Interviews

Chip Conley, Second Interview: By Bob Morris

June 28, 2011

Conley is the founder and CEO of Joie de Vivre Hospitality, California’s largest boutique hotel company, founded in 1987. At the age of 26 with no industry experience, Chip created The Phoenix, taking a 1950s seedy motel and turning it…

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Chip Conley, First Interview: by Bob Morris

June 28, 2011

Chip Conley is the founder and CEO of Joie de Vivre Hospitality, California’s largest boutique hotel company that was founded in 1987. At the age of 26 with no industry experience, Chip created The Phoenix, taking a 1950s seedy motel…

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Jay Greene: An interview by Bob Morris

June 28, 2011

For more than two decades, Jay Greene has written about some of the most important companies, business trends, and top executives in the world. From 2000 to 2009, he served as BusinessWeek’s Seattle bureau chief, overseeing the magazine’s coverage in…

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Adrian Gostick: An interview by Bob Morris

June 28, 2011

  Adrian Gostickis the author of several bestselling books on corporate culture, including the New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestseller The Carrot Principle, co-authored with Chester Elton. Gostick also wrote the bestsellers The Integrity Advantage (co-authored…

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Thomas Kelley: An interview by Bob Morris

June 28, 2011

Kelley is general manager of IDEO, the widely admired design and development firm that brought us the Apple mouse, Polaroid’s I-Zone instant camera, the Palm V, and hundreds of other cutting edge products and services. He’s also written two outstanding…

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Jeff Thull, First Interview by Bob Morris

June 23, 2011

Thull is a leading-edge strategist and valued advisor for executive teams of major companies worldwide. As President and CEO of Prime Resource Group, he has designed and implemented business transformation and professional development programs for several dozen global corporations. He…

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Thomas J. DeLong: An interview by Bob Morris

June 23, 2011

Thomas J. DeLong is the Philip J. Stomberg Professor of Management Practice in the Organizational Behavior area at the Harvard Business School. Before joining the Harvard Faculty, DeLong was Chief Development Officer and Managing Director of Morgan Stanley Group, Inc., where he was responsible for the…

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Robyn Waters: An interview by Bob Morris

June 21, 2011

Waters has more than thirty years experience tracking and translating trends into sales and profit. As Target’s former Vice President of Trend, Design, and Product Development, she helped a small regional discount chain become a national fashion destination. Seth Godin calls…

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Stephen Denning: An interview by Bob Morris

June 20, 2011

Denning is the author or co-author of several acclaimed books which include The Springboard: How Storytelling Ignites Action in Knowledge Era Organizationsw, Squirrel, Inc.: A Fable of Leadership Through Storytelling, Storytelling in Organizations: How Narrative and Storytelling Are Transforming Twenty-first…

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Thomas H. Davenport: An interview by Bob Morris

June 20, 2011

Thomas H. Davenport holds the President’s Chair in Information Technology and Management at Babson College and is responsible for the overall management of the Institute for Process Management. He and Larry Prusak also manage the Working Knowledge program. His published…

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