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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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3 Ways to Handle the Unexpected

September 6, 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. Trying to predict the future is futile. Instead, be ready to respond. When…

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Interview with Akio Toyoda about Toyota Under Fire

September 6, 2011

In a recent email from Jeff Liker, he included a portion of a conversation he recently had with Akio Toyoda, chairman and CEO of Toyota Motor Corporation. With Jeff’s permission, I now share it, with a strong recommendation that you read…

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Do Happier People Work Harder?

September 6, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article that appeared in The New York Times (September 4, 2011) in which Teresa Amabile and Steven Kramer share their thoughts about correlations between happiness and productivity in the workplace. To read the complete…

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The Limping Middle Class

September 6, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article that appeared in The New York Times (September 3, 2011) in which Robert B. Reich shares his thoughts about unemployment and under-employment among those who comprise a shrinking, evaporating middle class. To read…

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Kevin Maney: First interview, by Bob Morris

September 5, 2011

Kevin Maney is an author and journalist who has interviewed many of the biggest names in business in a career spanning 25 years. His most recent book is Trade-Off: Why Some Things Catch On, and Others Don’t, published in 2009…

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