The Duncan Report

The Art Of Persuasion: Why Less Really Is More

Developing your speaking skill is really not complicated. There are good models all around you. In fact, you can copy communication techniques used by great presenters as disparate as Steve Jobs and Pope Francis.

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Belonging: A Fresh Look At Engagement

Loneliness affects all age groups. It’s relatively easy to “unfriend” someone; and Instagram and Snapchat generally show images of people doing happy and positive things, which only makes the viewer feel more lonely in comparison.

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Want To Stay Relevant? Never Stop Learning

Continuous learning has become a mantra for everyone from college newbies to seasoned C-suite veterans. Trouble is, most of us are bad at learning. Supremely bad. Here are tips on how to do it right.

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Is Your Boss A Challenge? How To Manage Up

Working for a troublesome boss can be nothing short of miserable. But you don’t have to feel helpless. You can improve your situation by working better with the boss you already have.

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Why Managing Up Is A Skill Set You Need

People don’t quit jobs, they quit bosses. But as an alternative to the futile search for the perfect boss, you might consider working better with the boss you have.

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Dollar General: Values, People, Pragmatism

Dollar General is an American success story. Founded in 1939 by a dirt-farmer-turned-entrepreneur, the retailer now has more than 14,000 stores and generates $20 billion in annual revenue.

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