Bill Capodagli on the “Disney Way”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

January 6, 2023

Bill Capodagli (pronounced “Cap-o-die”) co-authored one of Fortune magazine’s “Best Business Books of 1999,”The Disney Way: Harnessing the Management Secrets of Disney in Your Company. Prior to co-founding Capodagli Jackson Consulting in 1993, Bill held managerial positions at the consulting…

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It’s that time again….

December 19, 2022

Every year since 1999 when I began to blog, I have taken a two-week break in mid-December to concentrate on celebrating the holiday season with family members and other loved ones. It’s that time again…. Best wishes to you and…

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The Wit and Wisdom of Theodor Seuss “Ted” Geisel (1904-1991)

December 10, 2022

Theodor Seuss “Ted” Geisel (1904-1991) was an American children’s author, political cartoonist, illustrator, poet, animator, and filmmaker. He is known for his work writing and illustrating more than 60 books under the pen name Dr. Seuss. Here are several of his memorable observations:…

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Thanksgiving Tips: 9 Great Business Skills Entrepreneurs Can Learn from the Pilgrims

November 23, 2022

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Alan E. Hall and published by Forbes magazine. To read the complete article, check out a wealth of free resources, obtain subscription discount information, and sign up for free email alerts, please click here. *…

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The Titanium Economy: Capturing opportunities in the energy transition

November 14, 2022

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Kimberly Borden, David Ebenstein, Inga Maurer, and Asutosh Padhi for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign…

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Stop Telling Introverts to Act Like Extroverts

November 3, 2022

Here is a bief but substantial article written by Evy Kuijpers, Evy Kuijpers, and Bart Wille for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and receive HBR email alerts,…

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The Most Popular — and Impactful — HBR Articles of All Time

September 30, 2022

Kelsey Gripenstraw shares highlights from a century of management insights in HBR articles. Her article is part of The Big Idea Series / 100 Years of Harvard Business Review. Credit: Israel G. Vargas HBR’s 100th anniversary marks a century of publishing ideas…

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Mark Goulston: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

September 28, 2022

In his career as an organizational consultant, relationship counselor, and hostage-negotiation trainer, Mark Goulston has found what works, consistently, to reach all kinds of people in any type of situation. In his book Real Influence: Persuade Without Pushing and Gain…

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New from McKinsey & Company: Top 5 podcast episodes

June 19, 2022

Here is a terrific opportunity to learn much of what you need to know about the current business world. Thank you, McKinsey & Company. * * * Need something to listen to on your next road trip or commute? Check…

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“What is right is not always popular and what is popular is not always right.”

January 26, 2022

  I agree with Albert Einstein‘s two observations. There is a compelling need for authenticity in human relationships. For centuries, we have been marinated in bromides. For example: o “Say what you mean and mean what you say.” o “Talk…

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