Month: April 2018

When You’re in a Crisis, Make It Easy for Coworkers to Help You

April 30, 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. * * * When you’re going through a personal crisis, you’ll likely need…

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Coworking in Canada

April 30, 2018

Much has been said and written about major changes in the traditional workplace environment in response to equally important changes the workers themselves. Long ago, Charles Darwin observed, “It is not the most intellectual of the species that survives; it is…

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Unsafe Thinking: A book review by Bob Morris

April 29, 2018

Unsafe Thinking: How to be Nimble and Bold When You Need It Most Jonah Sachs De Capo Lifelong Books/Hachette Book Group (April 2014) How and why “if you’re nervous, that’s a good spot to be in.”  Jason Klein Long ago,…

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What 40 Years of Research Reveals About the Difference Between Disruptive and Radical Innovation

April 29, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Christian Hopp, David Antons, Jermain Kaminski, and Torsten Oliver Salge for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources,…

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Can You Explain Why You Deserve a Promotion?

April 28, 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. * * * Asking for a promotion can be nerve-wracking. But when you…

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When the Wolves Bite: A book review by Bob Morris

April 28, 2018

a href=”https://bobmorris.biz/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/When-the-Wolves.jpg”>When the Wolves Bite (4/24): Two Billionaires, One Company, and an Epic Wall Street Battle Scott Wapner Public Affairs (April 2018) A brilliant analysis of “the fights, the factions, the money, and the mayhem of an epic Wall Street…

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Does Your Body Language Convey Confidence?

April 27, 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. * * * If you want people at work to trust and…

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The Most Common Type of Incompetent Leader

April 27, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Scott Gregory 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,…

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To all the lexophiles out there….

April 26, 2018

My cousin Barry Roberts shared this list with me and I am now pleased to share it with you. * * * “Lexophile” describes those that have a love for words, such as “you can tune a piano, but you…

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EDNA: Description

April 26, 2018

Many years ago when I began to teach English at the Kent School in Connecticut, I devised an acronym for my students based on two primary sources: Aristotle’s Rhetoric (4th century BCE) and Modern Rhetoric (1949) co-authored by Cleanth Brooks…

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