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Womens History Month: Acknowledging Six Women Named Alice Its a New Dawn, Its a New Day, Its a New Life For Small Business and Im Feeling Good Hope for Women Business Authors, Afterall Subscribe in a reader Posted: June 7, 2007, 06:31 AM by Leslie Grossman Last night I had an "aha" experience. Check out www.womensleadershipexchange.com for all 2007 conference dates. Posted: October 9, 2007, 10:38 PM by Donna Coulson Leslie: What great finds at Grand Central Station!

How Less Work Produces Great Work

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Maybe it's just the time of the year - post Thanksgiving and pre-Christmas/Chanukah - but it seems to me that everything I'm reading is telling me to work less. Or maybe it's just that I took a breath, following my final business trip of the year - approximately 24 roundtrips - but who is counting anyway - to actually listen to the Universe. Now, I'm very fortunate, because most of my business trips are personal rewards.

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The Secret: Women are Fabulous at Economics and Math. Now Go Get Your Award!

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WLE Keyholders and readers, please check out the Wall Street Journal - April 21, 2007 to get the full details of Professor Athey's brilliant work.) The news that Harvard University Professor Susan Athey, 36, won the praised John Bates Clark Medal - for the Nation's Most Promising Economist Under Age 40 - defies Lawrence Summers statement that got him fired as President of Harvard.

Harvard Breaks Their Rules

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Congratulations Harvard! Welcome Drew Gilpin Faust, the first female president of what some consider the top university in the US. After 371 years, since its founding, and a bonfire of criticism of its previous president Lawrence Summers, who suggested that women's lack of ability explained why less women than men are at the top in math and science in the educational arena -- Harvard chose a woman to lead it into the 21st century. Who is this woman?

So I Said to Myself… | Erika Andersen

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Erika Andersen Home About Services Books TV Events Contact When I described our most recent restructuring plan to a friend – a seasoned and successful financial professional – he was certain we must have hired McKinsey & Co. to help us think things through. Wrong. It was Erika Andersen. Danny Meyer, President, Union Square Hospitality Group Mar 27 So I Said to Myself… You know you talk to yourself, right? Don’t worry about it – everyone talks to themselves.

Human Competence: A book review by Bob Morris

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Gilbert Crown Business (2007) How and why the behavior engineering model “is really an outline of a performance troubleshooting sequence” Note: The comments that follow discuss the “Tribute Edition” (2007) of a book first published in 1996, after its author’s death. Lindsley Robert Sutton “The Knowing-Doing Gap” the “Tribute Edition” (2007) Thomas F. Human Competence: Engineering Worthy Performance Thomas F.

Practice Perfect: A book review by Bob Morris

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Prietula Practice Perfect: 42 Rules for Getting Better at Getting Better Teach Like a Champion The Making of an Expert (July/August 2007) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Innovative management: A conversation with Gary Hamel and Lowell Bryan

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Bob's blog entries 2007 Bill Breen Claudia Joyce Forward-looking executives must respond to the growing need for a new managerial model Harvard Business Review Press in their recently published book Innovative management: A conversation with Gary Hamel and Lowell Bryan Joanna Barsh Management Innovation Lab McGraw-Hill McKinsey & Company Mobilizing Minds (Note: Lowell L.

Get Lucky: A book review by Bob Morris

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Bob's blog entries Against the Gods “I wouldn’t give a fig for simplicity on this side of complexity but I would give my live for simplicity on the other side of complexity” “Man plans and then God laughs” Thomas Jefferson “The Making of an Expert” (July 2007) Daniel Kahneman’s Thinking [comma] Fast and Slow Edward T.

Daniel Diermeier: An interview by Bob Morris

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Daniel Diermeier is the IBM Professor of Regulation and Competitive Practice, a Professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences at the Kellogg School of Management, and a Professor of Political Science at the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, all at Northwestern University. He is director of the Ford Motor Company Center for Global Citizenship [.].

Adrian J. Slywotsky, Part Two: An interview by Bob Morris

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Adrian J. Slywotzky is a consultant and author of several books on economic theory and management. He graduated from Harvard College and holds a JD from Harvard Law School and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He has worked as a consultant since 1979 and is currently a partner at Oliver Wyman.

Personal Leadership Book: Behavioral Styles

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Organizational Time Management for Leaders

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Are you letting conflicts fester?

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5 Reasons Why Showing Up Just Isn’t Enough

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Their best-selling business book Trust and Betrayal in the Workplace won a 2007 Nautilus Book Award and a 2008 Axiom Business Book Award. In a recent Forbes.com article (May 16, 2014), author Deborrah Himsel explored the roots of change initiative failures at Avon, General Motors, and other blue-chip corporations.

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28 Ways Leaders Re-charge Their Batteries: How to Increase Energy, Improve Mood, and Manage Stress

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In 2007, the company experimented with training 15 director-level Googlers on healthy energy management. In 2006, Google became concerned that their highly intelligent, passionate employees were burning out.

From the BlackBerry to the iPhone – What Will Amazon’s Drones Put Out of Business?

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June 29, 2007. June 29, 2007 is the date that Apple “reinvented the phone,” as Steve Jobs put it. That was 6 years, 5 months ago. And, that was pretty much the moment that signaled the end of the road for BlackBerry. Nobody believed it. Nobody viewed the iPhone as a threat to the BlackBerry. […]. Randy''s blog entries

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Introducing Our New Team Excellence Assessment

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What if “Experience” Really Isn’t Prized Anymore? What Then?

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New York Times Editorial Board, Young Voters, Motivated Again Consider these valuations, and the number of jobs involved:
 2007 — YouTube – Google — $1.65 Asked what they valued most in a candidate, young voters said integrity, level-headedness, and authenticity, in that order. Political and business experience were far down the list.

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The Four Steps to the Epiphany: A book review by Bob Morris

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The Four Steps to the Epiphany: Successful Strategies for Products That Win Steven Gary Blank Quad/Graphics (Third Edition, 2007) Here is “a radical reexamination of the entire new product introduction process”…and almost everything that precedes it The review that follows is of the Third Edition, published in 2007.

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Pioneer women who “leaned in” throughout U.S. history

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I highly recommend Gail Collins’ America’s Women: 400 Years of Dolls, Drudges, Helpmates, and Heroines, published by William Morrow (2007). history Sally Ride Sandra Day O''Connor Sheryl Sanberg William Morrow (2007 With all due respect to Sheryl Sanberg, she is only one of the latest women who have “leaned in” to achieve success in U.S. history.

Gandhi, Leadership And A Fews Lessons On Simplicity

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Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer Gandhi, Leadership And A Few Lessons On Simplicity I have been a great admirer of Mahatma Gandhi - one of the greatest leaders India has ever produced. I recently visited Sabarmati Ashram , one of the residences of Gandhi, where we got a glimpse into Gandhi’s life as a national leader.

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Peter Gray on “The play deficit”

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Bob''s blog entries Aeon Alex Webb/Magnum Baudrémont Boston College Children at Play: An American History (2007) France Free to Learn (2013) Howard Chudacoff Le Grandes Meaulnes Meuse Peter Gray on "The play deficit" Psychology (2011 Here is an excerpt from an article by Peter Gray for Aeon, an online magazine about nature, culture and ideas. It was launched in London in September 2012, championing bold thinking and fine writing. Every weekday it publishes a long-form essay, free to all.

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Three Things Coaches Must Do To Drive Success

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He was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame on April 1, 2007 and has won the Associated Press Coach of the Year award twice. Former University of Kansas head basketball coach Roy Williams once told U.S.

Ten of the most important women in U.S. history

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history Toni Morrison (1931- ) William Morrow (2007) Zora Neale Hurston (1891 – 1960 However different these ten women may be in most respects, all of them share this in common: They had or continue to have a great impact on the quality of life and the standard of living for everyone in the United States. They could also serve as role models if only they received more attention. […].

Laura Vanderkam: An interview by Bob Morris

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She is also the author of Grindhopping: Build a Rewarding Career without Paying Your Dues (McGraw-Hill, 2007), which the New York Post selected as one of four notable career books [.]. Bob''s blog entries 168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think 2007 City Journal environmental issues in lawn care Grindhopping: Build a Rewarding Career without Paying Your Dues Harvard Business Review people should do what they love and love what they do Henley''s Book of Verses.

On Conan Doyle: A book review by Bob Morris

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Williams Classics for Pleasure (2007) in a nostalgic country of the mind John Sutherland Maria Konnikova Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes Memories and Adventures Michael Dirda Notes on Susan Sontag On Conan Doyle: Or On Whitman Philip Lopate Princeton University Press The Hound of the Baskervilles The Washington Post Book World The White Company The Whole Art of Storytelling Vincent Starrett Welcome to "a romantic chamber of the heart What W.

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Everything Is Obvious: A book review by Bob Morris

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Watts Everything Is Obvious: How Common Sense Fails Us Fooled by Randomness (2001) Lakota Indians Nassim Nicholas Taleb Phil Rosenzweig The Black Swan (2007) The Halo Effect The Misuse of Common Sense Thinking Is About More Than Thought Voltaire We Don''t Think the Way We Think We Think Whoever Tells the Best Story Wins Everything Is Obvious: How Common Sense Fails Us Douglas J. Watts Crown Business ((2011) “Cherish those who seek the truth but beware of those who find it.”