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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The Top 50 Management Thinkers (2015)

February 5, 2016

Here is an excerpt from an article by Jeff Schmitt for Poets & Quants. To read the complete article, check out others, and sign up for a free newsletter, please click here. * * * It wasn’t the “Thrilla in…

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David B. Yoffie: An interview by Bob Morris

October 11, 2015

David B. Yoffie is the Max and Doris Starr Professor of International Business Administration at Harvard Business School. A member of the HBS faculty since 1981, he received his Bachelor’s degree summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Brandeis…

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Education for entrepreneurship: An interview with Tim Draper

September 30, 2013

Can entrepreneurship be taught? Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper believes it can and has established the Draper University of Heroes to do just that. In this interview, Draper explains the gap he believes the school fills and why the…

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William Deresiewicz on “Solitude and Leadership”

January 24, 2013

Here is an excerpt from a lecture delivered by William Deresiewicz to the plebe class at the United States Military Academy at West Point in October 2009. I came upon it in The American Scholar magazine, the venerable but lively…

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The “talent myth” revisited

December 26, 2012

The research conducted by Anders Ericsson and his associates at Florida State University has certainly generated a number of bestselling books (e.g. Geoff Colvin’s Talent Is Overrated, Malcolm Gladwell’s Outliers, and Daniel Coyle’s The Talent Code) as well as hundreds…

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Olivia Fox Cabane: An interview by Bob Morris

April 21, 2012

An expert in the fields of charisma, trust, influence and persuasion, Olivia Fox Cabane gives people the skills and the self-confidence that lead to outstanding performance. From a base of thorough behavioral science, she extracts the most practical tools for…

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Geoffrey A. Moore: Second Interview, by Bob Morris

November 18, 2011

  Geoffrey Moore is chairman emeritus of three Silicon-Valley-based consulting firms he helped found: The Chasm Group, the Chasm Institute, and TCG Advisors, all of which provide market development and business strategy services to many leading high-technology companies. He is also a Venture…

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Terry R. Bacon: Second Interview, by Bob Morris

October 20, 2011

Terry R. Bacon is a Scholar in Residence in the Korn/Ferry Institute.  Previously, he was founder and CEO of Lore International Institute.  He has a B.S. in engineering from West Point and a PhD in literary studies from The American University.  He has also studied business and leadership at Goddard College,…

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Jeffrey Pfeffer: An interview by Bob Morris

June 29, 2011

Jeffrey Pfeffer is the Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University where he has taught since 1979. He is the author or co-author of thirteen books including The Human Equation: Building…

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