Month: August 2018

Passionate Minds: A book review by Bob Morris

August 26, 2018

Passionate Minds: Women Rewriting the World Claudia Roth Pierpont Knopf (2000) “Hardly a woman here who would not be scandalized to find herself in company with most of them” Claudia Roth Pierpont I read this book when it was first published…

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Schultz 2020? Other C.E.O.s Will Be Watching Closely

August 26, 2018

Here is David Gelles’ profile of Howard Schultz and other corporate executives who could become political candidates in an article for The New York Times. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here. * * * Since…

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Building Bridges: A book review by Bob Morris

August 26, 2018

Building Bridges: The Case for Executive Peer Networks James Millar Skybridge Associates, LLC (June 2018) “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”  African proverb Many (if not most) C-level executives feel…

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Driving Digital Strategy: A book review by Bob Morris

August 25, 2018

Driving Digital Strategy: A Guide to Reimagining Your Business Sunil Gupta Harvard Business Review Press (August 2018) “What got you here won’t get you there.” Marshall Goldsmith In fact, I am convinced that what got you here won’t even allow…

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Artificial intelligence: Why a digital base is critical

August 25, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Jacques Bughin and Nicolas van Zeebroeck for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm, obtain…

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Katrina Lake of Stitch Fix on Building Diverse Teams

August 24, 2018

Here is David Gelles’ profile of Katrina Lake for The New York Times. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here. Credit: * * * While working at a venture capital firm, Ms. Lake saw that many…

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The Influential Mind: A book review by Bob Morris

August 24, 2018

The Influential Mind: What the Brain Reveals About Our Power to Change Others Tali Sharot Henry Holt and Company (September 2017) “The underlying assumption of this book is that your brain makes you who you are.” Many people people may…

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How to Make a Tough Decision Easier to Accept

August 22, 2018

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. *     *     * Every leader has to make hard decisions that have…

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What AI can and can’t do (yet) for your business

August 22, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Michael Chui, James Manyika, and Mehdi Miremadi for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm,…

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Bernardo Hees of Kraft Heinz: ‘New Mistakes Are Welcome’

August 21, 2018

Here is David Gelles’ profile of Bernardo Hees for The New York Times. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here. Credit: Mike Cohen for The New York Times * * * A powerful force in the food…

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