Posts Tagged ‘Wiley’

The #1 Reason Leadership Development Fails

imgresHere is a brief excerpt from an article by Mike Myatt for Forbes magazine. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here.


Agile Change Management: A book review by Bob Morris

Agile Change ManagementAgile Change Management: A Practical Framework for Successful Change Planning and Implementation
Melanie Franklin
Wiley (2014)

Change management is impossible without change agents who have an agile mindset

The last time I checked, Amazon offers 13,473 books on one or more aspects of business change management. … READ MORE

The Digital Marketer: A book review by Bob Morris

Digital Marketer: Ten New Skills You Must Learn to Stay Relevant and Customer-Centric
Larry Weber and Lisa Leslie Henderson
Wiley (2014)

How and why effective marketing depends on finding new and better answers to the same questions

Since the ancient bazaars in Athens and Rome, marketing … READ MORE

Essential Elements of Storytelling

GamificationThere are dozens of excellent sources of information, insights, and counsel concerning the art and science of storytelling. Later in this post, I will suggest a few. Meanwhile, I am pleased to share material provided by Karl Kappa, Lucas Blair, and Rich Mesh in their recently … READ MORE

Elevate: A book review by Bob Morris

ElevateElevate: The Three Disciplines of Advanced Strategic Thinking
Rich Horwath
Wiley (2014)

How and why to elevate your business thinking to gain more and better perspectives…and help others to do so

In a previously published book, Deep Dive: The Proven Method for Building Strategy, Focusing Your … READ MORE

BRIEF: A book review by Bob Morris

BRIEFBRIEF: Make a Bigger Impact by Saying Less
Joseph McCormack
Wiley (2014)

How to unleash the power of brevity so that what you say and what you do have much greater impact

I am among the staunch advocates of the Lean Six Sigma philosophy … READ MORE

Low-Hanging Fruit: A book review by Bob Morris

Low-HangingLow-Hanging Fruit: 77 Eye-Opening Ways to Improve Productivity and Profits
Jeremy Eden and Terri Long
Wiley (2014)

How to “get a good cash crop yield from business innovation”

Years ago, I helped a Fortune 50 company establish an electronic suggestion box for its intranet. Generous tax-paid bonuses would … READ MORE

The One-Minute Change That Will Transform Your Company

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Lisa Earle McLeod for Fast Company magazine. To read the complete article, check out other online resources, subscribe … READ MORE

Gabe Zichermann: How games make kids smarter

Do kids these days have short attention spans, or does the world just move too slowly to accommodate their energy and creativity?

Gabe Zichermann suggests that today’s video games are making children smarter — and we should all embrace gamification.


Organizational health: The ultimate competitive advantage

Here is a brief excerpt from another outstanding article from The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company, in which co-authors Scott Keller and Colin Price explain why organizations must build the capacity to learn and keep changing over time … READ MORE