Martin Lindstrom on “Small Data”: An interview by Bob Morris

LindstromAt the age of 11 Martin Lindstrom opened the doors to his own Legoland, optimistically anticipating hoards of visitors from near and far. Not a single person showed up.

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Matthew May on how to fix each of “the 7 fatal flaws of thinking”

May, MatthewIn his latest book, Winning the Brain Game, published by McGraw-Hill Education (May 2016), Matthew May explains how to fix each of what he characterizes as “the 7 … READ MORE

At Your Next Meeting, Use a Shot Clock

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Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions: A book review by Bob Morris

Cross-Border M&ACross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions
Scott C. Whitaker
John Wiley & Sons (April 2016)

“The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said.” Peter Drucker

I cannot recall a prior time when the global marketplace was more volatile, … READ MORE

Matthew May on why we continue to commit “the 7 fatal flaws of thinking”

May, MatthewIn his latest book, Winning the Brain Game, published by McGraw-Hill Education (May 2016), Matthew May identifies and discusses what he characterizes as “the 7 fatal flaws of … READ MORE

Sprint: A book review by Bob Morris

SprintSprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days
Jake Knapp with John Zeratsky and Braden Kowitz
Simon & Schuster (March 2016)

Here is a unique methodology “to solve big problems, test new ideas, get more done, and do it faster”

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The Purpose Effect: A book review by Bob Morris

Purpose EffectThe Purpose Effect: Building Meaning in Yourself, Your Role and Your Organization
Dan Pontefract
Elevate Publishing (May 2016)

Faber est suae quisque fortunae

Those who have read Dan Pontefract’s previous book, Flat Army: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization, already know how committed he is to … READ MORE

Why read books?

Erasmus“When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes.” Desiderius Erasmus

It is impossible to exaggerate how important books have been to me throughout my … READ MORE

TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking: A book review by Bob Morris

TED TalksTED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking
Chris Anderson
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (May 2016)

How to take “something you really care about and rebuild it inside the minds” of those with whom you share it

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Christine Lagarde on how women can help to accelerate substantial growth in the global economy

Lagarde-1In her Foreword to Breaking Through: Stories and Best Practices From Companies That Help Women Succeed, written by Martine Liautaud and published by John Wiley & Sons (April 2016), Christine LagardeREAD MORE

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