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Excellent advice from Warren Buffett on habits, for better or worse

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In an article that appeared in Forbes magazine, Warren Buffett has this to say about habits:

“At my age I can’t change my habits. I’m stuck. But you will have the habits twenty years from now that you … READ MORE

Payoff: A book review by Bob Morris

Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations
Dan Ariely
TED Books (November 2016)

How and why people can have perpetual energy by investing in “a sense of connection, meaning, ownership, and long-term thinking”

In Predictably Irrational, Revised and Expanded Edition: The Hidden Forces That Shape … READ MORE

The 60s: A book review by Bob Morris

new-yorker-60sThe 60s: The Story of a Decade
Henry Finder, Editor
Random House (October 2016)

Here is an incomparable collective portrait of a truly galvanizing era

For more than 90 years, The … READ MORE

Avid Reader: A book review by Bob Morris

Avid Reader: A Life
Robert Gottlieb
Farrah, Straus and Giroux (2016)

Self-portrait of a remarkable life that continues to be driven and nourished by reading

Since childhood, Robert Gottlieb has been an avid reader of books and those … READ MORE

How to Avoid Micromanaging by Setting Clear Targets for Your Direct Reports


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Rick Fiery on “Capturing necessary brilliance: Learning differences unleashed!”

fieryImagine a business incubator offering the acceptance that drives creativity, for individuals with learning differences, who have a passion for changing the world. Rick Fiery did – and every day … READ MORE

“Sully” on the Hudson: The rest of the story


Here’s a direct link to a brief account of the situation after Capt. Chesley (“Sully”) Sullenberger returned to work.

And now you have the rest of the story…so far.



Applied Minds: A book review by Bob Morris

applied-mindsApplied Minds: How Engineers Think
Guru Madhavan
W.W. Norton & Company (August 2016)

How almost anyone can develop an engineer’s mind-set, one that could create a significant competitive advantage

Few people complete a formal education in engineering (B.S. degree through a … READ MORE

Austin McChord (chief executive of the data protection company Datto) in “The Corner Office”

mcchordAdam 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 … READ MORE

The Strategic Leader’s Roadmap: A book review by Bob Morris

strategic-leaders-roadmapThe Strategic Leader’s Roadmap: 6 Steps for Integrating Leadership and Strategy
Harbor Singh and Michael Useem,
Wharton … READ MORE