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2010-01-19 10:00:00

CONCORDVILLE, Pa., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else has won the prestigious, seventh annual Harold Longman Award for the Best Business Book of 2009 from Soundview Executive Book Summaries, the global leader in business content summarization. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070205/PHM010LOGO ) "This is truly a readers' choice award that signifies the importance of this topic as a much needed...

2008-07-27 15:00:30

By Jeff Simon, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jul. 27--Time for something new: the "Over/Under" list. In other words, pairs of vaguely related things, of which one is overrated, one is underrated. Feel free, by the way, to make up your own. For the moment, here's mine: Overrated: HBO. Underrated: Showtime. It happens at every Emmy nomination announcement ceremony (not to mention award night) -- entirely too many things go HBO's way and too few go to Showtime. In the last batch, the nods in...

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Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.