Brilliant Mistakes

Stewart D. Friedman on “Leading the Life You Want”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

August 16, 2016

In 1984, Stew Friedman joined Wharton, where he is the Practice Professor of Management. In 2001, he concluded a two-year assignment (while on academic leave) at Ford Motor Company, as the senior executive for leadership development. Total Leadership: Be a…

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Brian J. Robertson on Holacracy: An interview by Bob Morris

September 11, 2015

Brian Robertson is an experienced entrepreneur, CEO, and organizational pioneer. Forbes and Fast Company credit him for developing Holacracy, a comprehensive management system for governing and running organizations that are fast, agile, and that succeed by pursuing their purpose, free…

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Tim Richardson: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

August 30, 2015

Formerly, Tim Richardson headed Leadership and Talent at PWC (2000-2009), where he was the driving force behind the creation of an integrated talent strategy and leadership development. He started his career in financial services. He now focuses on talent and…

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Kabir Sehgal: An interview by Bob Morris

August 23, 2015

Kabir Sehgal was a vice president in emerging market equities at J. P. Morgan. A Grammy-winning producer, he has performed with Grammy-winning musicians as a jazz bassist. He co-founded an arts organization which merged with the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance.…

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R “Ray” Wang: An interview by Bob Morris

August 18, 2015

R “Ray” Wang is the Principal Analyst and CEO of Silicon Valley- based Constellation Research. He’s also the author of the popular business strategy and technology blog, “A Software Insider’s Point of View”. The blog provides insight into how disruptive…

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Susan Packard: An interview by Bob Morris

August 16, 2015

In this competitive marketplace, an organization’s ability to innovate by staying ahead of the competition and delivering products that command the market’s attention is more important than ever. As co-founder and chief operating officer of HGTV, Susan Packard was the…

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Judith Humphrey: An interview by Bob Morris

August 9, 2015

Judith Humphrey is the Founder of The Humphrey Group, a Toronto-based firm that teaches leaders at all levels how to be influential and inspiring communicators. Since its establishment in 1987, The Humphrey Group has expanded globally and is recognized as…

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Ralph Young: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

August 7, 2015

Ralph Young is a history professor at Temple University. He has done extensive research in the history of protest movements, terrorist organizations, and 17th-century Puritanism. He is the author of Dissent: The History of an American Idea, a narrative history…

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John Ferling: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

June 28, 2015

Throughout his long career, historian John Ferling has specialized in the American Revolution. He taught numerous courses on the Revolution, America’s Founders, and U. S. military history. He is the author of thirteen books, the latest of which is Whirlwind:…

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Laurie Sudbrink: An interview by Bob Morris

June 7, 2015

With a passion for developing accountable and proactive workplaces, Laurie Sudbrink established Unlimited Coaching Solutions, Inc. in 1999. She has been a catalyst for change in the workplace ever since. She brings more than 20 years of corporate experience in…

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