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Author in Chief: A book review by Bob Morris

April 3, 2020

Author in Chief: The Untold Story of Our Presidents and the Books They Wrote Craig Fehrman Avid Reader Press/An imprint of Simon & Schuster (February 2020) What most people don’t know about the authors and readers among U.S. Presidents I…

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Until the End of Time: A book review by Bob Morris

April 2, 2020

Until the End of Time: Mind, Matter, and Our Search for Meaning in an Evolving Universe Brian Greene Knopf (February 2020) Here’s “a story that, at its core, stirs the soul” and the mind. What motivated Brian Greene to create…

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Every Drop of Blood: A book review by Bob Morris

April 2, 2020

Every Drop of Blood: The Momentous Second Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln Edward Achorn Atlantic Monthly Press (March 2010) “Now he belongs to the ages.” Edward M. Stanton Here is the context of the title of this book, from Abraham Lincoln’s…

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Strategy under uncertainty

April 1, 2020

Here is an excerpt from another “classic” article written by Hugh G. Courtney, Jane Kirkland, and S. Patrick Viguerie for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company [2000]. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about…

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A Revolution of the MInd: A book review by Bob Morris

April 1, 2020

A Revolution of the Mind: Radical Enlightenment and the Intellectual Origins of Modern Democracy Jonathan Israel Princeton University Press (2011) On Radical Enlightenment’s ongoing, multidimensional “opposition to mainstream thinking”   Having read two of Jonathan Israel’s recent works, The Enlightenment…

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Create the Future: A book review by Bob Morris

March 31, 2020

Create the Future: Tactics for Disruptive Thinking Jeremy Gutsche Fast Company Press (March 2020) “The future is already here — It’s just not very evenly distributed.” William GIbson This volume serves as Part 1 of the operations manual for Jeremy…

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20 Facts You Probably Didn’t Knew About Tigers

March 30, 2020

Whenever asked which animal I would prefer to become if reincarnated, I have two: the polar bear and the tiger. What would be your choice(s)? Meanwhile, here is a portion of an article by Abhishek Gurung for India’s Ranthambore National…

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A Profile of Fred Rogers

March 30, 2020

The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica have written a series of mini-biographies, many of those about whom we have previously known little, if anythng. Not so, Fred Rogers. Here is an excerpt. To learn more about him and other subejects, please…

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Language Is Leadership: A book review by Bob Morris

March 30, 2020

Leadership Is Language: The Hidden Power of What You Say–and What You Don’t L. David Marquet Portfolio/Penguin (February 2020) Earn respect and trust by what you do and how well you do it, and that includes communication As I began…

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A winning operating model for digital strategy

March 29, 2020

Here is an excerpt from an article that appeared in the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. It shares the results of an important survey on digital transformation. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about…

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