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Why To Be Unpopular in a Politically Correct World

Let's Grow Leaders

” -Charles Osgood As we warm-up to Mean It Madness month on Let’s Grow Leaders, I’ve taken our show on the road. “Being Politically Correct means always having to say you’re sorry.” I’m honored to be included in the SmartBlog and Switch and Shift Joint series on Communication.

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How to Quit Your Job Like Sherwood Anderson: The Best Resignation Letter Ever Written

First Friday Book Synopsis

Bob''s blog entries Brain Pickings Charles Osgood Dr. Seuss F. If you have not as yet checked out this treasure trove of brain food, please do so ASAP. Meanwhile, I invite you to feast on what follows. * * * Like a number of celebrated creators – including Dr. […].

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How To Get Projects Completed Successfully In A Team Environment

Ron Edmondson

From a poem by Charles Osgood) Do you have a great team that can brainstorm great ideas, but no progress is made completing them? Everybody thought Anybody could do it, but Nobody realized that Everybody wouldn’t do it. It ended that Everybody blamed Somebody when Nobody did what Anybody could have done.

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When Everyone’s Responsible, No One’s Responsible

Frank Sonnenberg Online

That reminds me of the “Responsibility Poem” by American journalist Charles Osgood. The fact is, most people won’t respond to a cry for help, if others are present , because they’ll expect someone else to act. The point being that when everyone’s responsible, no one’s responsible. His poem illustrates this point very clearly.

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Women Directors Change How Boards Work

Harvard Business Review

Dhir , an associate professor at York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School, has done extensive research for his forthcoming 2015 book, Challenging Boardroom Homogeneity: Corporate Law, Governance and Diversity.

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“Government Entrepreneur” is Not an Oxymoron

Harvard Business Review

Chris Osgood and Nigel Jacob brought the country’s first major-city mobile 311 app to life, and they are public entrepreneurs. Public entrepreneurs build something from nothing with resources — be they financial capital or human talent or new rules — they didn’t command.