Month: January 2019

NOW NEW NEXT: How growth champions create new value

January 23, 2019

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Jonathan Gordon, Nils Liedtke, and  Björn Timelin for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm, obtain…

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Tristan Walker on the Roman Empire and Selling a Start-Up to Procter & Gamble

January 22, 2019

Frustrated with the “ethnic beauty” aisle and products that didn’t work, he built a company for the demographic future. Here is David Gelles’ profile of Tristan Walker for The New York Times. To read the complete article and check out other…

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Why Leaders Don’t Embrace the Skills They’ll Need for the Future

January 22, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Tony Schwartz and Emily Pines 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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10 Facts You May Not Know About Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 21, 2019

Explore 10 surprising facts about the civil rights leader that Christopher Klein shares in an article for history.com. Here are four of them. 1. King’s birth name was Michael, not Martin. The civil rights leader was born Michael King Jr. on…

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Cyber Smart: A book review by Bob Morris

January 20, 2019

Cyber Smart: Five Habits to Protect Your Family, Money, and Identity from Cyber Criminals Bart R. McDonough John Wiley & Sons (2019) “When it comes to our cyber lives, we all live in a bad neighborhood.” Bart R. McDonough’s comment…

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Motivating Your Most Creative Employees

January 20, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic and Reece Akhtar 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…

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Everything You Thought You Knew About Driving on Snow Was Wrong

January 19, 2019

  Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Christopher Jensen for The New York Times. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain information about deep-discount subscription rates, please click here. * * * Ogden Nash…

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Africa’s Business Revolution: Cornerstone Practices

January 19, 2019

In Africa’s Business Revolution, Acha Leke, Mutsa Chironga, and Georges Desvaux point out that the African continent will account for one-fifth of humanity by 2025 and will see its population double by the middle of this century.  That will make…

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James Dyson: “The Public Wants to Buy Strange Things”

January 19, 2019

He made billions selling vacuums. Now he is backing Brexit, building an electric car — and making antiquated comments on “racial differences.” Here is David Gelles’ profile of James Dyson for The New York Times. To read the complete article and…

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Ninja Innovation: A book review by Bob Morris

January 18, 2019

Ninja Innovation: The Ten Killer Strategies of the World’s Most Successful Companies Gary Shapiro William Morrow/An Imprint of HarperCollins (2013) To defeat an opponent, do something unexpected: “Innovate or die” Most opponents of samurai and ninja warriors die in combat.…

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