Posts Tagged ‘Warren Buffett’


Some of the most valuable business lessons I have learned over the years have been from owner/CEOs of small companies with which I was closely associated.

One was an S&L in Southern California … READ MORE

50 Economics Classics: A book review by Bob Morris

50 Economics Classics: Your shortcut to the most important ideas on capitalism, finance, and the global economy
Tom Butler-Bowdon
Nicholas Brealey Publishers (May 2017)

An intelligent person’s guide to cutting-edge thinking about economics since 1776

Winners: A book review by Bob Morris

Winners: And How They Succeed
Alastair Campbell
Pegasus Books Ltd (2015)

What we can learn from winners’ mindsets as well as from their modus operandi

Alistair Campbell carefully organized and then presents his material within four Parts. To his substantial credit, he anchors his … READ MORE

Pricing Done Right: A book review by Bob Morris

Pricing Done RightPricing Done Right: The Pricing Framework Proven Successful by the World’s Most Profitable Companies
Tim J. Smith
Bloomberg Financial (July 2016)

How the Value-Based Pricing Framework can help almost any organization to establish and strengthen its competitive advantage

Leaders in many organizations are now frustrated … READ MORE

Great Teams: A book review by Bob

Great TeamsGreat Teams: 16 Things High Performing Organizations Do Differently
Don Yaeger
W Publishing Group/An Imprint of Thomas Nelson (July 2016)

“If you put fences around people, you get sheep. Give people the room they need.” William L. McKnight (1924)

However different great business teams and great sports … READ MORE

The Intelligent Conversationalist: A book review by Bob Morris

Intelligent ConversationalistThe Intelligent Conversationalist: 31 Cheat Sheets That Will Show You How to Talk to Anyone About Anything, Anytime
Imogen Lloyd Webber
St. Martin’s Press Griffin (June 2016)

Need advice on how to strengthen your conversation skills and … READ MORE

The Ideal Team Player: A book review by Bob Morris

Ideal Team PlayerThe Ideal Team Player: How to Recognize and Cultivate the Three Essential Virtues
Patrick Lencioni
Jossey-Bass/An Imprint of John Wiley & Sons (June 1026)

How and why teamwork remains the ultimate competitive advantage, both because it is so powerful and so rare

In my opinion, Patrick … READ MORE

The Art of Startup Fundraising: A book review by Bob Morris

9781119191834_p0_v3_s192x300The Art of Startup Fundraising: Pitching Investors, Negotiating the Deal, and Everything Else Entrepreneurs Need to Know
Alejandro Cremades
John Wiley & Sons (2016)

“You only have to do a very few things right in your life so … READ MORE

How high-performance organizations differ from all others


In Great Teams: 16 Things High Performing Organizations Do Differently, Don Yaeger explains what differentiates high-performance organizations from all others. For example, in Chapter 3, he focuses on how they establish a workplace culture that shapes … READ MORE

The Essays of Warren Buffett (Fourth Edition): A book review by Bob Morris

Buffett Essays 4The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America, Fourth Edition
Warren Buffett and Lawrence A. Cunningham (Editor)
Carolina Academic Press (2015)

The best of four anthologies of wit and wisdom from “the world’s greatest investor”

There are several people I wish … READ MORE