Month: July 2020

“Sloppy Joe” and the force of political falehoods

July 31, 2020

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Louis Menand for The New Yorker in which he discusses Larry Tye’s recently published biography, Demagoge: The Life and Long Shadow of Senator Joe McCarthy (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, July 2020).…

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Balance Your Analytical and Emotional Intelligence

July 31, 2020

  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. *     *     * Solving big problems and making critical business decisions…

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Die with Zero : A book review by Bob Morris

July 30, 2020

Die with Zero: Getting All You Can from Your Money and Your Life Bill Perkins Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2020) Practical advice on how to make your life grow wider and deeper than you may now think possible Bill Perkins is…

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Oprah Winfrey: Interesting Background Information

July 30, 2020

I have been a film buff since childhood and in recent months have reconnected with dozens of old favorites thanks to channels that include AMC, Netflix, ROKU, and TCM. For background information, I think these are the best sources: Academy…

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Oscars for Best Films: 1996-2019

July 29, 2020

I have been a film buff since childhood and in recent months have reconnected with dozens of old favorites thanks to channels that include AMC, Netflix, ROKU, and TCM. For background information, I think these are the best sources: Academy…

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It’s Time to Re-Re-Re-Meet the Muppets

July 29, 2020

In a nod to the original “Muppet Show,” “Muppets Now” features sketches set at Muppet Labs. Among the inventions tested there is the Infern-O-Matic, which reduces everyday items to piles of ashes. Here is an excerpt from an article by…

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5 Tips for Managing an Underperformer — Remotely

July 29, 2020

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Liz Kislik 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…

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A Brief History of the Modern Office

July 28, 2020

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Kelsey Gripenstraw and Anne Noyes Saini 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…

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15 of the most popular quotations

July 28, 2020

Whenever a list of the best quotations is compiled most (if not all) of these will be on it. o “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” Mahatma Gandhi o “That…

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The CEO moment: Leadership for a new era

July 27, 2020

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Carolyn Dewar, Scott Keller, Kevin Sneader, and Kurt Strovink for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm,…

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