Alvin Toffler

Streampunks: A book review by Bob Morris

September 13, 2017

Streampunks: YouTube and the Rebels Remaking Media Robert Kyncl with Maany Peyvan HarperBusiness (September 2017) How and why “attention is the currency of the digital age” Written by Robert Kyncl with Maany Peyvan, this book provides an authoritative examination of…

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Thriving in the Gig Economy: A book review by Bob Morris

July 25, 2017

Thriving in the Gig Economy: How to Capitalize and Compete in the New World of Work Marion McGovern Career Press (July 2017) The most important dos and don’ts in today’s “free world of work” As I began to read this…

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Friederike Fabritius on The Leading Brain: An interview by Bob Morris

June 7, 2017

Friederike Fabritius is a neuropsychologist and a leading expert in the field of Neuroleadership. After starting at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research and then continuing as a management consultant at McKinsey, Friederike now applies her unique expertise in…

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What is your core product?

April 29, 2017

These major businesses (listed in alpha order) no longer sell their original core product(s). o Apple: its core product was a circuit board o Corning: Technical and pharmaceutical glass o DuPont: gunpowder o The Gap: phonograph recordings in a retail…

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Fast/Forward: A book review by Bob Morris

April 11, 2017

Fast/Forward: Make Your Company Fit for the Future Julian Birkinshaw and Jonas Ridderstråle Stanford Business Books/Stanford University Press (April 2017) “What got you here won’t get you there.” Marshall Goldsmith Goldsmith’s insight serves as the title of one of his…

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The Social Life of Information: A book review by Bob Morris

April 6, 2017

The Social Life of Information John Seely Brown and Paul Duguid Harvard Business Review Press (March 2017) How and why “the ability of information and its technologies [continue] to change the social world for the better” This is an updated…

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Humility Is the New Smart: A book review by Bob Morris

March 16, 2017

Humility Is the New Smart: Rethinking Human Excellence in the Smart Machine Age Edward D. Hess and Katherine Ludwig Barrett-Koehler Publishers (January 2017) “NewSmart”: Excellence at the very highest levels of cognition and initiative What will be the percentage of…

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Disruptive Marketing: A book review by Bob Morris

November 9, 2016

Disruptive Marketing: What Growth Hackers, Data Punks, and Other Hybrid Thinkers Can Teach Us About Navigating the New Normal Geoffrey Colon AMACOM (August 2016) How business, human behavior, technology, and communications intersect, “and how they are shaped by the world…

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Welcome to the Dawn of the 4th Industrial Revolution: The Exponential Age

October 3, 2016

These are very interesting predictions…. I am indebted to Michael Bjorn Hansen for informing me that these predictions were put together by Robert Goldman with Alli Berman.   *     *      * In 1998, Kodak had 170,000 employees and sold…

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Neuroscience for Organizational Change: A book review by Bob Morris

August 19, 2016

Neuroscience for Organizational Change: An Evidence-based Practical Guide to Managing Change Hilary Scarlett KoganPage (2016) How and why an understanding of neuroscience can help transform almost any organization Human beings are effective change agents if driven by an understanding of…

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