Month: October 2015

Why Curious People Are Destined for the C-Suite

October 21, 2015

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Warren Berger 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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Most Startups Fail. The Few That Don’t, Follow This Advice.

October 21, 2015

“In our digital age, we’re drowning in information. The web offers us infinite data points—news stories, tweets, wikis, status updates, etc—but very little to connect the dots or illuminate the larger patterns linking them together. Here at Big Think, we…

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Kathleen Finch (chief programming officer of HGTV, Food Network and Travel Channel) in “The Corner Office”

October 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 Kathleen Finch, chief programming officer…

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Nine questions to help you get your digital transformation right

October 20, 2015

Becoming a digital organization requires fundamentally changing how you do business. Answering these nine questions can help break through the inevitable barriers. Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Karel Dörner and Jürgen Meffert for the McKinsey…

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Marty Neumeier on “The Seven Enemies of Simplicity”

October 19, 2015

Marty Neumeier obviously agrees with Albert Einstein who urged years ago, “Make everything as simple as possible but no simpler.” In his latest book, THE BRAND FLIP: Why customers now run companies and how to profit from it, Neumeier identifies…

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Heather Berlin on “Genius and Creativity”

October 19, 2015

“In our digital age, we’re drowning in information. The web offers us infinite data points—news stories, tweets, wikis, status updates, etc—but very little to connect the dots or illuminate the larger patterns linking them together. Here at Big Think, we…

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Nancy Falls: An interview by Bob Morris

October 18, 2015

Nancy Falls, CEO of The Concinnity Company, helps companies succeed by transforming the way boards and leadership teams work together. She has spent more than thirty years in and around the C-suite and the boardroom, having held executive roles in…

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Dave Ulrich on how to measure the market value of leadership

October 18, 2015

In his latest book, The Leadership Capital Index: Realizing the Market Value of Leadership, Dave Ulrich offers what Mark Mobias has described as “a systematic and logical way to measure the elusive variable of company leadership that plays such a…

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How Women Can Show Passion at Work Without Seeming “Emotional”

October 17, 2015

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Kathryn Heath and Jill Flynn 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…

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“No Guts No Glory” Is Sexy, Terrible Advice For Entrepreneurs

October 17, 2015

“In our digital age, we’re drowning in information. The web offers us infinite data points—news stories, tweets, wikis, status updates, etc—but very little to connect the dots or illuminate the larger patterns linking them together. Here at Big Think, we…

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