Archive for September, 2013

Daniel Goleman’s “Three Quick Fixes for the Wandering Mind”

GolemanHere is a brief excerpt from an article by Daniel Goleman for LinkedIn. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here.

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Education for entrepreneurship: An interview with Tim Draper

imgresCan entrepreneurship be taught? Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper believes it can and has established the Draper University of Heroes to do just that. In this interview, Draper explains the gap he believes the school fills and why the private and public sector must think … READ MORE

Tsun-Yan Hsieh and Stephen Bear on “Six Lessons for Managing CEO transitions”

imagesHere is a brief excerpt from an article co-authored by Tsun-Yan Hsieh and Stephen Bear for McKinsey & Company. In it, they explain why a leader’s best chance to lock in new organizational norms is usually during the … READ MORE

Marla Gottschalk on “The Top Workplace Movies of All Time: Part 2”

WorkingHere is a brief excerpt from a terrific article by Marla Gottschalk for LinkedIn during which she briefly discusses another ten top workplace movies: Working Girl (1988), Broadcast News (1987), Clerks (1994), Wall Street (1987), Glengarry Glen Ross (1992), Network (1976), The Apartment (1960), The Devil … READ MORE

Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 9/23/13)

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I hope that at least a few of these recent posts will be of interest to you:

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Feed the Startup Beast: A 7-Step Guide to Big, Hairy, Outrageous Sales … READ MORE

Gijus van Wulfen on “10 Practical Innovation Lessons from Great Explorers”

cover_the_innovation_expedition_285x231In The Innovation Expedition, Gijus van Wulfen identifies and discusses lessons to be learned from great explorers such as Roald Amundsen, Neil Armstrong, Christopher Columbus, Yuri Gagarin, Edmund Hillary, David Livingston, Ferdinand Magellan, and Ernest Shackleton.

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Feed the Startup Beast: A book review by Bob Morris

Feed StartupFeed the Startup Beast: A 7-Step Guide to Big, Hairy, Outrageous Sales Growth
Drew Williams and Jonathan Verney
McGraw-Hill (2013)

How and why “the smallest market efforts can produce outsized sales results if you focus on the right issues”

The observation by Drew Williams and Jonathan Verney … READ MORE

Lisa Bodell: An interview by Bob Morris

lisa bodellA globally recognized innovation leader and futurist, Lisa Bodell founded futurethink in 2003 to provide a simple approach to the otherwise complicated topic of innovation. Working with leading brands such as Starwood, Merck, and Sprint, futurethink has … READ MORE

Mary Brainerd, Jim Campbell, and Richard Davis on “Doing well by doing good: A leader’s guide”

ItascaArt_510x175Here is an excerpt from an article co-authored by Mary Brainerd, Jim Campbell, and Richard Davis for the McKinsey Quarterly. As they explain, addressing community problems increasingly requires cooperation among the private, … READ MORE

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