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Why Now Is the Time for “Open Innovation”

July 1, 2020

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Linus Dahlander and Martin Wallin 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 Politics Industry: A book review by Bob Morris

July 1, 2020

The Politics Industry: How Political Innovation Can Break Partisan Gridlock and Save Our Democracy Katherine M. Gehl and Michael E. Porter Harvard Business Review Press (June 2020) “A republic — if you can keep it.”  Benjamin Franklin That was Franklin’s…

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Resources for US small-business owners

June 30, 2020

“What resources are available to support my business during the COVID-19 crisis?” Here are programs and support resources that McKinsey & Company offers at no cost to small-business owners. I urge you to check them out or forward them to…

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Tom Butler-Bowdon on Viktor Frankl

June 30, 2020

In a recent blog post, Tom Butler Bowdon says this: One of the books that had the biggest impact on me was Viktor Frankl’s Man’s Search For Meaning – which I wrote about in 50 Self-Help Classics. Viktor Frankl was…

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Leading with purpose and humanity: A conversation with Hubert Joly

June 30, 2020

  Here is an excerpt from an interview of Hubert Joly, Best Buy’s former chairman and CEO, for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and…

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Winning Now, Winning Later: A book review by Bob Morris

June 30, 2020

Winning Now, Winning Later: How Companies Can Succeed in the Short Term While Investing for the Long Term David M. Cote HarperCollins Leadership (June 2020) It’s not “Either/Or”; it’s “Both” In his latest book, The Three-Box Solution: A Strategy for…

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The Accidental Business Nomad: A book review by Bob Morris

June 29, 2020

The Accidental Business Nomad: A Survival Guide for Working Across a Shrinking Planet Kyle D. Hegarty Nicholas Brealey Publishing (June 2020) A primer for “strangers doing business in a strange land” Some people aspire to become an international “business nomad,”…

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Innovation in a crisis: Why it is more critical than ever

June 29, 2020

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Jordan Bar Am, Laura Furstenthal, Felicitas Jorge, and Erik Roth for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the…

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Bob Feller: The Last Word

June 28, 2020

It was a brilliant idea to have The New York Times create a series of interviews of a wide range of celebrities who were allowed to have “the last word” before those who compose obituaries go to work. The definitive…

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The value of value creation

June 28, 2020

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Marc Goedhart and Tim Koller for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign up…

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