offers insights and counsel that are of timeless value. To paraphrase Bernard of Chartres, a 12th century monk, their authors are the shoulders upon…

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Eyal Winter on “Feeling Smart”: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

March 4, 2016

Eyal Winter is professor of economics and the former director of the Center for the Study of Rationality at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, one of the world’s leading institutions in the academic study of decision making. He served as…

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The Marketing Imagination: Snapshot of a Business “Classic”

March 4, 2016

Opinions vary as to what defines a “classic” business book. My own opinion is that it offers insights and counsel that are of timeless value. To paraphrase Bernard of Chartres, a 12th century monk, their authors are the shoulders upon…

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David Livermore on “Driven by Diversity”: An interview by Bob Morris

March 3, 2016

David Livermore has written ten books on global leadership and cultural intelligence including Leading with Cultural Intelligence and his newest release, Driven by Difference: How Great Companies Fuel Innovation Through Diversity, which further addresses the practical ways to leverage diversity…

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Influence: Snapshot of a Business “Classic”

March 3, 2016

Opinions vary as to what defines a “classic” business book. My own opinion is that it offers insights and counsel that are of timeless value. To paraphrase Bernard of Chartres, a 12th century monk, their authors are the shoulders upon…

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Michael J. Dowling (the chief executive of Northwell Health) in “The Corner Office”

March 2, 2016

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 Michael J. Dowling, chief executive…

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Business Adventures: Snapshot of a Business “Classic”

March 2, 2016

Opinions vary as to what defines a “classic” business book. My own opinion is that it offers insights and counsel that are of timeless value. To paraphrase Bernard of Chartres, a 12th century monk, their authors are the shoulders upon…

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Creativity: Snapshot of a Business “Classic”

March 1, 2016

Opinions vary as to what defines a “classic” business book. My own opinion is that it offers insights and counsel that are of timeless value. To paraphrase Bernard of Chartres, a 12th century monk, their authors are the shoulders upon…

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David Burkus on how organizations can overcome “the ideology of comfort and the tyranny of custom”

March 1, 2016

In Under New Management: How Leading Organizations Are Upending Business as Usual, David Burkus offers a number of recommendations as to how organizations can overcome what James O’Toole has characterized as “the ideology of comfort and the tyranny of custom.”…

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