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This Land of Strangers - Robert E Hall

This Land of Strangers

"..the most important book of the decade." — Richard Boyatzis, co-author of best seller Primal Leadership

Relationships, in all their varied forms, have been the lifetime study of Robert Hall. He brings a rare combination of experience as a researcher, consultant, writer, teacher and CEO in dealing with the real-world relationship challenges of modern organizations. When coupled with a decade of hands-on experience in the gritty world of inner-city homeless families it translates into a tapestry of vivid stories, well-researched and oft startling facts, and strategic insights that weave together the yet untold narrative of society's gravest risk and most stellar opportunity.

Blog & Articles

Robert has published more than 150 columns, articles, white papers, and research studies on relationship. In addition to being a regular contributor at Huffington Post, his work has been published and discussed in Forbes, American Banker, Sales & Marketing Management magazine, The CEO Magazine, ABA Bank Marketing magazine, Computerworld, The Daily Beast, Business Week, The Dallas Morning News, Los Angeles Times, The Detroit News, The Indianapolis Star and in international publications including Sydney Morning News (Australia), European Financial Management Association (London) and Relational Thinking Network (Cambridge, UK).

Video: Social Media Breakfast Dallas April 25, 2013

Sign up now to see Robert Hall speak at and see what he has to say about relationships being our single most valuable resource and how technology is effecting us, April 25, 2013.

Be more intentional, build community and establish relationship leadership and succeed at home, at work, in politics, and in faith.


Blog Post

The Relationship Perils of Job Loss, by Robert Hall, Huffington Post

The handsome, articulate young man sitting across from me looked hollow and slightly hopeless as he recounted that four years ago, everything looked great for him and his young bride. He had a good job with a top financial organization and was working on a master’s degree when cutbacks left him unemployed. Now four year later and still jobless, he confided that he and his wife are near divorce, mental health issues have surfaced, and isolation especially from work and […]



Did Yahoo Blow It?, by Louis Bedigian, quotes Robert Hall, Benzinga

Click here to read the article “Did Yahoo Blow It?” by Louis Bedigian, quoting Robert E. Hall. Article originally appeared on, March 2013.

When Yahoo (NASDAQ: YHOO [FREE Stock Trend Analysis]) CEO Marissa Mayer sent out a memo to inform employees that they will no longer be allowed to work from home, she likely expected to receive a few complaints. She had no idea it would set off an Internet firestorm.

Virtually every mainstream publication has covered the story — many have done so multiple times. […]