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Mr. Rogers in the Boardroom? You Bet!

Decker Communication

And he was losing his patience as PBS was losing the verbal battle— until Mr. Rogers stepped in. You know him—Fred Rogers, PBS star and now the mild-mannered hero of the excellent documentary Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Speakers who got up before Mr. Rogers read scripts and shared what was on a piece of paper.

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Roger Martin

CEO Blog

Roger Martin, Dean of Rotman School of Business spoke at World Innovation Forum (#WIF11). I know Roger and have read most of his books. I even have one on my desk waiting to be read now. He sat on the RIM board with me. He certainly is an innovative and deep thinker.

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Weekly Round-Up: 10 Comms Lessons from Mr. Rogers, 4 Important Leadership Stories, Recognition & Appreciation Best Practices, Top 5 Rules for Internal Comms, Advice for Communicating Bad News


This Week's Round-Up of Leadership and Communication Blogs: 10 Lessons From Mr. Rogers On How To Make Yourself Heard By Chet Wade via Forbes ( @Forbes ) Communicate better, especially when times are tough and the news is bad, with these 10 lessons from Mr. Rogers. “ The lessons taught by Fred (How can you refer to him as “Rogers?”)

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Remembering Roger Ebert

First Friday Book Synopsis

Roger Ebert reviewed films for the Chicago Sun-Times from 19677 until his death yesterday. For years, I delivered the Tribune in the morning and the Sun-Times after school. He and James Agee probably did more than anyone else ever has to nourish my understanding and appreciation of great [.].

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The Amazing Story Of Assault Fitness And The Bike People Love To Hate With Roger Dean Bates

Steve Farber

This is exactly what Roger Dean Bates did with Assault Fitness. The post The Amazing Story Of Assault Fitness And The Bike People Love To Hate With Roger Dean Bates first appeared on Steve Farber. In the marketing world full of overlapping products and services, coming up with a unique concept is the only way to stand out.

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Roger Staubach on The Challenge of Teams and Team Building

First Friday Book Synopsis

(Note: I live in Dallas, and I am old enough to remember Roger Staubach’s Super Bowl wins for the Cowboys. So, in Dallas, when Roger Staubach, speaks, we all listen!).… … Read More Roger Staubach on The Challenge of Teams and Team Building. As a quarterback and team leader, he was something!

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Kenny Rogers on Strategy


Three proven ways to win hearts at work with the 3Ps of Balanced Accountability in the workplace: Personal, Positive, and Performance. Today’s post is by Jeff Bennett. When my sons were about 6 and 8 years old, in an effort to create an alternative to video games, I taught them to play poker.

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