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The McKinsey Quarterly: Top Ten Articles for Third Quarter, 2011

September 28, 2011

    Once again and to its great credit, The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey and Company, has created online access the Top Ten articles for third quarter (2011) as selected by its readers. In case you missed them, you can…

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Mariano’s Mellow, Even at a Milestone

September 28, 2011

Here is an excerpt from a recent article written by Jason Gay for the Wall Street Journal. It it, Gay shares his thoughts about one of the greatest baseball players ever…who also happens to be one of the most humble…

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Zag: A book review by Bob Morris

September 28, 2011

Zag: The Number One Strategy of High-Performance Brands Marty Neumeier Peachpit Press (2006) How to “zag” when everyone else “zigs” In a previous book, The Brand Gap, Marty Neumeier explains how companies can bridge the gap between business strategy and…

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Michael E. Raynor: An interview by Bob Morris

September 28, 2011

Michael E. Raynor, Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP, provides consulting services to senior executives in the world’s leading corporations across a wide range of industries. In his client projects and research, Michael explores the challenges of corporate strategy, innovation and growth. However, as he once observed, “Case studies of past…

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Stewart Friedman: A very special educator

September 28, 2011

Currently Stewart Friedman is a Practice Professor of Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is founder and director of Wharton’s Work/Life Integration Project and he founded Wharton’s Leadership Programs for both the MBA and Undergraduate…

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Marty Neumeier: An interview by Bob Morris

September 27, 2011

Neumeier’s professional mission is to “incite business revolution by unleashing the power of design thinking.” He does this by writing books, conducting workshops, and speaking internationally on brand, innovation, and design. He began his career as a brand designer, and…

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The Designful Company: A book review by Bob Morris

September 27, 2011

The Designful Company: How to build a culture of nonstop innovation Marty Neumeier Peachpit Press/New Riders (2008) Neumeier addresses the challenge of organizing a company for agility by developing a “designful mind”: that is, a perspective that enables decision-makers to…

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Marty Neumeier on “Knowing. Making. Doing.”

September 27, 2011

  Here is an especially valuable blog post from Marty Neumeier who is among the thought leaders whom I’ve been privileged to interview. Neumeier’s professional mission is to “incite business revolution by unleashing the power of design thinking.” He does…

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Giving Voice to Values: A book review by Bob Morris

September 27, 2011

Giving Voice to Values: How to Speak Your Mind When You Know What’s Right Mary C. Gentile Yale University Press; First Edition edition (August 24, 2010) How to express your values more eloquently and act upon them more effectively As…

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Mary C. Gentile on “voicing values in the workplace”

September 27, 2011

Here is a brief introduction to a video interview of Mary C. Gentile by Lily Cunningham that I consider a “must see.” Credit McKinsey & Company and its Quarterly for creating access to valuable insights on a business subject that…

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