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How does a school system improve?

December 9, 2010

New research suggests that common sets of interventions can help systems move from one performance level to the next, without regard to culture, geography, politics, or history. DECEMBER 2010 Source: Social Sector Practice What must a school system that performs…

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14 Management Dos and Don’ts To Motivate Employees

December 9, 2010

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Martin Zwilling for Business Insider. To read the complete article and check out a wealth of valuable resources, please click here. Up front, I want to acknowledge that I do not…

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How Sustainability Fuels Design Innovation

December 8, 2010

Here is an excerpt from an interview of Steven D. Eppinger by Michael S. Hopkins that appears in the MIT Sloan Management Review, September 14 2010. To read the complete interview, please click here. *     *     * The link between…

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Tim Ferriss: How to Develop “Reality Distortion Field” Charisma

December 7, 2010

Here is an article written by Jessica Stillman about Tim Ferris for BNET, The CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the BNET newsletters, please…

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The power of a simple truth….

December 6, 2010

What follows was sent to me by one of my oldest and dearest friends. The message could not be more timely. I feel honored to share it with you and hope that you will then share it with others. *    …

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5 ways to use brain science to create persuasive presentations

December 6, 2010

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Susan Weinschenk for Business Insider. To read the complete article and check out a wealth of valuable resources, please click here. *     *     * How many BORING…

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Well worth your consideration….

December 6, 2010

Given the economy and seasonal obligations, many of us must reduce or eliminate support of worthwhile organizations. That said, there are a few appealing options. Here’s one. Register and you can help one of several worthy organizations receive $200,000 from…

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How Southwest Airlines Keeps Flying High

December 6, 2010

Here is an article written by William C. Taylor about Southwest Airlines for BNET (November 22, 2010), The CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of…

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Leading Effectively in a VUCA Environment: C is for Complexity

December 6, 2010

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Eric G. Kail for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out other articles and resources, and/or sign up for a free subscription to Harvard Business Review’s…

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Women and Workplace Flexibility: Canaries in the Coal Mine

December 6, 2010

Here is an article written by Betsy Bagley for BNET, The CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the BNET newsletters, please click here. *    …

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