Archive for December, 2015

Chip Espinoza: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

Chip EspinozaChip Espinoza was born in Espanola, New Mexico. His mission in life is to help organizations become worthy of human habitation. Recently, he has focused on the integration of Millennials (AKA Gen … READ MORE

Think Out of the Box: A book review by Bob Morris

Think out of boxThink Out of the Box
Mike Vance and Diane Deacon
Career Press (1995)

A classic source for thinking more clearly and making better decisions

I have just re-read two books co-authored by Mike Vance and Diane Deacon. This one and READ MORE

The impact of cognitive technologies: From science fiction vision to real–world value


Here is an excerpt from a new report by Deloitte, Cognitive technologies in the technology sector: From science fiction vision to real-world value, that demystifies the world of … READ MORE

Andrew Hargadon on How Breakthrough Ideas Happen: An interview by Bob Morris

HargadonAndrew Hargadon is a Professor of Technology Management and Charles J. Soderquist Chair in Entrepreneurship at the University of California at Davis. The primary focus of his research is on the effective management of innovation and … READ MORE

New Managers Should Develop a Leadership Philosophy


Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here.

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The problems you face as a … READ MORE

How do the top innovators keep winning?


Here is a head’s up from PwC’s Strategy&, a global team of practical strategists, committed to helping clients seize essential advantage by working alongside them to solve their toughest problems, … READ MORE

Garrison Wynn on “What the 1% Do Differently”

WynnHere is an especially entertaining as well as informative discussion of the competitive advantage that most people don’t know about. This program was produced by Smart People Podcast,  a weekly, interview-based website that … READ MORE

Malcolm Gladwell Hands Out Book Blurbs Like Santa Does Presents


Above: Malcolm Gladwell, the best-selling author of The Tipping Point, and some of the book covers that feature his blurbs. “I feel like we have to promote ourselves,” he said of endorsing other writers’ … READ MORE

Mark Goulston on How to Deal With “Everyday Craziness”: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

GoulstonIn his career as an organizational consultant, relationship counselor, and hostage-negotiation trainer, Mark Goulston has found what works, consistently, to reach all kinds of people in any type of situation.

In his book Real Influence: Persuade Without … READ MORE

Magnetic: A book review by Bob Morris

MagneticMagnetic: The Art of Attracting Business
Joe Calloway
John Wiley & Sons (November 2015)

How to create customer experiences that drive new business while sustaining repeat business

Marketing can be traced back at least to the bazaars in … READ MORE