Posts Tagged ‘Thomas Edison’

Benjamin Carey: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

CareyBenedict J. Carey is a science reporter for The New York Times who focuses on brain and behavior topics. He writes about neuroscience, psychiatry and neurology, as well as everyday psychology. The territory includes the large and the small, memory molecules … READ MORE

The Innovator’s Hypothesis: A book review by Bob Morris

Innovator's HypothesisThe Innovator’s Hypothesis: How Cheap Experiments Are Worth More than Good Ideas
Michael Schrage
The MIT Press (2014)

How and why “simple, fast, cheap, smart, lean, and important experiments can supercharge any serious innovation process”

As I began to read Michael Schrage’s … READ MORE

Benedict Carey: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

CareyBenedict J. Carey is a science reporter for The New York Times who focuses on brain and behavior topics. He writes about neuroscience, psychiatry and neurology, as well as everyday psychology. The territory includes the large and the small, memory molecules … READ MORE

The Innovators: A book review by Bob Morris

InnovatorsThe Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution
Walter Isaacson
Simon & Schuster (2014)

For so many of those involved with collaborative, breakthrough innovations, “Bliss was in that dawn to be alive.”

What we have in this … READ MORE

The Lenovo Way: A book review by Bob Morris

Lenovo WayThe Lenovo Way: Managing a Diverse Global Company for Optimal Performance
Gina Qiao and Yolanda Conyers
McGraw-Hill (2014)

“Results are obtained by exploiting opportunities, not by solving problems.” Peter Drucker

Gina Qiao and Yolanda Conyers have played major roles during Lenovo’s … READ MORE

Crazy Is a Compliment: A book review by Bob Morris

Crazy:ComplimentCrazy Is a Compliment: The Power of Zigging When Everyone Else Zags
Linda Rottenberg
Portfolio/Penguin

“To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.” Tennyson’s Ulysses

Most people are caught up in what James O’Toole so aptly characterizes as “the ideology … READ MORE

Walter Isaacson: “Some Lessons from the Journey of Innovation (1843-2011)”

IsaacsonI have just read and will soon review Walter Isaacson‘s latest book, The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution. In my opinion, it is his … READ MORE

Never Be Closing: A book review by Bob Morris

Never Be ClosingNever Be Closing: How to Sell Better Without Screwing Your Clients, Your Colleagues, or Yourself
Tim Hurson and Tim Dunne
Portfolio/The Penguin Group (2014)

How and why “Productive Thinking” can accelerate personal growth and professional development

In the … READ MORE

Own Your Future: A book review by Bob Morris

Own Your FutureOwn Your Future: How to Think Like an Entrepreneur and Thrive in an Unpredictable Economy
Paul B. Brown with Charles F. Kiefer and Leonard A. Schlesinger
AMACOM (2012)

Here’s an “owner’s manual for having a more successful … READ MORE

Michael Marquardt on “How Action Learning Develops Questioning Leaders”

MarquardtAccording to Michael Marquardt in Leading with Questions: How Leaders Find the Right Solutions by Knowing What to Ask (Second Edition), asking the right questions is one of the most important … READ MORE

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