Posts Tagged ‘Google’

Black Box Thinking: A book review by Bob Morris

Black Box ThinkingBlack Box Thinking: Why Most People Never Learn from Their Mistakes—But Some Do
Matthew Syed
Portfolio/Penguin Random House (2015)

A rigorous examination of “the underlying processes through which humans learn, innovate, and become more creative”

According to Matthew Syed, there is “something deeper … READ MORE

Primed to Perform: A book review by Bob Morris

Primed to PerformPrimed to Perform: How to Build the Highest Performing Cultures Through the Science of Total Motivation
Neel Doshi and Lindsay McGregor
HarperBusiness/An Imprint of HarperCollins (2015)

How to make every single person in your organization solve problems 10% better, 10% faster, and … READ MORE

Geoffrey Moore on competing in the Age of Disruption: An interview by Bob Morris

Moore, GeoffGeoffrey 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 … READ MORE

Executives Get the IT They Deserve

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Here is an excerpt from an article written by Joe Peppard 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 … READ MORE

Geoffrey Moore on Zone Management: An interview by Bob Morris

MooreGeoffrey 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 most recently Salesforce, Microsoft, Intel, Box, Equinix, Aruba, and Cadence. His life’s … READ MORE

Greg McKeown on how to develop “the disciplined pursuit of less”

McKeownIn Essentialism, Greg McKeown explains how to develop “the disciplined pursuit of less.” Obviously, he agrees with Albert Einstein: “Make everything as simple as possible but not simpler.”

I agree with McKeown: … READ MORE

McKinsey Quarterly: The Ten Most Popular Articles (Third Quarter 2015)

These are the ten articles that have been most popular with readers of the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm, obtain subscription information, and register to receive email alerts, please click here.

To learn more … READ MORE

Reinventing Society in the Wake of Big Data: A Conversation with Alex (“Sandy”) Pentland

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According to John Brockman, Publisher & Editor, Edge.org, “With Big Data we can now begin to actually look at the details of social interaction and how those play out, and are no longer limited … READ MORE

HBR Guide to Leading Teams: A book review by Bob Morris

HBR Guide:Leading TeamsHBR Guide to Leading Teams
Mary Shapiro
Harvard Business Review Press (2015)

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” John Quincy … READ MORE

How to separate learning myths from reality

neuromyths2_150x84Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Artin Atabaki, Stacey Dietsch, and Julia M. Sperling for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. They discuss misconceptions about the brain that are embedded in corporate training programs and could be sabotaging their effectiveness. … READ MORE

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