Posts Tagged ‘Walt Disney’

Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson On The Magic of Disney

Chronicling the behind-the-scenes drama of the Mary Poppins film, Saving Mr. Banks stars Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson as Walt Disney and author P.L. Travers

Chronicling the behind-the-scenes drama of the Mary Poppins film, Saving Mr. Banks stars Tom Hanks and … READ MORE

Disney U: A book review by Bob Morris

Disney UDisney U : How Disney University Develops the World’s Most Engaged, Loyal, and Customer-Centric Employees
Doug Lipp
McGraw-Hill (2013)

There are valuable business lessons to be learned from “the human architect” of Disney’s magic kingdoms

Personal note: Soon after Disneyland opened in 1955, … READ MORE

Michael Michalko: An interview by Bob Morris

Michael Michalko

Michael Michalko is one of the most highly acclaimed creativity experts in the world and author of the best sellers Thinkertoys (A Handbook of Business Creativity), ThinkPak (A Brainstorming Card Deck), Creative Thinkering (Putting your Imagination … READ MORE

Walter Isaacson on “The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs”

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Walter Isaacson for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts, please click READ MORE

What Would Drucker Do Now? A book review by Bob Morris

What Would Drucker Do Now? Solutions to Today’s Toughest Challenges from the Father of Modern Management
Rick Wartzman
McGraw-Hill (w3012)

For every especially important question or an especially serious problem, Peter Drucker probably has the answer or solution.

I recently read this … READ MORE

What Would Steve Jobs Do?: A book review by Bob Morris

What Would Steve Jobs Do? How the Steve Jobs Way Can Inspire Anyone to Think Differently and Win
Peter Sander
McGraw-Hill (2012)

If you have “insanely great” talents, you don’t need this book.  Otherwise….

I recently read this book and What Would … READ MORE

The Disney Way: A book review by Bob Morris

The Disney Way: Harnessing the Management Secrets of Disney in Your Company
William Capodagli and Lynn Jackson
McGraw Hill, Second Edition (2006)

The ROI of “Magic”

According to William Capodagli and Lynn Jackson, “This book tells the inside story of just how Disney’s … READ MORE

The Silver Lining: A book review by Bob Morris

The Silver Lining: An Innovation Playbook for Uncertain Times
Scott D. Anthony
Harvard Business Press (2009)

According to Scott Anthony, the “Great Disruption” refers to the current time when tumultuous change is “ripping through markets at unprecedented pace. Competitive advantage … READ MORE

David Kord Murray on the art and science of “borrowing brilliance”

David Kord Murray

David Kord Murray is a former aerospace scientist, Fortune 500 executive, chief innovation officer of two major companies, inventor and software entrepreneur. He has made a living by coming up with new and … 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. … READ MORE

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