Month: March 2018

Laurie Picard on getting the business education you need: An interview by Bob Morris

March 21, 2018

When some of the most prestigious business schools in the world began providing free versions of their courses online, Laurie Pickard saw an opportunity to get the business education she had long desired, at a fraction of the typical MBA…

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Mária Telkes: One of the World’s Greatest Female Inventors You Need to Know

March 21, 2018

I agree with Scott Berkun: “A disturbing element of history is its unfairness to women. The majority of our most famous inventors and discoverers are men in large part because women were denied the education and opportunity required to make…

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How We Work: A book review by Bob Morris

March 20, 2018

How We Work: Live Your Your Purpose, Reclaim Your Sanity, and Embrace the Daily Grind Leah Weiss Harper Wave/An imprint if HarperCollins (March 2018) “What many people don’t realize is that two goals — a paycheck and a sense of…

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Behavioral insights and innovative treatments in collections

March 20, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Tobias Baer 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…

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Beating the Odds

March 19, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Laura Morgan Roberts, Anthony J. Mayo, Robin J. Ely, and David A. Thomas for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth…

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The One-Percent Edge: A book review by Bob Morris

March 19, 2018

The One-Percent Edge: Small Changes That Guarantee Relevance and Build Sustainable Success Susan Solovic with Ray Manley AMACOM (February 2018) How to “identify opportunities and strategies, prioritize them, plan for them, execute, measure, adjust or abandon, and repeat” The business…

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Who is Chris Langan and why is he significant?

March 18, 2018

In a book published published by Little, Brown & Company ten years ago, Outliers: The Story of Success, Malcolm Gladwell has this to say about Chris Langan: “Over the past decade [i.e. 1998-2008], Chris Langan has achieved a strange kind…

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Don’t Let Stress Lead to Bad Decisions

March 18, 2018

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. *     *     * It’s hard to think clearly when you’re under…

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Fabian Geyrhalter on why only a few brands are cherished and most aren’t: An interview by Bob Morris

March 17, 2018

Fabian Geyrhalter is a renowned brand strategist and the founder and Principal of FINIEN, a Los Angeles-based consultancy specializing in turning ventures into brands. Geyrhalter is also a columnist for Inc. and Forbes, and he has been published by the…

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Dismantle Office Politics by Being Transparent

March 17, 2018

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. *     *     * Office politics can be toxic, and they thrive…

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