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Radical Product Thinking: A book review by Bob Morris

October 4, 2021

Radical Product Thinking: The New Mindset for Innovating Smarter R. Dutt Berrett-Koehler Publishers (September 2021) How to dedvelop the mindset needed to design vision-driven products and services I agree with Radhika Dutt that “product” is a way of thinking, not…

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Our Brains Were Not Built for This Much Uncertainty

October 3, 2021

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Heidi Grant and Tal Goldhamer 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 Secret Lives of Leonardo da Vinci

October 2, 2021

Here is a brief excerpt from a book review by Claudia Roth Pierpont for The New Yorker. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here. Illustration by Tamara Shopsin; engraving from Hulton Archive / Getty *…

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Beyond Collaboration Overload: A book review by Bob Morris

October 1, 2021

Beyond Collaboration Overload: How to Work Smarter, Get Ahead, and Restore Your Well-Being Rob Cross Harvard Business Review Press (September 2021) How to avoid “the death of a thousand cuts” from inefficient communication and collaboration According to Rob Cross,”We endure…

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The wit and wisdom of Cass Sunstein

September 30, 2021

Cass Sunstein is the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard Law School, where he is the founder and director of the Program on Behavioral Economics and Public Policy. He is by far the most cited law professor in the United…

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“Is the world better off because your business is in it?”

September 30, 2021

In Net Positive: How Courageous Companies Thrive by Giving More Than They Take, Paul Polman and Andrew Winston explain how courageous companies thrive by giving more than they take. Their vision of net positive “is a business that improves well-being…

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The Long Game: A book review by Bob Morris

September 29, 2021

The Long Game: How to be a long-term thinker in a short-term world Dorie Clark Harvard Business Review Press (September 2021) “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” African proverb I…

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Understanding the onset of hot streaks across artistic, cultural, and scientific careers

September 28, 2021

Here is an excerpt from an article by Lu Liu, Nima Dehmamy, Jillian Chown, C. Lee Giles & Dashun Wangfor Nature Communications that I think you will find especially interesting. To read the complete article, check out others, and sign up…

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What you may not know about The Silence of the Lambs

September 27, 2021

I am deeply grateful to International Movie Database(IMDb) for assembling trivia associated with one of my favorite films. Here is a selection:   o Jodie Foster claims that during the first meeting between Dr. Hannibal Lecter and Clarice Starling, Sir Anthony Hopkins‘s…

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Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein on Common Biases

September 26, 2021

In Nudge: The Final Edition, Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein argue that people have evolved to make snap decisions in a wide variety of areas in order to save time and mental energy—we’re more likely to survive if we rely on…

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