Month: January 2022

A Profile of Fred Rogers

January 19, 2022

The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica have written a series of mini-biographies. Here is an excerpt from the profile of Fred Rogers. To learn more about him and other subejects, please click here. * * * Fred Rogers (born March 20,…

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Emphasizing the S in ESG

January 19, 2022

Here is an excerpt from the transcript of a podcast in an article featured in the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign up for…

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The role of ESG and purpose

January 18, 2022

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Sean Brown and Robin Nuttall for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign up for email…

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HBR Guide to Setting Your Strategy: A book review by Bob Morris

January 17, 2022

HBR Guide to Setting Your Strategy HBR Editors and Various Contributors Harvard Business Review Press (August 2020) “The essence of strategy is choosing what NOT to do.” Michael Porter This is one of the volumes in a series of anthologies…

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Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 17, 2022

David Remnick on The New Yorker‘s superb tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. * * * The commemoration of the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., comes just as the Senate, and the entire country, is embroiled in a…

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Uncommon Accountability: A book review by Bob Morris

January 16, 2022

Uncommon Accountability: A Radical New Approach to Greater Success and Fulfillment Brian P. Morgan and Michael Lennington Wiley (December 2021) How to take personal ownership of your state in life In his classic work, Denial of Death, Ernest Becker acknowledges…

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10 Tactics to Keep Your Meeting on Track

January 14, 2022

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Joel Schwartzberg 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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This is How They Tell Me the World Ends wins the 2021 Business Book of the Year Award

January 14, 2022

Here is an excerpt from an article featured by the McKinsey blog. To check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign up for email alerts, please click here. * * * This is How They Tell Me the…

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Why is storytelling essential to to effective communication?

January 13, 2022

One of the most troublesome assumptions when communicating is that one’s  intended meaning is understood by the recipient. For example, the introduction to a news article is called the “lede” and is usually in the first paragraph as in an…

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Is Your Burnout From Too Much Work or Too Little Impact?

January 13, 2022

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Liz Wiseman 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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