Archive for January, 2013

Andrew St. George on “Leadership lessons from the Royal Navy”

Leadership lessons (HMN)Here is an article written by Andrew St. George for The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. As he explains, “This branch of the British armed services consciously fosters cheerfulness and nourishes its … READ MORE

10 Creative Block Breakers That Actually Work

10 CreatuveHere is an excerpt from an article written by Susan K. Perry for Psychology Today in which she insists, “You CAN overcome the frustration of feeling blocked.”

To read the complete article, check out others, and … READ MORE

THE NORMAL WELL-TEMPERED MIND: A Conversation with Daniel C. Dennett

Dennett, Daniel CHere is another in the CONVERSATION AT EDGE series, in this instance a conversation with the philosopher Daniel C. Dennett. He is perhaps best known in cognitive science for his concept … READ MORE

Gerard J. Tellis on “Several of the Major Business Challenges to Be Faced in 2013”

TellisGerard J. Tellis (PhD Michigan) is Professor Marketing, Management, and Organization, Neely Chair of American Enterprise, and Director of the Center for Global Innovation, at the USC Marshall School of Business.

He is an expert in innovation, … READ MORE

a fine line: A book review by Bob Morris

a fine linea fine line: how design strategies are shaping the future of business
Hartmut Esslinger
Jossey-Bass/A Wiley Imprint (2009)

Throughout the years since Hartmut Esslinger founded frog design (one of the world’s leading strategic design firms), having learned firsthand how truly great business … READ MORE

Kevin Cashman: An interview by Bob Morris

About-KevinKevin Cashman is a Senior Partner, CEO & Board Services, Korn/Ferry International. He is recognized as a pioneer in leadership development and executive development, focusing on optimizing executive, team, and organizational performance. He is the founder … READ MORE

Preparing for a new era of work

Preparing forHere is an excerpt from an article featured in The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company, in which Susan Lund, James Manyika, and Sree Ramaswamy explain how and why global competition, emerging skill shortages, … READ MORE

My Favorite Quotations About Women: Part 2

Bush, Barbarao Somewhere out in this audience may even be someone who will one day follow in my footsteps, and preside over the White House as the President’s spouse. I wish him well! — Barbara Bush


This Explains Everything: 192 Thinkers on the Most Elegant Theory of How the World Works

Popova, MariaThe website Brain Pickings is the brain child of Maria Popova, an “interestingness hunter-gatherer and curious mind at large,” who also writes for Wired UK and The Atlantic, among others, and is an MIT Futures of Entertainment Fellow. She has … READ MORE

Simon Pont: An interview by Bob Morris

Pont, SimonSimon Pont is a writer, commentator and brand-builder. Hollywood movie studios, Icelandic investment banks, British chocolate bars and Middle Eastern airlines figure amongst his time on the inside of Adland.

He is the author of The … READ MORE