James O’Toole

Strategy Beyond the Hockey Stick: A book review by Bob Morris

February 14, 2018

Strategy Beyond the Hockey Stick: People, Probabilities, and Big Moves to Beat the Odds Chris Bradley, Martin Hirt, and Sven Smit John Wiley & Sons (February 13, 2018) What really matters — and what does not — for exceptional performance…

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The Workplace Engagement Solution: A book review by Bob Morris

September 11, 2017

The Workplace Engagement Solution: Find a Common Mission, Vision and Purpose with All of Today’s Employees David Harder Career Press (August 2017) “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” African proverb…

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The Innovation Revolution: A book review by Bob Morris

July 24, 2017

The Innovation Revolution: Discover the Genius Hiding in Plain Sight K. Melissa Kennedy 48 Innovate (February 2017) Individuals as well as organizations must either change in order to thrive or remain the same and deteriorate Major research studies by reputable…

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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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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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Magic and Loss: A book review by Bob Morris

June 10, 2016

Magic and Loss: The Internet as Art Virginia Heffernan Simon & Schuster (June 2016) How and why the Internet is “the most powerful expansion and expression of the project of being human” Virginia Heffernan observes, “These are exciting times, filled…

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Under New Management: A book review by Bob Morris

March 25, 2016

Under New Management: How Leading Organizations Are Upending Business as Usual David Burkus Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (March 2016) “Most of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to get their jobs done.” Peter Drucker When concluding…

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Get Smart!: A book review by Bob Morris

March 24, 2016

Get Smart!: How to Think and Act Like the Most Successful and Highest-Paid People in Every Field Brian Tracy Bibliomotion (March 2016) “We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where…

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Stretch: A book review by Bob Morris

March 21, 2016

Stretch: How to Future-Proof Yourself for Tomorrow’s Workplace Karie Willyerd and Barbara Mistick John Wiley & Sons (2016) “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” Charles…

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Collaborative Intelligence: A book review by Bob Morris

January 6, 2016

Collaborative Intelligence: Thinking with People Who Think Differently Dawna Markova and Angie McArthur Spiegel & Grau (2015) “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” Margaret…

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