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  • Practical Wisdom: The Right Way to Do the Right Thing

    By Barry Schwartz, The Huffington Post What does is take for people to thrive? There has been much research on this question in the last 30 years and two key insights have emerged. What matters most to a life well lived are work that matters -- to you and to others -- and close relations to friends,...
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  • Wisdom 2015 : Call for Contributions for an Edited Book: Practical Wisdom in the Age of Technology

    Submission Deadline Apr 15, 2014, 1-2 pages, double-spaced Notification Due May 15, 2014 Final Version Due Jul 30, 2014 Title of Book: Practical Wisdom in the Age of Technology: Insights, Issues and Questions for a New Millennium Publisher: Gower Publishing UK Series: The Practical Wisdom in Leadership...
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  • Approaching Power with Humility and Wisdom

    Understanding the impact that winning and power has on your brain and behavior by Michael Hogan, Psychology Today Excerpt: Most of us know of the genius of Pablo Picasso, the Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, and ceramicist who revolutionized art in the opening decades of the 20th century. But few...
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  • Wisdom in Thinking about the Future of Work

    December 9, 2013 Thinking for the Future By David Brooks, The New York Times We’re living in an era of mechanized intelligence, an age in which you’re probably going to find yourself in a workplace with diagnostic systems, different algorithms and computer-driven data analysis. If you want to thrive...
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  • Practical Wisdom, According to Messrs. Franklin and Emerson

    By Walter G. Moss, History News Network In the United States today few of us value wisdom. Most of our politicians do not, nor does our culture. What U. S. humorist Dave Barry once said about television – its “message has always been that the need for truth, wisdom and world peace pales by comparison...
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  • Wise Leadership - Professors Hirotaka Takeuchi and Ikujiro Nonaka

    Cited by Deans Talk, A Discussion on Management Education , Harvard Business Review sat down with Hitotsubashi ICS Professor Emeritus Ikujiro Nonaka and former Hitotsubashi ICS dean Hirotaka Takeuchi (now professor at HBS) to talk about what it means to be a leader who does what is right not only for...
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  • Barry Schwartz's 'Practical Wisdom'

    Published: December 17, 2012 in Knowledge@Wharton Swarthmore professor Barry Schwartz says rules and incentives are an "insurance policy against disaster, but [they don't] produce excellence." In the recent book, Practical Wisdom: The Right Way to Do the Right Thing, Schwartz and co-author...
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  • Business Wisdom Lost on a Teenager

    by Jeff Schmitt, Forbes “All baggers up front.” I can still hear his voice. It was hulking and no-nonsense, like Steve McQueen had hijacked the store intercom. His name was Richard. But we called him by his abridged name (Just never to his face). He knew, though. *** had seen and heard it all before...
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  • War on Wisdom “Bring the Family Address”

    Szegedy-Maszak, M. (July/August, 2012). War on wisdom: Bring the family address. Observer. Association for Psychological Science . Vol 25(6). By Marianne Szegedy-Maszak, Observer Excerpt: There are many ways to do the right thing and most of them are flawed. One can meticulously adhere to rules, for...
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  • Barry Schwartz: Using Our Practical Wisdom

    Barry Schwartz, TED Talk A summary: In an intimate talk, Barry Schwartz dives into the question "How do we do the right thing?" With help from collaborator Kenneth Sharpe, he shares stories that illustrate the difference between following the rules and truly choosing wisely. See the talk ....
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