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How to “find and mine the gold that resides in everyone”

March 5, 2011

Shine: Using Brain Science to Get the Best from Your People Edward M. Hallowell, MD Harvard Business Press (2011) How to “find and mine the gold that resides in everyone” I agree with Edward Hallowell: “Put simply, the best managers…

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The Essence of a Great Presentation

March 4, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Whitney Johnson for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out other articles and resources, and/or sign up for a free subscription to Harvard Business Review’s Daily…

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Roger Martin: Interview #1 by Bob Morris

March 4, 2011

Roger Martin has served as dean of the Rotman School of Management at University of Toronto since 1998. He was formerly a director of Monitor Company, a global strategy consulting firm based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. During his 13 years with…

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The Marketing Imagination: A book review by Bob Morris

March 4, 2011

The Marketing Imagination (Expanded Edition) Theodore Levitt Free Press (1986) Do not be misled by the date of this Expanded Edition: Of the more than 27 billion books on marketing now in print, none has had a greater impact than…

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How to find your “inner rebel”

March 4, 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. *     *     * American culture often celebrates heretics, misfits, and entrepreneurs…

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Carla O’Dell: An interview by Bob Morris

March 3, 2011

Carla O’Dell is the president of APQC (American Productivity & Quality Center),an internationally recognized, not-for-profit organization dedicated to process and performance improvement. She joined APQC in 1978 as an adviser and researcher. Over the years, her fields of expertise and…

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Michael Korda’s Grant: A book review by Bob Morris

March 3, 2011

Ulysses S. Grant: The Unlikely Hero Michael Korda Atlas Books/HarperCollins Eminent Lives Series (2004) Every year about this time, probably because of Presidents Day, I re-read brief biographies. This year, I selected Ulysses S, Grant (1822-1885), 18th President of the…

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From Ancient Markets to Global Networks

March 3, 2011

The prophet Ecclesiastes and the ancient philosopher Heraclitus are both credited with observing, in effect,  “Everything changes…Nothing changes.” The same can be said of markets. Initially, a “market” was a specific location; later, it was viewed as a specific segment…

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Secrets of Job Hunting in a Post-Job Board World

March 3, 2011

Here is an article written by Jessica Stillman 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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