Month: December 2016

Applied Minds: A book review by Bob Morris

December 4, 2016

Applied Minds: How Engineers Think Guru Madhavan W.W. Norton & Company (August 2016) How almost anyone can develop an engineer’s mind-set, one that could create a significant competitive advantage Few people complete a formal education in engineering (B.S. degree through…

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Adam Galinsky on “How to speak up for yourself”

December 4, 2016

Speaking up is hard to do, even when you know you should. Learn how to assert yourself, navigate tricky social situations and expand your personal power with sage guidance from social psychologist Adam Galinsky. He is currently the chair of…

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Mutilated Figures of Speech

December 3, 2016

According to Kristin Richardson, these analogies were produced by high school students in “creative writing” classes: o He spoke with the wisdom that can only come from experience, like a guy who went blind because he looked at a solar…

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Jodi Goldstein (managing director of the Harvard Innovation Labs) in “The Corner Office”

December 3, 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 Jodi Goldstein , managing director…

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45 Of History’s Most Famous (And Amusing) Insults

December 2, 2016

One of our three sons, Geoffrey, introduced me to an especially interesting website — All That Is Interesting (ati) — at which the resources include Chris Altman’s “45 Of History’s Most Famous (And Amusing) Insults.” For example: “The trouble ain’t…

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Take on Uncomfortable Tasks to Help You Grow

December 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. * * * There are situations at work that make us want…

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Blake Irving (C.E.O. of GoDaddy) in “The Corner Office”

December 1, 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 Blake Irving, C.E.O. of GoDaddy).…

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Here Are Two Ways to Leave Work Stress Behind

December 1, 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. * * * After a long day, it can be a struggle…

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