Book Reviews

Army of Entrepreneurs: A book review by Bob Morris

March 22, 2011

Army of Entrepreneurs: Create an Engaged and Empowered Workforce for Exceptional Business Growth Jennifer Prosek AMACOM (2011) How to grow great gardeners The title of my review refers to what I believe is Jennifer Prosek’s key point in this book:…

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Strategic Intuition: A book review by Bob Morris

March 22, 2011

Strategic Intuition: The Creative Spark in Human Achievement William Duggan Columbia University Press (2007) How and why “a modern discipline” can activate “flashes of insight” in a results-driven organization There is much to be said for eliminating waste throughout an…

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Julie Burstein’s Spark: A book review by Bob Morris

March 19, 2011

Spark: How Creativity Works Julie Burstein Harper/HarperCollins (2011) The process by which to “ignite” creative and innovative thinking that has breakthrough impact I have read and reviewed most of the books published during the past decade whose authors focus on…

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Brainsteering: A book review by Bob Morris

March 18, 2011

Brainsteering: A Better Approach to Breakthrough Ideas Kevin P. Coyne and Shawn T. Coyne HarperBusiness/HaroerCollins (2011)   How to come up with new and better ideas all day, every day, and even on demand? Kevin Coyne and Shawn Coyne respond…

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Ten Steps Ahead: A book review by Bob Morris

March 18, 2011

Ten Steps Ahead: What Separates Successful Business Visionaries from the Rest of Us Erik Calonius Portfolio/Penguin Group (2011) Dreamers think about it…visionaries see it and then make it happen, at whatever cost The material in Ten Steps Ahead is based…

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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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