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The Unicorn Within: A book review by Bob Morris

October 30, 2022

The Unicorn Within: How Companies Can Create Game-Changing Ventures at Startup Speed Linda K. Yates Harvard Business Review Press (October 2022) Here’s a “learnable, repeatable, scalable process for disrupting from the inside out” To what does the title of this…

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The Titanium Economy: A book review by Bob Morris

October 29, 2022

  The Titanium Economy: How Industrial Technology Can Create a Better, Faster, Stronger America Asutosh Padhi, Gaurav Batra, and Nick Santhanam Public Affairs (October 2022) How do the top-performing companies in the Titanium Economy improve their performance? According to Asutosh…

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Power of Capital: A book review by Bob Morris

October 28, 2022

Contacts: Adrienne.Fontaine@FinnPartners.com Nick.Fontaine@FinnPartners.com Power of Capital: An Adventure Capitalist’s Journey to a Sustainable Future Asha Mehta Wiley (October 2022) How to thrive in “the fastest-growing, most dynamic markets across the globe” An emerging market economy is one that’s transitioning into…

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The Six Types of Working Genius: A book review by Bob Morris

October 28, 2022

The Six Types of Working Genius: A Better Way to Understand Your Gifts, Your Frustrations, and Your Team Patrick Lencioni Matt Holt Books/An Imprint of BenBella Books (August 2022) How to get what you do best and enjoy most in…

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Permanent Distortion: A book review by Bob Morris

October 27, 2022

Permanent Distortion: How the Financial Markets Abandoned the Real Economy Forever Nomi Prins Public Affairs (October 2022) Who are the “winners” and “losers” within today’s financial and monetary system? Nomi Prins is convinced that today’s financial system “is as unhinged…

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Remembering Peter Schjeldahl, a Consummate Critic

October 27, 2022

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by  David Remnick for The New Yorker in which he remembers and celebrates Peter Schjeldahl, widely viewed probably the most highly regarded critic of contemporary art. He died last week. Photograph Credit:…

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What you may not already know about the Industrial Revolution

October 26, 2022

Here is a brief article by Laura Mackenzie that I came upon when checking out the HistoryHit website. * * * Beginning in the 18th century, the Industrial Revolution was a defining period of western history. Although we commonly think…

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What Outperformers Do Differently to Tap Internal Talent

October 26, 2022

Here is an excerpt from an article by Nithya Vaduganathan, Ben Zweig, Colleen McDonald, and Lisa Simon for the MIT Sloan Management Review. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here. * *…

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Augmented Lean: A book review by Bob Morris

October 25, 2022

Augmented Lean: A Human-Centric Framework for Managing Frontline Operations Natan Linder and Trond Arne Undheim Wiley (October 2022) “If what you do is what you’ve always done, it’s probably wrong.” Charles Kettering Years ago, Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. observed, “I…

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Kick Up Some Dust: A book review by Bob Morris

October 23, 2022

Kick Up Some Dust: Lessons on Thinking Big, Giving Back, and Doing It Yourself Bernie Marcus with Catherine Lewis William Morrow/An imprint of HarperCollins (October 2022) How and why, when you do it yourself, “you can make a difference and…

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