Creating Cultures of Thinking: A book review by Bob Morris

March 16, 2016

Creating Cultures of Thinking: The 8 Forces We Must Master to Truly Transform Our Schools Ron Ritchhart Jossey-Bass/A Wiley Brand (2016) “Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction.” Pablo Picasso As I began to read…

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Reengineering the Corporation: Snapshot of a Business “Classic”

March 8, 2016

Opinions vary as to what defines a “classic” business book. My own opinion is that it offers insights and counsel that are of timeless value. To paraphrase Bernard of Chartres, a 12th century monk, their authors are the shoulders upon…

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Heather Berlin on “Genius and Creativity”

October 19, 2015

“In our digital age, we’re drowning in information. The web offers us infinite data points—news stories, tweets, wikis, status updates, etc—but very little to connect the dots or illuminate the larger patterns linking them together. Here at Big Think, we…

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Leadership BS: A book review by Bob Morris

October 8, 2015

Leadership BS: Fixing Workplaces and Careers One Truth at a Time Jeffrey Pfeffer HarperBusiness (September 2015) How to eliminate “too many leadership failures, too many career derailments, and too many toxic workplaces” In Jeffrey Pfeffer’s latest book, he shares his…

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Jeffrey Pfeffer on the Science of Leadership

October 2, 2015

I have just read and will soon review Jeffrey Pfeffer‘s latest book, Leadership BS: Fixing Workplaces and Careers One Truth at a Time, was published by HarperBusines (September 2015) and will then interview him again. He is among the most…

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The Timeless Wisdom of Socrates

September 26, 2015

Not a day goes by that I do not have an experience that reminds me of one of Socrates‘ observations. These are among my favorites: o By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if…

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To Build Your Business, Smash Your Silos

September 17, 2015

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Neil Smith for Fast Company. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here. Image credit: Flickr user nevadog * * * Silos are necessary…

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The Connection Algorithm: A book review by Bob Morris

August 5, 2015

The Connection Algorithm: Take Risks, Defy the Status Quo, and Live Your Passions Jesse Warren Tevelow Self-Published (2015) How to develop a mindset that will help you and others to accelerate personal growth and professional development To what does the…

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How to Be a Less Autocratic Leader

June 27, 2015

Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. * * * Trying to lead a seasoned, highly skilled team through command-and-control…

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Your First Leadership Job: A book review by Bob Morris

June 15, 2015

Your First Leadership Job: How Catalyst Leaders Bring Out the Best in Others Tacy M. Byham and Richard S. Wellins John Wiley & Sons (2015) “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a…

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