Book Reviews

The 12 Secrets of Highly Successful Women: A book review by Bob Morris

August 9, 2011

The 12 Secrets of Highly Successful Women: A Portable Life Coach for Creative Women Gail McMeekin Conari Press (2011) How to discover your unique gifts, claim your personal power, and help others to do so Gail McMeekin devotes a separate…

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Good Strategy/Bad Strategy: A book review by Bob Morris

August 9, 2011

Good Strategy/Bad Strategy: The Difference and Why It Matters Richard Rumelt Crown Business (2011) How and why a good strategy “acknowledges the challenges being faced and provides an approach to overcome them As the title of this review correctly indicates,…

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Theodore Roosevelt on Leadership: A book review by Bob Morris

August 6, 2011

Theodore Roosevelt on Leadership: Executive Lessons from the Bully Pulpit James M. Strock Three Rivers Press (2001) “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” Theodore Roosevelt I selected the quotation for the title of my review…

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Glut: A book review by Bob Morris

August 5, 2011

Glut: Mastering Information Through the Ages Alex Wright Cornell University Press ((2007) How and why “the torch song of technological transcendentalism has passed from the visionary fringe into cultural mainstream” Alex Wright explains that in this volume, he approaches the…

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50 Prosperity Classics: A book review by Bob Morris

August 5, 2011

50 Prosperity Classics: Attract It, Create It, Manage It,  Share It Tom Butler-Bowdon Nicholas Brealey Publishing (2008) Henry Ford was right Note: This is one of the volumes in the 5o Classics series, each available in a softbound edition and…

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As One: A book review by Bob Morris

August 3, 2011

As One: Individual Action and Collective Power Mehrdad Baghai and James Quigley Portfolio/Penguin (2011) How and why “As One behavior” can accomplish almost anything There is so much to be said about what this book offers. Where to begin? Perhaps…

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Reagan on Leadership: A book review by Bob Morris

August 3, 2011

Reagan on Leadership: Executive Lessons from the Great Communicator James M. Strock Serve to Lead Press (2011) Up front, I need to acknowledge that I do not share James Strock’s high regard for Ronald Reagan’s performance as governor of California…

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Serve to Lead: A book review by Bob Morris

August 2, 2011

Serve to Lead: Your Transformational 21st Century Leadership System James M. Strock Serve to Lead Press (2010) What we have in this substantial volume is a cohesive, comprehensive, and cost-effect system that will enable aspiring leaders to understand what Martin…

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The Why of Work: A book review by Bob Morris

August 2, 2011

The Why of Work: How Great Leaders Build Abundant Organizations That Win Dave Ulrich and Wendy Ulrich McGraw-Hill (2010) Dave and Wendy Ulrich organize the material in this book within a framework of seven questions. As you review the list,…

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50 Psychology Classics: A book review by Bob Morris

July 30, 2011

50 Psychology Classics: Who We Are, How We Think, What We Do; Insight and Inspiration from 50 Key Books Tom Butler-Bowdon Nicholas Brealey Publishing (2006) An excellent guide to sources that can help us to “make a real difference” in…

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