Month: February 2014

Patricia Nolan-Brown: An interview by Bob Morris

February 28, 2014

Patricia Nolan-Brown has been inventing and marketing problem-solving products for more than 22 years. She is the author of Idea to Invention: What You Need to Know to Cash in Your Inspiration (AMACOM, January 2014.) She also teaches an online…

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Satya Nadella (chief executive of Microsoft) in “The Corner Office”

February 28, 2014

Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are a few insights provided during an interview of Satya Nadella, his first since…

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How technology can drive the next wave of mass customization

February 28, 2014

Here is an article co-authored by Anshuk Gandhi, Carmen Magar, and Roger Roberts for McKinsey & Company in which they explain how and why seven technologies are making it easier to tailor products and services to the wants of individual…

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Big Data @ Work: A book review by Bob Morris

February 27, 2014

Big Data @ Work: Dispelling the Myths, Uncovering the Opportunities Thomas H. Davenport Harvard Business Review Press (2014) How to make much better decisions about and then with big data systems and capabilities Over the years, I have read and…

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Brain Food Nuggets (81-90)

February 27, 2014

The buffet awaits: o “A daydream is a meal at which images are eaten. Some of us are gourmets, some gourmands, and a good many take their images precooked out of a can and swallow them down whole, absent-mindedly and…

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Phil Rosenzweig on “The benefits—and limits—of decision models”

February 27, 2014

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Phil Rosenzweig for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out a wealth of other resources, learn more about the firm, and register…

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Confabulations of Everyday Life: Is a memoir ever free from fiction, if not outright lies?

February 26, 2014

“A memoir takes some particular threads, some incidents, some experience from a person’s life and gives an account of it.” Richard Hell Here is a recent post by Bruce Poulsen in his column “Reality Play” featured by Psychology Today. To…

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David Shaked on “Guiding Principles of Change for Process Improvement”

February 26, 2014

In Strength-Based Lean Six Sigma: Building Positive and Engaging Business Improvement, David Shaked explains how and why one approach to Lean Six Sigma “is more natural to work with and more sustainable in the long run.” He provides an abundance…

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

February 26, 2014

Rita 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…

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On Becoming a Digital Person: Technology not only changes the world but it also changes us.

February 25, 2014

Here is a recent post by Bruce Poulsen in his column “Reality Play” featured by Psychology Today. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here. * * * In his new book, The…

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