Book Reviews

Entrepreneurial Leadership: A book review by Bob Morris

May 1, 2020

Entrepreneurial Leadership: The Art of Launching New Ventures, Inspiring Others, and Running Stuff Joel Peterson HarperCollins Leadership (April 2020) Here’s “a set of principles, mind-sets, and self-talk that may help” to accelerate leadership development Many (if not most) people think…

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Your Creative Mind: A book review by Bob Morris

May 1, 2020

Your Creative Mind: How to Disrupt Your Thinking, Abandon Your Comfort Zone, and Develop Bold New Strategies Scott Cochrane Weiser (September 2016) “If you give me six hours to chop down a tree, I’ll spend the first four sharpening the…

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Edison: A book review by Bob Morris

April 27, 2020

Edison Edmund Morris Random House (October 2019) “Vision without execution is hallucination.”  Thomas Edison Thomas Alva Edison is generally considered among the greatest inventors/innovators in modern history. He was awarded 1,073 patents. The list of what he created or improved…

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HBR’s 10 Must Reads On Managing People (Vol. 2): A book review by Bob Morris

April 24, 2020

HBR’s 10 Must Reads On Managing People (Vol. 2) Various Contributors Harvard Business Review Press (March 2010) “If you put fences around people, you get sheep. GIve people the room they need.” William L. McKnight I selected a Dale Carnegie…

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We’re All in This Together: A book review by Bob Morris

April 22, 2020

We’re All In This Together: Creating a Team Culture of High Performance, Trust, and Belonging Mike Robbins Hay House Business (April 2020) “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”  African proverb…

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Lead from the Future: A book review by Bob Morris

April 21, 2020

Lead from the Future: How to Turn Visionary Thinking into Breakthrough Growth Mark W. Johnson and Josh Suskewicz Harvard Business Review Press (April 2010) “Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards.”  Søren Kierkegaard After several…

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Robbie Kellman Baxter on Building a Subscription Model: An interview by Bob Morris

April 19, 2020

Robbie Kellman Baxter is a bestselling author of The Forever Transaction and The Membership Economy, named a top 10 marketing book of all time by BookAuthority. Sheis a speaker, and consultant with more than twenty years of experience providing strategic…

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Always Day One: A book review by Bob Morris

April 15, 2020

Always Day One: How the Tech Titans Plan to Stay on Top Forever Alex Kantrowitz Portfolio/Penguin (April 2020) “What got you here won’t get you there.”  Marshall Goldsmith Goldsmith correctly suggests that whatever enabled a company to enjoy success today…

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The Forever Transaction: A book review by Bob Morris

April 9, 2020

The Forever Transaction: How to Build a Subscription Model So Compelling, Your Customers Will Never Want to Leave Robbie Kellman Baxter McGraw Hill (2020) “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”…

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Conversational Intelligence: A book review by Bob Morris

April 8, 2020

Conversational Intelligence Judith E. Glaser Bibliomotion/Taylor & Wilson Group (2014) What we understand is far greater than what either of us understands. Proceed accordingly. Most experts on communication would probably not rank conversational intelligence as having importance equal to that…

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