Posts Tagged ‘Voltaire’

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 the title of this … READ MORE

Going Out In Style: Famous Last Words Of 19 Greats

churchill-1One of our three sons, Geoffrey, introduced me to an especially interesting website — All That Is Interesting (ati) — at which the resources include Camille Poiré’s “Going Out In Style: Famous Last Words Of 19 Greats.”

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“Cherish those who seek the truth but beware of those who find it.” Voltaire

cochraneIn his recently published book, Your Creative Mind, Scott Cochrane explains how to disrupt your thinking, abandon your comfort zone, and develop bold new strategies. Many people have become hostage to what Jim O’Toole so aptly characterizes as “the ideology of comfort and the … READ MORE

Stewart D. Friedman on “Leading the Life You Want”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

friedman-1In 1984, Stew Friedman joined Wharton, where he is the Practice Professor of Management. In 2001, he concluded a two-year assignment (while on academic leave) at Ford Motor Company, as the senior executive for leadership development.

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Million Dollar Maverick: A book review by Bob Morris

Million Dollar MaverickMillion Dollar Maverick: Forge Your Own Path to Think Differently, Act Decisively, and Succeed Quickly
Alan Weiss

Bibliomotion (May 2016)

How and why “simply taking a contrarian or one-off view” – and acting on it – can be the secret to success

This is a … READ MORE

Right Moves: A book review by Bob Morris

Right MovesRight Moves: The Conservative Think Tank in American Political Culture since 1945
Jason Stahl
University of North Carolina Press (2016)

A brilliant analysis of the impact of the current “marketplace of policy values and ideas,” for better or worse

I agree with Jason Stahl: “Despite the … READ MORE

Eyal Winter on “Feeling Smart”: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

WinterEyal Winter is professor of economics and the former director of the Center for the Study of Rationality at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, one of the world’s leading institutions in the academic study of decision … READ MORE

Eyal Winter on “Feeling Smart”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

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Eyal Winter is professor of economics and the former director of the Center for the Study of Rationality at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, one of the world’s leading institutions in the … READ MORE

Persuadable: A book review by Bob Morris

PersuadablePersuadable: How Great Leaders Change Their Minds to Change the World
Al Pittampalli
HarperBusiness/Imprint of Haroer Collins (January 2016)

Why leaders should demand to know whatever they need to know, especially if it is not what they think

Those who are persuadable have a mindset … READ MORE

Persuadable: A book review by Bob Morris

PersuadablePersuadable: How Great Leaders Change Their Minds to Change the World
Al Pittampalli
HarperBusiness/Imprint of Harper Collins (January 2016)

Why leaders should demand to know whatever they need to know, especially if it is not what they think they know…but in fact don’t

Those who … READ MORE

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