Archive for December, 2011

Holly Weeks: An interview by Bob Morris

Holly Weeks

Holly Weeks publishes, teaches, and consults on communications issues. As principal of Holly Weeks Communication, she consults and coaches on negotiation and written and conversational communications issues, with a special … READ MORE

John Boudreau on “Outside-the-Box Leadership Development”

John Boudreau

Here is an excerpt from an article written by John Boudreau for Talent Management magazine. To check out all the resources and sign up for a free subscription to the TM and/or Chief Learning Officer magazines … READ MORE

Different pwerspectuves on the Power of Elimination


Many years ago during an interview, Katherine Hepburn was asked the secret to the success of her career. “Elimination! I have eliminated everyone and everything from my life that … READ MORE

The Ten Most Important Business Challenges and Which Book to Consult for Each

Whenever asked to recommend business books, I immediately inquire, “What is the single greatest challenge that you and your organization … READ MORE

Ori Hadomi, C.E.O (Mazor Robotics) in “The Corner Office”

(Photo: Librado Romero/The New York Times)

Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York … READ MORE

The Power of Presence: A book review by Bob Morris

The Power of Presence: Unlock Your Potential to Influence and Engage Others
Kristi Hedges
AMACOM (2012)

How and why powerful intentional presence can be a “personal game changer”

As I began to read this book, I was reminded of one of my favorite … READ MORE

B-School Deans: Big Hopes for 2012 and Beyond

Sally Blount

Here is an exerpt from an article written by Francesca Di Meglio and featured by Bloomberg Businessweek magazine online. As business school … READ MORE

From Meryl To Margaret: Becoming “The Iron Lady”

Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher

Here is an excerpt from an article about Meryl Streep and her latest film, The Iron Lady, prepared by the NPR staff and featured online.  Streep … READ MORE

The Upside of Turbulence: A book review by Bob Morris

The Upside of Turbulence: Seizing Opportunities in an Uncertain World
Donald Sull
HarperBusiness (2009)

How and why “agile absorption” is essential when seizing the upside of turbulence in the global marketplace

Donald Sull provides a brilliant analysis of a process that continues throughout the … READ MORE

The Medici Effect: A book review by Bob Morris

The Medici Effect: Breakthrough Insights at the Intersection of Ideas, Concepts, and Cultures
Frans Johannson
Harvard Business Review Press (2006)

Note: I recently re-read this book to assist with the preparations for an interview and even more impressed by the book now than … READ MORE