Month: February 2019

Women in Science: A book review by Bob Morris

February 12, 2019

Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World Hardcover Rachel Ignotofsky Ten Speed Press (2016) Standing atop the shoulders of so many “giants” I read this book in combination with Catherine Thimmesh’s Girls Think of Everything, regretting that…

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Girls Think of Everything: A book review by Bob Morris

February 11, 2019

Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women Catherine Thimmesh, Illustrated by Melissa Sweet Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2002) An entertaining as well as informative celebration of ingenuity I read this book in combination with Rachel Ignotofsky’s Women in…

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Leadership lessons from Africa’s trailblazers

February 11, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Mutsa Chironga, Georges Desvaux, and Acha Leke for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign up…

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The Wise Advocate: A book review by Bob Morris

February 10, 2019

The Wise Advocate: The Inner Voice of Strategic Leadership Art Kleiner, Jeffrey Schwartz, and Josie Thomson Columbia Business School Publishing (January 2018) Here are the neural dynamics of decision-making for those in leadership positions As I began to read this…

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Figure Out Which Data Skills You Need for Your Job

February 10, 2019

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 Data and analytics are increasingly important to how we do our jobs. But…

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Type R: A book review by Bob Morris

February 9, 2019

Type R: Transformative Resilience for Thriving in a Turbulent World Ama Marston and Stephanie Marston PublicAffairs (January 2018) How and why “we must meet change head-on [and] use stress and adversity to open the door to new opportunities” Ama Marston…

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A Simple Way to Get Your Leadership Team Aligned on Strategy

February 9, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Scott D. Anthony and Bernard C. Kümmerli 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…

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Great at Work: A book review by Bob Morris

February 8, 2019

Great at Work: How Top Performers Do Less, Work Better, and Achieve More Morten Hansen Simon & Schuster (January 2018) How and why “seven practices upend conventional thinking about how you should work” Note: Every so often, I recycle a…

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A New Way to Become More Open-Minded

February 8, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Shane Snow 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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The Quirky Secrets of the World’s Greatest Innovators

February 7, 2019

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by James Surowiecki for Strategy+Business, published by certain member firms of the PwC network. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here. * * * In her book on…

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