Posts Tagged ‘Harvard Business School’

Twilight of the gurus

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Here is a brief excerpt from the Schumpeter column featured in The Economist. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here.

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Here’s a wealth of wisdom to accelerate personal growth and professional development

2QIn Getting There: A Book of Mentors, published by Abrams Image (April 14, 2015), Gillian Zoe Segal has assembled a wealth of information, insights, and counsel from the mini-memoirs of thirty prominent men and women.

Here are four who … READ MORE

Scott D. Anthony on Generating and Then Launching Great Ideas: An interview by Bob Morris

AnthonyScott D. Anthony is the managing partner of Innosight, a global strategic innovation consulting and investment firm. Based in the firm’s Singapore offices since 2010, he has led Innosight’s expansion into the Asia-Pacific region as well as its venture capital activities (Innosight Ventures). He has worked … READ MORE

Dorie Clark on How to Stand Out: An interview by Bob Morris

Photo Credit; Joel Veak

Photo Credit; Joel Veak

Dorie Clark is the author of Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future (Harvard Business Review Press, 2013) and Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Around It (Portfolio/Penguin, … READ MORE

Michael E. Porter on “What Is Strategy?”

What Is Strrategy?
Here is an excerpt from a classic article written by Michael E. Porter for Harvard Business Review (November 1996 issue) and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and … READ MORE

The Best Indicators of Deep Smarts

LeonardDorothy Leonard has co-authored three books in which she discusses “deep smarts”: business-critical, experienced-based knowledge. Such knowledge is “deep” in terms of its nature and extent and smart in terms of its practical value. We all have had a relationship with a plumber, electrician, and/or automotive … READ MORE

Dorothy Leonard: An interview by Bob Morris

LeonardDorothy Leonard, the William J. Abernathy Professor of Business Administration Emerita, joined the Harvard faculty in 1983 after teaching for three years at the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She has taught MBA courses in managerial leadership, corporate capabilities, new product and process … READ MORE

How Companies Can Profit from a “Growth Mindset”

HBR logoHere is an excerpt from an article written by Harvard Business Review Staff 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 receive HBR email alerts, please click READ MORE

Elements of a Good Story

IbarraIn Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader, Hermina Ibarra explains that all great stories, from Antigone to Casablanca to Star Wars, derive their power from a beginning-middle-end end story structure … READ MORE

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