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Book Review: The Business of Influence by Philip Sheldrake

by Girish Balachandran| February 23, 2012

The first book I read on the subject of Influence was by Dr.Robert Cialdini. He wrote about the psychology of persuasion and explains why people say “yes” and how to apply these understandings to everyday life. Philip Sheldrake’s book on the Business of Influence moves the conversation from influencing individuals to how organizations exert influence.

Ice and Whisky: There’s Much to Learn from Century-Old Stories from the South Pole

by Geoffrey Rowan| February 21, 2012

Harvard B School Prof. shows how polar explorers’ world looked like our “new normal” The South Pole has never seen so much traffic, 100 years after Norway’s Roald Amundsen and Britain’s Robert Scott famously (and tragically for Scott) raced to get there first. A steady stream of tourists are making their way to the deep, […]