Month: October 2018

Mae West was wrong – too much of a good thing isn’t wonderful

October 19, 2018

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Tim Fitzgibbon for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, and sign up for email alerts, please click here. * *…

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We All Say “Um,” “Like,” and “You Know” Too Much. Here’s How to Stop.

October 19, 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 *     *     * Like most people, you probably lean on filler words while…

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Strategy to beat the odds

October 18, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written byChris Bradley, Martin Hirt, and Sven Smit 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,…

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How to Help a Colleague Who Seems Off Their Game

October 18, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Art Markman 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…

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Eight shifts that will take your strategy into high gear

October 17, 2018

  Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Chris Bradley, Martin Hirt, and Sven Smit for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm, obtain…

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25 Accidental Inventions That Changed The World

October 17, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article by Sameen, featured at the list25 website. To read the complete list and check out others, please click here. * * * You may not realize it, but many things you use every…

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Mark Bertolini of Aetna on Yoga, Meditation and Darth Vader

October 16, 2018

Here is an excerpt from David Gelles’ profile of Mark Bertolini for The New York Times. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here. Credit: Cole Wilson for The New York Times * * * Not long after…

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How to put your money where your strategy is

October 16, 2018

  Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Stephen Hall, Dan Lovallo, and Reinier Musters for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the…

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Mr. Lear: A book review by Bob Morris

October 15, 2018

Mr. Lear: A Life of Art and Nonsense Jenny Uglow Farrar, Straus and Giroux (2018) Probably the definitive biography of a polymath “who was large, who contained multitudes” My title paraphrases Walt Whitman’s declaration in his classic work, “Song of…

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4 Ways Busy People Sabotage Themselves

October 15, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Alice Boyes 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…

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