Month: February 2013

Who Says It’s a Man’s World: A book review by Bob Morris

February 25, 2013

Who Says It’s a Man’s World: The Girls’ Guide to Corporate Domination Emily Bennington AMACOM (2013) A brilliant response to this question: “What does it take for women to win at the highest level?” As I began to read this…

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How to Re-think the Way You Think

February 25, 2013

“You can ask people for advice, but in the end only you have the answer. Start the year on the right foot by resolving to make the best decisions,” according to Jac Fitz-enz. Here is an excerpt from an article…

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Idea Agent: A book review by Bob Morris

February 24, 2013

Idea Agent: Leadership that Liberates Creativity and Accelerates Innovation Lina M. Echeverria AMACOM (2012) A personal journey of discovery, generously shared with those who also aspire to liberate creativity and accelerate innovation Lina Echeverria shares with us her intensely personal…

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Success Under Stress: A book review by Bob Morris

February 24, 2013

Success Under Stress: Powerful Tools for Staying Calm, Confident, and Productive When the Pressure’s On Sharon Melnick AMACOM (2013) How to avoid or overcome self-defeating barriers to success…including those that are self-imposed Walt Kelly’s possum, Pogo, once observed, “We have…

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Lily Kanter (Serena & Lily) in “The Corner Office”

February 24, 2013

Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are a few insights provided during an interview of Lily Kanter, co-founder and chief…

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Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 2/18/13)

February 24, 2013

  I hope that at least a few of these recent posts will be of interest to you: BOOK REVIEWS Success Under Stress: Powerful Tools for Staying Calm, Confident, and Productive When the Pressure’s On Sharon Melnick The Score Takes…

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7 Tips for Handling Criticism

February 23, 2013

Here’s a brief excerpt from an article written by Gretchen Rubin and featured at her website. To read the complete article, check out other resources, and subscribe to her newsletter, please click here. * * * I have a very…

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The Score Takes Care of Itself: A book review by Bob Morris

February 23, 2013

The Score Takes Care of Itself: My Philosophy of Leadership  Bill Walsh with Steve Jamison and Craig Walsh Portfolio/Penguin Group (2009) “But here’s the lesson I learned….” Note: I remembered this book when I recently began work on material for a workshop on accelerated development of middle managers…

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Lina Echeverría: An interview by Bob Morris

February 22, 2013

Lina Echeverría spent twenty-five years inspiring creativity and accelerating innovation at Corning Incorporated, one of America’s leading technology companies, that provided the world with everything from the optical fiber that enabled the Internet to the tough glass used for iPhones.…

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How Companies of All Sizes Are Moving Beyond Command and Control Cultures

February 22, 2013

Stressing values, earning trust, and connecting with others are some of the ways leaders can inspire their organizations to achieve greater success. Here is an excerpt from an article co-authored by David C. Forman and Friso van der Oord in…

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