Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 11/25/13)

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I hope that at least a few of these recent posts will be of interest to you:

BOOK REVIEWS

The Firm: The Story of McKinsey and Its Secret Influence on American Business
Duff McDonald

Connected: The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives — How Your Friends’ Friends’ Friends Affect Everything You Feel, Think, and Do
Nicholas Christakis and James Fowler

The New Corporate Facts of Life: Rethink Your Business and Transform Today’s Challenges into Tomorrow’s Profits
Diana Rivenburgh

Winning from Within: A Breakthrough Method for Leading, Living, and Lasting Change
Erica Ariel Fox

 

INTERVIEWS

Bob Pittman (chairman and chief executive of Clear Channel Communications) in “The Corner Office”
Adam Bryant
The New York Times

 

COMMENTARIES

“Find Your Superpower and Use It”
Josh Linkner

“Building the social enterprise
Michael Chui, Martin Dewhurst, and Lindsay Pollak
The McKinsey Quarterly

“War, Peace, and Listicles: Leo Tolstoy on Money, Fame, and Writing for the Wrong Reasons”
Maria Popova
Brain Pickings

“This desolate wilderness….””
William Bradford
Wall Street Journal

“What Jeff Bezos learned from Jim Sinegal, founder of Costco”
Brad Stone
from The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon

“Thanksgiving: Did you already know?”
Bill Bryson
from Made in America

“How Norman Rockwell Captured the Inner Life of a Nation”
James Parker
The Atlantic

“Mastering the building blocks of strategy”
Chris Bradley, Angus Dawson, and Antoine Montard
McKinsey & Company

“Some Defining Characteristics of Design Thinking”
Jeanne Liedtka
from Rotman on Design

“3 tips for TED speakers (and other talkers)”
Daniel Pink
LinkedIn Pulse

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