Month: March 2021

Burn: A book review by Bob Morris

March 31, 2021

Burn: How Grit, Innovation, and a Dash of Luck Ignited a Multi-Million Dollar Success Story Mei Xu Wiley (March 2021) How and why grit, innovation, and a dash of luck can realize “the promise of America” Mei Xu (pronounced “may…

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We’ve Spent Over a Decade Researching Guns in America. This Is What We Learned.

March 30, 2021

Here is an excerpt from an article by Madison Armstrong and Jennifer Carlson for The New York Times. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain information about deep-discount subscription rates, please click here. Credit: Trevor Davis *…

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The Secret of Adaptable Organizations Is Trust

March 29, 2021

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Joerg Esser 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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How to Reinvent Your Organization In the Middle of a Crisis

March 28, 2021

Here is an excerpt from an article written by David Lancefield 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,…

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Author Talks: Deanna Mulligan on smart skill building

March 26, 2021

Here is an excerpt from an interview of Deanna Mulligan by Roberta Fusaro for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete interview, check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign up for email…

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How to Master a New Skill

March 25, 2021

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Amy Gallo 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,…

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The committed innovator: A conversation with board director Ireena Vittal

March 24, 2021

Here is an excerpt from an interview of Ireena Vittal by Erik Roth for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign up for email…

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Life’s Work: An Interview with Ken Burns by Daniel McGinn

March 23, 2021

Here’s a brief interview by Daniel McGinn of Ken Burns from the HBR‘s Life’s Work series. * * * Ken Burns uses his distinctive style of documentary filmmaking to take viewers into the lives of presidents, explorers, athletes, and musicians.…

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What’s the Right Way to Find a Mentor?

March 22, 2021

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Janet T. Phan 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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Metaskills: A book review by Bob Morris

March 21, 2021

METASKILLS: Five Talents for the Robotic Age Marty Neumeier New Riders (2012) Note: This is one of only a few books I re-read about this time every year since it was fist published. Yes, it really is that valuable. *    …

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