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Joseph A. Michelli: Second Interview, by Bob Morris

September 7, 2011

Joseph A. Michelli is an internationally sought-after speaker, author, and organizational consultant who has been described as “catching what is right in the world and playfully sparking people and businesses to grow toward the extraordinary.” In addition to writing best-selling books about enduring business principles, Dr. Michelli…

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The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs: A book review by Bob Morris

September 7, 2011

The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs: How to Be Insanely Great in Front of Any Audience Carmine Gallo McGraw-Hill (2010) Let’s face it, few (if any) of those who read this book will then be “insanely great in front of…

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On Intelligence: A book review by Bob Morris

September 7, 2011

On Intelligence: How a New Understanding of the Brain Will Lead to the Creation of Truly Intelligent Machines Jeff Hawkins with Sandra Blakeslee An Owl Book/Henry Holt and Company(2004) How and why the brain works I read this book when…

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9 Traits That Make Great Employees Outstanding

September 7, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Jeff Haden 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…

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Jeffrey K. Liker: An interview by Bob Morris

September 7, 2011

Jeffrey K. Liker is Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering at the University of Michigan and principal of Liker Lean Advisors, LLC. He has authored or co-authored over 75 articles and book chapters and ten books. His published works include international…

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Avoid These 3 Mistakes When Presenting

September 7, 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. Delivering a successful presentation requires preparation and practice. You need to gain the…

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A great quotation from Alvin Toffler

September 7, 2011

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.”

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What we can learn from Ben Comen

September 7, 2011

In Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action published by Portfolio/The Penguin Group (2009), Simon Sinek introduces his reader to Ben Comen who is a runner. “As with any race, in a short period of time…

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Simon Sinek on how to attract followers

September 6, 2011

“Great leaders and great organizations are good at seeing what most of us can’t see. They are good at giving us things that we would never think of asking for. [Note: Henry Ford once summed it up best. ‘If I…

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Start with Why: A book review by Bob Morris

September 6, 2011

Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everybody to Take Action Simon Sinek Portfolio/Penguin Group (2009) If You don’t know WHY, WHAT and HOW really do not matter. I agree with Simon Sinek that individuals as well as organizations must…

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