Book Reviews

Thus Spoke Zarathustra, The Philosophy Classic: A book review by Bob Morris

July 12, 2022

Thus Spoke Zarathustra, The Philosophy Classic Friedrich Nietzsche, with an Introduction by Dirk R.Johnson and Edited by Tom Butler-Bowdon Capstone/Imprint of Wiley (July 2022) “Of all that is written, I love only what a man has written with his own…

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The Emergent Approach to Strategy: A book review by Bob Morris

July 9, 2022

The Emergent Approach to Strategy Peter Compo Business Expert Press (July 2022) “The essence of strategy is choosing what NOT to do.” Michael Porter As Peter Compo explains in this book, “Strategy testing is a time-honored practice. Well-known tests include…

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CEO Excellence: A book review by Bob Morris

July 7, 2022

CEO Excellence: The Six Mindsets That Distinguish the Best Leaders from the Rest Carolyn Dewar, Scott Keller, and Vikram Malhotra Scribner (March 2022) How and why the best “playmakers” can — and do — write their own “playbook” As I…

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HBR at 100: A book review by Bob Morris

July 7, 2022

HBR at 100: The Most Influential and Innovative Articles from Harvard Business Review’s First Century Various Contributors in collaboration with HBR Editor in Chief, Adi Ignatius Harvard Business Review Press (June 2022) “If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.”…

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The Mosaic Principle: A book review by Bob Morris

July 1, 2022

The Mosaic Principle: The Six Dimensions of a Remarkable Life and Career Nick Lovegrove PublicAffairs (November 2016) “Do I contradict myself? Very well then, I contradict myself. I am large. I contain multitudes.” Walt Whitman Note: The insights in some (not…

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How to Zoom Your Room: A book review by Bob Morris

June 28, 2022

How to Zoom Your Room: Room Rater’s Ultimate Style Guide Claude Taylor and Jessie Bahrey, with Illustrations by Chris Morris Voracious/An imprint of Little, Brown & Company (June 2021) Why “zoom a room”? Up front, I acknowledge with pride and…

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Unstuck: A book review by Bob Morris

June 27, 2022

Unstuck: Reframe your thinking to free yourself from the patterns and people that hold you back Lia Garvin Topix Media Lab (April 2022) “The real superpower is not the ability itself — it’s knowing when to use it.” Lia Garvin…

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Leading with Heart [6/21/22] : A book review by Bob Morris

June 26, 2022

Leading with Heart: Five Conversations That Unlock Creativity, Purpose, and Results John Baird and Edward Sullivan HarperBusiness/An Imprint of HarperCollins (2022) “People won’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” Theodore Roosevelt John Baird and…

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The Unfair Advantage: A book review by Bob Morris

June 23, 2022

The Unfair Advantage: How You Already Have What It Takes to Succeed Ash Ali and Hasan Kubba St. Martin’s Press (June 2022) “Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re probably right. “ Henry Ford The title and…

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Reduce Mass Shootings Through Human Connection

June 22, 2022

Those who follow my work already know that I highly admire Michael Lee Stallard and his contributions to knowledge leadership. Here is another of his brilliant articles in which he shares his insights — and recommendations — with regard to…

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