About this blog
I write about communication, leadership and change, drawing on a 30-year career in journalism, public relations and management. Join me on the journey!
- Five things you need to know about encore careers
- Writer’s block? Try tying yourself to a chair
- Keep your head in the clouds and your feet on the ground
- The seven habits of highly effective enterprises
- Is business dynamism on a permanent decline?
- Just 30 minutes a day
- Life goes on…and that’s a good thing
Author Archives: Jay Morris
Baby Boomers are reinventing retirement. Instead of fading into the sunset to enjoy piña coladas by the pool, they’re choosing to work longer—but not at just any job. Many are pursuing second-act or encore careers that combine their passion with a social purpose. … Continue reading
Years ago, when I was working at a DC trade association, the CEO stopped by my office one night before heading out the door. “Why do businesses fail?” he asked me. I could think of many reasons, but I knew … Continue reading
McKinsey & Company published a short article a couple of weeks ago that is long on leadership and organizational insight. “The seven habits of highly effective digital enterprises” by ’Tunde Olanrewaju, Kate Smaje and Paul Willmott is worth a read, … Continue reading
Last year I wrote a post (“Is America the best place on Earth for entrepreneurs?”) that looked at some worrisome trends suggesting a decline in U.S. entrepreneurship. This was based on data compiled by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development … Continue reading