Archive for October, 2011

The Velocity Manifesto: A book review by Bob Morris

The Velocity Manifesto: Harnessing Technology, Vision, and Culture to Future-Proof Your Organization
Scott Klososky
Greenlead Book Group (2011)

Digital plumbing + high-beam strategy + high-velocity culture = business success (however defined)

Almost immediately, Scott Klososky establishes and then sustains a direct, personal, and at … READ MORE

10 Funniest Commercials of All Time

"Where's the beef?"

Sure, humor is subjective—but some advertising over the years has been undeniably hilarious. Featured in an article by Tim Nudd in the June 20, … READ MORE

Stop Procrastinating…Now

Edward M. ("Ned") Hallowell

We all know what a problem procrastination can be on our productivity. According to Dr. Edward M. (“Ned”) Hallowell, “we procrastinate because we all have too much to do, and we want to dodge things we … READ MORE

Ask for a Favor


Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here.

Entrepreneurs or executives often hesitate … READ MORE

Carmine Gallo: First interview, by Bob Morris

Carmine Gallo

Carmine Gallo is the communications coach for the world’s most admired brands. He transforms executives into extraordinary presenters—working directly with the companies that touch your life every day. A former anchor and correspondent for CNN and CBS, he works directly with … READ MORE

Scott Weiss on Following the Leader

Scott Weiss

Only recently did I become aware of Scott Weiss and what has been his especialy interesting career thus far. You can click here to read an article about him. And here is an excerpt from a recent … READ MORE

Four Ways to Leverage Weak Connections

Stuart E. Jackson

Here is an excerpt from an excellent article eritten by Stuart E. Jackson and featured online by Bloomberg Businessweek. To read the complete article, check out other resources, sign up for free email alerts, and obtain … READ MORE

How to Prepare for a Black Swan

Photograph © Miguel Vidal/Reuters/Corbis, modified by Opto

Here is an excerpt from another outstanding article written by Matthew Le Merle, featured in strategy+business magazine, polished by Booz & Company. Disrupter analysis … READ MORE

Four Ways Women Stunt Their Careers Unintentionally

Jill Flynn, Kathryn Heath, and Mary Davis Holt

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Jill Flynn, Kathryn Heath, and Mary Davis Holt for the Harvard Business … READ MORE

Four Very Important Questions to Ask

Josh Linkner

Here’s a recent post by Josh Linkner. His life continues to be an inspiring fulfillment of the values he affirms. I urge you to read his book, Disciplined Dreaming: … READ MORE