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Recent Study Uncovers Skills and Education Necessary in Modern Workforce

Here is an excerpt from an article featured online by Talent Management magazine (New York, September 26, 2011). To check out all the resources and sign up for a free subscription to the TM and/or Chief Learning Officer magazines published by MedfiaTec, please click…

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Added by Robert Morris on November 23, 2011 at 10:08am — 1 Comment

Five Steps for Turning the Tables on the Boss and Turning the Light on You!

National Boss’s Day is October 16th, an international holiday established in 1958 by a secretary for State Farm Insurance Company. Traditionally a day for employees to thank their boss for being kind and fair throughout the year, it was originally conceived as an effort to improve the relationship between employees and their supervisors.



There probably have been many times when you and/or your fellow employees have complained about your boss.



Plenty of occasions when you… Continue

Added by Eileen McDargh, CSP, CPAE on October 16, 2011 at 5:30am — No Comments

Five Secrets to Successful Rainmaking



Here is an excerpt from an article 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. “Visit us daily to discover issues that matter, share experiences, and plan…

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Added by Robert Morris on October 6, 2011 at 10:15am — No Comments

3 Questions to Ask Before Adopting That Best Practice

Here is an excerpt from an article featured online by Talent Management magazine (New York, September 26, 2011). To check out all the resources and sign up for a free subscription to the TM and/or Chief Learning Officer magazines published by MedfiaTec, please click… Continue

Added by Robert Morris on September 30, 2011 at 5:34am — No Comments

Does Your Company Have a Culture of Trust?

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Dorie Clark for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts, please click… Continue

Added by Robert Morris on September 27, 2011 at 6:32pm — No Comments

Sara Mosle's vigorous review of Steven Brill

Sara Mosle's vigorous review of Steven Brill 's book, Class…

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Added by Robert Morris on August 22, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

How using brain science can help to achieve peak performance by completing the Cycle of Excellence



A graduate of Harvard College and Tulane School of Medicine, Edward M. (“Ned”) Hallowell is a child and adult psychiatrist and the founder of The Hallowell Center for Cognitive and Emotional Health. He was a member of the faculty of the Harvard Medical School from 1983 to 2004.…

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Added by Robert Morris on August 2, 2011 at 9:13am — No Comments

40 Business Lessons to Learn from Southwest Airlines

 

Here is an excerpt from an article featured in the July issue of Southwest Airlines’ Spirit magazine. These are the first five business lessons and the last two. To read the complete article, a “must read,” please click…

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Added by Robert Morris on July 16, 2011 at 2:00am — No Comments

Don’t Know Much About History: David McCullough on “historical illiteracy”



Here is a sequence of brief excerpts from an interview of David McCullough by Brian Bolduc, featured in The Wall Street Journal (June 18, 2011). To read the complete interview, please click…

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Added by Robert Morris on July 11, 2011 at 6:44am — No Comments

48 U.S. Companies Named "Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles"





Here is the first portion of an article featured by Talent Management magazine. To see the list of 48 companies, check out all the resources, and sign up for a free subscription to the Talent Management and Chief Learning Officer magazines published by MedfiaTec,…

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Added by Robert Morris on June 3, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

"You Bug Me. Now Science Explains Why."



Here is an excerpt from an article written by the National Public Radio staff for their website. To read the complete article and sign up for free email alerts, please click…

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Added by Robert Morris on May 25, 2011 at 3:57am — No Comments

Solitude and Leadership



Here is an excerpt from an article written by William Deresiewicz (left) for his “All Points” column that is featured online by The American Scholar website.

"The American Scholar is the venerable but lively quarterly magazine of public affairs, literature,…

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Added by Robert Morris on May 3, 2011 at 6:38pm — No Comments

Erik Calonius & The Wanderer: An interview by Bob Morris

Erik Calonius is a former reporter, editor, and London correspondent for the Wall Street Journal. He served as Miami Bureau Chief for Newsweek magazine, where he was nominated for the Overseas Press Award, and as an editor and writer for Fortune magazine, where he was…

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Added by Robert Morris on March 2, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

The U.S.A.: Empire at the End of Decadence (?)



One of the most upsetting articles I have read in recent years was written by Charles M. Blow and appears in the Saturday, February 19, 2011, edition of The New York Times.



Whatever (if any) bias you may ascribe to Blow and/or to the Times, it should be noted that most of the… Continue

Added by Robert Morris on February 21, 2011 at 9:03am — No Comments

The Greatest Marketing Geniuses of All Time



Here is an excerpt from an article written by Geoffrey James for BNET, The CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the BNET newsletters, please click here.



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Marketing talent is rare enough, but marketing genius only happens once or twice in a…

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Added by Robert Morris on February 17, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Chewing on Amy Chua….



Opinions are certainly divided on the subject of Amy Chua’s views on parenting. The Yale Law School professor’s recently published book, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother (Portfolio HC Press, 2011), has created a firestorm of controversy (how many have actually read the book?) and articles…

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Added by Robert Morris on January 25, 2011 at 5:32am — No Comments

Business Confidential: A book review by Bob Morris

Business Confidential: Lessons for Corporate Success from Inside the CIA

Peter Earnest and Maryann Karinch

AMACOM (2010)



Although this book was co-authored by Peter Earnest and Maryann Karinch, Earnest serves as narrator as he draws upon a wealth of experience…

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Added by Robert Morris on December 21, 2010 at 11:45am — No Comments

How to Deal With a Passive-Aggressive Peer



Here is an excerpt from an article written by Amy Jen Su and Muriel Maignan Wilkins 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…

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Added by Robert Morris on December 15, 2010 at 10:16am — No Comments

Eric Berlow: How complexity leads to simplicity



During a program presented on July 2010 in Oxford, England, Eric Berlow shared his thoughts and feelings about how to reach what Oliver Wendell Holmes once characterized as “the other other side of…

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Added by Robert Morris on December 10, 2010 at 7:30am — No Comments

How to Engineer Bridges for Women



Here is an article written by Joanne Cleaver for BNET, The CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the BNET newsletters, please click here.



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In most doctoral programs in engineering and the physical sciences, you can count the number of…
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Added by Robert Morris on November 29, 2010 at 7:22am — No Comments

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Looking very forward to being home in Saskatchewan next week.


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A short invitation and introduction to two sessions on engagement and well-being David Zinger will be offering in conjunction with SAHRP:...

Ask yourself: Do you work better in the morning and in the evening? Take off eve...

Ask yourself: Do you work better in the morning and in the evening? Take off every afternoon! Why are you working five days in a row? Can you work alternate days – and rest every other day. If you usually take a fortnight’s holiday (if that!)? Could you take three weeks or a month? Is your optimum output better if you take ten weeks off, instead of four, and work with more energy during the times that you DO work?


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“The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.”Tony RobbinsIt’s

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Create A Vocabulary That Inspires Employee Engagement
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It's official. Employee engagement is the new black. I’ve been writing and thinking a lot about it lately, as have others. The very notion of how leaders and employees engage has slowly morphed away from ‘companies have to do this because employees want it’ to ‘companies have to do this [...]

The one question employee engagement survey: Why are you still here?

The one question employee engagement survey: Why are you still here?


The shortest Employee Engagement survey has one question | Leandro Herrero
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And the question is: ‘Why are you still here?’ You learn about the organization by asking questions to employees when they leave you (exit interviews) but you learn far more when you ask them why they are staying (‘stay’ interviews). It’s not a joke. ‘Why are you still here?’ – with the emphasis on…

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