Posts Tagged ‘Martin Luther King’

Let the Story Do the Work: A book review by Bob Morris

Let the Story Do the Work: The Art of Storytelling for Business Success
Esther K. Choy
AMACOM (July 2017)

How and why “Once upon a time” has almost unlimited applications and can have compelling impact

As Esther … READ MORE

Simon Sinek on why a purpose-driven life is the only one worth living

sinekAll leaders have many responsibilities and one of the most important is to establish or nourish a workplace culture within which personal growth and professional development are most likely to thrive.

In his latest book, Together Is Better: … READ MORE

Adam Grant’s Path To Creativity: Do Magic, Read and Procrastinate

OriginalsHere is a brief article by George Anders for Forbes magazine about his online discussion with Adam Grant within the community. I also include links to other Anders articles in which he discusses related matters. Grant … READ MORE

“The Top 100 Speeches” throughout United States history


If you click here you can check out “The Top 100 Speeches” at the American Rhetoric website.

Better yet, you can click on any/all of the 100 … READ MORE

Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action

This is another video from TED, in this instance one during which Simon Sinek shares his thoughts about how great leaders inspire action. He has a simple but powerful model for inspirational … READ MORE

Charles S. Jacobs: A second interview by Bob Morris

Charles S. Jacobs

Charles S. Jacobs is founder and managing partner of 180 Partners, and the author of Management Rewired: Why Feedback Doesn’t Work and Other Surprising Lessons from the Latest Brain Science. For over … READ MORE

Serve to Lead: A book review by Bob Morris

Serve to Lead: Your Transformational 21st Century Leadership System
James M. Strock
Serve to Lead Press (2010)

What we have in this substantial volume is a cohesive, comprehensive, and cost-effect system that will enable aspiring leaders to understand what Martin Luther … READ MORE

The Elements of Power: A book review by Bob Morris

The Elements of Power: Lessons on Leadership and Influence
Terry R. Bacon
AMACOM (2011)

Bacon explains his own model of power and influence: “There are five sources of power that stem from your position and participation in an organization: role power; resource power; … READ MORE

Gregory S. Berns: An interview by Bob Morris

Gregory S. Berns


Gregory Berns occupies the Distinguished Chair of Neuroeconomics, serves as Director of the Center for Neuropolicy, and is a professor in both psychiatry and economics at Emory University. He … READ MORE

Iconoclast: A book review by Bob Morris

Iconoclast: A Neuroscientist Reveals How to Think Differently
Gregory Berns
Harvard Business School Press (2008)

I recently checked the Online Etymological Dictionary and learned that an iconoclast is a “breaker or destroyer of images” from the Late Greek word eikonoklastes. Centuries … READ MORE