Month: December 2013

His Hour Upon the Stage

December 17, 2013

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Douglas L. Wilson for The American Scholar during which he explains why, although a lifelong reader of Shakespeare’s plays, Lincoln had reservations about how they were presented. To read the complete…

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The Everything Store: A book review by Bob Morris

December 17, 2013

The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon Brad Stone Little, Brown and Company (2013) How and why “Amazon may be the most beguiling company that ever existed, and it is just getting started” Disclaimer: Several reviewers (including…

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Leading in the 21st century: An interview with Moya Greene

December 17, 2013

Here is a brief excerpt from an interview of Moya Greene by Dominic Barton and Robert Nuttall for McKinsey & Company. She is the first woman and first non-Briton to head Royal Mail, the United Kingdom’s state-owned postal service. Greene…

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Our Final Invention: How the Human Race Goes and Gets Itself Killed

December 16, 2013

  Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Greg Scoblete for RealClearTechnology, a sister site of RealClearPolitics, and serves as a catch-all source for technology and gadget news and commentary. Every day, RealClearTechnology editors find and select the…

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You’ve Hired the Best Talent – Now How Do You Keep Them?

December 16, 2013

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Linda Descano, published by LinkedIn. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here. * * * A few weeks ago, I shared insights on hiring as part…

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Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson On The Magic of Disney

December 16, 2013

Here is the introduction to an interview of Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson by Pamela Lyndon of the NPR staff. They co-star in Saving Mr. Banks. To read highlights from the interview and check out other NPR resources, please click…

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Why a Successful Transition is a Great Legacy

December 15, 2013

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Angela Ahrendts, published by LinkedIn. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here. * * * As you’ll know from my earlier posts, I firmly believe in…

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Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 12/9/13)

December 15, 2013

I hope that at least a few of these recent posts will be of interest to you: BOOK REVIEWS Trust, Inc.: How to Create a Business Culture That Will Ignite Passion, Engagement, and Innovation Nan Russell True Alignment: Linking Company…

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Trust, Inc.: A book review by Bob Morris

December 14, 2013

Trust, Inc.: How to Create a Business Culture That Will Ignite Passion, Engagement, and Innovation Nan Russell Career Press (2014) How to establish, nourish, and sustain a culture based on mutual trust It is no coincidence that many (if not…

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A novel path to financial success

December 14, 2013

Here is an excerpt from an article by Jeremy Olshan for the Wall Street Journal in which he suggests that, in times of money trouble, some turn to financial advisers. He turns to books. To read the complete article, check…

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