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3 Ways to Turn Old Data into Gold

March 16, 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. *     *     * There’s no rule that data has to…

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Roger Angell, Still Throwing Strikes

March 16, 2011

Here is an excerpt of an interview of Roger Angell by Dave Weich for the Powell’s Books website. To read the complete interview and interviews of other prominent authors, please click here. *     *     * In the spring of 1962,…

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Using WordPress: A book review by Bob Morris

March 16, 2011

Using WordPress: More Than Just a Book Tris Hussey Que Publishing/Pearson Education, Inc. (2011) An excellent single source for information, insights, advice, and instruction on website “basics” Here’s my situation: I continue to learn as much as I can about…

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How Google “grows” better managers

March 16, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Adam Bryant for The New York Times (March 12, 2001) in which he focuses on a plan that Google code-named Project Oxygen in early 2009. To read the complete article, please click…

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The Secret to Ensuring Follow-Through

March 16, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Peter Bregman 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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When and why a “failure” is an “orphan”

March 15, 2011

First of all, I define a “failure” as an effort or combination of efforts by an individual or group that produces nothing of value. Long ago, is reported to have said of an experiment that disappointed his research associates, “I…

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Live Your Mission, Don’t State It

March 15, 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. *     *     * The problem with most mission statements is that…

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Google’s Quest to Build a Better Boss

March 14, 2011

    Here is an excerpt from an article written by Adam Bryant for The New York Times (March 12, 2001) in which he focuses on a plan that Google code-named Project Oxygen in early 2009. To read the complete…

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Luddites Redux?

March 14, 2011

As Martin Hutchinson and Lisa Lee explain in an article published by The New York Times (March 13, 2011), the British weavers known as the Luddites, who destroyed looms 200 years ago, thought rising unemployment within their ranks was because…

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Five misconceptions about productivity

March 14, 2011

Here is an article co-authored by Vikram Malhotra and James Manyika for The McKinsey Quarterly website (March 2011), published by McKinsey & Company. To check out all the free resources and sign up for email alerts, please click here. *    …

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