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Crazy Is a Compliment: A book review by Bob Morris

Crazy:ComplimentCrazy Is a Compliment: The Power of Zigging When Everyone Else Zags
Linda Rottenberg
Portfolio/Penguin

“To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.” Tennyson’s Ulysses

Most people are caught up in what James O’Toole so aptly characterizes as “the ideology … READ MORE

Why we need more Gazelles

GazelleThe term “gazelle” refers to the classic entrepreneur of myth and reality, someone who starts a new business venture (or a new way of doing business) and aims for it to explode into a white-hot phenomenon such as Home Depot, Facebook, … READ MORE

Entrepreneur Peter Thiel talks Zero to One

Thiel & Musk
Photo: Peter Thiel (left) and Elon Musk, X.Com Corp. chairman and CEO respectively, show the cards they use for what became PayPal in 2000. The initial goal was to create an Internet currency to replace the dollar. Photo: … READ MORE

Dataclysm: A book review by Bob Morris

DataclysmDataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One’s Looking)
Christian Rudder
Crown (2014)

Noah had his flood and it ended. Now we have ours and it will never end.

To what does the title of this book refer? According to Christian … READ MORE

Amazon’s Q&A with Christian Rudder

ScudderI have just read and will soon review Christian Scudder’s Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One’s Looking), published by Crown (September 2014). Meanwhile, I thought you would be interested in sharing his thoughts about intriguing subjects such as … READ MORE

The Tim Ferriss Interview of Peter Thiel

Thiel 2“Freedom lies in being bold.” – Robert Frost

I am grateful to Tim Ferris for so many reasons, including his published works and his on-going blog. He is a thought leader, to be sure, but also an active participant in so … READ MORE

Being a Hero for Women at Work

DearbornHere is a portion of an interview by Kate Everson of software developer SAP’s chief learning officer, Jenny Dearborn that appeared in Talent Management magazine. Dearborn discusses what women need to reach the chief executive spot and what they can … READ MORE

What Stays in Vegas: A book review by Bob Morris

What Stays in VegasWhat Stays in Vegas: The World of Personal Data — Lifeblood of Big Business — and the End of Privacy as We Know It
Adam Tanner
PublicAffairs (2014)

What stays in Las Vegas? An abundance of personal data … READ MORE

The Three-Word Problem That Can Destroy Your Life

We'fe Quickly BecomingHere is a brief excerpt from an article by Greg McKeown for LinkedIn Pulse. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here.

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Code Halos: A book review by Bob Morris

Code HalosCode Halos: How the Digital Lives of People, Things, and Organizations are Changing the Rules of Business
Malcolm Frank, Paul Roehrig, and Ben Pring
John Wiley & Sons (2014)

How and why halo issues are, in fact, business issues for … READ MORE

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