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Leadership: The Power of Emotional Intelligence, a book review by Bob Morris

Leadership: The Power of Emotional Intelligence: Selected Writings

Daniel Goleman

More Than Sound (2011)

 

How leaders can "help people to get and stay in the brain zone [flow] where they can work at their Best"

 

What we have in…

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Added by Robert Morris on February 12, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments

The Brain and Emotional Intelligence: A book review by Bob Morris

The Brain and Emotional Intelligence: New Insights

Daniel Goleman

More Than Sound (2011)

Recent refinements of "a framework to highlight a new field, affective neuroscience"

These are articles selected by Daniel Goleman to be anthologized in a single…

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Added by Robert Morris on February 8, 2013 at 6:54am — No Comments

A Message from Max: Chill Out this Christmas!

You’re at the cash register, arms full of Christmas gifts. You’re sweating from wearing a winter coat. The line-up is long. And you have a lot more to do before heading home.

You step out of the store to walk to your car when you’re almost hit by an impatient driver speeding through the parking lot.

Then when you finally…

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Added by Jim Taggart on December 17, 2012 at 10:35am — 2 Comments

Raw Hamburger and Soupy Greek Yogurt: Moments of Truth

I don’t know about you but I’m not into raw hamburger. And when it comes to yogurt, I expect the Greek variety to be firm in consistency, not something you can easily suck up through a straw.

I was running late one day doing errands so thought I’d stop at The Butchery, a renowned butchery shop 10 minutes from my home. On one side of…

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Added by Jim Taggart on August 26, 2012 at 1:50pm — 2 Comments

Phil Libin (Evernote) in “The Corner Office”

Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are a few insights provided during an interview of Phil Libin (right), chief executive of Evernote, a provider of note-taking and…

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Added by Robert Morris on April 11, 2012 at 1:56pm — No Comments

Chris J. Snook and Muzafer Najfi: An interview by Bob Morris

Chris J. Snook



Chris J. Snook has spent than a decade as an author, entrepreneur, and venture catalyst. He has built a global marketing and distribution business in the U.S. Canada, Japan, and Hong Kong, along with a Business Development Consulting firm, and has spent the last three…

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Added by Robert Morris on April 11, 2012 at 1:55pm — No Comments

All In: A book review by Bob Morris

All In: How the Best Managers Create a Culture of Belief and Drive Big Results

Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton

Free Press (2012)

How and why “it’s culture that will differentiate your organization and drive real business results”…for better…

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Added by Robert Morris on April 7, 2012 at 10:16am — No Comments

Antul Gawande asks, “Top athletes and singers have coaches. Should you?”

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Atul Gawande for The New Yorker magazine. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of resources, and obtain subscription information, please click …

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Added by Robert Morris on April 5, 2012 at 6:54pm — 2 Comments

Rebecca Costa : An interview by Bob Morris

Rebecca Costa is a sociobiologist who offers a genetic explanation for current events, emerging trends and individual behavior. A thought-leader and provocative new voice in the mold of Thomas Friedman, Malcolm Gladwell and Jared Diamond, Costa examines “the big picture”– tracing everything from…

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Added by Robert Morris on April 5, 2012 at 6:54pm — No Comments

On the 44th anniversary of Martin Luther King' Jr's assassination





Thanks to The American Scholar magazine's website, you can now experience at full-strength  "King, Kennedy, and the Power of Words." Three videos accompany Tim Wendel's brilliant article.



First, Walter Cronkite's televised announcement of Dr.…

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Added by Robert Morris on April 4, 2012 at 5:12am — No Comments

Charlotte Beers (Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide) in “The Corner Office”

Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are a few insights provided during an interview of Charlotte Beers (left), former chairwoman and C.E.O. of Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide, now runs seminars called "The X Factor" for female leaders. She says it’s vital to make self-assessments, and to include “the good, the bad and the…

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Added by Robert Morris on April 1, 2012 at 11:57am — No Comments

The executive’s guide to better listening

Here is an excerpt from another outstanding article, written by Bernard T. Ferrari and featured by the website of The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To check out the wealth of free resources, learn more about the firm, obtain subscription information, and register to…

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Added by Robert Morris on March 30, 2012 at 2:52pm — No Comments

Walter Isaacson on “The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs”

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Walter Isaacson 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 …

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Added by Robert Morris on March 30, 2012 at 2:52pm — No Comments

The Advantage: A book review by Bob Morris

The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else In Business

Patrick Lencioni

Jossey-Bass/A Wiley Imprint (2012)



The power of redundant “overcommunication” of what is most important to achieve and sustain organizational health…



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Added by Robert Morris on March 29, 2012 at 7:13am — No Comments

Three Steps to a Compelling Message

Here is an excerpt from an article written by George Bradt and featured by the Forbes magazine website. To read the complete article, please click here.

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Added by Robert Morris on March 27, 2012 at 10:34am — No Comments

Centered leadership: How talented women thrive

Here is an excerpt from another outstanding article featured by The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. It was co-authored by Joanna Barsh, Susie Cranston, and Rebecca A. Craske. Granted, this article appeared in 2008 but what it…

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Added by Robert Morris on March 26, 2012 at 8:43am — No Comments

Terry Tietzen (Edatanetworks) in “The Corner Office

Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are a few insights provided during an interview of Terry Tietzen (right), founder and C.E.O. of Edatanetworks, a…

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Added by Robert Morris on March 25, 2012 at 3:50am — No Comments

An invitation from Marshall Goldsmith to interact with Patrick Lencioni



I just received this introduction from Marshall Goldsmith and Patricia Wheeler and thought you may be interested.



Here are the details.



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Marshall Goldsmith and Patricia Wheeler invite you to a 
Thought Leader Teleforum
on Wednesday March 28th at noon…

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Added by Robert Morris on March 23, 2012 at 2:46pm — No Comments

Why Women Mean Business: A book review by Bob Morris

Why Women Mean Business: Understanding the Emergence of Our Next Economic Revolution

Avivah Wittenberg-Cox and Alison Maitland

Jossey-Bass/A Wiley Imprint (2008)

How and why companies that are “gender bilingual” are the most highly-admired, best to work…

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Added by Robert Morris on March 22, 2012 at 2:38pm — No Comments

Imagine: A book review by Bob Morris

Imagine: How Creativity Works

Jonah Lehrer

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2012)



How and why our ability to imagine what has never existed is “our most important mental talent”



An abundance of books and articles continues to be produced as research…

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Added by Robert Morris on March 20, 2012 at 9:27am — No Comments

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Looking very forward to being home in Saskatchewan next week.

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?


Work In The Zone | LinkedIn
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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

Word power made easy...

Word power made easy...


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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