Posts Tagged ‘Winston Churchill’

The Magnetic Leader: A book review by Bob Morris

The Magnetic Leader: How Irresistible Leaders Attract Employees, Customers, and Profits
Roberta Chinsky Matuson
Bibliomorion (March 2017)

Why some people attract and retain followers but most don’t

Opinions are divided about the importance of charisma to effective leadership. My own opinion is that it … READ MORE

You’ve Got 8 Seconds: A book review by Bob Morris

You’ve Got 8 Seconds: Communication Secrets for a Distracted World
Paul Hellman
AMACOM (March 2017)

“Never, never, never give up!” Winston Churchill

Churchill makes an excellent point, one that I selected to serve … READ MORE

How to create a competitive edge for yourself

In Elite Minds, Stan Beecham shares a number of quotations that indicate “how winners think differently.” Here are ten:

“If you plan on being anything less than you are capable of being, you will probably be unhappy all the days of your life.” Abraham Maslow

“There are three … READ MORE

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.”

For example, … READ MORE

28 “Awesome Quotations”

28 Awesome Quotations

These words of wisdom truly are some of the most powerful and wisest quotes ever written.

Here they are…

1. “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish … READ MORE

Management’s Three Secrets

71cPp2AZcfL._UX250_Here is an article written by Jac Fitz-enz for Talent Management magazine. One of his key points is that, in the end, it’s up to each of us to decide how to become better managers. Here are some … 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

Liberal Arts for Conservative Minds

BN-IX008_winter_J_20150612125616Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Kyle Peterson that appeared in The Wall Street Journal. One of his observations is that Hillsdale College takes no federal or state money—but … READ MORE

Overcoming Rejection


Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Tony J. Hughes and featured by LinkedIn Pulse. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here.

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“No one can make you feel … READ MORE