Archive for September, 2011

Roger Martin on Why You Can’t Analyze Your Way to Growth

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Roger Martin for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign … READ MORE

How and Why Market Anomalies and Incongruities Can Reveal 10 Clues to Business Opportunity

Illustration by Stefanie Augustine

Here is an excerpt from another oytstanding article that appears in strategy+business magazine, published by Booz & Company. In it, Donald Sull shares his insights concerning … READ MORE

Dealing with Darwin: A book review by Bob Morris

Dealing with Darwin: How Great Companies Innovate at Every Phase of Their Evolution
Geoffrey A. Moore
Portfolio/Penguin Group (2005)

Those who have read one or more of Moore’s previous books (notably Inside the Tornado, Crossing the Chasm, and Living on the Fault Line) already … READ MORE

Inside the Tornado: A Book Review by Bob Morris

Inside the Tornado: Strategies for Developing, Leveraging, and Surviving Hypergrowth Markets
Geoffrey A. Moore
HarperBusiness (1995)

Moore’s use of the “tornado” metaphor correctly suggests that turbulence of unprecedented magnitude has occurred within the global marketplace that the Internet and (especially) the World Wide Web … READ MORE

Crossing the Chasm : A book review by Bob Morris

Crossing the Chasm
Geoffrey A. Moore
Harper Business (1991)

In my opinion, Crossing the Chasm (1991) and Inside the Tornado (1995) are most valuable when read in combination. In fact, I strongly recommend that they be read at least once a year, in … READ MORE

Seven symptoms that a business is in danger

Philip Lay

As globalization initiatives continue to increase in both scope and number, there is a corresponding increase of importance of business networks of relationships with … READ MORE

3 Questions to Ask Before Adopting That Best Practice


Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here.

Best practices are … READ MORE

The Brand Gap: A book review by Bob Morris

The Brand Gap: How to Bridge the Distance Between Business
Strategy and Design
Marty Neumeier
New Riders, Second Edition (2005)

How to Become a “Brand Gap Guru”

This is an expanded edition of a book first published in 2003. In it, Neumeier develops … READ MORE

The Best Professional Advice I Ever Received

Here is an article written by Jeff Haden for BNET, The CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the BNET newsletters, … READ MORE

Joe’s Journal: The Three Dimensions of the Corporation

Here is the latest post by Joseph A. Maciariello featured in the Joe’s Journal series at the Drucker Exchange (Dx) sponsored by the Drucker Institute. The Drucker Exchange (the Dx) is a platform for bettering society through effective management and responsible leadership. It … READ MORE