Profiles

Thomas Jefferson: A mini-profile

November 9, 2017

  Biography.com is one of the best online sources for biography and general history material. For example: Thomas Jefferson was a draftsman of the Declaration of Independence and the third U.S. president (1801-09). He was also responsible for the Louisiana…

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Meryl Streep: A mini-profile

October 27, 2017

Biography.com is one of the best online sources for biography and general history material. For example: Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep is one of the most esteemed stars of the screen, known for her work in such diverse films as Sophie’s…

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Tom Hanks: A mini-profile

October 22, 2017

Biography.com is one of the best online sources for biography and general history material. For example: Born on July 9, 1956, in Concord, California, actor Tom Hanks began performing with the Great Lakes Shakespeare Festival in 1977, later moving to…

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Jim Dewald on “Entrepreneurial Thinking”: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

August 26, 2016

Jim Dewald is the dean of the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary and an associate professor in the strategy and entrepreneurship. A business leader who can provide an effective bridge between strategy theory and on-the-ground practice,…

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An executive’s guide to the Internet of Things

March 27, 2016

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Jacques Bughin, Michael Chui, and James Manyika for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm,…

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Can Angela and Tim Create Apple 3.0 — Or Not?

October 21, 2013

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Steve Lappin on LinkedIn. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here.   * * * Since the sad passing of the visionary Steve Jobs, Apple seems…

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Four Executives on Succeeding in Business as a Woman

October 18, 2013

Here is the introduction to an article written by Adam Bryant for The New York Times. To read the complete article, please click here. * * * When I started the Corner Office column more than four years and about…

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Teresa Amabile: Profile of a cutting edge thought leader

August 16, 2011

Long before almost anyone else, Teresa Amabile began to think about and write about creativity and innovation in business. Perhaps only her associates at Stanford, Michael Ray and Rochelle Myers, staked an earlier claim as pioneers in what has since…

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Stacey Allaster (the Women’s Tennis Association) in The Corner Office

July 24, 2011

Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are a few insights provided during an interview of Stacey Allaster, the chairwoman and…

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In Film and in Life, the Story Is King

March 21, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article in which Michael Cieply provides a profile of Peter Guber. It was published by The New York Times (February 26, 2011). To read the complete article, please click here. *     *     * YEARS…

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