From the Independent Business Blogs: 10/27/21

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Independent business blogs are blogs that aren’t supported by an organization like a magazine, newspaper, company, or business school. Those people provide lots of great content, but they don’t need any additional exposure. In this post, every week, I bring you posts of quality from excellent bloggers that  »  Read More

Reading Recommendation Short Takes 10/25/21

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There are, conservatively, 300 gazillion books published every year. No one has the time to list them, let alone read them or review them. That’s a problem because there’s a lot of value in many books you may not hear about because of the clutter. “Short Takes” is my small effort to cut through the clutter  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Do something different

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What are you doing this weekend? You’ll refresh your head and give your creativity a boost if you do something different. Visit a park or museum or public event. Take a hike in the woods or a stroll along the street or a ride in a boat. Tour your city. Attend a concert or a seminar or take a one-day course in  »  Read More

The Brian May Rules

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Brian May was the lead guitarist for the group, Queen. Brian May is the author of a book on stereoscopic photography. And Dr. Brian May is an astrophysicist. Even more amazing, all those Brian Mays are the same Brian May. Brian May Rule Nr 1: You really can be good at more than one thing. But they all take work. May was in  »  Read More

From the Independent Business Blogs: 10/20/21

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Independent business blogs are blogs that aren’t supported by an organization like a magazine, newspaper, company, or business school. Those people provide lots of great content, but they don’t need any additional exposure. In this post, every week, I bring you posts of quality from excellent bloggers that  »  Read More

Book recommendations for business leaders: 10/18/21

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Leaders are readers. Reading helps you discover ideas to try and expand your mental models. In this post I point you to reviews of recent business books. You’ll find pointers to reviews of The Self-Aware Leader: Play to Your Strengths, Unleash Your Team, Thursday is the New Friday: How to Work Fewer Hours, Make More  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: What you do is your example

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You’ve been advised to “lead by example,” but you often don’t hear that you have no choice. What you say and what you do are the example you set. The question to ask yourself is: “Do I want people to follow this example?” If you don’t, change your behavior. This is only one of 347  »  Read More

Leadership and Legacy

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I recently made a trip to Colorado to see my children and grandchildren and meet my great grandson for the first time. The first night I was there, we went to my daughter’s home for dinner. After we finished eating, she asked me to tell several of our family stories. As I did, she recorded them so that my great  »  Read More

From the Independent Business Blogs: 10/13/21

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Independent business blogs are blogs that aren’t supported by an organization like a magazine, newspaper, company, or business school. Those people provide lots of great content, but they don’t need any additional exposure. In this post, every week, I bring you posts of quality from excellent bloggers that  »  Read More

Reading Recommendations Short Takes 10/11/21

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There are, conservatively, 300 gazillion books published every year. No one has the time to list them, let alone read them or review them. That’s a problem because there’s a lot of value in many books that you may not hear about. “Short Takes” is my small effort to highlight excellent books that you may not  »  Read More

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