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5 Surprising Facts About the Battle of Dunkirk

September 1, 2017

Here is an excerpt from an article by Erik Sass for the Mental Floss Studios website. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here. Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images * * * With the release of Christopher…

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The Magnetic Leader: A book review by Bob Morris

June 20, 2017

The Magnetic Leader: How Irresistible Leaders Attract Employees, Customers, and Profits Roberta Chinsky Matuson Bibliomorion (March 2017) Why some people attract and retain followers but most don’t Opinions are divided about the importance of charisma to effective leadership. My own…

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You’ve Got 8 Seconds: A book review by Bob Morris

May 15, 2017

You’ve Got 8 Seconds: Communication Secrets for a Distracted World Paul Hellman AMACOM (March 2017) “Never, never, never give up!” Winston Churchill Churchill makes an excellent point, one that I selected to serve as title of this brief commentary. Here…

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How to create a competitive edge for yourself

April 10, 2017

In Elite Minds, Stan Beecham shares a number of quotations that indicate “how winners think differently.” Here are ten: “If you plan on being anything less than you are capable of being, you will probably be unhappy all the days…

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Spark: A book review by Bob Morris

January 18, 2017

Spark: How to Lead Yourself and Others to Greater Success Angie Morgan, Courtney Lynch, and Sean Lynch Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (January 2017) Without ignition, nothing happens and nothing gets done To what does the title of this book refer? Its…

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Going Out In Style: Famous Last Words Of 19 Greats

November 27, 2016

One of our three sons, Geoffrey, introduced me to an especially interesting website — All That Is Interesting (ati) — at which the resources include Camille Poiré’s “Going Out In Style: Famous Last Words Of 19 Greats.” For example, here…

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28 “Awesome Quotations”

March 9, 2016

These words of wisdom truly are some of the most powerful and wisest quotes ever written. Here they are… 1. “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live…

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Management’s Three Secrets

August 3, 2015

Here is an article written by Jac Fitz-enz for Talent Management magazine. One of his key points is that, in the end, it’s up to each of us to decide how to become better managers. Here are some easy-to-remember points.…

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Great Communication Secrets of Great Leaders: A book revieww by Bob Morris

July 18, 2015

Great Communication Secrets of Great Leaders John Baldoni McGraw-Hill (2003) “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” George Bernard Shaw I read this book when it was first published (2003) and recently re-read…

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Liberal Arts for Conservative Minds

June 17, 2015

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Kyle Peterson that appeared in The Wall Street Journal. One of his observations is that Hillsdale College takes no federal or state money—but bureaucrats are still plotting ways to regulate its…

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