Posts Tagged ‘Thomas Edison’

Spark: A book review by Bob Morris

Spark: How to Lead Yourself and Others to Greater Success
Angie Morgan, Courtney Lynch, and Sean Lynch
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (January 2017)

Without ignition, nothing happens and nothing gets done

To what does … READ MORE

Alex Shalman’s Favorite Inspirational Quotations


As a this New Year evolves, you may find many of these observations of special interest and value.

“Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy … READ MORE

Stephen Heidari-Robinson and Suzanne Heywood on How to Get a Reorganization Right: Part 1 of a n interview by Bob Morris

heidari-robinsonstephenStephen Heidari-Robinson was a leader in McKinsey & Company’s organization practice, heading the firm’s work on energy-sector reorganizations and on the practicalities of implementing reorganizations across all sectors. Stephen was … READ MORE

Simon Horton on the “Strong Win-Win” approach to negotiation: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

hortonSimon Horton is one of the world’s leading negotiation skills trainers, having taught hostage negotiators, senior purchasing officers for some of the largest global manufacturing companies, and solicitors at the most prestigious law firms in the world. He … READ MORE

Bernhard Schroeder on “Simply Brilliant”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

schroeder-bernBernhard Schroeder is Director, Lavin Entrepreneurship Center Programs and oversees all of the center’s undergraduate and graduate internship programs. He is a part-time Clinical Faculty, Entrepreneurship within the College of Business Administration at San Diego … READ MORE

The Agenda Mover: A book review by Bob Morris

agenda-moverThe Agenda Mover: When Good Ideas Are Not Enough
Samuel B. Bacharach
Cornell University Press (August 2016)

“Vision without execution is hallucination.” Thomas Edison

As I began to read this book, I was again reminded of the fact that, for … READ MORE

Stephanie Mead and Steven Stowell on “The Art of Strategic Leadership”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

mead-1Stephanie S. Mead, MBA, is the co-author of five books, including The Art of Strategic Leadership: How Leaders at All Levels Prepare Themselves, Their Teams, and Organizations for the Future, and has also … READ MORE

Joseph Badaracco on making smart decisions “in the gray area”: An interview by Bob Morris

badaroccoJoseph L. Badaracco is the John Shad Professor of Business Ethics at Harvard Business School. He has taught courses on business ethics, strategy, and management in the School’s MBA and executive programs. Badaracco is a … READ MORE

Louis Patler on “Making Your Own Waves”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

patlerAward-winning author/speaker/consultant Louis Patler is President of The B.I.T. Group, ( a strategic business consulting & training company. Two of his books were on Steve Jobs’ recommended reading list. The J. Walter Thompson Agency named him one of … READ MORE

Ken Marlin on “The Marine Corps Way”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

Ken Marlin is Managing Partner and Founder of Marlin & Associates. For more than 30 years, He has advised scores of U.S. and international middle-market technology enabled firms on the best ways to buy, sell, … READ MORE