Archive for March, 2013

Decisive: A book review by Bob Morris

DecisiveDecisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work
Chip Heath and Dan Heath
Crown Business (2013)

How to make better decisions and help others to make better decisions in all domains of life

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The Thought Leader Interview: Cynthia Montgomery

Montgomery, CynthiaHere is the introduction to an interview of Cynthia Montgomery, conducted by Ken Favaro and Art Kleiner for strategy+business magazine, published by Booz & Company. The distinguished Harvard Business School professor observes that leaders become … READ MORE

Ahead of the Curve: A book review by Bob Morris

Ahead of the CurveAhead of the Curve: A Guide to Applied Strategic Thinking
Steven J. Stowell and Stephanie S. Mead
CMOE Press (2005)

How applied strategic thinking will help you search for future solutions that are more productive and enjoyable”

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Why to Change Small Things, Not the Entire Culture


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Marshall Goldsmith asks, “Want to Change Behavior?”

Goldsmith, MarshallHere is an excerpt from an article written by Marshall Goldsmith for Talent Management magazine. He observes, “Whether it’s your own or an employee’s, patience and perseverance are key to the change process.” To read … READ MORE

Lean In: A book review by Bob Morris

Lean InLean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead
Sheryl Sanberg
Knopf (2013)

If you don’t think you have the right and “the right stuff,” why should anyone else think you do?

This book and its author have received so much attention in … READ MORE

“The Making of an Expert”: An HBR Classic

HBR Red SquareHere is an excerpt from an article that appeared in the Harvard Business Review (July/August 2007). It was co-authored by K. Anders Ericsson, Michael J. Prietula, and Edward T. Cokely You can purchase a … READ MORE

Getting Innovation Right: A book review by Bob Morris

Getting Inno RightGetting Innovation Right: How Leaders Leverage Inflection Points to Drive Success
Seth Kahan
Jossey-Bass/A Wiley Imprint (2013)

“There is surely nothing quite so useless as doing with great efficiency what should not be done at all.” Peter Drucker

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Two Great TED Talks by Ken Robinson

Robinson, KenKen Robinson is an internationally recognized leader in the development of creativity, innovation and human resources. He has worked with national governments in Europe and Asia, international agencies, Fortune 500 companies, national and state education … READ MORE