Book Reviews

Legacy in the Making: A book review by Bob Morris

December 10, 2018

Legacy in the Making: Building a Long-Term Brand to Stand Out in a Short-Term World Mark Miller and Lucas Conley McGraw-Hill Education (March 2018) Why and how to build a brand “through the lens of legacy” that can still have…

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Purpose Meaning + Passion (HBR Emotional Intelligence Series): A book review by Bob Morris

December 9, 2018

Emotional Intelligence: Purpose Meaning + Passion Various Contributors Harvard Business Review Press (May 2018) “The way to do is to be.”  Lao Tzu HBR Press has a new series of anthologies (nine volumes thus far) of articles in which contributors…

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Imagine It Forward: A book review by Bob Morris

December 8, 2018

Imagine It Forward: Courage, Creativity, and the Power of Change Beth Comstock with Tahl Raz Currency (September 2018) How and why to master the change-maker’s craft because the future is in our imagination Written with the assistance of Tahl Raz, …

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Leading Transformation: A book review by Bob Morris

December 6, 2018

Leading Transformation: How to Take Charge of Your Company’s Future Nathan Furr, Kyle Nel, and Thomas Zoëga Ramsøy Harvard Business Review Press (November 2018) How to use a human-centered process to avoid or overcome key bottlenecks to organizational change In…

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Leadership Presence (HBR Emotional Intelligence Series): A book review by Bob Morris

December 5, 2018

Leadership Presence (HBR Emotional Intelligence Series) Various Contributors Harvard Business Review Press “We convince by our presence.” Walt Whitman HBR Press has a series of anthologies (nine volumes thus far) of articles in which contributors offer proven research that shows…

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Truthful Living: A book review by Bob Morris

December 4, 2018

Truthful Living: The First Writings of Napoleon Hill Napoleon Hill with Jeffrey Gitomer Amazon Publishing (October 2018) Timeless but timely advice for personal growth and professional development Henry Ford once observed, “Whether you think you can or think you can’t,…

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Make Some Noise: A book review by Bob Morris

December 3, 2018

Make Some Noise: The Unconventional Road to Dominance Ken Schmidt Simon & Schuster (November 2018) How your organization can achieve “all-out, against-all-odds success” Friends of mine who own a Harley-Davidson claim its unique roar differentiates it from all other motorcycles. Ken…

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Wake Up and Smell the Coffee: A book review by Bob Morris

December 1, 2018

Wake Up and Smell the Coffee: The Imperative of Teams Simon Mac Rory LID Publishing Limited (September 2018) “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”African Proverb All healthy organizations have a…

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The Spiritual Child: A book review by Bob Morris

November 28, 2018

The Spiritual Child: The New Science on Parenting for Health and Lifelong Thriving Lisa MIller St. Martin’s Press (2016) Improving the world “starts with each child, and his or her birthright: the spiritual child.” As the father of four and…

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Railroader: A book review by Bob Morris

November 27, 2018

Railroader: The Unfiltered Genius and Controversy of Four-Time CEO Hunter Harrison Howard Green Page Two Books (September 2018) Here is a CEO who was large…who contained multitudes Howard Green tells his reader, “This book tells the story of [Hunter Harrison’s]…

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