Month: February 2019

Kindness Is a Skill: Practical tips for fighting a culture of savagery

February 28, 2019

Here is an excerpt from another brilliant essay by David Brooks for The New York Times. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain information about deep-discount subscriptions, please click here. Credit: Nick Shepherd/Ikon Images, via Getty Images…

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The Role of a Manager Has to Change in 5 Key Ways

February 28, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Joseph Pistrui and Dimo Dimov 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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Unlocking the Customer Value Chain: A book review by Bob Morris

February 27, 2019

Unlocking the Customer Value Chain: How Decoupling Drives Consumer Disruption Thales S. Teixeira with Greg Piechota Currency/An Imprint of Crown Publishing Group (February 2019) Like other chains, this one is only as strong as its weakest link. With the assistance…

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Which Countries Are Leading the Data Economy?

February 27, 2019

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Bhaskar Chakravorti, Ajay Bhalla, and Ravi Shankar Chaturvedi for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain…

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Who is Keith Sawyer and why is he significant?

February 26, 2019

In recent years, there have been several world-class thought leaders in the separate but interdependent fields of creativity and innovation. None is held in higher regard than Keith Sawyer. Briefly, one of the country’s leading scientific experts on creativity, Sawyer…

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Preparing for the next downturn

February 26, 2019

Here is a brief excerpt from a classic article written by  Richard Dobbs, Tomas Karakolev, and Rishi Raj for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the…

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The Hard Truth About Innovative Cultures

February 25, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Gary P. Pisano 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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The 50 greatest Yogi Berra quotes

February 25, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article by Nate Scott for USA Today. To read the complete article, please click here. * * * Yankees legend Yogi Berra, who passed away last year, would have been 91 years old today.…

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Warning! Everything Is Going Deep: ‘The Age of Surveillance Capitalism’

February 24, 2019

Deep learning, deep insights, deep artificial minds — the list goes on and on. But with unprecedented promise comes some unprecedented peril. Here is a brief excerpt from one of Thomas L. Friedman‘s latest columns for The New York Times…

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Henry Mintzberg on results-driven managment: An interview by Bob Morris

February 24, 2019

A professor in McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management, Henry Mintzberg has been called a lot of things over his career – influential, innovative, iconoclast. Business magazine Fast Company even likened him to Mick Jagger. Of course, Mick Jagger was never named one…

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