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The Innovator’s Dilemma: A book review by Bob Morris

June 16, 2011

The Innovator’s Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail Clayton M. Christensen HarperCollins (2003) A brilliant analysis of a multi-dimensional paradox Having just re-read this business “classic,” I admire it even more now than I did when it…

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Making Horses Drink: A book review by Bob Morris

June 14, 2011

Making Horses Drink: How to Lead & Succeed in Business Alex Hiam Entrepreneur Press (2002 Note: I read and then reviewed this book when it was first published and recently re-read it. Frankly, I am even more impressed now by…

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Secrets of Special Ops Leadership: A book review by Bob Morris

June 11, 2011

Secrets of Special Ops Leadership: Dare the Impossible — Achieve the Extraordinary William A. Cohen AMACOM (2005) Note: Given the recent and dramatic increase of public interest in “special ops” initiatives, I decided to re-read a book I reviewed when…

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The Talent Code: A book review by Bob Morris

June 11, 2011

The Talent Code: Greatness Isn’t Born. It’s Grown. Here’s How Daniel Coyle Bantam Books (2009) In this book, Coyle duly (and gratefully) acknowledges the importance of Anders Ericsson’s research, that greatness isn’t born; rather, it is developed by a combination…

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Making Ideas Happen: A book review by Bob Morris

June 11, 2011

Making Ideas Happen: Overcoming the Obstacles Between Vision & Reality Scott Belsky Portfolio/Penguin Group (2010) Anyone with much experience with brainstorming sessions already knows that “making ideas” is quite easy. Making them happen is quite a different challenge and a…

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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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