Driving Digital: A book review by Bob Morris

August 31, 2017

Driving Digital: The Leader’s Guide to Business Transformation Through Technology Isaac Sacolick AMACOM (August 2017) All organizations need leaders willing and able to “take on the challenges of driving business and digital transformation” In this book, Isaac Sacolick provides an…

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Lead Right for Your Company’s Type: A book review by Bob Morris

August 24, 2017

Lead Right for Your Company’s Type: How to Connect Your Culture with Your Customer Promise William E. Schneider AMACOM (2017) A science-based system that can help eliminate the people problems an organization has now and prevent others from occurring Before…

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The Inspiration Code: A book review by Bob Morris

August 10, 2017

The Inspiration Code: How the Best Leaders Energize People Every Day Kristi Hedges AMACOM (June 2017) Great leaders help others to become the best they can become so they can then help still others In a previously published book, The…

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Let the Story Do the Work: A book review by Bob Morris

August 9, 2017

Let the Story Do the Work: The Art of Storytelling for Business Success Esther K. Choy AMACOM (July 2017) How and why “Once upon a time” has almost unlimited applications and can have compelling impact As Esther K. Choy realizes…

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Upside: A book review by Bob Morris

June 9, 2017

Upside: Profiting from the Profound Demographic Shifts Ahead Kenneth Gronbach with M.J. Moye AMACOM (Apfil 2017) How to identify and then pursue effectively any/all upside opportunities that result from shifting demographics In this volume, Kenneth Gronbach explains that, in general,…

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You’ve Got 8 Seconds: A book review by Bob Morris

May 15, 2017

You’ve Got 8 Seconds: Communication Secrets for a Distracted World Paul Hellman AMACOM (March 2017) “Never, never, never give up!” Winston Churchill Churchill makes an excellent point, one that I selected to serve as title of this brief commentary. Here…

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10 tips on how to sharpen your emails

May 4, 2017

  On average, most of us receive about 275 emails each day and probably reply (on average) to 20-25. Which to read is one issue, whether or not to respond is another, and how to make each response effective is…

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Robert Bruce Shaw on “Extreme Teams”: An interview by Bob Morris

March 18, 2017

Robert Bruce Shaw assists business leaders in building organizations and teams capable of superior performance. His specialty is working closely with senior executives, as individuals and as groups, on organizational and leadership effectiveness. Robert often works with leaders in new…

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Great Teams: Value Fit Over Capabilities

March 9, 2017

In Extreme Teams, Robert Bruce Shaw explains “why Pixar, Netflix, Airbnb, and other cutting-edge companies succeed where most fail.” They create a workplace culture within which great teams are most likely to thrive. Shaw suggests takeaways for each chapter. These…

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Extreme Teams: A book review by Bob Morris

February 24, 2017

Extreme Teams: Why Pixar, Netflix, Airbnb, and Other Cutting-Edge Companies Succeed Where Most Fail Robert Bruce Shaw AMACOM (January 2017) “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that…

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