Book Reviews

‘George Washington’ Review: Our Founding Politician

March 2, 2021

Here is a brief excerpt from Barton Swaim’s review of David O. Stewart’s George Washington: The Political Rise of America’s Founding Father, for The Wall Street Journal. He asserts that the first President of the United States “was a savvy…

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Eleanor: A book review by Bob Morris

February 27, 2021

Eleanor David Michaelis Simon & Schuster (October 2020) “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”  Eleanor Roosevelt Over the years, I have read hundreds of biographies and reviewed many of them. This is one of…

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In ‘Tom Stoppard,’ Hermione Lee Takes On a New Challenge: a Living Subject

February 26, 2021

The biographer Hermione Lee, whose new life of Tom Stoppard was published on Feb. 23.Credit…Jamie Muir Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Charles McGrath that was featured in The New York Times. To read the complete article,…

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‘Tom Stoppard’ Review: A Playwright in Arcadia

February 24, 2021

Tom Stoppard on his way to Darjeeling, India, in 1990. Photo: Karan Kapoor Here is a brief excerpt of a review of Tom Stoppard, A Life that Brooke Allen wrote for The Wall Street Journal. To read the3 complete article,…

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Quantum Marketing: A book review by Bob Morris

February 13, 2021

Quantum Marketing: Mastering the New Marketing Mindset for Tomorrow’s Consumers Raja Rajamannar HarperCollins Leadership (February 2021) How and why a quantum challenge requires a quantum response It is generally assumed that marketing began several thousand years ago when what was…

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THRIVE: A book review by Bob Morris

February 12, 2021

THRIVE: The Leader’s Guide to Building a High-Performance Culture Andrew Freedman with Paul Elliott Lioncrest Publishing (January 2021) How and why strategic initiatives achieve breakthrough, high-impact results First, I want to commend Andrew Freedman who — with substantial assistance from…

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Present Company: A book review by Bob Morris

February 6, 2021

Present Company: Cultivating Cultures of High Performance in Teams and Organizations Timothy Dukes and Michael Landers Conscious Capitalism Press (January 2021) “We convince by our presence…for better or worse.” Walt Whitman As I began to read this book, I was…

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Stop Decorating the Fish: A book review by Bob Morris

February 5, 2021

Stop Decorating the Fish: Which solutions to ignore and which problems really matter, Second Edition Kristen Cox and Yishai Ashlag The North River Press Publishing Corporation (January 2021) How and why to focus on solving core problems while you can…

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The Vision Code: A book review by Bob Morris

February 4, 2021

The Vision Code: How to Create and Execute a Compelling Vision for Your Business Oleg Konovalov Wiley (January 2021) “Vision without execution is hallucination.”  Thomas Edison Even if a company retained Oleg Konovalov to help its C-level executives to formulate…

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Stop Decorating the Fish: A book review by Bob Morris

February 3, 2021

Stop Decorating the Fish: Which solutions to ignore and which problems really matter Kristen Cox and Yishai Ashlag The North River Press Publishing Company (December 2020) How and why to focus on solving core problems…while you can This book has…

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