Posts Tagged ‘Jim Collins’

A Culture of Purpose: A book review by Bob Morris

Culture:PurposeA Culture of Purpose: How to Choose the Right People and Make the Right People Choose You
Christoph Lueneburger
Jossey-Bass/A Wiley Brand (2014)

A brilliant analysis of perhaps the single most important dimension of organizational alignment

Accord to Jim Collins in Good to Great, one of the … READ MORE

The Everything Store: A book review by Bob Morris

Everything StoreThe Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon
Brad Stone
Little, Brown and Company (2013)

How and why “Amazon may be the most beguiling company that ever existed, and it is just getting started”

Disclaimer: Several reviewers (including MacKenzie Bezos) have … READ MORE

The Wisdom of Titans: A book review by Bob Morris

Wisdom TitansThe Wisdom of Titans: Secrets of Success from Entrepreneurs Who Rose to the Top
William Ferguson
bibliomotion books + media (2013)

“Vision without execution is hallucination.” Thomas Edison

According to William Ferguson, “After interviewing the eleven titans for this book, and based upon my knowledge of … READ MORE

Robert Steven Kaplan: An interview by Bob Morris

Kaplan, RSRobert Steven Kaplan is the Martin Marshall Professor of Management Practice and Senior Associate Dean at Harvard Business School. He is also and co-chairman of Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, a global venture philanthropy firm.

Prior to joining Harvard Business School in September 2005, Rob served as … READ MORE

Six Secrets to Doing Less and Accomplishing More

s+bHere is a brief excerpt from an article written by by Matthew E. May for strategy+business magazine, published by Booz & Company. In it, he explains why the best innovation strategies are rooted in the art of subtraction. To read the complete article, check out others, … READ MORE

Fear Your Strengths: A book review by Bob Morris

Fear Your StrengthsFear Your Strengths: What You Are Best at Could Be Your Biggest Problem
Robert Kaplan and Robert Kaiser
Berrett-Koehler Publishers (2013)

Actually, what we should fear are complacency and self-satisfaction as well as the assumption that “just good enough” really is.


Three Rules for Making a Company Truly Great

Michael E. Raynor

Michael E. Raynor

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Michael E. Raynor and Mumtaz Ahmed for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free … READ MORE

It’s All About Who You Hire, How They Lead…: A book review by Bob Morris

It's All About WhoIt’s All About Who You Hire, How They Lead…and Other Essential Advice from a Self-Made Leader
Morton L. Mandel with John A. Byrne
Jossey-Bass/A Wiley Imprint (2013)

How and why almost any organization “can be a growth business if you have the … READ MORE

Liz Wiseman on Good and Bad “Multipliers” in the Workplace Environment

Wiseman, LizIn Multipliers, written with Greg McKeown, Liz Wiseman juxtaposes two quite different types of persons whom she characterizes as the “Multiplier” and the “Diminisher.” Although she refers to them as leaders, suggesting they have supervisory responsibilities, they could also be direct reports at the … READ MORE

Grow Your Company as Big as 7 Tips From Tony Hsieh

Here is an excerpt from an article  written by Allison Fass and published by Inc. magazine in which Tony Hsieh, serial entrepreneur and CEO of, offers leadership advice for fast-growing companies.

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