Book Reviews

Resonate: A book review by Bob Morris

March 16, 2011

Resonate: Present Visual Stories That Transform Audiences Nancy Duarte John Wiley & Sons (2010) How and why to create significant, sincere, and enlightening moments during presentations that “drive the big idea home” Don’t be deterred by the shape of this…

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Using WordPress: A book review by Bob Morris

March 16, 2011

Using WordPress: More Than Just a Book Tris Hussey Que Publishing/Pearson Education, Inc. (2011) An excellent single source for information, insights, advice, and instruction on website “basics” Here’s my situation: I continue to learn as much as I can about…

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HBR 10 Must-Reads on Change: A book review by Bob Morris

March 14, 2011

HBR 10 Must-Reads on Change Various Contributors Harvard Business Press (2011) This volume is one of several in a new series of anthologies of articles that initially appeared in the Harvard Business Review, in this instance from 1960 until 2006.…

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Change the Culture, Change the Game: A book review by Bob Morris

March 11, 2011

Change the Culture, Change the Game: The Breakthrough Strategy for Energizing Your Organization and Creating Accountability for Results Roger Connors and Tom Smith Portfolio/The Penguin Group (2011) A comprehensive, cohesive, and cost-effective methodology to achieve breakthrough results In Leading Change,…

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HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Leadership: A book review by Bob Morris

March 9, 2011

HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Leadership Various Authors with Editors of Harvard Business Review Harvard Business Press (2011) This is one in a series of volumes that anthologize what the editors of the Harvard Business Review consider to be the…

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The Oz Principle: A book review by Bob Morris

March 8, 2011

The Oz Principle: Getting Results Through Individual and Organizational Accountability Roger Connors, Tom Smith, and Caig Hickman Portfolio/Penguin Group (2004) Note: I recently re-read this book while formulating questions fir an interview of its co-authors and found it even more…

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Guy Kawasaki’s Enchantment: A book review by Bob Morris

March 8, 2011

Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions Guy Kawasaki Portfolio/Penguin Group (2011)   How to create a context within which there is authentic magic to be shared I have read and reviewed all of Guy Kawasaki’s previous books.…

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Strategic Alliances

March 6, 2011

Strategic Alliances: Three Ways to Make Them Work (Memo to the CEO) Steve Steinhilber Harvard Business Press (2008) This is one of the titles in the “Memo to the CEO” series published by Harvard Business Press, each less than 200…

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How to “find and mine the gold that resides in everyone”

March 5, 2011

Shine: Using Brain Science to Get the Best from Your People Edward M. Hallowell, MD Harvard Business Press (2011) How to “find and mine the gold that resides in everyone” I agree with Edward Hallowell: “Put simply, the best managers…

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The Marketing Imagination: A book review by Bob Morris

March 4, 2011

The Marketing Imagination (Expanded Edition) Theodore Levitt Free Press (1986) Do not be misled by the date of this Expanded Edition: Of the more than 27 billion books on marketing now in print, none has had a greater impact than…

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