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I send 15-20 tweets a week with links to useful articles and research; here are a few of my latest, including links:
A step in the right direction - Economists Set Rules on Ethics http://t.co/Ce4xsDpW
If you want to know why, see "Inside Job"
Christine Fruechte, CEO of ad agency Colle+McVoy, on creativity and core values -
See For Profit College Grads = Higher Debt - tinyurl.com/7vn6wd8
, then read The Company We Keep -
4 good tests here for any would-be leaders / communicators - The GOP' Not-So-Great Commnicators -
New Year resolution idea here, in the event "our problems stem from the inability to be in a quiet room alone," - Pascal
, then read Random Acts of Kindness at
'Agree with these ideas for developing top teams; 'more good stuff from McKinsey:
'Great ideas from McKinsey to jump-start creativity; excellent tools for strategic thinking:
"It's all Your Fault:" Playing the Blame Game -
Good reminder of need to take personal responsibility
What we can learn from Shackelton's arctic adventure - Leadership Lessons From the Shackelton Expedition:
Excellent and exhaustive research from Burson Marsteller: purpose, communication of purpose and performance -
12 executives' business forecast for 2012:
via Fast Company Let's see how their predictions for 2011 turned out!
The value of intuition and hazards of knowing too much: All Hail the Hunch - and Damn the Details on.wsj.com/v7iSdA
Still managing for the short term? Read this: Amazon
And Jeff Bezos Talk Long Term And Mean It: nyti.ms/u3e0c5
Cognitive distortions - helpful cautions in general: Job interview? Avoid these 6 psychological "leaks:"
On love, peace, justice and
"We can't see the picture when we're inside the frame." What would we see if we step outside the frame?
tips in these anxious times: "Today's Anxious Self" -
And - if you're still into the ritual: Annual Reviews, and How to Prepare for Them:
'Time to throw in the towel on "performance reviews?" Work Reviews Lose Steam http://t.co/xvSIEhtH
via Korn Ferry
Why we might not be as smart as we think we are, and a book recommendation - Thinking Fast and Slow by Kahneman
Troubling but helpful observations abou the prevalence of lying - Navigating a New Era of
According to 2011 Edelman Trust Barometer, U.S. = only country where trust in all major institutions
For organization development and training professionals - Integrity and the Role of HRD / Training Magazine