Michael E. Porter and James E. Heppelmann on “How Smart, Connected Products Are Transforming Competition”

How SmartHere is an excerpt from an article written by Michael E. Porter and James E. Heppelmann for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain … READ MORE

A Refresher on Storytelling 101

SchrammHere is an excerpt from an article written by JD Schramm for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and receive HBR email alerts, please … READ MORE

The Cleveland Clinic Way: A book review by Bob Morris

Cleveland ClinicThe Cleveland Clinic Way: Lessons in Excellence from One of the World’s Leading Health Care Organizations
Toby Cosgrove, M.D.
McGraw-Hill (2014)

How and why group practices can provide much better – and much less expensive — healthcare

There … READ MORE

Redefining capitalism

RedefiningCapV2_150x84Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Eric Beinhocker and Nick Hanauer for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. Despite its ability to generate prosperity, they suggest, capitalism is under attack. By shaking up our long-held … READ MORE

Michael Schrage on “How to Craft Great Business Experiments”

SchrageI have just read and will soon review Michael Schrage‘s latest book, The Innovator’s Hypothesis: How Cheap Experiments Are Worth More than Good Ideas, published by The MIT Press (September 2014). … READ MORE

Fail Better: A book review by Bob Morris

Fail BetterFail Better: Design Smart Mistakes and Succeed Sooner
Anjali Sastry and Kara Penn
Harvard Business Review Press (2014)

“You can’t escape failure”: How to use it to achieve great success that would not otherwise be possible

As I began to read this … READ MORE

How to Push Your Team Out of a Rut

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Entrepreneurial StrengthsFinder: A book review by Bob Morris

Entreprepreneurial  StrengthsEntrepreneurial StrengthsFinder
Jim Clifton and Sangeeta Bharadwaj Badal
Gallup Press (2014)

How and why innovation without successful entrepreneurship is “worthless”

In my opinion, Jim Clifton is one of the most important and yet least appreciated business thinkers now … READ MORE

Peter DiGiammarino : Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

D13_041_019Peter DiGiammarino is a senior executive with 35 years of success leading businesses that target tight public and private markets around the world. In addition to running companies, he serves public, private, private-equity-owned, and venture-capital-backed software and services firms as an … READ MORE

Why we need more Gazelles

GazelleThe term “gazelle” refers to the classic entrepreneur of myth and reality, someone who starts a new business venture (or a new way of doing business) and aims for it to explode into a white-hot phenomenon such as Home Depot, Facebook, … READ MORE

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