Posts Tagged ‘the Wall-Street Journal’

Seeking the North Star: A book review by Bob Morris

9781567925074_p0_v1_s114x166Seeking the North Star: Selected Speeches
John R. Silber
David R. Godine, Publisher (2014)

“Discontent combined with youthful idealism and energy for action ensures a brighter future.” John Silber

This volume consists of 30 of John Silber’s speeches that he selected from more than 200, dating from … READ MORE

Sam Ford: An interview by Bob Morris

Ford, SamSam Ford is Director of Audience Engagement for Peppercomm. His 2013 New York University Press book, Spreadable Media: Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Culture, was co-authored by Henry Jenkins and Joshua Green. The book was named one of … READ MORE

Bill Gates’s Favorite Business Book

Gates, WSJ
In an article Bill Gates wrote for The Wall Street Journal, he suggests that John Brooks’s 1960s essay collection, Business Adventures, still offers many insights into running a strong business. The rules for running a strong business haven’t changed Here’s … READ MORE

James Surowiecki on “Twilight of the Brands”

TwilightHere is a brief article that appeared in The New Yorker (February 17, 2014) in which James Surowiecki observes, “For much of the twentieth century, consumer markets were stable. Today, they are tumultuous, and you’re only as good as your last product.” To check out … READ MORE

Peter Skarzynski and David Crosswhite: An interview by Bob Morris, Part One

SkarzynskiPeter Skarzynski is a founder and Managing Partner of ITC Business Group, LLC. He advises large, global organizations on strategy, innovation and organizational change and is recognized as a leading expert in enabling organizational renewal and growth through innovation. His experience cuts across industries and includes technology, consumer products & retail, healthcare, energy, financial services and … READ MORE

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

Yves Morieux

Yves Morieux

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 years later. … READ MORE

Three Rules For Success: Michael E. Raynor at TEDx University of Nevada

RaynorMichael E. Raynor is a director at Deloitte Services LP. In his research and client work he explores corporate strategy, innovation, and growth across a wide variety of industries. Michael is co-author with Clayton M. Christensen of The Innovator’s Solution, which was on The Wall … READ MORE

Rita Gunther McGrath, Part 1: An Interview by Bob Morris

McGrath 3Rita Gunther McGrath, a Professor at Columbia Business School, is regarded as one of the world’s top experts on strategy and innovation with particular emphasis on developing sound strategy in uncertain and volatile environments. Her ideas are widely used by leading organizations throughout the … READ MORE

Sunni Brown on “14 Tips for Doodling Auditory Content in Real Time”

Brown, SunniIn The Doodle Revolution, Sunni Brown explains how to “unlock the power to think differently.”

Of special interest to me is what she has to say about how to become a much more effective listener. She offers 14 specific tips (Pages … READ MORE

Eric Siegel: An interview by Bob Morris

SiegedlEric Siegel, PhD, founder of Predictive Analytics World and Text Analytics World, and Executive Editor of the Predictive Analytics Times.com, makes the how and why of predictive analytics understandable and captivating. In addition to being the author of READ MORE

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