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Powered by Storytelling: A book review by Bob Morris

May 12, 2018

Powered by Storytelling: Excavate, Craft, and Present Stories to Transform Business Communication Murray Nossel McGraw-Hill Education (April 2018) How listening/storytelling can help people to “navigate conflict, resolve disagreements, and avoid emotional outbursts” Throughout history, almost all of the greatest leaders…

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Sources of wisdom that can nourish us

May 12, 2018

Years ago, Warren Buffett observed: “Somebody once said that in looking for people to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if you don’t have the first, the other two will kill you. You think about…

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Steve Jobs: Insights from Walter Isaacson’s biography

May 11, 2018

In 50 Business Classics series, Tom Butler-Bowdon includes his discussion of Walter Isaacson’s brilliant biography of Steve Jobs. These are among the dozens of insights that caught my eye: o At first, Isaacson refused to write the biography of someone still…

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Be Transparent When Telling an Employee They Didn’t Get the Promotion  

May 11, 2018

Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. * * * It’s hard to tell an employee they didn’t get the…

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Digital Resilience: A book review by Bob Morris

May 10, 2018

Digital Resilience: Is Your Company Ready for the Next Cyber Threat? Ray A. Rothrock AMACOM (April 2018) “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.”…

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Managers, Be Respectful to Departing Employees

May 10, 2018

  Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. * * * When one of your employees quits, you may take…

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Sunnie Giles on the new science of Radical Innovation: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

May 9, 2018

Sunnie Giles is a new generation expert on radical innovation who takes the mystery out of what radical innovation is and how to consistently produce it. By combining her unique expertise in advanced neuroscience, complex systems approach, quantum mechanics and…

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Your Strategic Plans Probably Aren’t Strategic, or Even Plans

May 9, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Graham Kenny 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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Five critical skills needed to thrive in the AI Era

May 8, 2018

Yes, this really is the AI Era and I was astonished to learn that, according to Element AI, an independent laboratory in Canada, only 22,000 people worldwide now have the skills needed to do serious artificial intelligence research — about…

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Denise Lee Yohn on the power of organizational fusion: An interview by Bob Morris

May 8, 2018

Denise Lee Yohn is the go-to expert on brand leadership for national media outlets, an in-demand speaker and consultant, and an influential writer. Denise is the author of the bestselling book, What Great Brands Do: The Seven Brand-Building Principles that…

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