Posts Tagged ‘Peter Drucker’

Google’s 10 golden rules for personal growth and professional development


Here is an excerpt from an article by Eric Schmidt and Hal Varian for Newsweek magazine. What’s interesting is that the rules are all about people: doing what they can to remove anything in the way of letting people shine. I think this goes a long … READ MORE

Andrea Ovans on “What Is a Business Model?”

HBR logoHere is an excerpt from an article written by Andrea Ovans 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

Caroline L. Arnold: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

ArnoldCaroline Arnold has been a technology leader on Wall Street for more than a decade, managing some of the financial world’s largest software development teams and leading some of the industry’s most visible and complex initiatives. A dynamic and engaging speaker, she has appeared before groups … READ MORE

The 5 Choices: A book review by Bob Morris

5 ChoicesThe 5 Choices: The Path to Extraordinary Productivity
Kory Kogon, Adam Merrill, and Leena Rinne
Simon & Schuster (2015)

“There is surely nothing quite so useless as doing with great efficiency what should not be done at all.” — Peter Drucker

I cannot recall a prior time … READ MORE

Dick and Emily Axelrod: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

AxelrodsDick and Emily Axelrod come from a long line of entrepreneurs. So it was no surprise when in 1981 Dick left General Foods to form The Axelrod Group. At the time Emily was studying to get her second masters degree, in Social Work.

At the same time … READ MORE

Marcia Reynolds on discomfort in the workplace: Part 1 of a second interview by Bob Morris

ReynoldsDr. Marcia Reynolds, president of Covisioning LLC, works with clients around the world who seek to develop effective leaders. She understands organizational cultures, what blocks communication and innovation, and what is needed to bring people together for better results. She has coached leaders, delivered leadership, coaching … READ MORE

Nick Gogerty: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

GogertyNick is the author of The Nature of Value: How to Invest in the Adaptive Economy (Columbia University Press 2014) and was involved in a technical confidential project with one of the world’s largest global macroeconomic hedge funds. He lectures in Columbia University’s MBA value investing … READ MORE

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 on the market dynamics surrounding … READ MORE

The Future of Work: A book review by Bob Morris

Future of WorkThe Future of Work: Attract New Talent, Build Better Leaders, and Create a Competitive Organization
Jacob Morgan
John Wiley & Sons (2014)

The future workplace environment: one within which personal growth and professional development are most likely to flourish

Years ago, Peter Drucker asserted, “The best … READ MORE

Karl Ronn: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

RonnKarl Ronn is the managing director of Innovation Portfolio Partners. Based in Palo Alto, he helps Fortune 500 companies create new businesses or helps entrepreneurs start category creating new companies. He is a cofound VC-backed Butterfly Health that sells Butterfly body liners nationally. He is also … READ MORE


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