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Month: November 2014

The 7 Laws of Regenerative Enterprises

November 30, 2014

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Kim C. Korn and B. Joseph Pine II for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription…

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Mark Roberti on Big Data and RFID: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

November 30, 2014

Mark Roberti has reported on business for major publications worldwide since 1985. In 2002, he launched RFID Journal on the Web as an independent source of news and information for business and IT executives looking to tap RFID’s enormous potential.…

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Here are the 20 Most Popular TED Talks of All Time

November 30, 2014

Richard Saul Wurman created the TED conference in 1984 as a onetime event. (As you may already know,TED refers to Technology, Education, and Design.) It became a four-day conference six years later. Chris Anderson purchased TED in 2001. Until 2005, it remained a once-a-year…

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Why small businesses are so important to the U.S. economy

November 29, 2014

1. The latest figures show that small businesses create 75 percent of the net new jobs in our economy. 2. Four years after start-up, half of all small businesses with employees remain open. 3. Small businesses with employees start-up at…

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Gary Hamel on “Why Bureaucracy Must Die”

November 29, 2014

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Gary Hamel for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and receive HBR email alerts,…

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The Global Innovation 1000: Proven Paths to Innovation Success

November 29, 2014

Here is a brief excerpt from an article co-authored by Barry Jaruzelski, Volker Staack, and Brad Goehle for strategy+business, published by strategy&, formerly Booz & Company. They share what ten years of research reveal about the best R&D strategies for…

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The Age of the Customer: A book review by Bob Morris

November 28, 2014

The Age of the Customer: Prepare for the Moment of Relevance Jim Blasingame SBN Books (2014) How and why all of a company’s initiatives must be in proper alignment to accommodate its customers’ expectations As I worked my way through…

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From bottom to top: Turning around the top team

November 28, 2014

Here is a brief excerpt from an interview of Pieter Nota by Udo Kopka and Michiel Kruyt for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. It serves as a case study of change at Philips, one that illustrates the…

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Happy Thanksgiving, 2014

November 27, 2014

“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.” Marcus Tullius Cicero

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Executive Women: Finding (and Owning) Their Voice

November 26, 2014

Here is an excerpt from an article by Adam Bryant for The New York Times. In his conversations with four chief executives, they describe the importance of taking stands, and of making sure they’re heard: Dara Richardson-Heron of the Y.W.C.A.…

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