Book Reviews

Masters of Success: A book review by Bob Morris

June 10, 2011

Masters of Success: Proven Techniques for Achieving Success in Business and Life Ivan R. Misner and Don Morgan Entrepreneur Press (2004) Here are 65 enlightening perspectives on “success” The subtitle of this book refers to “techniques for achieving success” but…

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WordPress 3 Search Engine Organization: A book review by Bob Morris

June 10, 2011

WordPress 3: Search Engine Organization Michael David Packt Publishing (2011) A practical, hands-on approach to creating a WordPress blog or website “that search engines will love” As is also true of other Packt publications, this book has prepared me well…

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WordPress Plugin Development Essentials: A book review by Bob Morris

June 10, 2011

WordPress Plugin Development Essentials Brian Bondari and Everett Griffiths Packt Publishing  (2011) A Practical, hands-on tutorial for creating your own plugins for a WordPress website As is also true of other Packt publications, this book has prepared me well to…

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OUTSMART! A book review by Bob Morris

June 10, 2011

OUTSMART! How to Do What Your Competitors Can’t Jim Champy Financial Times Press/Pearson (2008) Previously, Champy argued in Reengineering the Corporation (1993) that “companies need to change radically and be managed from a process perspective,” in Reengineering Management (1995) he…

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INSPIRE! A book review by Bib Morris

June 10, 2011

Inspire!: Why Customers Come Back Jim Champy Financial Times Press/Pearson (2009) Those who read Champy’s previous book, OUTSMART!, know that in it he drew metaphorically from of Charles Darwin’s observations, “Species always breed beyond available resources,” “Those species with favorable…

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Seeing What’s Next: A book review by Bob Morris

June 9, 2011

Seeing What’s Next: Using the Theories of Innovation to Predict Industry Change Clayton M. Christensen, Scott D. Anthony, and Erik A. Roth Harvard Business School Press (2004) Together with Erik A. Roth and Scott D. Anthony, offers in this volume…

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The Essays of Warren Buffett: A book review by Bob Morris

June 8, 2011

The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America, Second Edition Warren E. Buffett with Lawrence A. Cunningham The Cunningham Group (2008) Note: Cunningham is a contributor as well as editor of the essays that Buffet wrote over the years,…

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The Experience Economy: A book review by Bob Morris

June 6, 2011

The Experience Economy: Work Is Theater & Every Business a Stage B. Joseph Pine and James H. Gilmore Harvard Business Review Press (1999) Note: I read this book when it was first published and recently re-read it, curious to know…

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Informal Learning: A book review by Bob Morris

June 5, 2011

Informal Learning: Rediscovering the Natural Pathways That Inspire Innovation and Performance Jay Cross Pfeiffer (2006) In the Introduction, Jay Cross makes a number of crisp assertions, several of which are certain to generate controversy. For example, “Workers learn more in…

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The Entertainment Economy: A book review by Bob Morris

June 4, 2011

The Entertainment Economy: How Mega-Media Forces Are Transforming Our Lives Michael J. Wolf Crown Business (1999) Note: I read this book when it was first published and recently re-read it, curious to know how well its core concepts have held…

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