Simon Sinek

People with Purpose: A book review by Bob Morris

November 10, 2017

People with Purpose: How Great Leaders Use Purpose to Build Thriving Organizations Kevin Murray KoganPage Limited (2017) Two Qs worth asking: “What is the value of purpose, and what, really is the purpose of values?” Kevin Murray wrote this book…

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Together is Better: A book review by Bob Morris

September 22, 2016

Together is Better: A Little Book of Inspiration Simon Sinek Portfolio/Penguin Group (September 2016) How those who live their lives by accident – if and when it happens – can be fulfilled by a life of serving a worthy purpose…

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How to Give a Killer Presentation

May 8, 2016

I have watched each of the most popular TED presentations, not once but several times. (Please click here to check them out.) My personal favorites include Ken Robinson’s “Do schools kill creativity?,” Amy Cuddy’s “Your body language shapes who you…

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How Great Leaders Avoid Burnout

August 20, 2015

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Ilan Mochari for Inc. magazine. He explains how and why great leaders have overcome adversity on their own, through mental toughness, with no help — and that’s how anyone else can…

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Perspectives on Listening

April 11, 2015

I have accumulated hundreds of quotations on the subject of listening, a skill that remains under-appreciated. In essence, listening is hearing with intent: to learn, to understand, to appreciate, and (yes) to reassure the speaker that you care. These are…

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Leaders Eat Last: A book review by Bob Morris

March 10, 2014

Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t Simon Sinek Portfolio/The Penguin Group (2014) Why our society now has a chemical imbalance and what we must do about it I agree with Simon Sinek: “Too many of…

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The Power of Why: A book review by Bob Morris

April 28, 2013

The Power of Why: Breaking Out in a Competitive Marketplace Richard Weylman New Harvest (April 2013) Why you must keep asking “Why?” until you understand why In his book Begin with Why, Simon Sinek asserts — and I agree —…

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Lead with Purpose: A book review by Bob Morris

November 10, 2011

Lead with Purpose: Giving Your Organization a Reason to Believe in Itself John Baldoni AMACOM (2012) The multi-dimensional “why” of initiative and fulfillment for organizations as well as for individuals I selected my review’s title because, in his latest book,…

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The Power of Rachel Beckwith’s “big, crazy goal”

September 12, 2011

Here is one of the posts by Simon Sinek (on July 27, 2011) at his blog, Re:Focus (Simple Ideas to Help You Thrive). Once you read it, I doubt if you will soon forget it…if ever. To check out Simon’s…

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What we can learn from Ben Comen

September 7, 2011

In Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action published by Portfolio/The Penguin Group (2009), Simon Sinek introduces his reader to Ben Comen who is a runner. “As with any race, in a short period of time…

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