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The Coaching Habit: A book review by Bob Morris

June 7, 2016

The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever Michael Bungay Stanier Box of Crayons Press (2016) “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” Aristotle Aristotle provides…

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Ellen Auster and Lisa Hillenbrand on “Stragility”: An interview by Bob Morris

April 24, 2016

Ellen R. Auster is Professor of Strategic Management at the Schulich School of Business, York University. Prior to joining Schulich, she was on the faculty at the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University in NYC and Visiting Faculty at…

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Think to Win: A book review by Bob Morris

August 11, 2015

Think to Win: Unleashing the Power of Strategic Thinking Paul Butler, John Manfredi, and Peter Klein McGraw-Hill (2015) The power of a new approach to results-driven, high-impact strategic thinking Paul Butler, John Manfredi, and Peter Klein introduce and thoroughly explain…

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Thinkers 50 Innovation: A book review by Bob Morris

May 26, 2015

Thinkers 50 Innovation: Breakthrough Thinking to Take Your Business to the Next Level Stuart Crainer and Des Dearlove McGraw-Hill Education (2014) How does an organization establish and/or strengthen a capability for discontinuous innovation? This is one of the volumes in…

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Dare to Serve: A book review by Bob Morris

April 14, 2015

Dare to Serve: How to Drive Superior Results by Serving Others Cheryl Bachelder Berrett-Koehler Publishers (2015) “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” Helen Keller In Jason Jennings’ latest book, The High-Speed Company, he draws upon 11,000 interviews of…

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Michael Schrage: An interview by Bob Morris

March 10, 2015

Michael Schrage is a Research Fellow at the MIT Center for Digital Business and a Visiting Fellow at Imperial College’s Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. He examines the various roles of models, prototypes, and simulations as collaborative media for innovation…

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New Rules of the Game: A book review by Bob Morris

February 5, 2015

New Rules of the Game: 10 Strategies for Women in the Workplace Susan Packard Prentice Hall Press (2015) Results-driven strategies and tactics that can help women to accelerate their personal growth and professional development Whatever their size and nature may…

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How to Build an Innovation Engine in 90 Days

December 8, 2014

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Scott Anthony, David Duncan, and Pontus M.A. Siren for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription…

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Karl Ronn: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

December 1, 2014

Karl Ronn is the managing director of Innovation Portfolio Partners. Based in Palo Alto, he helps Fortune 500 companies create new businesses or helps entrepreneurs start category creating new companies. He is a cofound VC-backed Butterfly Health that sells Butterfly…

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Karl Ronn: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

November 23, 2014

Karl Ronn is the managing director of Innovation Portfolio Partners. Based in Palo Alto, he helps Fortune 500 companies create new businesses or helps entrepreneurs start category creating new companies. He is a co-founder of VC-backed Butterfly Health that sells…

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