Posts Tagged ‘Google’

The 24/7 Work Culture’s Toll on Families and Gender Equality

Erin Reid, left, an assistant professor at Boston University, and Robin Ely, a professor at Harvard Business School. “These 24/7 work cultures lock gender inequality in place," Ms. Ely said. Photo Credit: Erik Jacobs for The New York Times

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Thinkers 50 Innovation: A book review by Bob Morris

50 InnovationThinkers 50 Innovation: Breakthrough Thinking to Take Your Business to the Next Level
Stuart Crainer and Des Dearlove
McGraw-Hill Education (2014)

How does an organization establish and/or strengthen a capability for discontinuous innovation?

This is one of the volumes in a series published by McGraw-Hill Education and … READ MORE

Greg McKeown on “The Pursuit of Less”

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Here is an excerpt from an interview of Greg McKeown by Frank Kalman for written Talent Management magazine. To read the interview, check out all the resources, and sign up for a free subscription to the TM and/or Chief Learning Officer magazines published by MedfiaTec, … READ MORE

Chip and Dan Heath on “Four principles for making better decisions”

Authors (and brothers) Chip and Dan Heath propose four steps for improving decision making. Below is an overview of that process, whose initials spell “WRAP.” It’s elaborated in their new book, Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Business (Crown Business, March 2013).

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Michael Schrage: An interview by Bob Morris

SchrageMichael Schrage is a Research Fellow at the MIT Center for Digital Business and a Visiting Fellow at Imperial College’s Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. He examines the various roles of models, prototypes, and simulations as collaborative media for innovation risk management. He has served as … READ MORE

Greg McKeown: An interview by Bob Morris

McKeown-1Greg McKeown is the author of the New York Times bestseller, Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less. His writing has appeared or been covered by Fast Company, Fortune, HuffPost, Politico,Inc. Magazine and Harvard Business Review. He has also been … READ MORE

How to Harness the Power of Discovery

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Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Randy Emelo for Chief Learning Officer magazine. He explains why learning should be more like how Amazon or Netflix treat their customers. Let learners have a say in what they learn, and then push out additional recommendations … READ MORE

Guy Kawasaki’s Required Reading

kawasakiHere is an excerpt from an article by Theodore Kinni for strategy+business published by Strategy& (Formerly Booz & Company). He shares Guy Kawasaki‘s comments about four of his favorite business books.. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and obtain … READ MORE

BOLD: A book review by Bob Morris

BOLDBOLD: How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the World
Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler
Simon & Schuster (2015)

Here are exponential tools and techniques as well as key modes of thinking to solve large-scale (insoluble?) global problems

There is no doubt that Peter Diamandis and Steven … READ MORE

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