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Bob Morris on Scott Galloway’s The Four

October 8, 2017

The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google Scott Galloway Portfolio/Penguin Random House (October 2017) Are these Four Horsemen deities of “god, love, sex, and consumption” or agents of “Death, the destroyer of Worlds”? Scott Galloway’s answer…

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Seven Things Successful Work-Seekers Do

August 30, 2017

Bruce Hazen is the co-author of the recently published book, Business Models for Teams: See How Your Organization Really Works and How Each Person Fits In, published by Portfolio/Penguin Random House (June 2017). Here are the dos and don’ts he…

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What it takes to become a trillion-dollar company

August 10, 2017

In The Four, published by Portfolio/Penguin Random House (October 2017), Scott Galloway examines “four technology giants [that] have inspired more joy, connections, prosperity, and discovery than any [other] entity in history. Along the way, Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google have…

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Are you eager to learn what you need to know about business?

August 9, 2017

  In The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google, published by Portfolio/Penguin Random House (October 2017), Scott Galloway claims that “it’s never been easier to be a billionaire, but it’s never been harder to be a…

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The Net and the Butterfly: A book review by Bob Morris

March 17, 2017

The Net and the Butterfly: The Art and Practice of Breakthrough Thinking Olivia Fox Cabane and Judah Pollack Portfolio/Penguin Random House (February 2017) How breakthrough thinking can accelerate personal growth and professional development Olivia Fox Cabane and Judah Pollack make…

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Different Types of Breakthrough Thinking

March 8, 2017

In The Net and the Butterfly, Olivia Fox Cabane and Judah Pollack explain “the art and practice of breakthrough thinking.” They observe, “For many, breakthroughs are like butterflies — beautiful and awe-inspiring, yet erratic and elusive. Some people think they…

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Simon Sinek on purpose-driven collaboration

February 4, 2017

In Together Is Better: A Little Book of Inspiration, published by Portfolio/Penguin Random House (September 2016), Simon Sinek offers some excellent advice on how to follow this African proverb: “If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want…

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The Leadership Behavior That’s Most Important to Employees

November 14, 2016

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Christine Porath for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and receive HBR email alerts,…

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The Importance of Drawing and Doodling to Developing Breakthrough Ideas

August 30, 2016

Prior to the invention of language, human beings relied on hand gestures and then scratchings on cave walls or in the soil as the only ways that they could communicate. Today, people still communicate with drawings. For example, Rollin King…

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Superbosses: A book review by Bob Morris

February 11, 2016

Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent Sydney Finkelstein Portfolio/Penguin Random House (2016) Here in a single volume is a “master class in how each of us can make a much greater impact in what we do” In…

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