Robert Morris

Top Reviewer Ranking: 97
Helpful votes received on reviews: 90% (6,352 of 7,093)
Location: Dallas, Texas
In My Own Words:
I had been an independent consultant based in Dallas who provided traditional management-support services (e.g. coaching, conducting seminars and workshops) but that market went down the rabbit hole in the fourth quarter of 2008. Since then, I have concentrated on free-lance business writing assignments (e,g, "book to blog" drafts, interviews of thought leaders, and ghost-writing everything except… Read more


Top Reviewer Ranking: 97 - Total Helpful Votes: 6352 of 7093
Curious: The Desire to Know and Why Your Future De&hellip by Ian Leslie
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Strengthening observational skills is a worthy objective. However, if a person has little (if any) curiosity driven by a desire to learn, to understand, what's the point? Also, someone with little (if any) curiosity probably has no interest in that fact.

It is no coincidence that companies that are annually ranked among those that are most innovative are also the most profitable and have the greatest cap value in their industry. What they also have in common is a culture within which anomalies are highly valued. This is what Isaac Asimov has in mind when observing, "The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds the most discoveries, is not "Eureka!" (I found… Read more
Innovators Method by Nathan Furr
Innovators Method by Nathan Furr
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
According to Nathan Furr and Jeff Dyer, the innovator's method is a process "by which successful innovators manage the uncertainty of innovation - a process to test and validate a creative insight before wasting resources building and launching a product customers don't actually want. We've found that this method is widely used by the most successful innovators in start-ups as well as established companies." Moreover, "Increasingly evidence suggests that our familiar management techniques work poorly when applied to the context of uncertainty...for nailing it - our term for deeply understanding the uncertainty and resolving it well."

Through a process of trial-and-error,… Read more
Wisdom of Oz: Using Personal Accountability to Suc&hellip by Tom H Smith
According to Roger Connors and Tom Smith, their book is not just about the personal accountability; it's a book about what's at the root of succeeding in everything you do. Simply put, when you unleash the power of personal accountability, it will empower you in life-altering ways...a real, concrete power that enhances your ability to think, to withstand adversity, to generate confidence, and to increase your own natural emotional, mental, and intellectual strength to help you do [and do better] what you need to do."

They insert strategically throughout their narrative more than thirty "Oz Rules" that help to guide and inform better decisions as well as to increase and enhance… Read more