Do More in Less Time: Tips From an Efficiency Expert by Howard Greenstein

View Orginal / Howard Greenstein / Jason Womack Jason Womack's book Your Best Just Got Better explains how to keep from being interrupted. It also identifies the perfect time of day to make a difficult call. Author Jason Womack's broad grin and twinkling eyes aren't an act--he has been happy every single time I've met him. After teaching high school for …

Decline or Decadence? – Victor Davis Hanson – National Review Online

View Original / Victor Davis Hanson Almost daily we read of America’s “waning power” and “inevitable decline,” as observers argue over the consequences of defense cuts and budget crises. Yet much of the new American “leading from behind” strategy is more a matter of choice than of necessity. Apparently, both left-wing critics of U.S. foreign …

What Doesn’t Motivate Creativity Can Kill It by Steve Kramer, Teresa Amabile

blogs.hbr.org / view original Management is widely viewed as a foe of innovation. The thinking goes that too much management strangles innovation (just let a thousand flowers bloom!). But we have found a much more nuanced picture. You really can manage for innovation, but it starts by knowing what drives creativity in the people who generate and develop the …