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3 WISE PEOPLE — Investors & Visionaries Wrap Up the Year For Us

My notes from this mornings iBreakfast: 3 WISE PEOPLE -- Investors & Visionaries Wrap Up the Year For UsTue. Dec. 21, 100 Park Ave., with:Esther Dyson, Editor, Release 1.0, CNET Networks Howard Morgan, V. Chairman, Idealab Stephen Brotman, Silicon Alley Venture Partners Every year, we look for [...continue reading]

How to Dig Deep Online to Profile an Executive

How to Dig Deep Online to Profile an Executive [...continue reading]

The Keys to Building Trust

The Keys to Building TrustTrust can be hard to gain and easy to lose. In all matters of trust, actions always speak louder than words, says Stever Robbins.http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item.jhtml?id=4553&t=srobbins [...continue reading]

How to Maximize the Value of your Time in Business School

I gave a talk to NYU's Stern Scholars on Dec. 9 on "How to Maximize the Value of Your Time in Business School". (Thank you to Ken Wee for coordinating the event!) Among the topics I covered: career planning, time optimization, and selective short-term learning programs and scholarships. I based [...continue reading]

EBF: An uncertain future for management consulting

An uncertain future for management consulting by Gill Ringland and Azfar ShaukatFind out what the world of management consultancy will look like in 2020.European Business Forum (EBF) is a quarterly business publication (www.ebfonline.com) targeted at business executives worldwide. EBF aims to [...continue reading]

Career Transitions Guide from Execunet (no cost)

via Richard Taylor, "I have just reviewed a Career Transitions guide put out by Execunet. The Guide provides advice on planning and implementing an effective plan to land a new executive job. It is very well done and worth requesting if you or someone you know is in career transition. Normally, [...continue reading]

Flex Power:A Capital Way to Gain Clout, Inside and Out (washingtonpost.com)

This is a fascinating article on the social networks of some individuals in the current US administration. It also gives a feeling for how the NGO, private sector, and government power networks all inter-relate. Flex Power: A Capital Way to Gain Clout, Inside and Out (washingtonpost.com)- via [...continue reading]

sample contracts/other legal documents (at no charge)

At no cost, Onecle provides a large number of sample contracts and similar legal documents, from consulting agreements to trusts and many other forms of agreements. (courtesy of Thomas P. Campbell ). [...continue reading]

Pricenoia – Get the best prices on books, the international way!

There are six international Amazon stores. You may think that ordering from the nearest Amazon would be cheaper, but it isn't in many cases. This is what you get when you search on Pricenoia:" * We search for the price of a single book in every store in its local currency * We show you all [...continue reading]

Off With the Gloves: The Hardball Approach to Business – Knowledge@Wharton

Off With the Gloves: The Hardball Approach to Business - Knowledge@Wharton [...continue reading]

Crossing the Social Networking Chasm – web seminar (no cost) Thursday, Dec. 2

Crossing the Social Networking Chasm - web seminar Thursday, December 2 My coauthor Scott Allen will be giving a one-hour web seminar entitled Crossing the Social Networking Chasm this Thursday, December 2, at 9am Pacific, 12pm Eastern.There is no charge. Here's an overview of what will be [...continue reading]

On the silliness of job interviews and what job interviews really tell us

On the silliness of job interviews, what job interviews really tell us, and how to get Steve Ballmer to recruit you [...continue reading]

Harvard Business School graduates on Wall Street

Why Harvard Is Bad for Wall Street - Obscure Economic Indicators Part 6: Harvard Business School graduates on Wall Street. By Daniel Gross: "r"Why Harvard Is Bad for Wall StreetObscure Economic Indicators Part 6: Harvard Business School graduates on Wall Street.By Daniel GrossPosted Friday, Nov. 19, [...continue reading]

Can the blogosphere find a kidney donor?

Can you get a kidney from the blogosphere or from Craigslist?This past Sunday in Manhattan, I met Debbie D. at TheLunchClub .net's Q&A with Craig Newmark. Debbie is now trying to find a kidney for her brother Neil on Craigslist. Neil is 41, in good health, a non-smoker and non-drug-user. He's [...continue reading]