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Collective Genius: A book review by Bob Morris

Collective GeniusCollective Genius: The Art and Practice of Leading Innovation
Linda Hill, Greg Brandeau, Emily Truelove, and Kent Lineback
Harvard Business Review Press (2014)

Valuable perspectives on the role of the leader in creating and then sustaining a culture within which innovation thrives

As I began to … READ MORE

From anti-capitalist to CEO: How Nasty Gal’s Sophia Amoruso made it big


Here is a brief excerpt of an interview of Sophia Amoruso by Jena McGregor for the Wasington Post. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here.

Photo by Autumn de Wilde

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Bad to great: The path to scaling up excellence

Bad to GreatHere is a portion of an excerpt from Scaling Up Excellence: Getting to More Without Settling for Less, co-authored by Robert Sutton and Huggy Rao, featured by the McKinsey Quarterly. Sutton and Rao discuss companies that have scaled up excellence … READ MORE

Scott Anthony on “Eight Essential Questions for Every Corporate Innovator”

Eight Essential QuestionsHere is an excerpt from an article written by Scott Anthony for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts, please … READ MORE

Here’s an Important Innovation Lesson: Disrupt Before You’re Disrupted

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Patrick Houston and published by InformationWeek. To read the complete article, please click here.

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Even innovators struggle with the pace of change. Here are some of … READ MORE

Triple Crown Leadership: A book review by Bob Morris

Triple Crown Leadership: Building Excellent, Ethical, and Enduring Organizations
Bob Vanourek and Gregg Vanourek
McGraw-Hill (2012)

“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.”  Vince Lombardi

The Lombardi remarks help to explain why Bob Vanourek and Greg Vanourek … READ MORE

Adam Lashinsky : An interview by Bob Morris

Adam Lashinsky is a senior editor at large for FORTUNE Magazine, where he covers Silicon Valley and Wall Street. Some of his cover-story subjects have included Apple, Hewlett-Packard and Google. He has written in-depth articles on Wells Fargo, Intel, Oracle, eBay, Twitter, and the venture-capital industry, as … READ MORE

Dan Roam: Second Interview, by Bob Morris

Dan Roam

“I believe that any problem can be solved with a picture. And that anybody can draw it.”

Dan Roam is the author of two international bestsellers, The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures and Unfolding the Napkin: The Hands-On … READ MORE

Dan Roam: First interview, by Bob Morris

Dan Roam

Here are two of  Dan Roam’s core beliefs: “I believe that any problem can be solved with a picture. And that anybody can draw it.” That’s not a BS blurb from one of his books, articles, … READ MORE

The Outside-In Corporation: A book review by Bob Morris

The Outside-In Corporation: How to Build a Customer-centric Organization for Breakthrough Results
Barbara Bund
McGraw-Hill (2005)

Do not be misled by the reference to “corporation” in the title. What Barbara Bund provides in this book can be of substantial value to decision-makers in … READ MORE


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