Archive for February, 2015

The Resiliency rEvolution: A book review by Bob Morris

Resiliency RevolutionThe Resiliency rEvolution: Your Stress Solution for Life — 60 Seconds at a Time
Jenny C. Evans
Wise Ink Creative Publishing (2015)

Here is a cohesive and comprehensive program to accelerate personal growth and professional development

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

Ellen Langer on the Value of Mindfulness in Business

LangerHere is an excerpt from an interview of Ellen Langer, a pioneer in mindfulness research, who says that companies can promote innovation and their own rejuvenation by setting the right context. The interview was conducted by Art Kleiner, … READ MORE

Caroline L. Arnold: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

ArnoldCaroline Arnold has been a technology leader on Wall Street for more than a decade, managing some of the financial world’s largest software development teams and leading some of the industry’s most visible and complex initiatives. A dynamic … READ MORE

How to Improve Your Ability to Tell Stories That Persuade


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If you want to convince someone to support … READ MORE

Overruled: A book review by Bob Morris

OverruledOverruled: The Long War for Control of the U.S. Supreme Court
Damon Root
Palgrave Macmillan Trade (November 4, 2014)

A brilliant analysis of “two compelling visions” of “what the role of the government and the courts should play in our society”

For non-attorneys such as … READ MORE

TEDx Talk Featuring Liz Wiseman: Living and Working With Child-Like Wonder

WisemanRecently, TEDx University of Nevada published Liz Wiseman‘s TED Talk: “Living and Working With Child-Like Wonder.” Originally filmed on January 23rd, 2015, this inspirational video showcases Liz Wiseman as she shares her personal story … READ MORE

The 5 Choices: A book review by Bob Morris

5 ChoicesThe 5 Choices: The Path to Extraordinary Productivity
Kory Kogon, Adam Merrill, and Leena Rinne
Simon & Schuster (2015)

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

I cannot recall a prior time … READ MORE

Big data: What’s your plan?

What's yourHere is a brief excerpt from an article written by Stefan Biesdorf, David Court, and Paul Willmott for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. Many companies don’t have one. Here’s how to get started. To … READ MORE

What the Hottest Word of the Year Means for Your Business

What the Hottest
Is it just a phrase buzzing throughout the vineyards of free enterprise, or is “workplace culture awareness” a phenomenon deserving of our consideration? Michael Lee Stallard responds to that … READ MORE

Dick and Emily Axelrod: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris


Dick and Emily Axelrod come from a long line of entrepreneurs. So it was no surprise when in 1981 Dick left General Foods to form The Axelrod Group. At the time Emily was studying … READ MORE