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What it takes to become a trillion-dollar company

August 10, 2017

In The Four, published by Portfolio/Penguin Random House (October 2017), Scott Galloway examines “four technology giants [that] have inspired more joy, connections, prosperity, and discovery than any [other] entity in history. Along the way, Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google have…

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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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From acorns to oak trees

May 5, 2017

It is important to keep in mind that all of the Fortune 500 companies began as a start-up. For example: Eli Lilly and Company: A pharmacist and Union officer, Colonel Eli Lilly, started his company with $1,300 in 1876 and…

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10 big mistakes successful leaders make

April 3, 2017

Here is an article written by Steve Tobak for CBS MoneyWatch, the CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the website’s newsletters, please click here.…

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The dark side of transparency

February 7, 2017

  Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Julian Birkinshaw and Dan Cable for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company, in which they suggest that executives need to get smarter about when to open up…

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Geoffrey Colon on “Disruptive Marketing”: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

February 3, 2017

Geoffrey Colon is the voice at the intersection of marketing, tech, and popular culture. Thinking is his commodity. DJ, data punk, podcaster and author, Geoffrey is a Communications Designer at Microsoft in Redmond, WA, for Microsoft search advertising (Bing Ads).…

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Geoffrey Colon on “Disruptive Marketing”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

January 27, 2017

Geoffrey Colon is the voice at the intersection of marketing, tech, and popular culture. Thinking is his commodity. DJ, data punk, podcaster and author, Geoffrey is a Communications Designer at Microsoft in Redmond, WA, for Microsoft search advertising (Bing Ads).…

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Building a Culture of Innovation: A book review by Bob Morris

July 17, 2016

Building a Culture of Innovation: A Practical Framework for Placing Innovation at the Core of Your Business Cris Beswick, Derek Bishop, and Jo Geraghty KoganPage (2016) The Easy Part: Defining an Innovation Workplace Culture I just checked: Amazon US now…

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Matchmakers: A book review by Bob Morris

June 20, 2016

Matchmakers: The New Economics of Multisided Platforms David S. Evans and Richard Schmalensee Harvard Business Review Press (June 2016) How to help those with a need for a product or service to connect with those who can provide it, The…

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