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Rich Karlgaard on making personal reality manageable

April 8, 2019

In Chapter 9 of Late Bloomers, Rich Karlgaard shares some valuable insights about the power of stories, the plasticity of persistence, and how they’re linked. “Stories don’t just describe what’s happened — they help determine what will happen. The stories…

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The Right Way to Lead Design Thinking

April 6, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Christian Bason and Robert D. Austin 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…

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The granularity of growth

April 3, 2019

  Here is a brief excerpt from a classic article written by Mehrdad Baghai, Sven Smit, and S. Patrick Viguerie for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more…

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10 Brainteasers to Stretch Your Brain

April 2, 2019

  Here’s a list compiled by Holly Green, shared in an article for Forbes magazine. * * * Earlier this year, I posted a blog entitled “Tease Your Brain.”  It offered 10 brainteasers that showed how our preconceived notions, combined…

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Why a One-Size-Fits-All Approach to Employee Development Doesn’t Work

April 1, 2019

 Here is an excerpt from an article written by Sydney Finkelstein 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 click here.…

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What makes a CEO “exceptional”?

March 31, 2019

  Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Michael Birshan, Thomas Meakin, and Kurt Strovink 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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The Last Word: A Celebration of Genius

March 29, 2019

  The New York Times has created a truly unique and invaluable series of profiles — on videotape — of famous people just before their death. They include (in alpha order) Edward Albee, Barbara Bush, John Glenn, Stephen Hawking, Hugh…

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Overlooked No More: Julia Morgan, Pioneering Female Architect

March 26, 2019

Here is an article by Alexandra Lange that is part of a series initiated by The New York Times to recognize extraordinary women who had not been honored in a Times obituary.  To read the complete article and others in…

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What Schools Teach About Women’s History Leaves a Lot to Be Desired

March 21, 2019

In an article written by April White and featured in Smithsonian magazine, each of nine notable women is named in the scool instruction guidelines of just one state. Here are the first four: Josephine Pearson • Tennessee A leading voice…

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Research-Based Advice for Women Working in Male-Dominated Fields

March 17, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Sian Beilock 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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