Posts Tagged ‘Microsoft’

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 … READ MORE

Marty Neumeier on “The Four Stages of the Buy-In Curve”

NeumeierHere’s the latest communiqué from Marty Neumeier in which he shares his thoughts about the process by which to obtain buy-in from those who are initially opposed or indifferent to the given proposition.


Seven Takeaways from Marc Andreessen’s Interview With Peter Thiel

Marc Andreessen (on left) and Peter Thiel

Marc Andreessen (on left) and Peter Thiel

Here is an excerpt from an article by Cameron Albert-Deitch for Inc. magazine during which he shares his seven takeaways from what two innovative … READ MORE

Shawn Callahan on “How to spot a story – a simple story framework: Infographic”

Oral-StoriesWith rare exception, the greatest leaders throughout history were great storytellers. They include a young carpenter from Nazareth and a self-described “country bumpkin” born in Kentucky and raised in Illinois.

Here is a recent post by Shawn Callahan at READ MORE

Serious Play: A book review by Bob Morris

Serious PlaySerious Play: How the World’s Best Companies Simulate to Innovate
Michael Schrage
Harvard Business Review Press (1999)

Note: I read and reviewed this book when it was first published (1999) and recently re-read it before reading Michael Schrage’s latest, The … READ MORE

Philosopher kings: Why and how business leaders would benefit from studying great writers

Plato statue
Here is a brief excerpt from an article from The Economist in which the benefits of inward-bound learning are examined. For more than 20 years, I have been retained by corporate clients to conduct what I characterize as “brown … READ MORE

Dataclysm: A book review by Bob Morris

DataclysmDataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One’s Looking)
Christian Rudder
Crown (2014)

Noah had his flood and it ended. Now we have ours and it will never end.

To what does the title of this book refer? According to Christian … READ MORE

Bill Gates on “3 Myths That Confuse the Debate Over America’s Schools”

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Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Bill Gates for LinkedIn Pulse. To read the complete article, check out others, and sign up for email alerts, please click here.


Using Experience to Develop Leadership Talent: A book review by Bob Morris

Using ExperienceUsing Experience to Develop Leadership Talent: How Organizations Leverage On-the-Job Development
Cynthia McCauley and Morgan McCall, Co-Editors
Jossey-Bass/A Wiley Brand (2014)

How and why knowledge shared with others can have almost incalculable value to everyone involved

This is a … READ MORE

Tim Brown Recommends “3 Must-Watch TED Talks”

Brown, TimHere is a brief article in which Tim Brown discusses three of his favorite TED Talks.

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For three decades, three big red letters have signified an annual forum for the creative and forward thinking to share groundbreaking … READ MORE


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