Archive for October, 2015

Millennials Who Manage: A book review by Bob Morris

MillennialsMillennials Who Manage: How to Overcome Workplace Perceptions and Become a Great Leader
Chip Espinoza and Joel Schwarzbart
Pearson FT Press (October 2015)

What Millennials must be as well as do to develop high-impact leadership and management skills


Gary B. Smith (chief executive of Ciena) in “The Corner Office”

SmithAdam 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 Gary B. Smith, … READ MORE

Dave Ulrich on calculating the market value of leadership: An interview by Bob Morris

UlrichDavid-1Dave Ulrich is the Rensis Likert Collegiate Professor of Business Administration at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, and a partner at the RBL Group a consulting firm focused on helping organizations and … READ MORE

Superforecasting: A book review by Bob Morris

SuperforecastingSuperforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction
Philip Tetlock and Dan Gardner
Crown Publishers (2015)

How to blend computer-based forecasting and subjective judgment to gain a better sense of what will likely occur

Obviously, computers can process, … READ MORE

10 Ways to Drive Killer Results with Your Sponsored Updates


Here is an email I just received from Andrew Kaplan, Sr. Product Marketing Manager for LinkedIn Marketing Solutions. He offers a free eBook, 10 Ways to Drive Killer Results with Your Sponsored Updates, that may be of interest … READ MORE

Captivology: A book review by Bob Morris

CaptivologyCaptivology: The Science of Capturing People’s Attention
Ben Parr
Harper One/An Imprint of HarperCollins (March 2015)

How and why captivation “triggers” affect our attention and awareness every day, often without our being aware of it

There really is a … READ MORE

Gerald Posner: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

Gerald_Posner_author.tiffJohn Martin of ABC News says “Gerald Posner is one of the most resourceful investigators I have encountered in thirty years of journalism.” The Los Angeles Times dubs him “a classic-style investigative journalist.”

Posner is the author of twelve books, including New York TimesREAD MORE

The Funny Thing About Adversity

The Funny Thing Here is a brief excerpt from an article by David DeSteno for The New York Times. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click READ MORE

Why Should Anyone Work Here?: A book review by Bob Morris

Why Should AnyoneWhy Should Anyone Work Here?: What It Takes to Create an Authentic Organization
Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones
Harvard Business Review Press (October 2015)

“If you put fences around people, you get sheep. Give people … READ MORE

A revealing update on women in the workplace

imagesHere is a brief article featured online by the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To check out other resources, learn more about the firm, obtain subscription information, and register to receive email alerts, please click READ MORE