Posts Tagged ‘Ebay’

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 AngierREAD 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 … 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 … 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 … 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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Triple Crown Leadership: A book review by Bob Morris

Triple Crown Leadership: Building Excellent, Ethical, and Enduring Organizations
Bob Vanourek and Gregg Vanourek
McGraw-Hill (2012)

“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.”  Vince Lombardi

The Lombardi remarks help to explain why … READ MORE

Adam Lashinsky : An interview by Bob Morris

Adam Lashinsky is a senior editor at large for FORTUNE Magazine, where he covers Silicon Valley and Wall Street. Some of his cover-story subjects have included Apple, Hewlett-Packard and Google. He has written in-depth articles on Wells Fargo, Intel, Oracle, eBay, Twitter, … READ MORE

Dan Roam: Second Interview, by Bob Morris

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“I believe that any problem can be solved with a picture. And that anybody can draw it.”

Dan Roam is the author of two international bestsellers, The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with … READ MORE

Dan Roam: First interview, by Bob Morris

Dan Roam

Here are two of  Dan Roam’s core beliefs: “I believe that any problem can be solved with a picture. And that anybody can draw it.” That’s not a BS blurb from … READ MORE

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