Posts Tagged ‘Facebook’

Hit the Reset Button in Your Brain

Hit the ResetHere is a brief excerpt from an article OpEd article by Danial J. Levitin for The New York Times. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here.

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Why Do Gazelles Thrive in the Best of All Possible Business Worlds?

Gazelle-143x200The 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, Jenny Craig, Netflix, Under Armour, … READ MORE

The Art of Social Media: A book review by Bob Morris

Art of Social MediaThe Art of Social Media: Power Tips for Power Users
Guy Kawasaki and Peg Fitzpatrick
Portfolio/Penguin Group (2014)

How and why mastery of the art and science of social media can rock the world

Guy Kawasaki and Peg Fitzpatrick have written a book in which … READ MORE

Geoffrey Moore on Big Data and RFID: An interview by Bob Morris

0c560a3Geoffrey Moore is an author, speaker, and advisor who splits his consulting time between start-up companies in the Mohr Davidow portfolio and established high-tech enterprises, including Salesforce, Microsoft, Intel, Box, Aruba, Cognizant, and Rackspace most recently. His life’s work has focused on the market dynamics surrounding … READ MORE

Fee-Based Libraries Were Like Netflix for Books, 200 Years Ago

Fee-Based

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Daniel Akst for The Wall Street Journal. As he explains, all-you-can-read lending services helped democratize reading. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click READ MORE

The Innovator’s Hypothesis: A book review by Bob Morris

Innovator's HypothesisThe Innovator’s Hypothesis: How Cheap Experiments Are Worth More than Good Ideas
Michael Schrage
The MIT Press (2014)

How and why “simple, fast, cheap, smart, lean, and important experiments can supercharge any serious innovation process”

As I began to read Michael Schrage’s latest book, I was again … READ MORE

Gary Hamel and Michele Zanini on “Why and how to build a change platform, not a change program”

Build a changeHere is a brief excerpt from an article written by Gary Hamel and Michele Zanini for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. They suggest that it’s not you, it’s your company. Management Innovation eXchange co-founders Hamel and Zanini believe that continuous improvement … READ MORE

Crazy Is a Compliment: A book review by Bob Morris

Crazy:ComplimentCrazy Is a Compliment: The Power of Zigging When Everyone Else Zags
Linda Rottenberg
Portfolio/Penguin

“To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.” Tennyson’s Ulysses

Most people are caught up in what James O’Toole so aptly characterizes as “the ideology of comfort and the tyranny … 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, Jenny Craig, Netflix, Under Armour, … READ MORE

Entrepreneur Peter Thiel talks Zero to One

Thiel & Musk
Photo: Peter Thiel (left) and Elon Musk, X.Com Corp. chairman and CEO respectively, show the cards they use for what became PayPal in 2000. The initial goal was to create an Internet currency to replace the dollar. Photo: PAUL SAKUMA / PAUL SAKUMA … READ MORE

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