Build for Change: A book review by Bob Morris

Build for ChangeBuild for Change: Revolutionizing Customer Engagement Through Continuous Digital Innovation
Alan Trefler
John Wiley & Sons (2014)

How and why a focus on high tech and high touch will actively engage customers and fully respond to their expectations

The title of my review … READ MORE

Introducing a knowledge resource of incalculable value

I am eager to call to your attention what has been, until recently, one of the best-kept secrets in knowledge leadership: Thinkers50.

DearloveDes Dearlove is co-founder of the Thinkers50. He is an adjunct professor at IE Business School, an associate fellow of … READ MORE

Myelin: The “secret sauce” that drives peak performance

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Structure of a typical neuron: myelin is the yellow portion

At one point in The Talent Code: Greatness Isn’t Born. It’s Grown. Here’s How, Daniel Coyle declares, “We are myelin beings.” OK, but so what? When tapping into a neurological mechanism in which … READ MORE

Another New York story….

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Brandon Stanton‘s Humans of New York is one of the best books I have read in several years. He and his camera have roamed the five boroughs of New York and dozens of his encounters are in the book. Here is … READ MORE

The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook: A book review by Bob Morris

Gamification of LearningThe Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook: Ideas into Practice
Karl Kapp, Lucas Blair, and Rich Mesch, Co-Editors
John Wiley & Sons (2014)

Essential principles by which to design, develop, and create interactive, high-impact learning experiences

In Chapters 1-12, the three co-editors – Karl Kapp, … READ MORE

Sam Ford: An interview by Bob Morris

Ford, SamSam Ford is Director of Audience Engagement for Peppercomm. His 2013 New York University Press book, Spreadable Media: Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Culture, was co-authored by Henry Jenkins and Joshua Green. The book was named one of … READ MORE

The Fourth Revolution: A book review by Bob Morris

Fourth RevolutionThe Fourth Revolution: The Global Race to Reinvent the State
John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge
The Penguin Press (2014)

How and why “the West has to change because it is going broke [and] the emerging world needs to reform to keep forging ahead”

John Micklethwait and … READ MORE

In honor of all who serve….

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Here is a brief video that requires no introduction or explanation.

Please watch.

Brady Mick on “The Power of Social Dynamics at Work”

Power SocialHere is an excerpt from an article written by Brady Mick for Talent Management magazine in which he states the obvious: There are significant differences between a manager and a leader. “Group behaviors fused within an organization’s culture can be a powerful tool for … READ MORE

LEAN Supply Chain Planning: A book review by Bob Morris

LEAN Supply ChainLEAN Supply Chain Planning: The New Supply Chain Management Paradigm for Process Industries to Master Today’s VUCA World
Josef Packowski
CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group (2014)

How to thrive in a VUCA world

Of all the areas of operation that organizations have, especially those … READ MORE

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