Archive for February, 2013

The Fearless Front Line: A book review by Bob Morris

Fearless Front LineThe Fearless Front Line: The Key to Liberating Leaders to Improve and Grow Their Business
Ray Attiyah
Bibliomotion Books & Media (2013)

Two key questions: “Liberate leaders from what?” and “How to do that?”

No one can deny that every organization needs effectives leadership … READ MORE

3 Ways to Get People to Change



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You can change strategy, products, and processes all you want, but real change doesn’t take hold … READ MORE

70+ Lessons that Influenced the Top Minds in Business

Best Advice





The concept is brilliant, in part, because it is so simple: ask some of the most accomplished people in business share the secrets to their success — the best advice they’ve … READ MORE

Josh Lerner: An interview by Bob Morris

Lerner, JoshJosh Lerner is the Jacob H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking at Harvard Business School, with a joint appointment in the Finance and the Entrepreneurial Management Units. He graduated from Yale College and Harvard’s Economics … READ MORE

Why Great Leaders Don’t Take Yes for an Answer: A book review by Bob Morris

robertocoverWhy Great Leaders Don’t Take Yes for an Answer: Managing for Conflict and Consensus
Michael A. Roberto
Pearson Prentice Hall (2006)

Note: I recently read this book while preparing for an interview and found its insights … READ MORE

Susan Jacoby on: “Robert Ingersoll, the Great Agnostic”

American ScholarHere is an excerpt from an article writtem by Susan Jacoby, A New Birth of Reason, in which she discusses Robert Ingersoll, the Great Agnostic, who inspired late-19th-century Americans by affirming the founders’ belief in … READ MORE

Innovation Whac-A-Mole

Whac-A-MoleHere is a brief excerpt from an article written by Henry Doss for Forbes magazine. To read the complete article, check out other resources, obtain subscription information, and sign up for email alerts, please click READ MORE

The Impact Equation: A book review by Bob Morris

9781591844907_p0_v1_s114x166The Impact Equation: Are You Making Things Happen or Just Making Noise?
Chris Brogan and Julien Smith
Portfolio/Penguin Group (2012)

Here’s the Formula for High-Impact Business Success: C x (R+E+A+T+E)

Those who have already read Chris Brogan and Julien Smith’s previously published book, Trust Agents: Using … READ MORE

Robert Ingersoll and “A New Birth of Reason”

IngersollHere is a brief excerpt from an article in The American Scholar written by Susan Jacoby. She points out that Robert Ingersoll, the Great Agnostic, inspired late-19th-century Americans to uphold the founders’ belief in separation of … READ MORE

Maria Konnikova: An interview by Bob Morris

Konnokova, MariaMaria Konnikova is the author of the New York Times bestseller, MASTERMIND: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes. She writes the weekly “Literally Psyched” column for Scientific American, where she explores the intersection of … READ MORE