Posts Tagged ‘Alvin Toffler’

Thriving in the Gig Economy: A book review by Bob Morris

Thriving in the Gig Economy: How to Capitalize and Compete in the New World of Work
Marion McGovern
Career Press (July 2017)

The most important dos and don’ts in today’s “free world of work”

As I began to read … READ MORE

Friederike Fabritius on The Leading Brain: An interview by Bob Morris

Friederike Fabritius is a neuropsychologist and a leading expert in the field of Neuroleadership. After starting at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research and then continuing as a management consultant at McKinsey, Friederike now applies her unique … READ MORE

What is your core product?

Henry Ford and Thomas Edison

These major businesses (listed in alpha order) no longer sell their original core product(s).

o Apple: its core product was a circuit board

Fast/Forward: A book review by Bob Morris

Fast/Forward: Make Your Company Fit for the Future
Julian Birkinshaw and Jonas Ridderstråle
Stanford Business Books/Stanford University Press (April 2017)

“What got you here won’t get you there.” Marshall Goldsmith

Goldsmith’s insight serves as the title of … READ MORE

The Social Life of Information: A book review by Bob Morris

The Social Life of Information
John Seely Brown and Paul Duguid
Harvard Business Review Press (March 2017)

How and why “the ability of information and its technologies [continue] to change the social world for the better”

This is an updated edition of a book first published … READ MORE

Humility Is the New Smart: A book review by Bob Morris

Humility Is the New Smart: Rethinking Human Excellence in the Smart Machine Age
Edward D. Hess and Katherine Ludwig
Barrett-Koehler Publishers (January 2017)

“NewSmart”: Excellence at the very highest levels of cognition and initiative

What will be … READ MORE

Disruptive Marketing: A book review by Bob Morris

disruptive-marketingDisruptive Marketing: What Growth Hackers, Data Punks, and Other Hybrid Thinkers Can Teach Us About Navigating the New Normal
Geoffrey Colon
AMACOM (August 2016)

How business, human behavior, technology, and communications intersect, “and how they are shaped by the world around us”

I wholly … READ MORE

Welcome to the Dawn of the 4th Industrial Revolution: The Exponential Age

These are very interesting predictions….

I am indebted to Michael Bjorn Hansen for informing me that these predictions were put together by Robert Goldman with Alli Berman.

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In 1998, Kodak had 170,000 employees and sold 85% of all … READ MORE

Neuroscience for Organizational Change: A book review by Bob Morris

Neuro for Org ChangeNeuroscience for Organizational Change: An Evidence-based Practical Guide to Managing Change
Hilary Scarlett
KoganPage (2016)

How and why an understanding of neuroscience can help transform almost any organization

Human beings are effective change agents if driven by … READ MORE

Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner on how and why “challenge characterizes every single personal-best leadership experience.”


I cannot recall a prior time when there was a greater need for exemplary leadership at all levels and in all areas of each human community, whatever its size and nature may be. In all fields: … READ MORE