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How do you influence others more effectively? Read to “To Sell is Human”

 by Daniel Pink tells you how.  Wow!  What a great book.  Daniel Pink does an excellent job showing…

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The Surprising Science of Happiness

How much do external events affect happiness?  Not all that much according to  Dan Gilbert in his amazing TedTalk — The…

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Does Practice or Talent Predict Top Performance? A Recommendation of “Talent Is Overrated”

Does practice or talent predict top performance?  The answer is practice according to Geoff Colvin and his book Talent…

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How to Get Lucky | Hiroshi Mikitani

How to Get Lucky by Hiroshi Mikitani  presents a great way to describe being “lucky” as being…

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It Doesn’t Take a Wizard to Build a Better Boss

It Doesn’t Take a Wizard to Build a Better Boss | Fast Company by Len Schlesinger.   This…

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The Progress Principle | Teresa Amabile and Steven Kramer

One of the reasons I really like The Progress Principle — Using Small Wins to Ignite Joy, Engagement,…

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Grit: Perseverance and Passion for Long-Term Goals

Grit:  Perseverance and Passion for Long-Term Goals by Angela Duckworth and Christopher Peterson report that grit, defined as…

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The Charisma Myth — How Anyone Can Master the Art and Science of Personal Magnetism by Olivia Fox Cabane

I first read The Charisma Myth — How Anyone Can Master the Art and Science of Personal Magnetism by…

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The Secrets to Building a Lucky Network – Anthony Tjan

  The Secrets to Building a Lucky Network – Anthony Tjan – Harvard Business Review.  Anthony Tjan…

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Who’s Got the Monkey?

  Management Time: Who’s Got the Monkey? by William Oncken, Jr., and Donald L. Wass  This one of…

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7 Tips for Difficult Conversations

7 Tips for Difficult Conversations – Daisy Wademan Dowling – Harvard Business Review.  One key skill that…

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How May I Help You?

How May I Help You? | Fast Company.  This is simply the best article on customer service…