Interviews

Dave Ulrich on calculating the market value of leadership: An interview by Bob Morris

July 2, 2022

It’s time to revisit one of the most popular interviews I have as yet conducted. The value of the insights has increased substantially during the years since Dave and I discussed challenges that C-level executives continue to face.  * *…

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Philip Kotler: A synoptic interview by Bob Morris

June 8, 2022

Philip Kotler is Professor Emeritus of Marketing at the Kellogg School of Management, where he held the S.C. Johnson & Son Professorship of International Marketing. Kellogg was consistently voted one of the top five business schools in Business Week‘s survey…

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The Genius of Richard Florida: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

April 27, 2022

Richard Florida is author of the global best-sellers, The Rise of the Creative Class and Who’s Your City? A more recent book,The Great Reset, explains how new ways of living and working will drive post-crash prosperity. Other works include The Flight of the Creative…

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The Genius of Richard Florida: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

April 16, 2022

Richard Florida is the author of several global best-sellers: The Rise of the Creative Class, The Breakthrough Illusion, Beyond Mass Production, The Flight of the Creative Class, and Who’s Your City? In The Great Reset, he explains how new ways…

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Donato Tramuto on the Power and Impact of Compassionate Leadership: An interview by Bob Morris

April 6, 2022

Donato J. Tramuto is widely recognized for his commitment to social change and transformational leadership in healthcare innovation that led The New York Times to deem him “a global health activist.” He is the former CEO of Tivity Health®, Inc.…

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Devora Zack on how the logical and the sensitive can thrive side by side: An interview by Bob Morris

December 3, 2021

Devora Zack is a Washington Post bestselling author and global keynote speaker with books in forty-five languages.  Her clients include the Smithsonian, Pfizer, Delta Airlines, and the US Food and Drug Administration.  She has been featured by the Wall Street Journal, USA Today,…

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Kevin Maney on managing predictive technologies: An interview by Bob Morris

August 2, 2021

  In his own words…. I’ve had a long career as a journalist and author. Lately, I’ve added a new hat: I’ve joined VSA Partners as its Editorial Director. The plan is to marry business to big-think journalism in a way that hopefully helps…

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Martin Reeves and Jack Fuller on high-impact creative thinking: An interview by Bob Morris

July 18, 2021

Martin Reeves is Chairman of The BCG Henderson Institute, BCG’s think tank on strategy and management. He researches, publishes and pilots new thinking on business challenges, drawing upon both innovations in business and fields such as biology, computer science and…

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Shankar Vedantam on the power and paradox of self-deception

June 1, 2021

Here is an excerpt from an interview of Shankar Vedantam by Raju Narisetti for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign up for email…

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Andrew Temte on Balancing Volatile Priorities: An interview by Bob Morris

May 16, 2021

Dr. Andrew Temte, CFA, is President and Global Head of Corporate Learning at Kaplan North America and former CEO of Kaplan Professional. A thought leader on issues related to workforce reskilling and upskilling, he is the author of Balancing Act:…

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