Archive for May, 2014

The Price of Wall Street’s Power

The Price of Wall Street
Here is an excerpt from an article written by Gautam Mukunda for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free … READ MORE

Why Innovating Means Eliminating Much of What You Have Just Created

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Image Credit: Shutterstock

Here is an excerpt from an article by Greg McKeown for Fast Company magazine. He explains why, although it may seem like … READ MORE

How CIOs can lead their company’s information business

HOW CIOsHere is a brief excerpt from an article written by Janaki Akella, Sam Marwaha, and Johnson Sikes for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. They explain why, in data-driven companies, CIOs — and new chief data officers — should think big and help … READ MORE

10 Surprising Ways to Transform Your Creative Thinking

Cooper, BB Here is an article written by Belle Beth Cooper for Fast Company magazine in which she suggests several ways to transform creative thinking. Some of them may surprise you. To read the complete article, check out … READ MORE

Big Potential for Risk With Big Data

AdamsenHere is an excerpt from an article written by Max Mihelich for Talent Management magazine. Big data represents increased efficiency and deeper talent pools for organizations. But one talent analytics expert, Al Adamsen, says the potential risks may … READ MORE

Nick Morgan: An interview by Bob Morris


Nick Morgan is one of America’s top communication theorists and coaches. A passionate teacher, he is committed to helping people find clarity in their thinking and ideas – and then delivering them with panache. He has been commissioned … READ MORE

Tom Leighton (chief executive of Akamai Technologies) in “The Corner Office”

LeightonAdam 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 a few insights provided during an interview of Tom Leighton, chief … READ MORE

Agile Change Management: A book review by Bob Morris

Agile Change ManagementAgile Change Management: A Practical Framework for Successful Change Planning and Implementation
Melanie Franklin
Wiley (2014)

Change management is impossible without change agents who have an agile mindset

The last time I checked, Amazon offers 13,473 books on one or more aspects of business change management. … READ MORE

Josh Linkner on “The Eight Principles That Define the Reinvention Ethos

Road to ReinventionIn his latest book, The Road to Reinvention: How to Drive Disruption and Accelerate Transformation, Josh Linker observes, “Study any supremely successful organization or individual, from Nike to 3M or from Madonna to Tom Hanks, and you’ll encounter a consistent theme: an … READ MORE