Month: November 2017

Greta Garbo: A mini-profile

November 18, 2017

Biograpy.com is one of the best online sources for biography and general history material. For example: Greta Garbo is best known for her acting career, in both silent and talking films before World War II. “I was born. I had…

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10 Inventions That Shaped the Workplace

November 17, 2017

Here is an excerpt from an article by Kim Lightbody for Fast Company magazine in which she briefly explains how each of ten breakthrough innovations have had a great impact on the workplace. To read the complete article, check out…

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How do geniuses solve problems?

November 17, 2017

Drawing: Frank Cotham for The New Yorker In Quirky, Melissa A. Schilling focuses on eight “breakthrough innovators”: Albert Einstein, Benjamin Franklin, Elon Musk, Dean Kamen, Nikola Tesla, Marie Curie, Thomas Edison, and Steve Jobs. While doing so, she draws upon…

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The Invisible Leader: A book review by Bob Morris

November 16, 2017

The Invisible Leader: Transform Your Life, Work, and Organization with the Power of Authentic Purpose Zach Mercurio Advantage Media Group (October 2017) “He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.” Friedrich Nietzsche During an interview years…

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Women Respond Better Than Men to Competitive Pressure

November 16, 2017

Here is an excerpt from an interview Alison Beard conducted for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and receive HBR email alerts, please click here.…

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How digital reinventors are pulling away from the pack

November 15, 2017

Here is a brief excerpt from an article for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm, obtain subscription information, and register to receive email alerts,…

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George Lucas: A mini-profile

November 14, 2017

Biograpy.com is one of the best online sources for biography and general history material. For example: George Lucas is a writer, producer and director known for his creation of the enormously successful ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Indiana Jones’ film franchises. I…

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Daydreaming (With a Purpose) Can Recharge Your Mind

November 14, 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. * * * Resisting distractions seems like an intuitive way to be more…

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The Dawn Watch: A book review by Bob Morris

November 13, 2017

The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World Maya Jasanoff Penguin Press (November 2017) “The horror! The horror!… is not so far under the surface as we think.” As I began to read Maya Jasanoff’s journey of personal discovery…

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Rethinking the workplace: Flexibility, fairness, and enlightened automation

November 13, 2017

“People aren’t powerless in the face of new technologies; the future of work is up to us.” Here is a brief excerpt from a transcript of a lively conversation during which James Manyika and Matthew Taylor discuss that subject for…

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