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Abstract Expressionism: A book review by Bob Morris

December 18, 2020

Abstract Expressionism (Basic Art Series 2.0) Barbara Hess; Edited by Uta Grosenick Taschen (March 2016) Here ia “a fast-food, high-energy fix on the topic at hand.” The New York Times This is one of several dozen volumes in the Basic…

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HBR Guide to Managing Stress at Work: A book review by Bob Morris

December 17, 2020

HBR Guide to Managing Stress at Work Various Contributors Harvard Business Review Press (2014) In fact, this material can help almost anyone manage stress almost anywhere This is one of my most popular reviews, perhaps because of pressures and stresses…

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The Leadership and Artistry of Tony Hsieh

December 17, 2020

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Bill Taylor 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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How Google is Remaking Itself as a “Machine Learning First” Company

December 16, 2020

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Steven Levy for Wired magazine. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain information about deep-discount subscriptions, please click here. * * * Carson Holgate is training to become…

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John le Carré, a Master of Spy Novels Where the Real Action Was Internal

December 16, 2020

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Dwight Garner for The New York Times in which he discusses one of the most popular novelists who ever lived, John le Carré. To read the complete article, check out others,…

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20 David Letterman Quotes That Are Both Funny and Wise

December 15, 2020

I am grateful to Flavia Medrut for so generously sharing a portion of her collection of memorable observations by David Letterman. * * * Comedian and late-night talk show host David Letterman has been entertaining us for over three decades.…

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The Case for Asking Sensitive Questions

December 15, 2020

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Einav Hart, Eric M. VanEpps, and Maurice Schweitzer for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription…

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The mindsets and practices of excellent CEOs

December 15, 2020

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Carolyn Dewar, Martin Hirt, and Scott Keller for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and…

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What Made Leonardo Such a Great Artist? Science, Says a New Book

December 14, 2020

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Parul Sehgal for The New York Times. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain information about deep-discount subscriptions, please click here. * * * When testing a new…

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How to Actually Encourage Employee Accountability

December 14, 2020

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Ron Carucci 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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