Posts Tagged ‘Alvin Toffler’

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.”

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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

Neuroscience for Leaders: A book review by Bob Morris

Nweuro for LeadersNeuroscience for Leaders: A Brain-Adaptive Leadership Approach
Nikolaos Dimitriadis and Alexandros Psychogios
KoganPage (2016)

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable.”

Charles Darwin

Mikolaos Dimitriadis and … READ MORE

Learning Leadership: A book review by Bob Morris

Learning LeadershipLearning Leadership: The Five Fundamentals of Becoming an Exemplary Leader
James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner
John Wiley & Sons (May 2016)

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.”READ MORE

Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner on becoming “the best leader you can be”

Kouzes & Posner“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” Alvin Toffler

“Are leaders born or made?” My answer is yes. I’ve stopped counting … READ MORE

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