Archive for February, 2013

Who Says It’s a Man’s World: A book review by Bob Morris

Who Says It'sWho Says It’s a Man’s World: The Girls’ Guide to Corporate Domination
Emily Bennington
AMACOM (2013)

A brilliant response to this question: “What does it take for women to win at the highest level?”

As I began to read this book, I was again … READ MORE

How to Re-think the Way You Think

Jac_PR“You can ask people for advice, but in the end only you have the answer. Start the year on the right foot by resolving to make the best decisions,” according to Jac Fitz-enz. Here … READ MORE

Idea Agent: A book review by Bob Morris

Idea AgentIdea Agent: Leadership that Liberates Creativity and Accelerates Innovation
Lina M. Echeverria
AMACOM (2012)

A personal journey of discovery, generously shared with those who also aspire to liberate creativity and accelerate innovation

Lina Echeverria shares with us her intensely personal journey of discovery, one … READ MORE

Success Under Stress: A book review by Bob Morris

Success Under StressSuccess Under Stress: Powerful Tools for Staying Calm, Confident, and Productive When the Pressure’s On
Sharon Melnick
AMACOM (2013)

How to avoid or overcome self-defeating barriers to success…including those that are self-imposed

Walt Kelly’s possum, Pogo, once observed, “We have met the enemy … READ MORE

Lily Kanter (Serena & Lily) in “The Corner Office”

Kanter, LilyAdam 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 few insights provided during an interview of … READ MORE

Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 2/18/13)

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I hope that at least a few of these recent posts will be of interest to you:


Success Under Stress: Powerful Tools for Staying Calm, Confident, and … READ MORE

7 Tips for Handling Criticism

GretchenRubin1-e1339535332954Here’s a brief excerpt from an article written by Gretchen Rubin and featured at her website. To read the complete article, check out other resources, and subscribe to her newsletter, please click here.

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The Score Takes Care of Itself: A book review by Bob Morris

The Score Will Take CareThe Score Takes Care of Itself: My Philosophy of Leadership 
Bill Walsh with Steve Jamison and Craig Walsh
Portfolio/Penguin Group (2009)

“But here’s the lesson I learned….”

Note: I remembered this book when I recently began work on material for a workshop on accelerated development of middle managers and re-read … READ MORE

Lina Echeverría: An interview by Bob Morris

EcheverriaLina Echeverría spent twenty-five years inspiring creativity and accelerating innovation at Corning Incorporated, one of America’s leading technology companies, that provided the world with everything from the optical fiber that enabled the Internet to the tough glass used for iPhones. Echeverría led teams of … READ MORE

How Companies of All Sizes Are Moving Beyond Command and Control Cultures

Eight PrinciplesStressing values, earning trust, and connecting with others are some of the ways leaders can inspire their organizations to achieve greater success. Here is an excerpt from an article co-authored by David C. Forman and … READ MORE