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The Power of Why: A book review by Bob Morris

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 -- that…

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Added by Robert Morris on April 30, 2013 at 6:15am — No Comments

The granularity of growth

Here is an exerpt from article rated by readers as one of the most popular ever in The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company and co-authored by Mehrdad Baghai, Sven Smit, and S. Patrick Viguerie. They explain how and why a fine-grained…

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Added by Robert Morris on April 10, 2013 at 4:39pm — No Comments

The value of sportsmanship in business



    

Here is an article written by Michael Hess for CBS MoneyWatch, the CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the website’s newsletters, please click…

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Added by Robert Morris on March 15, 2013 at 7:33am — No Comments

The Perils of Preaching to Children

A Baptist pastor was presenting a children’s sermon. During the sermon, he asked the children if they knew what the resurrection was. Now, asking questions during children’s sermons is crucial, but at the same time, asking children questions in front of a congregation can also be very dangerous.

Having asked the…

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Added by Robert Morris on March 12, 2013 at 11:35am — No Comments

Leadership: The Power of Emotional Intelligence, a book review by Bob Morris

Leadership: The Power of Emotional Intelligence: Selected Writings

Daniel Goleman

More Than Sound (2011)

 

How leaders can "help people to get and stay in the brain zone [flow] where they can work at their Best"

 

What we have in…

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Added by Robert Morris on February 12, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments

The Brain and Emotional Intelligence: A book review by Bob Morris

The Brain and Emotional Intelligence: New Insights

Daniel Goleman

More Than Sound (2011)

Recent refinements of "a framework to highlight a new field, affective neuroscience"

These are articles selected by Daniel Goleman to be anthologized in a single…

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Added by Robert Morris on February 8, 2013 at 6:54am — No Comments

A Message from Max: Chill Out this Christmas!

You’re at the cash register, arms full of Christmas gifts. You’re sweating from wearing a winter coat. The line-up is long. And you have a lot more to do before heading home.

You step out of the store to walk to your car when you’re almost hit by an impatient driver speeding through the parking lot.

Then when you finally…

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Added by Jim Taggart on December 17, 2012 at 10:35am — 2 Comments

Raw Hamburger and Soupy Greek Yogurt: Moments of Truth

I don’t know about you but I’m not into raw hamburger. And when it comes to yogurt, I expect the Greek variety to be firm in consistency, not something you can easily suck up through a straw.

I was running late one day doing errands so thought I’d stop at The Butchery, a renowned butchery shop 10 minutes from my home. On one side of…

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Added by Jim Taggart on August 26, 2012 at 1:50pm — 2 Comments

Phil Libin (Evernote) in “The Corner Office”

Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are a few insights provided during an interview of Phil Libin (right), chief executive of Evernote, a provider of note-taking and…

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Added by Robert Morris on April 11, 2012 at 1:56pm — No Comments

Chris J. Snook and Muzafer Najfi: An interview by Bob Morris

Chris J. Snook



Chris J. Snook has spent than a decade as an author, entrepreneur, and venture catalyst. He has built a global marketing and distribution business in the U.S. Canada, Japan, and Hong Kong, along with a Business Development Consulting firm, and has spent the last three…

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Added by Robert Morris on April 11, 2012 at 1:55pm — No Comments

All In: A book review by Bob Morris

All In: How the Best Managers Create a Culture of Belief and Drive Big Results

Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton

Free Press (2012)

How and why “it’s culture that will differentiate your organization and drive real business results”…for better…

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Added by Robert Morris on April 7, 2012 at 10:16am — No Comments

Antul Gawande asks, “Top athletes and singers have coaches. Should you?”

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Atul Gawande for The New Yorker magazine. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of resources, and obtain subscription information, please click …

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Added by Robert Morris on April 5, 2012 at 6:54pm — 2 Comments

Rebecca Costa : An interview by Bob Morris

Rebecca Costa is a sociobiologist who offers a genetic explanation for current events, emerging trends and individual behavior. A thought-leader and provocative new voice in the mold of Thomas Friedman, Malcolm Gladwell and Jared Diamond, Costa examines “the big picture”– tracing everything from…

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Added by Robert Morris on April 5, 2012 at 6:54pm — No Comments

On the 44th anniversary of Martin Luther King' Jr's assassination





Thanks to The American Scholar magazine's website, you can now experience at full-strength  "King, Kennedy, and the Power of Words." Three videos accompany Tim Wendel's brilliant article.



First, Walter Cronkite's televised announcement of Dr.…

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Added by Robert Morris on April 4, 2012 at 5:12am — No Comments

Charlotte Beers (Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide) in “The Corner Office”

Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are a few insights provided during an interview of Charlotte Beers (left), former chairwoman and C.E.O. of Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide, now runs seminars called "The X Factor" for female leaders. She says it’s vital to make self-assessments, and to include “the good, the bad and the…

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Added by Robert Morris on April 1, 2012 at 11:57am — No Comments

The executive’s guide to better listening

Here is an excerpt from another outstanding article, written by Bernard T. Ferrari and featured by the website of The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To check out the wealth of free resources, learn more about the firm, obtain subscription information, and register to…

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Added by Robert Morris on March 30, 2012 at 2:52pm — No Comments

Walter Isaacson on “The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs”

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Walter Isaacson for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts, please click …

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Added by Robert Morris on March 30, 2012 at 2:52pm — No Comments

The Advantage: A book review by Bob Morris

The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else In Business

Patrick Lencioni

Jossey-Bass/A Wiley Imprint (2012)



The power of redundant “overcommunication” of what is most important to achieve and sustain organizational health…



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Added by Robert Morris on March 29, 2012 at 7:13am — No Comments

Three Steps to a Compelling Message

Here is an excerpt from an article written by George Bradt and featured by the Forbes magazine website. To read the complete article, please click here.

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Added by Robert Morris on March 27, 2012 at 10:34am — No Comments

Centered leadership: How talented women thrive

Here is an excerpt from another outstanding article featured by The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. It was co-authored by Joanna Barsh, Susie Cranston, and Rebecca A. Craske. Granted, this article appeared in 2008 but what it…

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Added by Robert Morris on March 26, 2012 at 8:43am — No Comments

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