Month: September 2016

Stanley Bing Asks “Does the Truth Still Matter?”

September 6, 2016

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Stanley Bing for Fortune magazine, To read the complete article, check out others, obtain subscription information, and sign up for free email alerts, please click here. Illustration credit: Kevin Whipple for…

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Anders Ericsson on Deliberate Practice

September 5, 2016

Thanks to research conducted by Anders Ericsson and his associates at Florida State University, we now know that achieving peak performance depends on a combination of factors: o Luck o Natural Ability o Temperament o Commitment o Expert Supervision and…

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To Build Resilience, Write Down What You’re Grateful For

September 5, 2016

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. * * * When it comes to building your emotional resilience, nothing does…

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The Big Thing: A book review by Bob Morris

September 4, 2016

The Big Thing: How to Complete Your Creative Project Even if You’re a Lazy, Self-Doubting Procrastinator Like Me Phyllis Korkki HarperCollins (August 2016) “Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re probably right.” Henry Ford To what does…

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Why People Quit Their Jobs

September 4, 2016

Here is an excerpt from an article by the editors at Harvard Business Review. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and receive HBR email alerts, please click here. Illustration Credit: Paul…

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Ten of the Best Films About the Business World

September 3, 2016

The International Movie Data Base is probably the singe best source for information about films and television programs. The links provided in this post are to IMDb In my opinion, these are the ten of the best films from which…

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Here are the questions you need to answer when solving an especially serious problem

September 3, 2016

In his latest book, Managing in the Gray: Five Timeless Questions for Resolving Your Toughest Problems at Work, Joseph Badaracco observes, “The soundest guidance for grappling with hard, complex, uncertain practical problems is a set of five questions that men…

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Stanley Bing Asks “What can we learn from successful people under 40?”

September 2, 2016

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Stanley Bing for Fortune magazine, To read the complete article, check out others, obtain subscription information, and sign up for free email alerts, please click here. Illustration credit: Guy Shield for…

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Help Your Cross-Cultural Team Make That Deadline

September 2, 2016

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. * * * Managing a project on a tight deadline is tough, but…

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The Post-Suasion Imperative

September 1, 2016

In the final chapter of his latest book, Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade, Robert Cialdini suggests that — when members of an audience favor the given action or idea proposed, when they have become temporarily convinced —…

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