The Power of Noticing: A book review by Bob Morris

Power of NoticingThe Power of Noticing: What the Best Leaders See
Max H. Bazerman
Simon & Schuster (2014)

How and why a wider perspective (System 2 thinking) will guide you toward more effective decisions and fewer disappointments

I agree with Yogi Berra: “You … READ MORE

The Tim Ferriss Interview of Peter Thiel

Thiel 2“Freedom lies in being bold.” – Robert Frost

I am grateful to Tim Ferris for so many reasons, including his published works and his on-going blog. He is a thought leader, to be sure, but also an active participant in so … READ MORE

David Brooks on “The Reluctant Leader”

Josh Haner/The New York Times

Josh Haner/The New York Times

Over the years, I have relied on a few journalists to help me navigate my way through the forces and events that resemble a fog in everyday life. … READ MORE

A World Gone Social: A book review by Bob Morris

A World Gone SocialA World Gone Social: How Companies Must Adapt to Survive
Ted Coiné and Mark Babitt
AMACOM (2014)

How and why Rebel Heretics will thrive in the Social Age

I agree with Ted Coiné and Mark Babitt: “No one know what … READ MORE

Brandon Stanton and Several Humans of Ukraine

Brandon Stanton’s Humans of New York, published by St. Martin’s Humans-of-NYPress (2013) is one of the best books I have read in several years. He and his camera have roamed … READ MORE

Tom Friedman on recent Gallup research: “It Takes a Mentor”

FriedmanHere’s a brief excerpt from an article by Tom Friedman for The New York Times. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here.

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Manage to Lead: A book review by Bob Morris

Manage to LeadManage to Lead: Seven Truths to Help You Change the World
Peter F. DiGiammarino
intelliVen (2013)

What we have in this volume is an abundance of information, insights, and wisdom that Peter DiGiammarino has acquired thus far with specific relevance … READ MORE

John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge on “The Age of the Unthinkable”

 Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond at an independence rally in Edinburgh

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond at an independence rally in Edinburgh

Here is a brief excerpt from an article co-authored by John MicklethwaitREAD MORE

Jane Park (chief executive of Julep) in “The Corner Office”

ParkAdam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are a few insights provided during an interview of Jane Park, chief executive of Julep. … READ MORE

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