Posts Tagged ‘Jackson Pollock’

Robert Motherwell on life and art

Here are a few of my favorite observations by Robert Motherwell (1915-1991). Briefly, he was an American painter, printmaker, and editor. He was one of the youngest of the New York School, which also included Philip Guston, Willem … READ MORE

The Eight Major Components of Flow

Here is a Wiki briefing on a concept that is the focus of Mihaly Csikszentmihályi‘s eponymous book, published in 1990. “In positive psychology, flow, also known as being ‘the zone,’ is the mental state of operation in which a person performing an activity is fully immersed … READ MORE

The 50s: A book review by Bob Morris

The 50s: The Story of a Decade
Henry Finder, Editor
Random House (2015)

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”
Charles Dickens

For more than 90 years, The New YorkerREAD MORE

Peter Drucker on “Setting Your Sights on the Important, Not the Urgent”

Year w:DruckerIn A Year with Peter Drucker: 52 Weeks of Coaching for Leadership Effectiveness, Joseph A. Maciariello provides the thematic equivalent of a calendar year of personal supervision by Peter Drucker to each person who reads this book. He is now doing for many … READ MORE

Seeing What Others Don’t: A book review by Bob Morris

See What OthersSeeing What Others Don’t: The Remarkable Ways We Gain Insights
Gary A. Klein
PublicAffairs (2013)

A brilliant explanation of what triggers insights, what interferes with recognizing them, and how to nourish them

Long ago, I realized that the true value of most (if … READ MORE