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Jason Jennings: An interview by Bob Morris

March 1, 2011

Jennings traveled the globe in search of the fastest growing companies in the world for his book It’s Not the Big That Eat the Small —It’s the Fast That Eat the Slow. Next, he and his research team studied more…

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Barbara Bund: An interview by Bob Morris

March 1, 2011

Credited by Philip Kotler with popularizing the term “relationship marketing,” Barbara Bund specializes in marketing strategy, as a consultant and Senior Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management. As explained in her most recent book, The Outside-in Corporation, she…

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Roger Ebert’s “The best feature films of 2010”

March 1, 2011

Roger Ebert remains among my favorite film critics on a very short list that begins with James Agee. Despite several severe health issues, Ebert’s abundant rain and insatiable curiosity are as active as ever. His published works include The Great…

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Josiah Bunting’s Grant: A book review by Bob Morris

March 1, 2011

Ulysses S. Grant: The American Presidents Series: The 18th President, 1869-1877 Josiah Bunting Times Books (2004) Every year about this time, probably because of Presidents Day, I re-read brief biographies. This year, I selected Ulysses S, Grant (1822-1885), 18th President…

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McKinsey conversations with global leaders: Jeroen van der Veer of Shell

March 1, 2011

Here is another outstanding interview in the McKinsey Conversations with Global Leaders series. To watch the conversation in a video interactive, or download a PDF of the transcript, please click here. *     *     * The former CEO reflects on the…

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Always Close the Loop

March 1, 2011

      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. *     *     * One of the biggest mistakes people make…

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Want to succeed? Go the extra mile.

February 28, 2011

In 1908, Napoleon Hill was retained by Andrew Carnegie to interview the most famous and successful men at that time, throughout the world. For the next two years, that’s what he did. Those in the U.S. included Thomas Edison, Alexander…

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Marcus Buckingham: An interview by Bob Morris

February 28, 2011

Buckingham was a Senior Researcher at The Gallup Organization who set out to break through the preconceptions about achievement and get to the core of what drives success. The result of his persistence, and arguably the definitive answer to the…

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Warren G. Bennis: An interview by Bob Morris

February 28, 2011

Bennis is University Professor and Distinguished Professor of Business Administration at the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business. He also is the chairman of the board of the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard University’s Kennedy School. He…

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Marti Barletta: An interview by Bob Morris

February 28, 2011

Barletta helps organizations get smart about women. She is the author of the groundbreaking book, Marketing to Women, now available in 15 languages, and co-authored Trends with Tom Peters, who named her MVP/BizGuru of 2005. Her latest book, PrimeTime Women™:…

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