Month: September 2015

Avoiding Integrity Land Mines

September 20, 2015

Here is an excerpt from a classic article written by Ben W. Heineman, Jr. and published in the April 2007 issue of Harvard Business Review. . To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription…

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Charlie Munger: A book review by Bob Morris

September 20, 2015

Charlie Munger: The Complete Investor Tren Griffin Columbia University Press (2015) “Make everything as simple as possible but no simpler.” Albert Einstein Briefly, Charles Thomas Munger (born January 1, 1924) is an American business magnate, lawyer, investor, and philanthropist. He…

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Persuade by Winning Hearts or Minds—but Not Both

September 19, 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’ve all heard that persuading other people requires winning both…

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Ellen J. Langer on the power of “Mindfulness”

September 19, 2015

In countless articles and interviews as well as in more than a dozen books, Ellen J. Langer offers an abundance of invaluable insights. Here are the ones of greatest interest and value to me, presented as a mosaic of wisdom.…

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Walt Disney, a Visionary Who Was Crazy Like a Mouse

September 18, 2015

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Neil Gabler for The New York Times. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here. Photo: Walt Disney working on a sketch for Laugh-o-Gram,…

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There Is No Theory of Everything

September 18, 2015

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Simon Critchley for The New York Times. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here. Illustration Credit: Tucker Nichols * * * Over the…

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Daily Pulse: White Collar Criminals Beware: Why Brazil is Junk; Income Inequality Worries Even Harvard Elite

September 18, 2015

Here is a brief excerpt from composite of mini-commentaries by Isabelle Roughol, featured by LinkedIn Pulse. To read the complete article, check out others, and sign up to receive email alerts, please click here. * * * The Justice Department…

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Daniel Korschun: An interview by Bob Morris

September 17, 2015

Daniel Korschun is an Associate Professor of Marketing at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business. He works with companies to develop innovative CSR practices that generate value for both the company and society. Korschun’s academic research appears in the Journal…

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To Build Your Business, Smash Your Silos

September 17, 2015

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Neil Smith for Fast Company. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here. Image credit: Flickr user nevadog * * * Silos are necessary…

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How Smart, Connected Products Are Transforming Companies

September 17, 2015

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Michael E. Porter and James E. Heppelmann for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information,…

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