5 Elon Musk Interviews, with Videos and Annotations

MuskHere is a brief excerpt from an article by Zachary Shahan, featured by CleanTechnica, the #1 cleantech-focused website in the US and the world according to Compete.com and Quantcast. To check all five of … READ MORE

Donald Trump: An American Tale

Here is a brief article by Lawrence Downes, featured in The New York Times, in which he notes an irony of which I was previously unaware.

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Brian Tracy on Sales Management: A book review by Bob Morris

Sales ManagementBrian Tracy on Sales Management
Brian Tracy
AMACOM (2015)

The essentials of how to recruit, manage, and motivate a team of high-performing sales professionals

This is one of the volumes in the The Brian Tracy Success Library, all published by AMACOM. Tracy has already written one … READ MORE

Angela Duckworth and the Research on “Grit”

Here is an excerpt from an article by Emily Hanford for American RadioWorks, the national documentary unit of American Public Media. ARW creates documentaries, series projects, podcasts and online content for public radio and the Internet. We have a special interest in critical issues facing K-12 and higher education. To learn more about ARW and … READ MORE

Peter J. Boni: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

Boni 1Peter J. Boni has advanced by taking on the tough assignments of repositioning organizations that had run aground. During his career, he added nearly $5 billion of value as a science and technology CEO (public, private, IPO), consultant, director, and private equity/venture capital investor. His … READ MORE

John Ferling: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

Ferling1Throughout his long career, historian John Ferling has specialized in the American Revolution. He taught numerous courses on the Revolution, America’s Founders, and U. S. military history. He is the author of thirteen books, the latest of which is READ MORE

Fascinating Facts about the Declaration of Independence


Above is John Trumbull’s famous painting that records the event.

One of my ancestors signed the Declaration of Independence so I have a special interest in the circumstances within which it was created. Here are some fascinating facts provided by READ MORE

An organization’s scarcest resource

HBR's 10 (2015)Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Michael Mankins, Chris Brahm, and Gregory Caimi that originally appeared in Harvard Business Review, “Your Scarcest Resource” (May 2014). It was selected by the HBR Editors to be included in READ MORE

John Schwartz on Rosabeth Moss Kanter’s Latest Book, Move


Above: A collapsed bridge in Washington State, 2013. Credit: Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times, via Associated Press

Here is a brief excerpt from John Schwartz’s insightful review in The New York Times of Rosabeth Moss Kanter‘s latest book, Move: Putting America’s … READ MORE

A mini-interview of Bernie Roth, author of The Achievement Habit

RothI have just read Bernard Roth‘s The Achievement Habit: Stop Wishing, Start Doing, and Take Command of Your Life and will soon review it. Meanwhile, here is a mini-interview of Roth by his friend and colleague, David … READ MORE


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