Posts Tagged ‘Albert Einstein’

45 Of History’s Most Famous (And Amusing) Insults

twainOne of our three sons, Geoffrey, introduced me to an especially interesting website — All That Is Interesting (ati) — at which the resources include Chris Altman’s “45 Of History’s Most Famous (And Amusing) Insults.”

For example:

“The trouble ain’t there is too many fools, but that the … READ MORE

Bernhard Schroder’s Simply Briliant: A book review by Bob Morris

simply-brilliant-schroederSimply Brilliant: Powerful Techniques to Unlock Your Creativity and Spark New Ideas
Bernhard Schroeder
AMACOM (October 2016)

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

In Creative Confidence: Unleashing the Creative Potential Within Us All, Tom … READ MORE

Joseph Badaracco on making smart decisions “in the gray area”: An interview by Bob Morris

badaroccoJoseph L. Badaracco is the John Shad Professor of Business Ethics at Harvard Business School. He has taught courses on business ethics, strategy, and management in the School’s MBA and executive programs. Badaracco is a … READ MORE

Louis Patler on “Making Your Own Waves”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

patlerAward-winning author/speaker/consultant Louis Patler is President of The B.I.T. Group, ( a strategic business consulting & training company. Two of his books were on Steve Jobs’ recommended reading list. The J. Walter Thompson Agency named him one of … READ MORE

Managing in the Gray: A book review by Bob Morris

managing-the-grayManaging in the Gray: Five Timeless Questions for Resolving Your Toughest Problems at Work
Joseph L. Badaracco
Harvard Business School Press (September 2016)

Here’s what you need when making the most difficult decisions

Friedrich Hegel once … READ MORE

Stewart D. Friedman on “Leading the Life You Want”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

friedman-1In 1984, Stew Friedman joined Wharton, where he is the Practice Professor of Management. In 2001, he concluded a two-year assignment (while on academic leave) at Ford Motor Company, as the senior … READ MORE

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”


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