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Baseball’s Loss of Innocence

May 30, 2011

Here is an article written by Douglas Goetsch and now featured online by The American Scholar, the venerable but lively quarterly magazine of public affairs, literature, science, history, and culture published by the Phi Beta Kappa Society since 1932. In…

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How to Reverse-Engineer Criticism

May 30, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Maurice Ewing for the Harvard Business Review blog’s “Conversation” series. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email…

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Christine Lagarde: “a woman who dominates without domineering”

May 29, 2011

As I read Maureen Dowd’s column about Christine Lagarde in The New York Times (“For Office Civility, Cherchez La Femme,” Sunday, May, 29, 2011), I was reminded of a conversation years ago during a reception in Washington (DC) honoring the…

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Liz Elting (TransPerfect) in “The Corner Office”

May 29, 2011

Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are a few insights provided during an interview of Liz Elting, president and C.E.O. of…

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Hiring Trends: Make Sure You Aren’t Behind the Times

May 28, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Kate Benson, featured by Talent Management magazine at its website. To check out all the resources and sign up for a free subscription to the Talent Management and Chief Learning Officer…

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Peter Sims: An interview by Bob Morris

May 28, 2011

Peter Sims is an author, speaker, and entrepreneur.  He is the author of  Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries, from Simon & Schuster: Free Press.  Previously, he was the co-author with Bill George of True North,  the Wall Street Journal and BusinessWeek best-selling book, and…

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The New Science Of Understanding Dog Behavior

May 27, 2011

What’s the best advice to give man about respecting man’s best friend? In an interview of animal behaviorist John Bradshaw conducted by the staff of National Public Radio, he says it’s realizing that dogs are neither wolves nor furry humans…

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Use Stories to Persuade

May 27, 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. When it comes to persuading others, rhetoric has its limits — it…

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Tell to Win: A book review by Bob Morris

May 27, 2011

Tell to Win: Connect, Persuade, and Triumph with the Hidden Power of Story Peter Guber Crown Business (2011)   How and why “a purposeful story, well told, is the greatest tool for business” Others have their own reasons for praising…

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Be Your Own Talent Scout

May 26, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Douglas R. Conant for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts,…

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