Month: June 2015

Hal Gregersen on how to think and act to make our world a better, more creative place

June 23, 2015

A cutting-edge innovation and leadership guru, co-author of The Innovator’s DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators, and Executive Director of the MIT Leadership Center, Hal Gregersen challenges organizations and individuals to question the way we think and act…

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Introducing Jennifer Aaker

June 22, 2015

A social psychologist and marketer, Jennifer Aaker is the General Atlantic Professor of Marketing at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. Her research spans time, money and happiness. She focuses on questions such as: What actually makes people happy, as…

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R. Donahue Peebles (the chief executive of the Peebles Corporation) in “The Corner Office”

June 22, 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 R. Donahue Peebles, the chief…

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Get Your Employees on Board with New Technologies

June 22, 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. * * * Bringing new technology and tools into your organization can increase…

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Clayton Christensen on “the Capitalist’s Dilemma”

June 21, 2015

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Clayton Christensen that originally appeared in Harvard Business Review (June 2014), The Capitalist’s Dilemma, and was selected by the HBR Editors to be included in HBR’s 10 Must Reads 2015: The…

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Getting organizational redesign right

June 21, 2015

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Steven Aronowitz, Aaron De Smet, and Deirdre McGinty for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. They examine how and why companies will better integrate their people, processes, and…

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Liz Rodbell (president of Lord & Taylor and Hudson’s Bay department stores) in “The Corner Office”

June 20, 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 Liz Rodbell, president of Lord…

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Quiz Yourself: Do You Lead with Emotional Intelligence?

June 20, 2015

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Annie McKee 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 Four Lenses of Innovation: A book review by Bob Morris

June 19, 2015

The Four Lenses of Innovation: A Power Tool for Creative Thinking Rowan Gibson John Wiley & Sons (2o15) How to establish a culture within which everyone’s abilities are free to enrich high-impact innovation throughout the enterprise First of all, I…

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