Month: December 2018

Legacy in the Making: A book review by Bob Morris

December 10, 2018

Legacy in the Making: Building a Long-Term Brand to Stand Out in a Short-Term World Mark Miller and Lucas Conley McGraw-Hill Education (March 2018) Why and how to build a brand “through the lens of legacy” that can still have…

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How new CEOs can boost their odds of success

December 10, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Michael Birshan, Thomas Meakin, and Kurt Strovink 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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Have a Bad Boss? Consider Your Options

December 9, 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. * * * Having a bad manager can feel like the kiss of…

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Purpose Meaning + Passion (HBR Emotional Intelligence Series): A book review by Bob Morris

December 9, 2018

Emotional Intelligence: Purpose Meaning + Passion Various Contributors Harvard Business Review Press (May 2018) “The way to do is to be.”  Lao Tzu HBR Press has a new series of anthologies (nine volumes thus far) of articles in which contributors…

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Imagine It Forward: A book review by Bob Morris

December 8, 2018

Imagine It Forward: Courage, Creativity, and the Power of Change Beth Comstock with Tahl Raz Currency (September 2018) How and why to master the change-maker’s craft because the future is in our imagination Written with the assistance of Tahl Raz, …

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4 Ways to Become a Better Learner

December 8, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Monique Valcour 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, please click…

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Closing the gender gap: A missed opportunity for new CEOs

December 7, 2018

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Michael Birshan, Carolyn Dewar, Thomas Meakin, and Kurt Strovink 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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Ed Catmull on how to take the creative efforts of groups much further

December 7, 2018

In the Foreword to Questions Are the Answer, Ed Catmull asks a few: What if “we valued the answers we arrive at mainly because of all the new and better questions they lead us to? Put another way, what if instead of seeing questions…

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Leading Transformation: A book review by Bob Morris

December 6, 2018

Leading Transformation: How to Take Charge of Your Company’s Future Nathan Furr, Kyle Nel, and Thomas Zoëga Ramsøy Harvard Business Review Press (November 2018) How to use a human-centered process to avoid or overcome key bottlenecks to organizational change In…

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Make Your Out-of-Office Message a Little More Personal

December 6, 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. * * * Most of us write our out-of-office messages as we’re running…

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