Month: January 2015

People Tools for Business: A book review by Bob Morris

January 9, 2015

People Tools for Business Alan Fox SelectBooks (2014) “In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.” Yogi Berra Here are 50 strategies (“hammers”) that can drive initiatives (“tactics”) to help individuals as well as…

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Robert Reid (chief executive of Intacct) in “The Corner Office”

January 9, 2015

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 Robert Reid, chief executive of…

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Exponential Organizations: A book review by Bob Morris

January 8, 2015

Exponential Organizations: Why new organizations are ten times better, faster, and cheaper than yours (and what to do about it) Salim Ismail with Michael S. Malone and Yuri van Geest Diversion Books (2014) How and why the exponential organization (ExO)…

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John Hagel on “The Big Shift in Strategy, Part 1”

January 8, 2015

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by John Hagel, featured by LinkedIn Pulse. To read the complete article, check out others, and sign up to receive email alerts, please click here. * * * In an exponential world,…

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How to Set Boundaries to Protect Your Time

January 8, 2015

Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. * * * We’re all too busy. And we can’t stand people who…

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Eric Schmidt & Jonathan Rosenberg Explain How Google Works

January 7, 2015

The Computer History Muesum (CHM) sponsors the “Revolutionaries Speaker Series,” videotaped conversations that involve thought leaders such as Paul Allen, Walter Isaacson, Jane McGonical, Elon Musk, Sheryl Sandberg, and Mark Zuckerberg. Google Executive Chairman and ex-CEO Eric Schmidt and former…

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The Bully Pulpit: A book review by Bob Morris

January 7, 2015

The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism Wheeler Publishing Doris Kearns Goodwin Thorndike Press (2013) To borrow a phrase from Carl Sandburg, here are U.S. politics journalism during the Golden Age “with the…

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Internet of Things—Unlocking the Business Value of Connected Devices

January 7, 2015

In a report they co-authored for Deloitte’s Center for the Edge, co-founders John Hagel III and John Seely Brown share their insights concerning of the most promising and yet least understood shifts in disruptive technology: the “Internet of Things.” To…

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Nick Gogerty: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

January 7, 2015

Nick is the author of The Nature of Value: How to Invest in the Adaptive Economy (Columbia University Press 2014) and was involved in a technical confidential project with one of the world’s largest global macroeconomic hedge funds. He lectures…

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Nick Gogerty: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

January 7, 2015

Nick is the author of The Nature of Value: How to Invest in the Adaptive Economy (Columbia University Press 2014) and was involved in a technical confidential project with one of the world’s largest global macroeconomic hedge funds. He lectures…

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