Posts Tagged ‘Ebay’

Zero to One: A book review by Bob Morris

Zero to OneZero to One: Notes on Start Ups, or How to Build the Future
Peter Thiel
Crown Business (2014)

How and why, “Only by seeing our world anew…can we both re-create it and preserve it for the future.”

In the first chapter of The Great … READ MORE

Realizing the power of talented women

Realizing the powerHere is a brief excerpt from an article by Michelle Angier and Beth Axelrod for the McKinsey Quarterly (September 2014) published by McKinsey & Company. In 2010, eBay embarked on a journey to bring more women into its top ranks. It found that commitment, … READ MORE

Seven Takeaways from Marc Andreessen’s Interview With Peter Thiel

Marc Andreessen (on left) and Peter Thiel

Marc Andreessen (on left) and Peter Thiel

Here is an excerpt from an article by Cameron Albert-Deitch for Inc. magazine during which he shares his seven takeaways from what two innovative entrepreneurs have to say about … READ MORE

Nancy Lublin’s “Thoughts on Giving/Receiving Criticism at Work”

Thoughts onHere is a brief excerpt from an article by Nancy Lublin featured by LinkedIn Pulse. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here.

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This past week, … READ MORE

Realizing the power of talented women

Talented-women_150x84In 2010, eBay embarked on a journey to bring more women into its top ranks. It found that commitment, measurement, and culture outweigh a business case and HR policies. Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Michelle Angier and Beth Axelrod for the … READ MORE

Collective Genius: A book review by Bob Morris

Collective GeniusCollective Genius: The Art and Practice of Leading Innovation
Linda Hill, Greg Brandeau, Emily Truelove, and Kent Lineback
Harvard Business Review Press (2014)

Valuable perspectives on the role of the leader in creating and then sustaining a culture within which innovation thrives

As I began to read … READ MORE

From anti-capitalist to CEO: How Nasty Gal’s Sophia Amoruso made it big

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Here is a brief excerpt of an interview of Sophia Amoruso by Jena McGregor for the Wasington Post. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here.

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Bad to great: The path to scaling up excellence

Bad to GreatHere is a portion of an excerpt from Scaling Up Excellence: Getting to More Without Settling for Less, co-authored by Robert Sutton and Huggy Rao, featured by the McKinsey Quarterly. Sutton and Rao discuss companies that … READ MORE

Scott Anthony on “Eight Essential Questions for Every Corporate Innovator”

Eight Essential QuestionsHere is an excerpt from an article written by Scott Anthony for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts, please click … READ MORE

Here’s an Important Innovation Lesson: Disrupt Before You’re Disrupted

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Patrick Houston and published by InformationWeek. To read the complete article, please click here.

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Even innovators struggle with the pace of … READ MORE

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