Posts Tagged ‘Microsoft’

Matchmakers: A book review by Bob Morris

MatchmakersMatchmakers: The New Economics of Multisided Platforms
David S. Evans and Richard Schmalensee
Harvard Business Review Press (June 2016)


How to help those with a need for a product or service to connect with those who can provide … READ MORE

Ahead of the curve: The future of performance management

Ahead of the Curve

Here is a brief excerpt from another brilliant article, in this instance co-authored by by Boris Ewenstein, Bryan Hancock, and Asmus Komm, for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete … READ MORE

Fending Off a Colleague Who Keeps Wasting Your Time

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Here is an excerpt from an article written by Dorie Clark for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription … READ MORE

David Burkus on “Under New Management”: An interview by Bob Morris

Burkus, DavidDavid Burkus is a best-selling author, an award-winning podcaster, and management professor. In 2015, he was named one of the emerging thought leaders most likely to shape the future of business by Thinkers50, the world’s … 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

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

Steve Jobs and Bill Gates Talk About the Beginnings

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Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Valeria Maltoni (“Conversation Strategist”) in which she provides much of a conversation between Steve Jobs and Bill Gates. She includes a video. … READ MORE

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

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Mary Shapiro
Harvard Business Review Press (2015)

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and … READ MORE

All Hands On Deck: A book review by Bob Morris

All HandsAll Hands On Deck: Navigating Your Team Through Crises, Getting Your Organization Unstuck, and Emerging Victorious
Peter J. Boni
Career Press (2w015()

How and why disruption can create ten times (10X) the nature and extent of opportunity to advance and succeed

As I began to … READ MORE

A conversation with Grant McCracken on how to build “a living, breathing culture”

McCrackenTrained as an anthropologist (Ph.D. University of Chicago), Grant McCracken has studied American culture and commerce for 25 years. He has been featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show and worked for Timberland, New York Historical Society, Diageo, IKEA, Sesame Street, Nike, the White House, and Netflix.

He … READ MORE

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