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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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Simon Sinek on why a purpose-driven life is the only one worth living

September 21, 2016

All leaders have many responsibilities and one of the most important is to establish or nourish a workplace culture within which personal growth and professional development are most likely to thrive. In his latest book, Together Is Better: A Little…

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Adam Grant’s Path To Creativity: Do Magic, Read and Procrastinate

April 17, 2016

Here is a brief article by George Anders for Forbes magazine about his online discussion with Adam Grant within the community. I also include links to other Anders articles in which he discusses related matters. Grant is a thoughtful and…

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“The Top 100 Speeches” throughout United States history

December 19, 2012

  If you click here you can check out “The Top 100 Speeches” at the American Rhetoric website. Better yet, you can click on any/all of the 100 speeches and read the text. And even better yet, you can click on…

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Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action

December 12, 2012

This is another video from TED, in this instance one during which Simon Sinek shares his thoughts about how great leaders inspire action. He has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and…

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Charles S. Jacobs: A second interview by Bob Morris

February 8, 2012

Charles S. Jacobs is founder and managing partner of 180 Partners, and the author of Management Rewired: Why Feedback Doesn’t Work and Other Surprising Lessons from the Latest Brain Science. For over two decades, he has helped the leadership of corporations around the world improve the performance of…

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Serve to Lead: A book review by Bob Morris

August 2, 2011

Serve to Lead: Your Transformational 21st Century Leadership System James M. Strock Serve to Lead Press (2010) What we have in this substantial volume is a cohesive, comprehensive, and cost-effect system that will enable aspiring leaders to understand what Martin…

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The Elements of Power: A book review by Bob Morris

June 26, 2011

The Elements of Power: Lessons on Leadership and Influence Terry R. Bacon AMACOM (2011) Bacon explains his own model of power and influence: “There are five sources of power that stem from your position and participation in an organization: role…

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Gregory S. Berns: An interview by Bob Morris

April 16, 2011

  Gregory Berns occupies the Distinguished Chair of Neuroeconomics, serves as Director of the Center for Neuropolicy, and is a professor in both psychiatry and economics at Emory University. He earned an A.B. degree at Princeton University (his major was…

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Iconoclast: A book review by Bob Morris

April 15, 2011

Iconoclast: A Neuroscientist Reveals How to Think Differently Gregory Berns Harvard Business School Press (2008) I recently checked the Online Etymological Dictionary and learned that an iconoclast is a “breaker or destroyer of images” from the Late Greek word eikonoklastes.…

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