Posts Tagged ‘Walt Disney’

Think Out of the Box: A book review by Bob Morris

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Mike Vance and Diane Deacon
Career Press (1995)

A classic source for thinking more clearly and making better decisions

I have just re-read two books co-authored by Mike Vance and Diane Deacon. This one and READ MORE

Ed Catmull Discusses Creativity, Inc.

Catmull-1Ed Catmull, Ph.D, is co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios and President of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios. Previously, Catmull was Vice President of the computer division of Lucasfilm Ltd., where he managed development in the areas of … READ MORE

Why Curious People Are Destined for the C-Suite

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Here is an excerpt from an article written by Warren Berger for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain … READ MORE

Great Communication Secrets of Great Leaders: A book revieww by Bob Morris

Great Communication SecretsGreat Communication Secrets of Great Leaders
John Baldoni
McGraw-Hill (2003)

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”
George Bernard Shaw

I read this book when it was first published (2003) and recently re-read it, curious … READ MORE

Serious Play: A book review by Bob Morris

Serious PlaySerious Play: How the World’s Best Companies Simulate to Innovate
Michael Schrage
Harvard Business Review Press (1999)

Note: I read and reviewed this book when it was first published (1999) and recently re-read it before reading Michael Schrage’s latest, The READ MORE

Reinvent Your Company by Reassessing Its Strengths

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Here is an excerpt from a superb article written by Ken Favaro for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free … READ MORE

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 … 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, my … 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 … 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

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