Month: November 2018

Why CEOs Devote So Much Time to Their Hobbies

November 5, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Emilia Bunea, Svetlana N. Khapova, and Evgenia I. Lysova 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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The Pan-Industrial Revolution: A book review by Bob Morris

November 5, 2018

The Pan-Industrial Revolution: How New Manufacturing Titans Will Transform the World Richard D’Aveni Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (October 2018) How to create “vast, unltrapowerful, hyperefficient production systems” Abraham Lincoln once suggested that “the best way to predict the future is to…

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Amy Radin on Disruptive Innovation: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

November 4, 2018

Amy Radin is a recognized Fortune 100 Chief Marketing and Innovation Officer, adviser and investor, board member, and thought leader on how to deliver innovation for sustainable, business-changing impact. She has been at the forefront of rewiring brands for growth and now…

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HBR’s 10 Must Reads 2019: A book review by Bob Morris

November 4, 2018

HBR’s 10 Must Reads 2019: The Definitive Management Ideas of the Year from Harvard Business Review Various Contributors Harvard Business Review Press (2019) Timeless and timely knowledge and wisdom for all managers This is the latest in a series of…

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Jeff Hawkins Is Finally Ready to Explain His Brain Research

November 3, 2018

Jeff Hawkins of Numenta says scientists must explain human intelligence before they can build artificial intelligence. Credit: Anastasiia Sapon for The New York Times Here is an excerpt from an article by Jeff Hawkins for The New York Times. To read the…

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Mastering the Market Cycle: A book review by Bob Morris

November 3, 2018

Mastering the Market Cycle: Getting the Odds on Your Side Howard Marks Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2018) How and why “understanding cycles is an essential ingredient in an investment success” I agree with Howard Marks about the understanding market cycles as…

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“The ideology of comfort and the tyranny of custom” James O’Toole

November 2, 2018

O’Toole refers to what he considers to be the strongest resistance to change initiatives. It is cultural in nature and easily understandable, given the fact that those who defend the current status quo were probably involved in replacing the previous…

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Transforming Nokia: A book review by Bob Morris

November 2, 2018

Transforming Nokia: The Power of Paranoid Optimism to Lead Through Colossal Change Risto Siilasmaa with Catherine Fredman McGraw-Hill Education (October 2018) “Success breeds complacency. Complacency breeds failure. Only the paranoid survive.” Andy Grove In this book, written with Catherine Fredman, Risto…

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Thriving amid turbulence: Imagining the cities of the future

November 1, 2018

In their article for the McKinsey Quarterly, “Thriving amid turbulence: Imagining the cities of the future,” Joe Frem, Vineet Rajadhyaksha, and Jonathan Woetzel suggest that the best cities of the future will likely have the following characteristics: A work environment that attracts the…

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The 10 Biggest Breakthroughs in the Science of Learning

November 1, 2018

Here is an excerpt from an article by Amanda Moritz-Saladino, featured by the Brainscape website. To read the complete article, check out a wealth of other resources, and sign up for email alerts, please click here. * * * Greater understanding…

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