Lucy Wins Best Comedy Television Scene on NBC Show – But Books Don’t Say She Was the Best!

If you watched NBC’s program narrated by Bette White on Sunday, September 1 about the 30 funniest moments in television history, you saw that the “I Love Lucy” chocolate factory candy scene was # 1. You can watch the scene by clicking here. Yes, that is funny.  I have to admit to you that I… Read More Lucy Wins Best Comedy Television Scene on NBC Show – But Books Don’t Say She Was the Best!

King’s Speech was Great – But Not the Greatest!

I am frequently asked what I think was the greatest speech of all time.  I receive these questions since I coach professional presenters in the marketplace, as well as teach business presentations as part of the MBA program in the College of Business at the University of Dallas.  I think that many people like to benchmark features of their… Read More King’s Speech was Great – But Not the Greatest!

William N. Thorndike, Jr.: An Interview by Bob Morris

William N. Thorndike, Jr. founded Housatonic Partners in Boston in 1994 and has been Managing Director since that time.  Prior to that, he worked with T. Rowe Price Associates where he did investment research in the nascent field of business services and Walker & Company where he was named to the Board of Directors. Will is a graduate of Harvard College and… Read More William N. Thorndike, Jr.: An Interview by Bob Morris

“In the Final Analysis, the Rich Must Not Ignore the Poor” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

One reason that we stop and think about the great causes on Martin Luther King Day is that no one has replaced him.  It was his voice that was so strong, and his message could not be ignored.  There is no other Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and so we return to his words so… Read More “In the Final Analysis, the Rich Must Not Ignore the Poor” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Repeat It Until they Mock You – a Key Task of an Attentive Leader

“Until your people are mocking you, you’ve not repeated your message enough.” Verne Harnish, Mastering the Rockefeller Habits ——- Each semester, I handout copies of the full text of I Have a Dream, the great speech by Martin Luther King, Jr.  I take a fresh copy myself, and I have us work through the speech,… Read More Repeat It Until they Mock You – a Key Task of an Attentive Leader

“We Must Rise To The Majestic Heights Of Meeting Physical Force With Soul Force” – Dr. Martin Luther King Beckons Us Toward Non-Violence

(note;  I write on this blog about business topics, business books – and a few other subjects.  I also teach Speech.  This article refers to a section of what some call the greatest speech delivered in the United States in the 20th Century). Today is Martin Luther King Day.  I have read his words, watched… Read More “We Must Rise To The Majestic Heights Of Meeting Physical Force With Soul Force” – Dr. Martin Luther King Beckons Us Toward Non-Violence

Gregory S. Berns: An interview by Bob Morris

Gregory Berns occupies the Distinguished Chair of Neuroeconomics, serves as Director of the Center for Neuropolicy, and is a professor in both psychiatry and economics at Emory University. He earned an A.B. degree at Princeton University (his major was physics), an M.D. degree at the University of California, San Diego, and a Ph.D. degree at… Read More Gregory S. Berns: An interview by Bob Morris