Month: September 2016

Clay Christensen on how to replace the “tired paradigm” of “playing the odds” with a theory that explains “how things work.”

September 20, 2016

In Clay Christensen’s latest book, Competing Against Luck: The Story of Innovation and Customer Choice (published by HarperBusiness, October 2016), written with Toddy Hall, Karen Dillon, and David Duncan, he asserts that “the foundation of [his and his collaborators’] thinking…

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Elite Minds: A book review by Bob Morris

September 20, 2016

Elite Minds: How Winners Think Differently to Create a Competitive Edge and Maximize Success Stan Beecham McGraw-Hill (September 2016) If the mind is what the brain does, this is how and why it controls the body In the title of…

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Streaming, Sharing, Stealing: A book review by Bob Morris

September 19, 2016

Streaming, Sharing, Stealing: Big Data and the Future of Entertainment Michael D. Smith and Rahul Telang The MIT Press (August 2016) An insightful discussion of the evolving nature and probable impact of Big Data Decisions that concern Big Data do…

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Ben Chestnut (C.E.O. of MailChimp,) in “The Corner Office”

September 19, 2016

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 Ben Chestnut, C.E.O. of MailChimp,…

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Draw to Win: A book review by Bob Morris

September 18, 2016

Draw to Win: A Crash Course on How to Lead, Sell, and Innovate With Your Visual Mind Dan Roam Portfolio/Penguin (September 2016) “Let whoever may have attained to so much as to have the power of drawing know that he…

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Fall in Love with the Problem, Not the Solution

September 18, 2016

During an interview by Sean Blanda of Intuit’s Suzanne Pelican for 99U within the Bēhance network of websites, she explains why designers need to (sometimes) take a back seat to their developers. To check out the complete interview and other…

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How to Get Over Your Resistance to Having Difficult Conversations

September 17, 2016

  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. * * * You can’t be an effective leader if you’re unwilling…

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Lloyd Carney (C.E.O. of Brocade) in “The Corner Offic

September 17, 2016

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 Lloyd Carney, C.E.O. of Brocade,…

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The Etiquette Edge: A book review by Bob Morris

September 16, 2016

The Etiquette Edge: Modern Manners for Business Success Beverly Langford AMACOM (August 2016) Why we must “treat everyone in a manner that values everyone and denigrates no one” Incivility in the workplace and elsewhere in our society (notably in schools)…

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7 Secrets of Persuasion: A book review by Bob Morris

September 16, 2016

7 Secrets of Persuasion: Leading-Edge Neuromarketing Techniques to Influence Anyone James C. Crimmins Career Press (September 2016) “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, and they will forget what you do, but they will never forget how you…

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