Archive for July, 2011

Soldiers, Ballerinas, Athletes, and Pilates

Robyn Waters

Here is a recent post by Robyn Waters. I urge you to check out the other resources by clicking here.

Frankly, I am astonished that it took so … READ MORE

Great Again: A book review by Bob Morris

Great Again: Revitalizing America’s Entrepreneurial Leadership
Henry R. Nothhaft with David Kline
Harvard Business Review Press (2011)

Why are so many middle-class communities being “hollowed out”?

With David Kline’s assistance, Henry R. Nothhaft responds to the question posed as well as to another: “What … READ MORE

Fail Bigger Cheaper: A Three Word Manifesto

Umair Haque

Here is an excerpt from another thoughtful and thought-provoking  article written by Umair Haque for the Harvard Business Review blog. It is worth noting that Marcus Buckingham recently ranked Umair #1 among his favorite business bloggers. To … READ MORE

Still Waiting for Superwoman

Richard D. Kahlenberg

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Richard D. Kahlenberg for Slate magazine. To read the complete article, please click here.

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What Michelle Rhee’s fans don’t get about education reform


Leadership Brand: A book review by Bob Morris

Leadership Brand: Developing Customer-Focused Leaders to Drive Performance and Build Lasting Value
Dave Ulrich and Norm Smallwood
Harvard Business School Press (2007)

Note: I recently re-read several books that were published a while ago. Here is my review of Leadership Brand.

In the … READ MORE

A really cool idea….

Working Fathers Struggle to Balance It All: What That Means for Women





Here is an excerpt from an article written by Tina Vasquez (Los Angeles) for The Glass Hammer, an online community designed for women executives in financial services, law and … READ MORE

Adrian J. Slywotzky, Part 1: An interview by Bob Morris

Adrian J. Slywotzky

Adrian J. Slywotzky is a consultant and author of several books on economic theory and management. He graduated from Harvard College and holds a JD from Harvard Law School and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He has worked … READ MORE

50 Spiritual Classics: A book review by Bob Morris

50 Spiritual Classics: Timeless Wisdom from 50 Great Books on Inner Discovery, Enlightenment and Purpose
Tom Butler-Bowdon
Nicholas Brealey Publishing (2005)

To paraphrase Walt Whitman, “We are large, we contain multitudes”

Note: This is one of volumes in the 5o Classics series, each available in … READ MORE

Inside Real Innovation: A book review by Bob Morris

Inside Real Innovation: How the Right Approach Can Move Ideas from R&D to Market – And Get the Economy Going
Eugene Fitzgerald, Andreas Wankerl, and Carl Schramm
World Scientific Publishing Co. (2011)

How and why emerging innovation paradigms can generate economic … READ MORE