Month: April 2016

Peak: A book review by Bob Morris

April 25, 2016

Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise K. Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool An Eamon Dolan Book/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (April 12016) Why some people are amazingly good at what they do…and why so many others aren’t In “The Making…

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Smarter Faster Better: A book review by Bob Morris

April 25, 2016

Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business Charles Duhigg Random House (2016) Mastering what separates “the merely busy from the genuinely productive” Duhigg sets the table: Various advances in communications and technology are supposed to…

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Mike Tuchen (chief executive of Talend) in “The Corner Office”

April 25, 2016

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 Mike Tuchen, chief executive of…

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Ellen Auster and Lisa Hillenbrand on “Stragility”: An interview by Bob Morris

April 24, 2016

Ellen R. Auster is Professor of Strategic Management at the Schulich School of Business, York University. Prior to joining Schulich, she was on the faculty at the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University in NYC and Visiting Faculty at…

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Encounters with Shakespeare

April 24, 2016

This spring is the four-hundredth anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, seen here in a 1609 oil portrait. Credit: Ann Ronan Pictures/Print Collection/Getty April 23rd is believed to be the date on which Shakespeare was born in 1564 as…

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The Disney Way: A book review by Bob Morris

April 23, 2016

The Disney Way: Harnessing the Management Secrets of Disney in Your Company (Third Edition) Bill Capodagli and Lynn Jackson McGraw-Hill (April 2016) The “magic” of values-driven, customer-centric, high-impact management This is the updated and expanded Third Edition of a book…

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The Best Leaders Keep an Open Mind

April 23, 2016

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. * * * We often think of great leaders as having the conviction…

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Innovation Thinking Methods for the Modern Entrepreneur: A book review by Bob Morris

April 22, 2016

Innovation Thinking Methods for the Modern Entrepreneur: Disciplines of Thought That Can Help You Rethink Industries and Unlock 10x Better Solutions Osama A. Hashmi Next Thirty Press (March 2016) Proven methods for thinking innovatively about innovation The last time I…

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Innovation Springs from the Unexpected Meeting of Minds

April 22, 2016

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Beth Comstock for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and receive HBR email alerts,…

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George Couros on the Innovator’s Mindset: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

April 22, 2016

George Couros is a leading educator in the area of innovative leadership, teaching, and learning. He has worked with all levels of school, from K-12 as a teacher and technology facilitator and as a school and district administrator. He is…

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