Book Reviews

Exit Path: A book review by Bob Morris

August 15, 2022

Exit Path: Hows to Win the Startup End Game Touraj Parang McGraw Hill (July 2022) How and why good exits happen when companies are bought, not sold. The reasons vary, of course, but most startups fail within five years after…

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Launchpad Republic: A book review by Bob Morris

August 10, 2022

Launchpad Republic: America’s Entrepreneurial Edge and Why It Matters Howard Wolk and John Landry Wiley (Auhgust 2022) How “a dynamic entrepreneurial economy” has balanced ” the right to compete with property rights” Consider the fact that most (if not all)…

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Dare to Lead Like a Girl : A book review by Bob Morris

August 9, 2022

Dare to Lead Like a Girl: How to Survive and Thrive in the Corporate Jungle Dalia Feldheim Rowman & Littlefield (June 2022) “Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re probably right.” Henry Ford Briefly, these are the…

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Unlock Your Potential: A book review by Bob Morris

August 6, 2022

Unlock Your Potential: The Ultimate Guide for Creating Your Dream Life in the Modern World Jeff Lerner Matt Holt Books/An Imprint of Ben Bella Books (August 2022) “‘Potential’ means you ain’t done it yet.” Darrell Royal I agree with the…

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Begin Boldly: A book review by Bob Morris

August 5, 2022

Begin Boldly: How Women Can Reimagine Risk, Embrace Uncertainty, and Launch a Brilliant Career Christie Hunter Arscott Berrett-Koehler Publishers (August 2022) “Be yourself. Everyone else is taken.” Oscar Wilde Christie Hunter Arscott is a passionate as well as eloquent advocate…

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Breaking Through: A review by Bob Morris

August 1, 2022

Breaking Through: Stories and Best Practices From Companies That Help Women Succeed Martine Liautaud John Wiley & Sons (April 2016) How and why mentoring and sponsorship programs can help to accelerate the professional development of high-potential women If anything, the…

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Golden : A book review by Bob Morris

July 29, 2022

Golden: The Power of Silence in a World of Noise Justin Zorn and Leigh Marz Harper Wave/An imprint of HarperCollins (May 2022) “If speech is of silver, then silence is of gold.” King Solomon As I began to read this…

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Broken to Better: A book review by Bob Morris

July 27, 2022

Broken to Better: 13 Ways Not to Fail at Life and Leadership Michael Kurland Houndstooth Press (July 2022) How to focus firmly on vision, purpose, and core values to “BE BETTER” Whatever their size and nature may be, all organizations…

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The Trials of Harry S. Truman: A book review by Bob Morris

July 23, 2022

  The Trials of Harry S. Truman: The Extraordinary Presidency of an Ordinary Man (1945-1953) Jeffrey Frank Simon & Schuster (March 2022) A honey badger in the Oval Office With regard to his middle name, Harry Truman told reporters that…

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The Geography of Genius

July 22, 2022

The Geography of Genius: A Search for the World’s Most Creative Places from Ancient Athens to Silicon Valley Eric Weiner Simon & Schuster (2016) This is one of the books I re-read wholly for pleasure, its insights even more valuable…

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