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Yes Is the Answer. What Is the Question?: A book review by Bob Morris

January 8, 2019

Yes Is the Answer. What Is the Question?: How Faith in People and a Culture of Hospitality Built a Modern American Restaurant Company Cameron Mitchell Ideapress Publishing (November 2018) How any company can became great by investing in its culture,…

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Why Your Brain Loves Good Storytelling

January 8, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Paul J. Zak 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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Are You Really Busy? Look for Simple Solutions to Recurring Problems

January 8, 2019

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 you’re chronically busy and stressed, it’s easy to react…

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Leonardo da Vinci: An Early Design Thinker

January 7, 2019

In Unlocking Creativity, Michael Roberto explains how to solve any problem and make the best decisions by shifting creative mindsets. Leaders at all levels “should not focus simply on finding ‘better’ people, but instead remove the obstacles that impede the creativity…

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Michael Evans of Alibaba on Singles Day and Olympic Rowing

January 7, 2019

A longtime Goldman Sachs banker now helps oversee the Chinese e-commerce behemoth. Here is David Gelles’ profile of Michael Evans of Alibaba for The New York Times. To read the complete article and check out other resources, please click here.…

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The New Leadership Literacies: A book review by Bob Morris

January 7, 2019

The New Leadership Literacies: Thriving in a Future of Extreme Disruption and Distributed Everything Bob Johansen Berrett-Koehler Publishers (2017) “The illiterate of the 21st century will be those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” Alvin Toffler Toffler made that prediction…

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Presidential Courage: A book review by Bob Morris

January 6, 2019

Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989 Michael Beschloss Simon & Schuster (2008) A crucible unlike any other Not all U.S. Presidents were courageous and not all courageous U.S. Presidents are discussed in this volume. According to Michael…

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Don’t Give Up on a Great Idea Just Because It Seems Obvious

January 6, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Andrew Forman 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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Charles Duhigg on Encouraging Innovation

January 5, 2019

In Smarter Faster Better, Charles Duhigg observes, “Productivity is the name we give our attempts to figure out the best uses of our energy, intellect, and time as we try to seize the most meaningful rewards with the least wasted…

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Why you need a digital data architecture to build a sustainable digital business

January 5, 2019

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written byBy Sven Blumberg, Oliver Bossert, Hagen Grabenhorst, and Henning Soller for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the…

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