Month: February 2013

The Fearless Front Line: A book review by Bob Morris

February 28, 2013

The Fearless Front Line: The Key to Liberating Leaders to Improve and Grow Their Business Ray Attiyah Bibliomotion Books & Media (2013) Two key questions: “Liberate leaders from what?” and “How to do that?” No one can deny that every…

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3 Ways to Get People to Change

February 28, 2013

  Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. *     *     * You can change strategy, products, and processes all you want, but…

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70+ Lessons that Influenced the Top Minds in Business

February 28, 2013

        The concept is brilliant, in part, because it is so simple: ask some of the most accomplished people in business share the secrets to their success — the best advice they’ve ever received. The result is…

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Josh Lerner: An interview by Bob Morris

February 27, 2013

Josh Lerner is the Jacob H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking at Harvard Business School, with a joint appointment in the Finance and the Entrepreneurial Management Units. He graduated from Yale College and Harvard’s Economics Department.  Much of his research focuses on…

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Why Great Leaders Don’t Take Yes for an Answer: A book review by Bob Morris

February 27, 2013

Why Great Leaders Don’t Take Yes for an Answer: Managing for Conflict and Consensus Michael A. Roberto Pearson Prentice Hall (2006) Note: I recently read this book while preparing for an interview and found its insights even more relevant and…

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Susan Jacoby on: “Robert Ingersoll, the Great Agnostic”

February 27, 2013

Here is an excerpt from an article writtem by Susan Jacoby, A New Birth of Reason, in which she discusses Robert Ingersoll, the Great Agnostic, who inspired late-19th-century Americans by affirming the founders’ belief in separation of church and state.…

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Innovation Whac-A-Mole

February 26, 2013

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Henry Doss for Forbes magazine. To read the complete article, check out other resources, obtain subscription information, and sign up for email alerts, please click here. Photo credit: Wikipedia *…

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The Impact Equation: A book review by Bob Morris

February 26, 2013

The Impact Equation: Are You Making Things Happen or Just Making Noise? Chris Brogan and Julien Smith Portfolio/Penguin Group (2012) Here’s the Formula for High-Impact Business Success: C x (R+E+A+T+E) Those who have already read Chris Brogan and Julien Smith’s…

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Robert Ingersoll and “A New Birth of Reason”

February 26, 2013

Here is a brief excerpt from an article in The American Scholar written by Susan Jacoby. She points out that Robert Ingersoll, the Great Agnostic, inspired late-19th-century Americans to uphold the founders’ belief in separation of church and state. The…

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Maria Konnikova: An interview by Bob Morris

February 26, 2013

Maria Konnikova is the author of the New York Times bestseller, MASTERMIND: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes. She writes the weekly “Literally Psyched” column for Scientific American, where she explores the intersection of literature and psychology, and formerly wrote the…

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