Monthly Archives: March 2012

LIVING AN EXTRAORDINARY LIFE

by Robert White Book Review by Herb Rubenstein, President, Sustainable Business Group Introduction Robert White’s book, Living An Extraordinary Life is not about extraordinary people at all. The book is about you and me, your brothers, your sisters, you children, … Continue reading

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HOW TO PREPARE YOUR SPEECH AND OVERCOME SPEAKING ANXIETY

Article by Herb Rubenstein, President, Sustainable Business Group    Introduction It has been reported that the fear of public speaking is the number one phobia in America today. There are currently at least 27 books in print on the fear … Continue reading

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INVESTOR AND DONOR RELATIONS PRESENTATIONS

Article by Herb Rubenstein, President, Sustainable Business Group, and Adam Levin, Vice-President, Information Experts, Inc. Introduction Obtaining investors or donors (in the nonprofit world) in this market is not easy.  What used to pass for an adequate presentation to a … Continue reading

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FIRST, BREAK ALL THE RULES: WHAT THE WORLD’S GREATEST MANAGERS DO DIFFERENTLY

Book by Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman, Simon and Schuster, 1999 Book Review by Herb Rubenstein, President, Sustainable Business Group Introduction One factor in determining how long an employee is willing to stay with an organization is the quality of … Continue reading

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THE SUSTAINABLE ENTERPRISE FIELDBOOK:WHEN IT ALL COMES TOGETHER

by Dr. Jeana Wirtenberg PhD, William G. Russell, & Dr. David Lipsky, PhD in collaboration with The Enterprise Sustainability Action Team Greenleaf Publishing, 2009 BOOK REVIEW by: Herb Rubenstein, President, Sustainable Business Group, and Michael Powers, Consultant to the Sustainable … Continue reading

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ENHANCING SUSTAINABILITY IN MANUFACTURING IN AMERICA

Article by Herb Rubenstein, President, Sustainable Business Group and Keith McAslan, Managing Partner, McAslan Consulting Introduction Much work has been done in the area of sustainability in manufacturing in the United States. Virtually everyone agrees that much more needs to … Continue reading

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E-MYTH PHYSICIAN

By Michael Gerber Book Review by Dr. Jim Hoven and Herb Rubenstein, President, Sustainable Business Group Introduction The goal of the book is to help physicians be more successful and satisfied in their own practices where they combine the talents … Continue reading

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DEFINING MOMENTS

By Joseph L. Badaracco, Jr., Harvard Business School Press, 1997 Book Review by Herb Rubenstein, President, Sustainable Business Group   Introduction In 131 very readable pages Professor Joseph Badaracco invites the reader to become familiar with some of the most … Continue reading

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THE DEATH OF COMPETITION: LEADERSHIP AND STRATEGY IN THE AGE OF BUSINESS ECOSYSTEMS

By James E. Moore, Harper Business, 1996 Book Review and Commentary by Herb Rubenstein, President, Sustainable Business Group   INTRODUCTION I read The Death of Competition for the first time in 1996 and have returned to it often.  Now, thirteen … Continue reading

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THE DISCIPLINES OF CRM

Article by Herb Rubenstein, President, Sustainable Business Group, and Anne Stanton, President, The Norwich Group, Inc.   Introduction In 2000, the following prediction was made by IDC and reported by PR Newswire: “According to the CRM Market Forecast and Analysis prepared … Continue reading

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