Month: November 2015

Lesa France Kennedy (chief executive of the International Speedway Corporation) in “The Corner Office”

November 5, 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 Lesa France Kennedy, chief executive…

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One Second Ahead: A book review by Bob Morris

November 4, 2015

One Second Ahead: Enhance Your Performance at Work with Mindfulness Rasmus Hougaard with Jacqueline Carter and Gillian Coutts Palgrave Macmillan (2015) How and why being constantly mindful can help accelerate personal growth and professional development With Jacqueline Carter and Gillian…

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Compasses Over Maps

November 4, 2015

Here is an excerpt from a post by Josh Linkner at his blog. The title is somewhat deceiving because most business initiatives in unfamiliar territory (e.g. doing business in a new market or new country) need both a map and…

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Roger Ferguson (chief executive of TIAA-CREF) in “The Corner Office”

November 3, 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 Roger Ferguson, chief executive of…

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The perils of scaling your own disruption

November 3, 2015

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by David Edelman, Nathan Marston, and Paul Willmott for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm,…

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8 Habits of People Who Always Have Great Ideas

November 2, 2015

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Stephanie Vozza for Fast Company magazine. She explains how and why “Aha!” moments aren’t magic. They come to peopled who have cultivated daily habits of approaching life. To read the complete…

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The Power of Nudges

November 2, 2015

Here is an article by Richard H. Thaler for The New York TImes. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here. Illustration Credit: Anthony Freda *    *     * Nudges, small design changes that…

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The Evolution of Everything: A book review by Bob Morris

November 1, 2015

The Evolution of Everything: How New Ideas Emerge Matt Ridley Harper/An Imprint of HarperCollins (2015) Why “evolution is far more common, and far more influential, than most people realize” Matt Ridley I agreed with Ridley’s comment previously quoted and regret…

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Why Organizations Don’t Learn

November 1, 2015

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Francesca Gino and Bradley Staatsfor 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…

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