Book Reviews


Leadership Is an Art

Author: Max De Pree Reviewer:  Bob Moore Leadership Is An Art is one of the most widely read examples of transformational, empowering and servant leadership models. De Pree advocates that the art of leadership is liberating people to do what is required of them in the most effective and humane way possible. It is the […]


Leadership BS: Fixing Workplaces and Careers One Truth at a Time

Author: Jeffrey Pfeffer Reviewer: Bob Moore, CMC In Leadership BS, Jeffrey Pfeffer exposes how leadership really works and why so many leadership development efforts fail.  Pfeffer takes the position that much of the famously recited wisdom about leadership is based more on hope than reality, on wishes rather than data, on beliefs instead of science. Using research […]

Influence: Science and Practice

Author: Rober Cialdini Reviewer: Bob Moore In this bestselling book, Dr. Cialdini examines the science and practice of persuasion and compliance. Readers will discover the factors that cause someone to say yes and which techniques most effectively use these factors to bring about such compliance.In the field of influence and persuasion, Dr. Cialdini is the […]

Essentialism: The Discipline Pursuit of Doing Less

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Doing Less (2014) An Instant New York Times And Wall Street Journal Bestseller Author: Greg McKeown Reviewer: Bob Moore I discovered the principles of essentialism when I became connected with Greg McKeown on LinkedIn. I then attended Greg’s EssentialLive: The Personal Quarterly Offsite and saw essentialism in action and promptly […]