Posts Tagged ‘Thomas Edison’

Stephanie Mead and Steven Stowell on “The Art of Strategic Leadership”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

mead-1Stephanie S. Mead, MBA, is the co-author of five books, including The Art of Strategic Leadership: How Leaders at All Levels Prepare Themselves, Their Teams, and Organizations for the Future, and has also … READ MORE

Joseph Badaracco on making smart decisions “in the gray area”: An interview by Bob Morris

badaroccoJoseph L. Badaracco is the John Shad Professor of Business Ethics at Harvard Business School. He has taught courses on business ethics, strategy, and management in the School’s MBA and executive programs. Badaracco is a … READ MORE

Louis Patler on “Making Your Own Waves”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

patlerAward-winning author/speaker/consultant Louis Patler is President of The B.I.T. Group, ( a strategic business consulting & training company. Two of his books were on Steve Jobs’ recommended reading list. The J. Walter Thompson Agency named him one of … READ MORE

Ken Marlin on “The Marine Corps Way”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

Ken Marlin is Managing Partner and Founder of Marlin & Associates. For more than 30 years, He has advised scores of U.S. and international middle-market technology enabled firms on the best ways to buy, sell, … READ MORE

Dan Negroni on “Chasing Relevance”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

negroniDan Negroni founded launchbox to help businesses unleash the creativity and potential of today’s new Gen Y workforce. He is a CEO coach, consultant, keynote speaker, and chief launch officer for today’s … READ MORE

Johnny Covey on “Five Habits to Lead from the Heart”: An interview by Bob Morris

JohnnyIf you visit Johnny Covey’s website, you will learn that he ” is capable of bringing energy to a room where there is none, he can transform the way an event is … READ MORE

Jim Dewald on “Entrepreneurial Thinking”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

DewaldJim Dewald is the dean of the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary and an associate professor in the strategy and entrepreneurship. A business leader who can provide an effective bridge between strategy … READ MORE

Alan Weiss on “How to forge your own path to success”: An interview by Bob Morris

Weiss, AlanAlan Weiss is one of those rare people who can say he is a consultant, speaker, and author and mean it. His consulting firm, Summit Consulting Group, Inc., has attracted clients such as Merck, Hewlett-Packard, GE, Mercedes-Benz, … READ MORE

Execution Excellence: A book review by Bob Morris

Execution ExcellenceExecution Excellence: Making Strategy Work Using the Balanced Scorecard
Sanjiv Anand
John Wiley & Sons (2016)

“Vision without execution is hallucination.” Thomas Edison

David P. Norton and Robert S. Kaplan co-authored an article, “The Balanced Scorecard: Measures That Drive Performance,” published in the January/February 1992 edition … READ MORE

The Creator’s Code: A book review by Bob Morris

Creator's CodeThe Creator’s Code: The Six Essential Skills of Extraordinary Entrepreneurs
Amy Wilkinson
Simon & Schuster (2015)

Here are timeless and timely insights that illuminate “fundamental approaches to the act of creation”

The term “code” with regard to individuals is comparable with the term “secret sauce” … READ MORE