Archive for February, 2011

Want to succeed? Go the extra mile.

Napoleon Hill

In 1908, Napoleon Hill was retained by Andrew Carnegie to interview the most famous and successful men at that time, throughout the world. For the next two years, that’s … READ MORE

Marcus Buckingham: An interview by Bob Morris

Marcus Buckingham

Buckingham was a Senior Researcher at The Gallup Organization who set out to break through the preconceptions about achievement and get to the core of what drives success. The result of his persistence, and arguably the definitive … READ MORE

Warren G. Bennis: An interview by Bob Morris

Warren Bennis

Bennis is University Professor and Distinguished Professor of Business Administration at the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business. He also is the chairman of the board of … READ MORE

Marti Barletta: An interview by Bob Morris

Marti Barletta

Barletta helps organizations get smart about women. She is the author of the groundbreaking book, Marketing to Women, now available in 15 languages, and co-authored Trends with Tom Peters, … READ MORE

Joel Barker: An interview by Bob Morris

Joel Barker

Barker was the first person to popularize the concept of paradigm shifts for the corporate world. He began his work in 1975 after spending a year on fellowship meeting … READ MORE

Remarkable Hollywood Lives

Stefan Kanfer

The recent Academy Awards presentations remind us again of the fact that film is among our most valuable as well as entertaining art forms. In an article written … READ MORE

Start Your Day with the Important Questions





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How to keep your “bus” off Burn-Out Boulevard

Jim Collins evokes a much-discussed metaphor in Good to Great when he suggests that business leaders get the wrong people off their (presumably built-to-last) “bus” and get the right people on it.  He also expects the leaders to chart a proper itinerary … READ MORE

How to Quit Your Job

Jodi Glickman

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Jodi Glickman for the Harvard Business Review blog (February 14, 2011). To read the complete article, check out other articles and resources, and/or sign up for a … READ MORE

Richard D. Fain (Royal Caribbean Cruises) in “The Corner Office”

Richard D. Fain

Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are … READ MORE