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Change or Die: A book review by Bob Morris

June 26, 2011

Change or Die: The Three Keys To Change At Work and In Life Alan Deutschman Harper Paperbacks (2007 Deutschman asserts that both individuals and organizations are involved in a process of natural selection and will survive the competition only of…

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The Great Reset: A book review by Bob Morris

June 26, 2011

The Great Reset: How New Ways of Living and Working Drive Post-Crash Prosperity Richard Florida Harper (2010) With each reconfiguration of the economic landscape, there’s “good news” and “bad news In the first chapter, Richard Florida explains that peaks and…

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Work the System: A book review by Bob Morris

June 26, 2011

Work the System: The Simple Mechanics of Making More and Working Less Sam Carpenter Greenleaf Book Group Press (2009) Others have their reasons for praising this book. Here are three of mine. First, Sam Carpenter describes and recommends a mind-set…

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The Power of Collective Wisdom: A book review by Bob Morris

June 26, 2011

The Power of Collective Wisdom: And the Trap of Collective Folly Alan Briskin, Sheryl Erickson, Tom Callanan, and John Ott Berrett-Koehler Publishers (2009) The importance of what Alan Briskin, Sheryl Erickson, John Tot, and Tom Callahan offer in this book…

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The Elements of Power: A book review by Bob Morris

June 26, 2011

The Elements of Power: Lessons on Leadership and Influence Terry R. Bacon AMACOM (2011) Bacon explains his own model of power and influence: “There are five sources of power that stem from your position and participation in an organization: role…

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Four Steps to Overcome Conflicting Work Styles

June 26, 2011

Here is an article written by Robert Hosking for Talent Management magazine. To check out all the resources and sign up for a free subscription to the TM and Chief Learning Officer magazines published by MedfiaTec, please click here. *    …

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Mastering the Complex Sale: A book review by Bob Morris

June 26, 2011

Mastering the Complex Sale: How to Compete and Win When the Stakes are High! (Newly Revised and Updated) Jeff Thull John Wiley & Sons (2004/2010) Note: The review below is of the first edition that Jeff Thull has since revised…

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John W. Rowe (Exelon Corporation) in “The Corner Office”

June 26, 2011

Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are a few insights provided during an interview of John W. Rowe, chairman and…

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Five Regions of the Future: A book review by Bob Morris

June 26, 2011

Five Regions of the Future: Preparing Your Business for Tomorrow’s Technology Revolution Joel A. Barker and Scott W. Erickson Portfolio/Penguin Group (2005) How to frame the new “fearful symmetry Those who have already read Paradigms: The Business of Discovering the…

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Paradigms: A book review by Bob Morris

June 26, 2011

Paradigms: The Business of Discovering the Future Joel Arthur Barker HarperBusiness (1993) Quo Vadis? Since it was first published, this book has become a “must read” for those who are struggling to understand what is happening and, more to the…

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