Archive for April, 2012

A baker’s dozen of delicious quotations

"Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.” Goethe

As you already know, there are endless uses for quotations. Here are thirteen that caught my eye.

 “When you have learned something, that always feels … READ MORE

Chris Zook on the importance of “Commander’s Intent”

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Chris Zook and featured at the Thinkers50 website, an organization whose definitive global ranking of management thinkers is published every two years. The 2009 winner was CK Prahalad. The ranking is based on voting at the Thinkers50READ MORE

Here are 4 ways you can ignite innovation

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Dave Logan for CBS MoneyWatch, the CBS Interactive Business Network. To read the complete article, check out an abundance of valuable resources, and obtain a free subscription to one or more … READ MORE

100 Great Businesses and the Minds Behind Them: A book review by Bob Morris

100 Great Businesses and the Minds Behind Them
Emily Ross and Angus Holland
Sourcebooks (2005)

Note: I recently re-read this book and found the information and insights more valuable now than they were when I first read it seven years ago. It should also … READ MORE

Shellye Archambeau (MetricStream ) in “The Corner Office”

Shellye Archambeau (Librado Romero/The New York Times)

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 … READ MORE

Darren Dahl on “10 Things You Should Never Micromanage”

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Darren Dahl and featured by Inc. magazine. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please … READ MORE

Life’s Work: Christiane Amanpour

Photo Credit: Getty Images

Here is an excerpt from the transcript of an interview of Christiane Amanpour conducted by Alison Beard and featured by Harvard Business Review blog. To read … READ MORE

Michael Michalko: An interview by Bob Morris

Michael Michalko

Michael Michalko is one of the most highly acclaimed creativity experts in the world and author of the best sellers Thinkertoys (A Handbook of Business Creativity), ThinkPak (A Brainstorming … READ MORE

Even Peak Performers Need Feedback

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.

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Some managers assume their … READ MORE

Small Business Job Creation Is Stronger Than We Think

Photograph by Matthew Staver/Landov

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Scott Shane and featured by Bloomberg Businessweek. To read the complete … READ MORE