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7 Vastly Overrated Business Books

May 24, 2011

Here is an article written by Geoffrey James for BNET, The CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the BNET newsletters, please click here. *    …

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What should we remember on Memorial Day?

May 23, 2011

Deaths throughout U.S. history from Independence Day to Iraqi Freedom Here is a listing of the estimates or totals thus far of U.S. casualties in the various conflicts that have been a part of our country’s history provided by the…

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The Essential Bennis: A book review by Bob Morris

May 23, 2011

The Essential Bennis Warren Bennis with Patricia Ward Biederman Jossey-Bass (2009) The pre-eminent leader of leadership studies I have read and reviewed all of Warren Bennis’ books and read most of his articles. Therefore, I was especially eager to examine…

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How to make effective trade-offs

May 23, 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. Every important decision inevitably involves a trade-off. Knowing what you can’t pursue…

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Win: A book review by Bob Morris

May 22, 2011

Win: The Key Principles to Take Your Business from Ordinary to Extraordinary Frank Luntz Hyperion/Harper Collins (2011) A brilliant recycling of valuable business material Frank Luntz identifies what he characterizes as “The 15 Universal Attributes of Winners” (on Page 2)…

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Better Under Pressure: A book review by Bob Morris

May 22, 2011

Better Under Pressure: How Great Leaders Bring Out the Best in Themselves and Others Justin Menkes Harvard Business Review Press (2011) Those who have read Justin Menkes’s previous book, Executive Intelligence, probably agree with me that it sets an exceptionally…

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Barry Salzberg (Deloitte LLP) in “The Corner Office”

May 22, 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 Barry Salzberg, C.E.O. of Deloitte…

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Robert Gates on Sun Tzu and The Art of War

May 21, 2011

I am grateful to my friend Thomas Huynh, founder of Sonshi, for the head’s up about Robert Gates‘s appearance o0n CBS 60 Minutes during which he indicates his high regard for Sun Tzu and his classic work, The Art of…

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Carla O’Dell & Cindy Hubert: An interview by Bob Morris

May 21, 2011

Carla O’Dell is president of APQC and is considered one of the world’s leading experts in knowledge management (KM). In 1995 and under O’Dell’s direction, APQC launched its first KM best practices consortium study called Emerging Best Practices in Knowledge Management. Thirty-nine organizations sponsored the groundbreaking study. Since then,…

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Justin Menkes, Second Interview: by Bob Morris

May 20, 2011

Justin Menkes, Ph.D., is a leading expert in the field of evaluating C-suite executives and preparing individuals for the CEO position. His research led him to the discovery of Executive Intelligence and the creation of a methodology to measure it. Justin is an active member of…

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