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Robert Motherwell on life and art

July 16, 2017

Here are a few of my favorite observations by Robert Motherwell (1915-1991). Briefly, he was an American painter, printmaker, and editor. He was one of the youngest of the New York School, which also included Philip Guston, Willem de Kooning,…

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The Eight Major Components of Flow

April 11, 2017

Here is a Wiki briefing on a concept that is the focus of Mihaly Csikszentmihályi‘s eponymous book, published in 1990. “In positive psychology, flow, also known as being ‘the zone,’ is the mental state of operation in which a person…

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The 50s: A book review by Bob Morris

January 12, 2017

The 50s: The Story of a Decade Henry Finder, Editor Random House (2015) “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” Charles Dickens For more than 90 years, The New Yorker has earned and deserves its…

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Peter Drucker on “Setting Your Sights on the Important, Not the Urgent”

January 12, 2015

In A Year with Peter Drucker: 52 Weeks of Coaching for Leadership Effectiveness, Joseph A. Maciariello provides the thematic equivalent of a calendar year of personal supervision by Peter Drucker to each person who reads this book. He is now…

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Seeing What Others Don’t: A book review by Bob Morris

September 4, 2013

Seeing What Others Don’t: The Remarkable Ways We Gain Insights Gary A. Klein PublicAffairs (2013) A brilliant explanation of what triggers insights, what interferes with recognizing them, and how to nourish them Long ago, I realized that the true value…

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