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Thanksgiving: Did you already know?

November 22, 2010

Bill Bryson is one of my favorite writers. He is the author of at least 20 books, including international bestsellers that include: The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America (1989) Neither Here Nor There: Travels in Europe (1991) The Penguin…

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Men Who Get It: Joe Keefe, President and CEO, Pax World

November 22, 2010

Here is an excerpt from an article about Joe Keefe (President and CEO, PAX World) 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.…

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Five ways to get out of a rut and get moving

November 22, 2010

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Rosabeth Moss Kanter 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…

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Geoff Vuleta (Fahrenheit 212) in “The Corner Office”

November 22, 2010

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 Geoff Vuleta, C.E.O. of Fahrenheit 212,…

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Thomas Friedman on “Teaching for America”

November 21, 2010

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Thomas Friedman that appeared in the November 21, 2010, edition of the The New York Times. To read the complete article, please click here. When I came to Washington in 1988,…

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How to become an expert at (almost) anything

November 21, 2010

Here is an excerpt from an article co-authored by K. Anders Ericsson, Michael J. Prietula, and Edward T. Cokely, “The Making of an Expert,” that appeared in the Harvard Business Review(July/August 2007). You can purchase a copy of the complete nine-page article and/or subscribe to HBR [click here]. *…

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What’s a “maverick” and who are the most prominent mavericks in U.S. business history?

November 20, 2010

By nature, the most prominent mavericks throughout business history have been pioneers who, at great risk, challenged and in some ways re-defined an entire industry, achieving great success within it. Any list of them must include: Mary Kay Ash (career…

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This Year’s UN Report on the World’s Women

November 20, 2010

Here is an article written by Melissa J. Anderson about the UN’s recently released report, The World’s Women 2010. The article is featured by The Glass Hammer, an online community designed for women executives in financial services, law and business.…

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New business models are America’s most undervalued export

November 20, 2010

Here is an excerpt from an article written by William C. Taylor 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…

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Shivan S. Subramaniam (chairman and C.E.O. of FM Global) in “The Corner Office”

November 20, 2010

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 Shivan S. Subramaniam, chairman and…

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