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Finish BIG: A book review by Bob Morris

Finish BigFinish BIG: How Great Entrepreneurs Exit Their Companies on Top
Bo Burlingham
Portfolio/Penguin Random House (2015)

“In theory there is no difference between theory and practice [when selling a company]. In practice there is.” Yogi Berra

As I began to read Bo Burlingham’s latest book, I was … READ MORE

The Creator’s Code: A book review by Bob Morris

Creator's CodeThe Creator’s Code: The Six Essential Skills of Extraordinary Entrepreneurs
Amy Wilkinson
Simon & Schuster (2015)

“Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re probably right.”
Henry Ford

The term “gazelle” refers to the classic entrepreneur of myth and reality, someone … READ MORE

Green Giants: A book review by Bob Morris

Green GiantsGreen Giants: How Smart Companies Turn Sustainability into Billion- Dollar Businesses
E. Freya Williams
AMA COM (2015)

How and why purpose and profitability are not mutually exclusive. In fact, they tend to be interdependent.

To what does the title of this book refer? E. Freya Williams focuses … READ MORE

Social Physics: A book review by Bob Morris

Social PhysicsSocial Physics: How Social Networks Can Make Us Smarter
Alex Pentland
Penguin Books (2014)

How to increase our understanding of “the dynamics of human society, and hence our ability to plan for the future”

Alex (“Sandy”) Pentland is among the most influential thought leaders in a new … READ MORE

How to separate learning myths from reality

neuromyths2_150x84Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Artin Atabaki, Stacey Dietsch, and Julia M. Sperling for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. They discuss misconceptions about the brain that are embedded in corporate training programs and could be sabotaging their effectiveness. … READ MORE

Greg McKeown on “The Pursuit of Less”


Here is an excerpt from an interview of Greg McKeown by Frank Kalman for written Talent Management magazine. To read the interview, check out all the resources, and sign up for a free subscription to the TM and/or Chief Learning Officer magazines published by MedfiaTec, … READ MORE

Kara Penn: An interview by Bob Morris

PennKara Penn is cofounder and principal consultant at Mission Spark, a management consulting firm dedicated to organizational change and improvement in complex and often resource-constrained settings. In guiding her clients’ thinking, planning, and action, Kara focuses on best practice and implementation, an approach that puts her … READ MORE

Josh Linkner on “Becoming Irresistible”

LinknerHere is a brief excerpt from a recent post by Josh Linkner at his website. To read the complete article, check out others, and sign up for email alerts, please click here.

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In just 60 seconds, Taylor Swift sold … READ MORE

Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant on “How Men Can Succeed in the Boardroom and the Bedroom”

Sandberg & Grant
Here is a brief excerpt from the fourth installment of a series of articles in the “Women at Work” series by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant for The New York Times. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription … READ MORE

Greg McKeown: An interview by Bob Morris

McKeown-1Greg McKeown is the author of the New York Times bestseller, Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less. His writing has appeared or been covered by Fast Company, Fortune, HuffPost, Politico,Inc. Magazine and Harvard Business Review. He has also been interviewed … READ MORE


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