Posts Tagged ‘John Wiley & Sons’

A Brief History of Big Data Everyone Should Read

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Here is an excerpt from an article by Bernard Marr for LinkedIn Pulse. To read the complete article, check out others, and sign up for email alerts, please click here.

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The history of Big Data as a term … READ MORE

A Beautiful Constraint: A book review by Bob Morris

Beautiful ConstraintA Beautiful Constraint: How to Transform Your Limitations into Advantages, and Why it’s Everyone’s Business
Adam Morgan and Mark Barden
John Wiley & Sons (2015)

“Here is the central paradox of a constraint: it can be both a limitation and a liberation.” Pablo Picasso

As I … READ MORE

Seven Disciplines of a Leader: A book review Bob Morris

Seven DisciplinesSeven Disciplines of a Leader: How to Help Your People, Team, and Organization Achieve Maximum Effectiveness
Jeff Wolf with Ken Shelton
John Wiley & Sons (2015)

How and why some leaders have high-impact and so many others don’t

Another book on leadership? The last time I checked, … READ MORE

The Future of Work: A book review by Bob Morris

Future of WorkThe Future of Work: Attract New Talent, Build Better Leaders, and Create a Competitive Organization
Jacob Morgan
John Wiley & Sons (2014)

The future workplace environment: one within which personal growth and professional development are most likely to flourish

Years ago, Peter Drucker asserted, “The best … READ MORE

Dov Seidman’s HOW: A book review by Bob Morris

HOWHOW: Why How We Do Anything Means Everything (Expanded Edition)
Dov Seidmnan
John Wiley & Sons (2011)

HOW to manage the relationship between success and significance, not only to survive but also to thrive

I read this book when it was first published (in 2007) and recently re-read … READ MORE

Liars & Outliers: A book review by Bob Morris

Liars & OutliersLiars & Outliers: Enabling the Trust That Society Needs to Thrive
Bruce Schneier
John Wiley & Sons (2012)

How social coercion can help to enable compliance and trust within a group, whatever its size may be

As Bruce Schneier explains, “All complex ecosystems, whether they are … READ MORE

You Only Live Once, Do It Warren Buffett’s Way

Buffett, Warren (Rose)Here is an excerpt from an article written by John Taft for LinkedIn. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here.

Photo: creative commons licensed (BY-NC-ND) flickr photo by trackrecord

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Money & Power: Another “must read” for busy executives

Money & PowerToo busy to read books?

Here’s a direct link to valuable advice from Tim Ferris who explains how to read 300% faster in only 20 minutes.

Meanwhile, busy as you no doubt are, you also need to check out … READ MORE

Build for Change: A book review by Bob Morris

Build for ChangeBuild for Change: Revolutionizing Customer Engagement Through Continuous Digital Innovation
Alan Trefler
John Wiley & Sons (2014)

How and why a focus on high tech and high touch will actively engage customers and fully respond to their expectations

The title of my review correctly … READ MORE

The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook: A book review by Bob Morris

Gamification of LearningThe Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook: Ideas into Practice
Karl Kapp, Lucas Blair, and Rich Mesch, Co-Editors
John Wiley & Sons (2014)

Essential principles by which to design, develop, and create interactive, high-impact learning experiences

In Chapters 1-12, the three co-editors – Karl Kapp, Lucas … READ MORE

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