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The Joy of Housework

April 4, 2011

Here is another post at Laura Vanderkam’s “Just a Minute” online newsletter. She is the author of 168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think, published by Portfolio/Penguin Group (2010). To check out all the resources Vanderkam offers, please…

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How My Company Hires for Culture First, Skills Second

April 4, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Alan Lewis for the Harvard Business Review’s “The Conversations” series. To read the complete article, check out other articles and resources, and/or sign up for a free subscription to Harvard Business Review’s…

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Chris Cunningham (Appssavvy) in “The Corner Office”

April 3, 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 Chris Cunningham, co-founder and C.E.O.…

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Guy Kawasaki: An interview by Bob Morris

April 3, 2011

After having earned an undergraduate degree at Stanford, Guy Kawasaki embarked on a career in business (counting diamonds for a fine-jewelry manufacturer called Nova Stylings) while at work on an MBA degree at UCLA. (He had already earned an undergraduate degree…

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A cup of coffee and apple pie à la mode with Coach Wooden

April 2, 2011

As I eagerly await the first of two “Final Four” NCAA basketball games, I am again reminded of a special experience I had many years ago when I taught English and coached the varsity basketball team at a boarding school…

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The McKinsey Quarterly: Most popular articles (First Quarter, 2011)

April 1, 2011

In case you missed them, these articles have been most popular with the McKinsey Quarterly‘s readers in the first quarter of this year. 1. STRATEGY Have you tested your strategy lately? Ten timeless tests can help you kick the tires…

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Starbucks’ quest for healthy growth: An interview with Howard Schultz

April 1, 2011

Here is another outstanding interview conducted by Allen Webb  in the McKinsey Conversations with Global Leaders series. To watch the conversation in a video interactive and/or download a PDF of the transcript, please click here. *     *     * The company…

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Forced “Fun” at Work: Researchers Uncover a Dark Side

April 1, 2011

Here is an article written by Jessica Stillman for BNET (March e31, 2011), 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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Cleopatra’s Three Can’t Miss Tips for Business Success

March 31, 2011

Here is an article written by Sean Silverthorne for BNET (March 25, 2011), 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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Decide what you think, first

March 31, 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 working on a challenging task —…

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