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Built for Growth: A book review by Bob Morris

June 10, 2017

Built for Growth: How Builder Personality Shapes Your Business, Your Team, and Your Ability to Win Chris Kuenne and John Danner Harvard Business Review Press (June 2017) If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go…

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METASKILLS: A book review by Bob Morris

June 8, 2017

METASKILLS: Five Talents for the Robotic Age Marty Neumeier New Riders (2012) J. H. Flavell was probably the first to use the term metacognition when suggesting that it “refers to one’s knowledge concerning one’s own cognitive processes or anything related…

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What is your core product?

April 29, 2017

These major businesses (listed in alpha order) no longer sell their original core product(s). o Apple: its core product was a circuit board o Corning: Technical and pharmaceutical glass o DuPont: gunpowder o The Gap: phonograph recordings in a retail…

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“What got you here won’t get you there.” Marshall Goldsmith

April 9, 2017

Goldsmith’s insight serves as the title of one of his most thoughtful books and I presume to add that what got you here won’t even allow you to remain here, no matter whatever and wherever “here” and “there” may be.…

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Extreme Teams: A book review by Bob Morris

February 24, 2017

Extreme Teams: Why Pixar, Netflix, Airbnb, and Other Cutting-Edge Companies Succeed Where Most Fail Robert Bruce Shaw AMACOM (January 2017) “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that…

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Rewiring Citi for the digital age

February 1, 2017

Here is a brief excerpt from an interview of Don Callahan for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. Citigroup’s Head of Operations and Technology describes the bank’s efforts to accelerate its digital transition, as well as the importance…

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Bernhard Schroeder on “Simply Brilliant”: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

November 13, 2016

Bernhard Schroeder is Director of the Lavin Entrepreneurship Center Programs and oversees all of the center’s undergraduate and graduate internship programs. He is a part-time Clinical Faculty, Entrepreneurship within the College of Business Administration at San Diego State University. Bern…

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Bernhard Schroeder on “Simply Brilliant”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

November 5, 2016

Bernhard Schroeder is Director, Lavin Entrepreneurship Center Programs and oversees all of the center’s undergraduate and graduate internship programs. He is a part-time Clinical Faculty, Entrepreneurship within the College of Business Administration at San Diego State University. Bern brings over…

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How to Pull Your Company Out of a Tailspin

October 8, 2016

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Chris Zook 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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Simon Sinek on why a purpose-driven life is the only one worth living

September 21, 2016

All leaders have many responsibilities and one of the most important is to establish or nourish a workplace culture within which personal growth and professional development are most likely to thrive. In his latest book, Together Is Better: A Little…

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