Archive for July, 2014

Forget Lean and Agile – It’s Time to be Anticipatory


Business Vision

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Daniel Burrus for LinkedIn Pulse. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here.

* * … READ MORE

Smarter Than You Think: A book review by Bob Morris

Smarter Thank You ThinkSmarter Than You Think: How Technology is Changing Our Minds for the Better
Clive Thompson
The Penguin Press (2014)

How and why humans and technology can achieve much more when their respective strengths are in creative collaboration

Clive Thompson poses an especially interesting question: “What … READ MORE

Reid Hoffman discusses The Alliance with Charlie Rose

HoffmanOn July 14, 2014, Charlie Rose discussed The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age with one of its co-author, Reid Hoffman who is also Executive Chairman of LinkedIn and a Partner at Greylock. Here … READ MORE

What’s Missing in the Great Disruption Debate

HagelHere is a brief article by John Hagel featured by LinkedIn Pulse. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here.

* * *

I admit that I’m mystified by Jill Lepore’s articleREAD MORE

Fascinate: A book review by Bob Morris

FascinateFascinate: Your 7 Triggers to Persuasion and Captivation
Sally Hogshead
HarperBusiness/An Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers (2010)

A brilliant explanation of the power of fascination based on sound judgment and impeccable character

According to Sally Hogshead, “the ability to fascinate isn’t witchcraft or hypnotism. And it doesn’t come from … READ MORE

Bill Perkins on anger management

Perkins
In a post for the FFBS blog, Karl Krayer discusses a thoughtful and thought-provoking book by Bill Perkins, When Good Men Get Angry: The Spiritual Art of Managing Anger. Krayer acknowledges being an “angry man” … READ MORE

The Three-Word Problem That Can Destroy Your Life

We'fe Quickly BecomingHere is a brief excerpt from an article by Greg McKeown for LinkedIn Pulse. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here.

* … READ MORE

Flash Foresight: A book review by Bob Morris

Flash ForesightFlash Foresight: How to See the Invisible and Do the Impossible
Daniel Burrus with John David Mann
HarperBusiness (2011)

Note: I recently re-read this book and am even more impressed now by the quality of its insights than I was three years ago when it was … READ MORE

Christine Lagarde discusses relations between the IMF and the U.S. with Charlie Rose

LagardeOn April 10, 2014, Charlie Rose talked with the International Monetary Fund Managing Director, Christine Lagarde, about the failure of the U.S. Congress to ratify reforms to the IMF. Here is a direct link to that … READ MORE

Kat Cole (president of Cinnabon) in “The Corner Office”

Adam 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 Kat Cole, president ColeREAD MORE

bobmorris