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The Wisdom of Bees: A book review by Bob Morris

September 14, 2011

The Wisdom of Bees: What the Hive Can Teach Business About Leadership, Efficiency, and Growth Michael O’Malley Portfolio/Penguin (2010) “What they have done has worked for them”…and can work for us as well. I read this book when it was…

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Gail McMeekin: An interview by Bob Morris

September 14, 2011

Gail McMeekin loves to inspire people to envision and then achieve their personal and professional goals. She is a licensed psychotherapist who became fascinated with the concept of “why so many people hate their jobs.” She then shifted her focus…

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The Fatigue Factor

September 14, 2011

Here is an article written by John Boudreau for Talent Management magazine. To check out all the resources and sign up for a free subscription to the TM and Chief Learning Officer magazines published by MedfiaTec, please click here. *     *    …

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Setting the Table: A book review by Bob Morris

September 14, 2011

Setting the Table: The Transforming Power of Hospitality in Business Danny Meyer HarperCollins (2006) Note: Perhaps 30-35 years ago, probably in an article for Harvard Business Review, Peter Drucker said something to the effect, “If you don’t think you’re in…

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How to Break the High-Achiever Cycle

September 13, 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. If you’re a high-achiever, it can be difficult to grow professionally. You have…

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Adrian J. Slywotzky, Part Two: An interview by Bob Morris

September 13, 2011

Adrian J. Slywotzky is a consultant and author of several books on economic theory and management. He graduated from Harvard College and holds a JD from Harvard Law School and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He has worked as a consultant since 1979 and is currently a partner at Oliver Wyman. His published books include Value Migration: How to Think Several…

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The Art of Asking Questions

September 13, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Ron Ashkenas for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts, please…

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Harvard Business Review on Communicating Effectively: A book review by Bob Morris

September 13, 2011

Harvard Business Review on Communicating Effectively Various Contributors Harvard Business Review Press (2011) How to customize the delivery of your presentation to almost any audience for “maximum persuasive power” Those who aspire to master several different high-impact communication styles will…

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The Power of Rachel Beckwith’s “big, crazy goal”

September 12, 2011

Here is one of the posts by Simon Sinek (on July 27, 2011) at his blog, Re:Focus (Simple Ideas to Help You Thrive). Once you read it, I doubt if you will soon forget it…if ever. To check out Simon’s…

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The Two-Second Advantage: A book review by Bob Morris

September 12, 2011

The Two-Second Advantage: How We Succeed by Anticipating the Future — Just Enough Vivek Ranadivé and Kevin Maney Crown Business (2011) The power of prediction-based talent: Intuition on “the other side of complexity” At least a century ago, Oliver Wendell…

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