The Little Book of Thinking Big: A book review by Bob Morris

Little Book:Thinking BigThe Little Book of Thinking Big: Aim Higher and Go Further Than You Ever Thought Possible
Richard Newton
Capstone/A Wiley Brand (December 2014)

This book offers a mental journey with the energy, pace, and impact of a Cirque du Soleil … READ MORE

Google’s Eight Innovation Principles

WojcikiIn an article for thinkwithGoogle, “The Eight Pillars of Innovation,” (July 2011), Susan Wojciki examines the principles that guide and inform Google’s innovation initiatives. They also suggest affirmations of specific … READ MORE

James Merlino, MD: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

MerlinoJames Merlino, MD, has been the Chief Experience Officer of the Cleveland Clinic health system, as well as a practicing staff colorectal surgeon in the Digestive Disease Institute. He is the founder and current president of the READ MORE

Bringing out the best in people

Bringing outHere is a brief excerpt from an article written by Stefan De Raedemaecker, Javier Feijoo, and David Jacquemont for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. As they acknowledge, providing good service has never been easy. Meeting rising customer … READ MORE

Top 25 EdTech Books

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Educational technology (EdTech) is the effective use of technological tools in learning. As a concept, it concerns an array of tools, such as media, machines and networking hardware, as well as considering theoretical perspectives for their effective application. EdTech is … READ MORE

Targeted: A book review by Bob Morris

TargetedTargeted: How Technology Is Revolutionizing Advertising and the Way Companies Reach Consumers
Mike Smith
AMACOM (2015)

A brilliant analysis of the breakthrough technologies that have helped drive advances in digital advertising

Since the markets in ancient Athens and then Rome, merchants have struggled … READ MORE

Peter Drucker on “Effective Leaders”

Year w:DruckerIn A Year with Peter Drucker: 52 Weeks of Coaching for Leadership Effectiveness, Joseph A. Maciariello provides the thematic equivalent of a calendar year of personal supervision by Peter … READ MORE

Coach to Coach: A book review by Bob Morris

Coach to CoachCoach to Coach: Emotional Intelligence and Leadership for Winning Coaches
Sara C. Smith
Starfish Publishing (2014)

Great coaches have a “green thumb” to “grow” people

I have known Sara Smith for several years and consider her to be among the most … READ MORE

The Georgetown Set: A book review by Bob Morris

Georgetown SetThe Georgetown Set: Friends and Rivals in Cold War Washington
Gregg Herken
Alfred A. Knopf (2014)

“The hand that mixes the Georgetown martini is time and again the hand that guides the destiny of the Western world.” Henry Kissinger.

As … READ MORE

What’s Your Story?

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Here is an excerpt from an article written by Herminia Ibarra and Kent Lineback for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and receive … READ MORE

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