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11 Of The Most Famous Accidental Inventions Ever

September 15, 2020

Here is an excerpt from an article by Rohit Bhattacharya that is featured at the ScoopWhoop Media website. The etymology of “invention” is early 15c., invencioun, “finding or discovering of something,” from Old French invencion (13c.) and directly from Latin…

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Uncharted: A book review by Bob Morris

September 15, 2020

Uncharted: How to Navigate the Future Margaret Hefferman Avid Reader Press (September 2020) “Vision without execution is hallucination.” Thomas Edison I selected the Edison assertion to serve as the title of this brief commentary because it helps us to understand…

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Smarter Than You Think: A book review by Bob Morris

September 14, 2020

Smarter Than You Think: How Technology is Changing Our Minds for the Better Clive Thompson The Penguin Press (2014) How and why humans and technology can achieve much more when their respective strengths are in creative collaboration Clive Thompson poses…

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To Build Emotional Strength, Expand Your Brain

September 14, 2020

  The quest to understand something new is a key factor to building the resilience necessary to weather setbacks and navigate life’s volatility. Here is an excerpt from an article about that by Kerry Hannon. To read the complete article,…

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Leadership Development in the Age of the Algorithm

September 13, 2020

Here is an excerpt from another “classic” article written by Marcus Buckingham 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…

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British Writer Pens The Best Description Of Trump I’ve Read

September 12, 2020

“Why do some British people not like Donald Trump?” Nate White, an articulate and witty writer from England, wrote the following response, published in The Daily Mail: *     *     * A few things spring to mind. Trump lacks certain qualities…

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Creative Construction: A book review by Bob Morris

September 11, 2020

Creative Construction: The DNA of Sustained Innovation Gary P. Pisano PublicAffairs (January 2015) How and why human beings can modify their DNA, for better or worse When Charles Darwin discussed his concept of natural selection in his classic work, On the…

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A Better Way to Develop and Retain Top Talent

September 11, 2020

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Margaret Rogers 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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Reed Hastings Had Us All Staying Home Before We Had To

September 10, 2020

Here is an excerpt from an article by Maureen Dowd for The New York Times. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain information about deep-discount subscriptions, please click here. * * * Netflix started with sending DVDs…

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How to Fight Discrimination in AI

September 10, 2020

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Andrew Burt 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…

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