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The Thoughtful Leader: A book review by Bob Morris

September 28, 2016

The Thoughtful Leader: A Model of Integrative Leadership Jim Fisher Rotman/University of Toronto Press (July 2016) How and why integrative thinking is the foundation of great leadership Obviously, leaders have a great deal to think about before making decisions with…

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Dan Pontefract on “The Purpose Effect”: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

August 28, 2016

Dan Pontefract is Chief Envisioner at TELUS, a Canadian telecommunications company, where he heads the Transformation Office, a future-of-work consulting group that helps organizations enhance their corporate cultures and collaboration practices. Previously as Head of Learning & Collaboration at TELUS,…

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Dan Pontefract on “The Purpose Effect”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

August 17, 2016

Dan Pontefract is Chief Envisioner at TELUS, a Canadian telecommunications company, where he heads the Transformation Office, a future-of-work consulting group that helps organizations enhance their corporate cultures and collaboration practices. Previously as Head of Learning & Collaboration at TELUS,…

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Integrated Thinking: A book review by Bob Morris

March 17, 2016

Integrated Thinking: The New IT Sue Pearson CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform/Amazon (2015) The potential power and impact of a new way of thinking in a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous global marketplace Note: My review is of the second edition…

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The Top 50 Management Thinkers (2015)

February 5, 2016

Here is an excerpt from an article by Jeff Schmitt for Poets & Quants. To read the complete article, check out others, and sign up for a free newsletter, please click here. * * * It wasn’t the “Thrilla in…

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Team Genius: A book review by Bob Morris

July 22, 2015

Team Genius: The New Science of High-Performing Organizations Rich Karlgaard and Michael Malone HarperBusiness/An Imprint of HarperCollins (2015) Not all teams can accomplish something great but they can be great One of Rich Karlgaard and Michael Malone’s key insights is…

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Confronting Capitalism: A book review by Bob Morris

April 3, 2015

Confronting Capitalism: Real Solutions for a Troubled Economic System Philip Kotler AMACOM (2015) “If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.” Derek Bok In my opinion, Phil Kotler is the world’s preeminent authority on how to create or increase demand…

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Creative Anarchy: A book review by Bob Morris

March 4, 2015

Creative Anarchy: How to Break the Rules of Graphic Design for Creative Success Denise Bosler HOW Books (23015) How and why the best design is “barely noticeable because it works seamlessly into its environment and for its audience” Some human…

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Michael E. Porter on “What Is Strategy?”

February 25, 2015

Here is an excerpt from a classic article written by Michael E. Porter for Harvard Business Review (November 1996 issue) and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information,…

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Two Words That Kill Innovation

January 3, 2015

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Roger Martin 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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