Archive for July, 2017

Business Models for Teams: A book review by Bob Morris

Business Models for Teams: See How Your Organization Really Works and How Each Person Fits In
Tim Clark and Bruce Hazen
Portfolio/PenguinRandom House (June 2017)

Working together, we can usually do more — and do it … READ MORE

John Wooden on the difference between winning and succeeding

John Wooden led UCLA to record wins that are still unmatched in the world of basketball. Throughout his long life, he shared the values and life lessons he passed to his players, emphasizing success that’s … READ MORE

Twelve Excellent Quotations from Military Leaders Throughout History

I am grateful to Bill Murphy Jr. for gathering dozens of quotations from great military leaders throughout history. Here are eight of Bill’s:

“The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, … READ MORE

Thriving in the Gig Economy: A book review by Bob Morris

Thriving in the Gig Economy: How to Capitalize and Compete in the New World of Work
Marion McGovern
Career Press (July 2017)

The most important dos and don’ts in today’s “free world of work”

As I began to read … READ MORE

Here’s wisdom that can guide you through the remainder of your life

Knowledge is what we learn.

Wisdom is what we learn from mistakes….from ours as well as from others’.

On June 12, 2005, Steve Jobs delivered the commencement address at Stanford University.


The Innovation Revolution: A book review by Bob Morris

The Innovation Revolution: Discover the Genius Hiding in Plain Sight
K. Melissa Kennedy
48 Innovate (February 2017)

Individuals as well as organizations must either change in order to thrive or remain the same and deteriorate

Major research studies … READ MORE

Unlocking the potential of the Internet of Things

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by James Manyika, Michael Chui, Peter Bisson, Jonathan Woetzel, Richard Dobbs, Jacques Bughin, and Dan Aharon for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey … READ MORE

The last and worst ring in hell awaits

Dante reserved the last and worst ring in hell for those who, in a moral crisis, preserve their neutrality. Room has been reserved for Donald The Vulgarian and his enablers.

Here is a … READ MORE

Go Out of Your Way to Establish Trust on Your Virtual Team

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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You can gauge … READ MORE

One of History’s Great Heroines: Sojourner Truth

Briefly, the woman known today as “Sojourner Truth” was born in upstate New York circa 1797. Hers was the self-given name, from 1843 onward, of Isabella Baumfree, an African-American abolitionist and women’s rights activist. Truth was born into … READ MORE