Posts Tagged ‘Stanford’

What it takes to become a trillion-dollar company

In The Four, published by Portfolio/Penguin Random House (October 2017), Scott Galloway examines “four technology giants [that] have inspired more joy, connections, prosperity, and discovery than any [other] entity in history. Along the way, Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google have created hundreds of thousands of … READ MORE

The Top 50 Management Thinkers (2015)

PorterMichaelHere is an excerpt from an article by Jeff Schmitt for Poets & Quants. To read the complete article, check out others, and sign up for a free newsletter, please click here.

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David B. Yoffie: An interview by Bob Morris

YoffieDavid B. Yoffie is the Max and Doris Starr Professor of International Business Administration at Harvard Business School. A member of the HBS faculty since 1981, he received his Bachelor’s degree summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Brandeis University and his Master’s and Ph.D. … READ MORE

Education for entrepreneurship: An interview with Tim Draper

imgresCan entrepreneurship be taught? Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper believes it can and has established the Draper University of Heroes to do just that. In this interview, Draper explains the gap he believes the school fills and why the private and public sector must think … READ MORE

William Deresiewicz on “Solitude and Leadership”

Deresiewicz, WilliamHere is an excerpt from a lecture delivered by William Deresiewicz to the plebe class at the United States Military Academy at West Point in October 2009. I came upon it in The American ScholarREAD MORE

The “talent myth” revisited

Carol Dweck

The research conducted by Anders Ericsson and his associates at Florida State University has certainly generated a number of bestselling books (e.g. Geoff Colvin’s Talent Is Overrated, Malcolm … READ MORE

Olivia Fox Cabane: An interview by Bob Morris

An expert in the fields of charisma, trust, influence and persuasion, Olivia Fox Cabane gives people the skills and the self-confidence that lead to outstanding performance. From a base of thorough behavioral science, she … READ MORE

Geoffrey A. Moore: Second Interview, by Bob Morris

Geoff Moore


Geoffrey Moore is chairman emeritus of three Silicon-Valley-based consulting firms he helped found: The Chasm Group, the Chasm Institute, and TCG Advisors, all of which provide market development and … READ MORE

Terry R. Bacon: Second Interview, by Bob Morris

Terry R. Bacon

Terry R. Bacon is a Scholar in Residence in the Korn/Ferry Institute.  Previously, he was founder and CEO of Lore International Institute.  He has a B.S. in engineering from West Point and … READ MORE

Jeffrey Pfeffer: An interview by Bob Morris

Jeffrey Pfeffer

Jeffrey Pfeffer is the Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University where he has taught since 1979. He is the author or co-author of thirteen books including The … READ MORE