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Month: December 2019

It’s that time….

December 15, 2019

Every holiday season for the past 16 years, I have taken a break from blogging and will do so again today. Hopefully, I will be able to resume early in the New Year. Meanwhile, I wish you and your loved…

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Origins: A book review by Bob Morris

December 14, 2019

Origins: How Earth’s History Shaped Human History Lewis Dartnell Basic Books (May 2019) A thorough examination of the planetary processes that drove the evolution of humanity The best works of non-fiction tend to be driven by research in order to…

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What Companies That Are Good at Innovation Get Right

December 14, 2019

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Scott Kirsner 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…

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Digital Transformation Is Not About Technology

December 13, 2019

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Behnam Tabrizi, Ed Lam, Kirk Girard, and Vernon Irvin for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources,…

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Delegating Work (20 Minute Manager): A book review by Bob Morris

December 13, 2019

Need a briefing on the basics of delegating work effectively? Look no further. Delegating Work is one of the volumes in the 20 Minute Manager series created by the editors at Harvard Business Review Press. About 90 pages in length,…

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Startup Culture Mindset: A book review by Bob Morris

December 12, 2019

Startup Culture Mindset: A Primer to Building an Amazing Culture and Tribe Bernhard Schroeder Independently Published (November 2019) “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.”  Peter Drucker Drucker’s comment is generally true but I think he would agree that some cultures are…

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1 in 5 Employees Is Highly Engaged and at Risk of Burnout

December 12, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Emma Seppälä and Julia Moeller 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…

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Want to Create an Equitable Workplace? It’s the Small Decisions That Add Up

December 11, 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. *     *     * When it comes to eliminating workplace discrimination, we…

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The Amazon Management System: A book review by Bob Morris

December 11, 2019

The Amazon Management System: The Ultimate Digital Business Engine That Creates Extraordinary Value for Both Customers and Shareholders Ram Charan and Julia Yang Ideapress Publishing (December 2019) The “sercret sauce” of one of the most successful organizations thoughout the history…

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The Power of Little Ideas: A book review by Bob Morris

December 10, 2019

The Power of Little Ideas: A Low-Risk, High-Reward Approach to Innovation David Robertson with Kent Lineback Harvard Business Review Press (May 2017) Do innovators have only two choices: innovate small incrementally or innovate big disruptively? “There is another option.” In…

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