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Super Thinking: A book review by Bob Morris

July 30, 2019

Super Thinking: The Big Book of Mental Models Gabriel Weinberg and Lauren McCann Portfolio/Penguin (June 1919) How to develop a mind that can jump jurisdictional boundaries to create unique value J. H. Flavell was probably the first to use the…

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Digital Transformation: A book review by Bob Morris

July 22, 2019

Digital Transformation: Survive and Thrive in an Era of Mass Extinction Thomas M. Siebel Rosetta Books (July 2019) Creative disruption and natural selection in the 21st century  Years ago, Charles Darwin observed: “It is not the most intellectual of the…

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Superforecasting: A book review by Bob Morris

July 19, 2019

Superforecasting:The Art and Science of Prediction Philip Tetlock and Dan Gardner Broadway Books (September 2016) How and why the best decisions are based on the best information The best decisions really are based on the best information. That is, information…

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Range: A book review by Bob Morris

July 16, 2019

Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World David Epstein Riverhead Books (May 2019) “Obsolescence never meant the end of anything, it’s just the beginning.” Marshall McLuhan All of the best works of non-fiction are evidence-driven in one or more…

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

July 12, 2019

“People won’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.”  Theodore Roosevelt HBR Press offers a series of anthologies (thirteen volumes thus far) of articles in which contributors share proven research that explains how our emotions…

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HBR’s 10 Must Reads for CEOs: A book review by Bob Morris

July 11, 2019

HBR’s 10 Must Reads for CEOs Various Contributors Harvard Business Review Press (2017) Cutting-edge insights for those who are a CEO or aspire to become one This is one in a series of volumes that anthologizes what the editors of…

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

July 9, 2019

“You don’t get results by focusing on results. Focus on doing what produces results.” Mike Hawkins HBR Press offers a series of anthologies (thirteen volumes thus far) of articles in which contributors share proven research that explains how our emotions…

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Mindful Listening (HBR Emotional Intelligence Series): A book review by Bob Morris

July 6, 2019

“There is a huge difference between listening and waiting for your turn to speak.”  Simon Sinek HBR Press offers a series of anthologies (thirteen volumes thus far) of articles in which contributors share proven research that explains how our emotions…

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It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work: A book review by Bob Morris

July 5, 2019

It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson HarperBusiness (October 2018) How smarter choices can avoid or eliminate chaos in the workplace This is Jason Fried and David Heinemeier’s fourth collaboration on a book…

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The Sponsor Effect: A book review by Bob Morris

July 3, 2019

The Sponsor Effect: How to Be a Better Leader by Investing in Others Sylvia Ann Hewlett Harvard Business Review Press (June 2019) HOW to fulfill your leadership potential by helping others to fulfill theirs The title of one of Sylvia…

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