Posts Tagged ‘Thomas Edison’

James Merlino, MD: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

MerlinoJames Merlino, MD, has been the Chief Experience Officer of the Cleveland Clinic health system, as well as a practicing staff colorectal surgeon in the Digestive Disease Institute. He is the founder and current president of the READ MORE

James Merlino: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

MerlinoJames Merlino, MD, has been the Chief Experience Officer of the Cleveland Clinic health system, as well as a practicing staff colorectal surgeon in the Digestive Disease Institute. He is the founder and current president of the Association for Patient Experience. As a member of the … 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

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 and group behavior, narcissism and … 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 latest book, I was again … 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 and group behavior, narcissism and … 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 exceptionally valuable volume, as its … 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 rapid but prudent growth, especially … 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 of comfort and the tyranny … 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 most valuable book, thus far. … READ MORE

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