Warren Bennis

The Magnetic Leader: A book review by Bob Morris

June 20, 2017

The Magnetic Leader: How Irresistible Leaders Attract Employees, Customers, and Profits Roberta Chinsky Matuson Bibliomorion (March 2017) Why some people attract and retain followers but most don’t Opinions are divided about the importance of charisma to effective leadership. My own…

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Fast/Forward: A book review by Bob Morris

April 11, 2017

Fast/Forward: Make Your Company Fit for the Future Julian Birkinshaw and Jonas Ridderstråle Stanford Business Books/Stanford University Press (April 2017) “What got you here won’t get you there.” Marshall Goldsmith Goldsmith’s insight serves as the title of one of his…

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The Good Struggle: A book review by Bob Morris

November 23, 2016

The Good Struggle: Responsible Leadership in an Unforgiving World Joseph L. Badaracco Harvard Business Review Press (2013) How to “raise the odds of working successfully and responsibly in the exciting, uncertain, recombiant, market-driven world around us” I read this book…

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Crucibles of Leadership

August 5, 2016

Here is an excerpt from a classic article (2002) written by Warren Bennis and Robert J. Thomas 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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Put Your Intuition to Work: A book review by Bob Morris

July 12, 2016

Put Your Intuition to Work: How to Supercharge Your Inner Wisdom to Think Fast and Make Great Decisions Lynn A. Robinson Career Press (July 2016) “Intuition is the key to everything, in painting, film making, and business – everything.” David…

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The Art of Authenticity: A book review by Bob Morris

April 16, 2016

The Art of Authenticity: Tools to Become an Authentic Leader and Your Best Self Karissa Thacker John Wiley & Sons (March 2016) “Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is more Youer…

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Chip Espinoza: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

December 24, 2015

Chip Espinoza was born in Espanola, New Mexico. His mission in life is to help organizations become worthy of human habitation. Recently, he has focused on the integration of Millennials (AKA Gen Y) into the workplace. He is the co-author…

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Chip Espinoza: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

December 10, 2015

Chip Espinoza was born in Espanola, New Mexico. His mission in life is to help organizations become worthy of human habitation. Recently, he has focused on the integration of Millennials (AKA Gen Y) into the workplace. He is the co-author…

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Crucibles of Leadership

September 15, 2015

Here is an excerpt from a classic article written by Warren Bennis and Robert J. Thomas, published in the September 2002 issue of Harvard Business Review. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription…

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HBR Guide to Leading Teams: A book review by Bob Morris

August 27, 2015

HBR Guide to Leading Teams Mary Shapiro Harvard Business Review Press (2015) “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” John Quincy Adams Most of the volumes in the…

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