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Making Horses Drink: A book review by Bob Morris

June 14, 2011

Making Horses Drink: How to Lead & Succeed in Business Alex Hiam Entrepreneur Press (2002 Note: I read and then reviewed this book when it was first published and recently re-read it. Frankly, I am even more impressed now by…

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3 Rules for Making Your Writing Clear

June 14, 2011

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. In business writing, you get points for clarity, not style. Instead of trying…

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Jeanne W. Ross: An interview by Bob Morris

June 13, 2011

  Jeanne Ross earned a B.A., from the University of Illinois, an M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Ph.D., from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is Principal Research Scientist at the MIT Center for Information Systems Research. Much of…

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Geoffrey A. Moore: An interview by Bob Morris

June 13, 2011

      Geoffrey A. Moore is the author of five best-selling, highly influential business books: Crossing the Chasm, Inside the Tornado, The Gorilla Game (with co-authors Tom Kippola and Paul Johnson), Living on the Fault Line, and most recently…

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Life Lessons From the Car Guy

June 13, 2011

What does it take to inspire people and defeat a bean-counting corporate bureaucracy? An autocrat in the boardroom with an allergy to consensus, says former Chrysler and GM executive Bob Lutz. Here is an excerpt from an article of his…

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Why women tend to be better managers in business….

June 13, 2011

One man’s opinion (Part One), women tend to be better managers in business because they 1. Ask more and better questions 2. Listen better 3. Have more highly-developed emotional intelligence 4. Are much less inclined to hold grudges 5. Are…

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Josh Linkner: An interview by Bob Morris

June 13, 2011

Josh Linkner is the New York Times bestselling author of Disciplined Dreaming: A Proven System to Drive Breakthrough Creativity, named one of the top 30 business books of 2011. He is the CEO and Managing Partner of Detroit Venture Partners, a…

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Joe’s Journal: On Charisma and Leadership

June 12, 2011

Here is the latest post by Joseph A. Maciariello featured in the Joe’s Journal series at the Drucker Exchange (Dx) sponsored by the Drucker Institute. The Drucker Exchange (the Dx) is a platform for bettering society through effective management and…

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Byron Lewis Sr. (the UniWorld Group) in “The Corner Office”

June 12, 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 Byron Lewis Sr., the chairman…

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Secrets of Special Ops Leadership: A book review by Bob Morris

June 11, 2011

Secrets of Special Ops Leadership: Dare the Impossible — Achieve the Extraordinary William A. Cohen AMACOM (2005) Note: Given the recent and dramatic increase of public interest in “special ops” initiatives, I decided to re-read a book I reviewed when…

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