Posts Tagged ‘Microsoft’

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”

3 Myths
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

Larry Weber and Lisa Leslie Henderson on “Ten New Skills Marketers Must Learn to Stay Relevant and Customer-Centric”

Digital MarketerSince the ancient bazaars in Athens and Rome, marketing has created or increased demand for what is offered, whatever that may be. In recent years, many of the transactions have been conducted electronically, online. Almost 40% of the world is … READ MORE

Geoffrey A. Moore: A third interview by Bob Morris

Moore, GGeoffrey Moore is Managing Director, Geoffrey Moore Consulting; a venture partner with Mohr Davidow Ventures, Chairman Emeritus, TCG Advisors, The Chasm Institute and The Chasm Group; and a member of the Board of Directors, Akamai Technologies and several pre-IPO Companies. … READ MORE

Satya Nadella (chief executive of Microsoft) in “The Corner Office”

NadellaAdam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are a few insights provided during an interview of Satya Nadella, his first since taking … READ MORE


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