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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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Beyond Digital: A book review by Bob Morris

January 12, 2022

Beyond Digital: How Great Leaders Transform Their Organizations and Shape the Future Paul Leinwand and Mahadeva Matt Mani Harvard Business Review Press (January 2022) “The future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed yet.” William Gibson Whatever their…

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How to Increase the Power and Impact of what you wish to communicate

January 12, 2022

In a recent article featured in The New Yorker, Calvin Trfillin explains the power and impact of the lede, a writer’s device to attract and then capture attention. As you may already know, the introduction to a news article is…

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A Thousand Ships: A book review by Bob Morris

January 11, 2022

A Thousand Ships: A Novel Hardcover Natalie Haynes Harper/An imprint of Harper Collins (January 2021) This is an epic reading experience unlike any other. I have never read another book that I enjoyed more that was — at the same…

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3 Small Ways to Be a More Inclusive Colleague

January 11, 2022

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Juliet Bourke 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,…

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Influence and Impact: A book review by Bob Morris

January 10, 2022

Influence and Impact: Discover and Excel at What Your Organization Needs from You the Most Bill Berman and George Bradt Wiley (June 2021) What your organization REALLY wants from you may not be what you think it is According to…

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Wright is seldom wrong: Part 2

January 10, 2022

Here is another selection of insights (and outsights) from a very observant man, Steven Wright. o I was reading the dictionary. I thought it was a poem about everything. o Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time.…

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