The Importance of Drawing and Doodling to Developing Breakthrough Ideas

Prior to the invention of language, human beings relied on hand gestures and then scratchings on cave walls or in the soil as the only ways that they could communicate. Today, people still communicate with drawings.

For example, Rollin King and Herb Keller scribbled out the basics of what became Southwest Airlines on napkins while having … READ MORE

The Two Things Killing Your Ability to Focus

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Here is an excerpt from an article written by William Treseder for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and … READ MORE

#NOW: A book review by Bob Morris

#NOW#NOW: The Surprising Truth About the Power of Now
Max McKeown
Aurum Press (August 2016)

How and why to apply the lessons learned from THEN to the opportunities to do something of value NOW

According to Max McKeown, … READ MORE

Poorer than their parents? A new perspective on income inequality

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Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Richard Dobbs, Anu Madgavkar, James Manyika, Jonathan Woetzel, Jacques Bughin, Eric Labaye, and Pranav Kashyap for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read … READ MORE

Dan Pontefract on “The Purpose Effect”: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

PontefractDan Pontefract is Chief Envisioner at TELUS, a Canadian telecommunications company, where he heads the Transformation Office, a future-of-work consulting group that helps organizations enhance their corporate cultures and collaboration practices. Previously as Head of Learning & Collaboration at TELUS, Dan introduced a new leadership framework–called … READ MORE

Figuring Out How IT, Analytics, and Operations Should Work Together

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Here is an excerpt from an article written by Gahl Berkooz for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and … READ MORE

Eric Weiner on “genius” in Silicon Valley

WeinerIn The Geography of Genius, Eric Weiner shares what he learned during his search for the world’s most creative places, from ancient Athens to Silicon Valley. Other … READ MORE

The 4 Leadership Styles, and How to Identify Yours

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Here is an excerpt from an article written by Bill Taylor for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and … READ MORE

Digital globalization: The new era of global flows

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Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by James Manyika, Susan Lund, Jacques Bughin, Jonathan Woetzel, Kalin Stamenov, and Dhruv Dhingra for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete … READ MORE

Jim Dewald on “Entrepreneurial Thinking”: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

Dewald-175x175 Jim Dewald is the dean of the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary and an associate professor in the strategy and entrepreneurship. A business leader who can provide an effective bridge between strategy theory and on-the-ground practice, his research interests are related … READ MORE

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