Archive for March, 2012

Paul J.H. Schoemaker: An interview by Bob Morris

Paul Schoemaker is the founder and chairman of Decision Strategies International, Inc., a consulting and training company specializing in strategic planning and executive development. He is also a co-founder and chairman of Strategic Radar … READ MORE

How to shrink your world and everyone in it

I know someone who has shrunk her world and everyone in it. How? She owns and constantly uses an iPhone and an iPad.

That is how she sees various realities: … READ MORE

Tony Schwartz on “The Magic of Doing One Thing at a Time”

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Tony Schwartz for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts, please click READ MORE

Rebecca Costa: An interview by Bob Morris

Rebecca Costa is a sociobiologist who offers a genetic explanation for current events, emerging trends and individual behavior. A thought-leader and provocative new voice in the mold of Thomas Friedman, Malcolm Gladwell and Jared Diamond, Costa examines “the … READ MORE

The Apple Experience: A book review by Bob Morris

The Apple Experience: Secrets to Building Insanely Great Customer Loyalty
Carmine Gallo
McGraw-Hill (2012)

How to provide an “insanely great” customer experience

Those who have read The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs and/or The Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs already know that Carmine Gallo … READ MORE

The executive’s guide to better listening

Here is an excerpt from another outstanding article, written by Bernard T. Ferrari and featured by the website of The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To check out the wealth of free resources, … READ MORE

Walter Isaacson on “The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs”

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Walter Isaacson for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts, please click READ MORE

The Advantage: A book review by Bob Morris

The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else In Business 
Patrick Lencioni
Jossey-Bass/A Wiley Imprint (2012)

The power of redundant “overcommunication” of what is most important to achieve and sustain organizational health

After eight bestselling business fables, Patrick Lencioni has written a book in which … READ MORE

Terry Tietzen (Edatanetworks) in “The Corner Office

Terry Tietzen

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 Times. Here are a … READ MORE

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Congratulations to William Zinsser, winner of this year’s National Magazine Award in the category of Digital Commentary. Zinsser, 89, beat out CNET’s Molly Wood, The Daily Beast’s Michelle Goldberg, The New Yorker writers on Osama bin Laden, and Rolling Stone’s … READ MORE

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