Interviews

Keith Sawyer: An interview by Bob Morris

December 6, 2019

Keith Sawyer is one of the world’s leading scientific experts on creativity and innovation. In his first job after graduating from MIT, he designed videogames for Atari. He then worked for six years as a management consultant in Boston and…

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Pamela Newkirk on the Diversity Imperative: An interview by Bob Morris

November 17, 2019

Pamela Newkirk is a journalist, professor, and multidisciplinary scholar whose work traverses history and journalism. Her book, Diversity, Inc.: The Failed Promise of a Billion-Dollar Business, was published by Bold Type Books (October 2019). In it, she examines why, after five decades…

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Charles Jacoby on Agility: An interview by Bob Morris

November 3, 2019

Charles Jacoby is a retired United States Army general who served as the fifth Commander of United States Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) and the 22nd Commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). Jacoby was the first army officer to assume…

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Andrea Kramer and Alton Harris on Gender Biases and Conflicts at Work: An interview by Bob Morris

September 27, 2019

Andrea S. Kramer and Alton B. Harris are co-authors of It’s Not You, It’s the Workplace: Women’s Conflict At Work and the Bias That Built It (Nicholas Brealey/Hachette 2019). Andie and Al have both served in senior management positions and…

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Paul Nunes and Larry Downes on organizational dexterity: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

September 8, 2019

Paul Nunes is the global managing director for thought leadership at Accenture Research where he leads the company’s principle business research programs. He is coauthor of four books, including Big Bang Disruption: Strategy in the Age of Devastating Innovation (2014),…

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Leonard J. Marcus and Eric J. McNulty on how to lead when it matters most: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

August 14, 2019

Leonard Marcus is a trailblazer in leadership studies and teaching. Shortly after 9/11, the federal government asked him and the Kennedy School’s David Gergen to establish the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative (NPLI) at Harvard University. The purpose: to study critical…

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Leonard Marcus and Eric J. McNulty on leadership when it matters most: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

August 7, 2019

Leonard Marcus is a trailblazer in leadership studies and teaching. Shortly after 9/11, the federal government asked him and the Kennedy School’s David Gergen to establish the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative (NPLI) at Harvard University. The purpose: to study critical…

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James Strock on Theodore Roosevelt and Other Great Leaders: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

July 22, 2019

James Strock is a best-selling author and speaker on leadership. His passion for the practice of leadership spans four decades. He’s an independent entrepreneur and reformer in business, government, and politics. He is the founder of the Serve to Lead…

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James Strock on Theodore Roosevelt and other great leaders: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

July 17, 2019

James Strock is a best-selling author and speaker on leadership. His passion for the practice of leadership spans four decades. He’s an independent entrepreneur and reformer in business, government, and politics. He is the founder of the Serve to Lead…

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Jules Pieri on how to launch almost anything: An interview by Bob Morris

June 2, 2019

Jules Pieri is Co-Founder and CEO of the product launch platform The Grommet. The company’s Citizen Commerce™ movement is reshaping how consumer products get discovered, shared, and bought. Pieri started her career as an industrial designer for technology companies and was…

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