Posts Tagged ‘The Economist’

Introducing Jennifer Aaker

AakerA social psychologist and marketer, Jennifer Aaker is the General Atlantic Professor of Marketing at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. Her research spans time, money and happiness. She focuses on questions such as: What actually makes people happy, as opposed to what they think make … READ MORE

The Dawn of Next Generation Thinkers

imgres-1Here is an excerpt from a recent blog post co-authored by Des Dearlove and Stuart Crainer for the Thinkers50 website. To read the complete article, check out the abundance of resources, and sign up for email alerts, please click here.

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Twilight of the gurus

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Here is a brief excerpt from the Schumpeter column featured in The Economist. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here.

Illustration credit: Brett Ryder

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Andreas Kluth on “The Catastrophe of Success”

KluthHere is an excerpt from an article written by Andreas Kluth 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

Elements of a Good Story

IbarraIn Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader, Hermina Ibarra explains that all great stories, from Antigone to Casablanca to Star Wars, derive their power from a beginning-middle-end end story structure and … READ MORE

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

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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 bag seminars,” scheduled quarterly, during … READ MORE

Carl Honoré: “In praise of slowness”

Honoré, CarlJournalist Carl Honoré believes the Western world’s emphasis on speed erodes health, productivity and quality of life. But there’s a backlash brewing, as everyday people start putting the brakes on their all-too-modern lives. “By slowing down at the right moments, people find that they do … READ MORE

Yves Morieux: “As work gets more complex, here are 6 rules to simplify.”

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Richard Saul Wurman created the TED conference in 1984 as a onetime event. (As you may already know, TED refers to Technology, Education, and Design.) It became a four-day conference six … READ MORE

Tim Ferriss: On The Creative Process and Getting Your Work Noticed

FerrissHere is a brief excerpt from an interview of Tim Ferriss by Ariston Anderson for the website of 99U: Insights on making ideas happen by Bēhance. To read the complete interview, check out other resources, and learn more about 99U, please click READ MORE

Michael Lewis on how and why he writes what he writes

whywewriteHere is an excerpt from another brilliant essay by Maria Popova and featured by her blog for mind/heart/soul-starved explorers, Brain Pickings. Her taste is impeccable and her judgment flawless. Please check out the treasures by clicking here.

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