Posts Tagged ‘Wall Street Journal’

Garry Kasparov: Cut Off the Russian Oligarchs and They’ll Dump Putin

Putin & Obama
Here is a brief excerpt from an article by for the Wall Street Journal in which Garry Kasparov suggests that U.S. foreign policy target Russian oligarchs’ assets abroad, their mansions and IPOs in London, their yachts. In other words, use banks, not … READ MORE

Invaluable advice for job-hunting college seniors

JobHere is a brief excerpt from an article by David l. Pierce for the Wall Street Journal. You may have a college senior in your family or know one or more elsewhere. If so, I hope you will share it. To read the complete article, … READ MORE

Michael E. Porter on “The Five Competitive Forces That Shape Strategy”

Porter, MHere is a brief excerpt from an article written by Michael Porter for Harvard Business Review in which he reaffirms, updates, and extends his earlier, classic HBR article, “How Competitive Forces Shape Strategy” (1979). He also addresses common misunderstandings, provides practical guidance for users … READ MORE

Peter Weill on Digitally Driven Customer-Centricity

WeillPeter Weill is chairman and senior research scientist at the Center for Information Systems Research (CISR) at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He recently spoke with The Boston Consulting Group’s Benjamin Rehberg about ways that financial services companies can use digital technologies to drive … READ MORE

The Biography Abraham Lincoln Deserved

LincolnOn this Presidents’ Day weekend, at least some of us will think about Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 and George Washington (born on February 22, 1732) and again wonder how they would resolve the several challenges our nation now faces. Here is a brief excerpt … 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, makes the how and why of predictive analytics understandable and captivating. In addition to being the author of READ MORE

Divine Fury: A book review by Bob Morris

Divine FuryDivine Fury: A History of Genius
Darrin McMahon
Basic Books (2014)

A brilliant analysis of “the emergence of the genius as a figure of extraordinary privilege and power”

Before reading this book for the first time, I checked out the etymology for the word “genius” and … READ MORE

Daniel Roberts: An interview by Bob Morris

Daniel Roberts zoom jacketDaniel Roberts is a writer-reporter at Fortune, where he has worked since 2010. He is the lead reporter on the magazine’s 40 Under 40 franchise. He has also written for a wide range of other publications, in print and online, including Sports … READ MORE

A novel path to financial success

OlshanHere is an excerpt from an article by Jeremy Olshan for the Wall Street Journal in which he suggests that, in times of money trouble, some turn to financial advisers. He turns to books. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription … READ MORE

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