Month: August 2016

Digital globalization: The new era of global flows

August 26, 2016

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by James Manyika, Susan Lund, Jacques Bughin, Jonathan Woetzel, Kalin Stamenov, and Dhruv Dhingra for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other…

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Jim Dewald on “Entrepreneurial Thinking”: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

August 26, 2016

Jim Dewald is the dean of the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary and an associate professor in the strategy and entrepreneurship. A business leader who can provide an effective bridge between strategy theory and on-the-ground practice,…

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Wicked Strategies: A book review by Bob Morris

August 25, 2016

Wicked Strategies: How Companies Conquer Complexity and Confound Competitors John C. Camillus University of Toronto Press (July 2016) How to embrace change and transformation, yet maintain an enduring and proud identity To what does this book’s title refer? According to…

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Chasing Relevance: A book review by Bob Morris

August 25, 2016

Chasing Relevance: 6 Steps to Understand, Engage and Maximize Next Generation Leaders in the Workplace Dan Negroni with Jim Eber launchbox (August 2016) How to create a workplace within which “powerful, authentic, multi-generational relationships are most likely to thrive” In…

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6 Essential Leadership Traits That Build Effective Teams

August 24, 2016

last time I checked, Amazon US offers 27,901 books for sale in its “leading teams” category and 874 in its “leading business teams” category. Frankly, I was surprised by the latter number while realizing that there are all manner of…

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A Climb to the Top: A book review by Bob Morris

August 24, 2016

A Climb to the Top: Communication & Leadership Tactics to Take Your Career to New Heights Chuck Garcia Advantage Media Group (2016) How and why “challenge is the core and mainspring of all human activity.” James Ramsey Ullman The single…

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Johnny Covey on “Five Habits to Lead from the Heart”: An interview by Bob Morris

August 23, 2016

If you visit Johnny Covey’s website, you will learn that he ” is capable of bringing energy to a room where there is none, he can transform the way an event is constructed by his methods and engagement with the…

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Make Your Own Waves: A book review by Bob Morris

August 23, 2016

Make Your Own Waves: The Surfer’s Rules for Innovators and Entrepreneurs Louis Patler AMACOM (July 2016) Here are unique insights about “a way of thinking, a way of acting, and a way of pushing the limits” Similarities, comparisons and parallels…

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Stewart D. Friedman on “Leading the Life You Want”: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

August 22, 2016

In 1984, Stew Friedman joined Wharton, where he is the Practice Professor of Management. In 2001, he concluded a two-year assignment (while on academic leave) at Ford Motor Company, as the senior executive for leadership development. Total Leadership: Be a…

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Five Easy Theses: A book review by Bob Morris

August 22, 2016

Five Easy Theses: Commonsense Solutions to America’s Greatest Economic Challenges James M. Stone Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2016) Alas, many of those in power with the greatest need to read this book are least likely to do so. It will come…

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