Month: May 2017

Annette Simmons on the Power and Impact of Personal Stories: An interview by Bob Morris

May 21, 2017

Annette Simmons is a vibrant keynote speaker, consultant and author of four books: Whoever Tells the Best Story Wins: How to Use Your Own Stories to Communicate with Power and Impact, Second Edition (2015); The Story Factor, 2nd Revised Edition,…

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Paid to Think: A book review by Bob Morris

May 21, 2017

Paid to Think: A Leader’s Toolkit for Redefining Your Future David Goldsmith with Lorrie Goldsmith BenBella Books (2012) An abundance of business information, insights, and wisdom for those who need to increase the value of what they think Note: The…

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Three Mindset Shifts That Will Help You Avoid Burnout

May 20, 2017

  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. * * * Everyone faces stress at work, but some people are…

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Business Nuggets from Thought Leaders in Economics

May 20, 2017

In 50 Economics Classics, Tom Butler-Bowdon provides what he characterizes as “An intelligent person’s guide to capitalism, finance, and the global economy.” He agrees with Ronald Coase that “the biggest problem in economics is that theories and models have been…

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“11 Must-See TED Talks”

May 19, 2017

What is TED? This primer of 11 classic TED Talks show you the wide range of topics covered — and introduce you to beloved speakers. Here they are: Ken Robinson: “Do schools kill creativity?” (19:24) Sir Ken Robinson makes an…

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Mike O’Neill (the chief executive of BMI) in “The Corner Office”

May 19, 2017

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 Mike O’Neill , the chief…

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What’s new with the Internet of Things?

May 18, 2017

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Mark Patel, Jason Shangkuan, and Christopher Thomas for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm,…

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The six types of successful acquisitions

May 18, 2017

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by March Goedhart, Tim Koller, and David Wessels for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm,…

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Leila Janah (founder and chief executive of Samasource and LXM) in “The Corner Office”

May 17, 2017

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 Leila Janah, founder and chief…

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Design for value and growth in a new world

May 17, 2017

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Ankur Agrawal, Mark Dziersk, Dave Subburaj, and Kieran West for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about…

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