Archive for December, 2013

His Hour Upon the Stage

Actor Edwin Booth as Hamlet, c. 1870 (Library of Congress photo)

Actor Edwin Booth as Hamlet, c. 1870 (Library of Congress photo)

Here is a brief excerpt from an … READ MORE

The Everything Store: A book review by Bob Morris

Everything StoreThe Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon
Brad Stone
Little, Brown and Company (2013)

How and why “Amazon may be the most beguiling company that ever existed, and it is just getting started”

Disclaimer: Several reviewers (including MacKenzie Bezos) have … READ MORE

Leading in the 21st century: An interview with Moya Greene

moya-greene1Here is a brief excerpt from an interview of Moya Greene by Dominic Barton and Robert Nuttall for McKinsey & Company. She is the first woman and first non-Briton to head Royal … READ MORE

Our Final Invention: How the Human Race Goes and Gets Itself Killed

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Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Greg Scoblete for RealClearTechnology, a sister site of RealClearPolitics, and serves as a catch-all source for technology and gadget news and commentary. … READ MORE

You’ve Hired the Best Talent – Now How Do You Keep Them?

DescanoHere is a brief excerpt from an article by Linda Descano, published by LinkedIn. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here.

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A few weeks ago, I shared insights on hiring … READ MORE

Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson On The Magic of Disney

Chronicling the behind-the-scenes drama of the Mary Poppins film, Saving Mr. Banks stars Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson as Walt Disney and author P.L. Travers

Chronicling the behind-the-scenes … READ MORE

Why a Successful Transition is a Great Legacy

AhrendtsHere is a brief excerpt from an article by Angela Ahrendts, published by LinkedIn. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here.

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As you’ll know from my earlier posts, I firmly believe in following your intuition, especially in relation … READ MORE

Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 12/9/13)

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

BOOK REVIEWS

Trust, Inc.: How to Create a Business Culture That Will Ignite Passion, … READ MORE

Trust, Inc.: A book review by Bob Morris

Trust Inc (Russell)Trust, Inc.: How to Create a Business Culture That Will Ignite Passion, Engagement, and Innovation
Nan Russell
Career Press (2014)

How to establish, nourish, and sustain a culture based on mutual trust

It is no coincidence that many (if not most) of the companies annual … READ MORE

A novel path to financial success

OlshanHere is an excerpt from an article by Jeremy Olshan for the Wall Street Journal in which he suggests that, in times of money trouble, some turn to financial advisers. He turns to books. … READ MORE

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