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Gary and Ruth Namie: An interview by Bob Morris

September 3, 2011

  Gary Namie (Ph.D., Social Psychology) and Ruth Namie (Ph.D., Clinical Psychology) started the U.S. workplace bullying movement in mid-1997 after Ruth’s personal experience at the hands of a tyrannical woman supervisor in a psychiatry clinic. The Drs. Namie began the first and only U.S.…

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Expect the Unexpected (or You Won’t Find It): A book review by Bob Morris

September 3, 2011

Expect the Unexpected (or You Won’t Find It): A Creativity Tool Based on the Ancient Wisdom of Heraclitus
 Roger von Oech Berrett-Koehler Publishers (2002) The fact that von Oech draws heavily upon the “ancient wisdom of Heraclitus” in this book…

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Are you up a tree? Here’s the best career strategy ever

September 3, 2011

Here is an article written by Steve Tobak 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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The One Thing Your Employees Need Most

September 3, 2011

Here is 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 click here. Note: I…

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“That’s not fair!!!”

September 2, 2011

Small children scream at the top of their lungs what many adults feel on occasion. “Fair” is a highly subjective term, as in a game such as baseball. It’s also a relative term that, like beauty, is often in the…

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Harvard Business Review on Making Smart Decisions: A book review by Bob Morris

September 2, 2011

Harvard Business Review on Making Smart Decisions Various Contributors Harvard Business Review Press (2011) How best practices and expert advice can help you and your associates make smarter decisions In their classic book, Judgment: How Winning Leaders Make Great Calls,…

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Add Women, Get Smarter: What’s the Deal with Social Sensitivity?

September 2, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Melissa J. Anderson (New York City) for The Glass Hammer, an online community designed for women executives in financial services, law and business. “Visit us daily to discover issues that matter,…

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How to Become a Great Finisher

September 2, 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. Seeing a project through to completion is difficult for many people. Even…

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Overload! A book review by Bob Morris

September 1, 2011

Overload! How Too Much Information Is Hazardous to Your Organization Jonathan B. Spira John Wiley & Sons (2011) How and why more information usually means less information has impact Chip and Dan Heath are the co-authors of two brilliant books,…

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3 Ways to Tighten Your Writing

September 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 http://email.hbr.org/preference-center. Writing today—a report, memo, or email—must be short if you want people to…

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