Posts Tagged ‘Albert Einstein’

Think Simple: A book review by Bob Morris

Think SimpleThink Simple: How Smart Leaders Defeat Complexity
Ken Segall
Penguin/Portfolio, An Imprint of Penguin Random House (June 2016)

“Make everything as simple as possible but no simpler.” Albert Einstein

Einstein’s admonition helps to create a context for Ken Segall’s brilliant explanation of how smart leaders defeat … READ MORE

Charlie Roark’s collection of 19 Jokes that “Only Intellectuals Will Understand”

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2. What do you get when you cross a joke with a rhetorical question?

3. Three logicians walk into a bar. The bartender asks, “Do all of you want a drink?”

The first logician … READ MORE

Winning the Brain Game: A book review by Bob Morris

Winning Brain GameWinning the Brain Game: Fixing the 7 Fatal Flaws of Thinking
Matthew E. May
McGraw-Hill Education (May 2016)

How and why “seven flaws of thinking” prevent you from understanding yourself and the world in which you live and work

I have read and … READ MORE

The Disney Way: A book review by Bob Morris

51rtqb9blsL._SX329_BO1,204,203,200_The Disney Way: Harnessing the Management Secrets of Disney in Your Company (Third Edition)
Bill Capodagli and Lynn Jackson
McGraw-Hill (April 2016)

The “magic” of values-driven, customer-centric, high-impact management

This is the updated and expanded Third Edition of … READ MORE

Stretch: A book review by Bob Morris

StretchStretch: How to Future-Proof Yourself for Tomorrow’s Workplace
Karie Willyerd and Barbara Mistick
John Wiley & Sons (2016)

“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most … READ MORE

28 “Awesome Quotations”

28 Awesome Quotations

These words of wisdom truly are some of the most powerful and wisest quotes ever written.

Here they are…

1. “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish … READ MORE

What Highly Imaginative People Do Differently

Wired to CreateIn Wired to Create: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind, Scott Barry Kaufman and Carolyn Gregoire observe, “Creative people are hubs of diverse interests, influences, behaviors, qualities, and ideas — and through their … READ MORE

Eyal Winter on “Feeling Smart”: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

WinterEyal Winter is professor of economics and the former director of the Center for the Study of Rationality at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, one of the world’s leading institutions in the academic study of decision … READ MORE

Business Adventures: Snapshot of a Business “Classic”

Business AdventuresOpinions vary as to what defines a “classic” business book. My own opinion is that it offers insights and counsel that are of timeless value. To paraphrase Bernard of Chartres, a 12th century monk, their authors are the shoulders upon which each new … READ MORE

Eyal Winter on “Feeling Smart”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

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Eyal Winter is professor of economics and the former director of the Center for the Study of Rationality at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, one of the world’s leading institutions in the … READ MORE

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