Samuel Johnson

The Leading Brain: A book review by Bob Morris

March 19, 2017

The Leading Brain: Powerful Science-Based Strategies for Achieving Peak Performance Friederike Fabricius and Hands Hagemann TarcherPerigee/Penguin Random House (February 2017). Here are several science-based strategies that can drive peak performance Although by no means an authority in the multiple dimensions…

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How to Manage Habits

March 16, 2017

In The Leading Brain, Friederike Fabritius and Hans Hagemann explain several ”powerful science-based strategies for achieving peak performance.” In Chapter 4, Fabritius and Hagemann offer these key points: o Our brains prefer the path of least resistance. In order to…

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Winners: A book review by Bob Morris

February 21, 2017

Winners: And How They Succeed Alastair Campbell Pegasus Books Ltd (2015) What we can learn from winners’ mindsets as well as from their modus operandi Alistair Campbell carefully organized and then presents his material within four Parts. To his substantial…

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Excellent advice from Warren Buffett on habits, for better or worse

February 14, 2017

In an article that appeared in Forbes magazine, Warren Buffett has this to say about habits: “At my age I can’t change my habits. I’m stuck. But you will have the habits twenty years from now that you decide to…

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Alex Shalman’s Favorite Inspirational Quotations

January 8, 2017

As a this New Year evolves, you may find many of these observations of special interest and value. “Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment.” Stephen Covey “Our greatest weakness lies in giving…

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The Road to Character: A book review by Bob Morris

April 28, 2015

The Road to Character David Brooks Random House (2015) Here is a thoughtful and heartfelt affirmation of a “moral ecology” that can help all of us to cultivate stronger character I have read and then reviewed most of David Brooks’…

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What? More terrific quotations? You betcha!

September 26, 2013

I am an incurable collector of quotations and now share another group, most of which are new to me. o “I can’t recall a time that was as volatile, complex, ambiguous, and tumultuous. As one successful executive put it, ‘If…

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Words of Wisdom: 8 Famous Quotes to Help You Embrace Fear and Achieve Success

September 3, 2013

Here is a brief article by Anthony Scaramucci for LinkedIn. It offers a most welcome addition to the collections many of us have. * * * When offering career advice to young professionals and entrepreneurs, the two things that always…

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