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Get Your Organization Ready for 3D Printing

Get Your Organization Ready for 3D Printing

In the late 1980s, Motorola faced a major threat to its fast-growing cell phone business. Rivals were developing digital technology to replace the existing analog standard. Internal debate raged. Should Motorola keep its focus on analog, or switch over to...

Living Your Own Life

Most of us think of leaders as people of character. They aren’t people who live vicariously through others, but people who live their own lives and lead by example. Accompanying Written Blog Marshall’s Complete Video Blogs

The New Art of Japanese Innovation

The New Art of Japanese Innovation

During the 1990s, dubbed Japan’s “Lost Decade,” the Tokyo Stock Exchange crashed, real-estate prices peaked, and growth plummeted, from 10 percent per year in the 1960s to a limp 1.5 percent. In the new century, the global financial crisis stymied...

How to Pursue Your Purpose

How to Pursue Your Purpose

How do you find and pursue your calling? How do you transition careers? What do institutions need in their leaders? Scott Beardsley became dean of the University of Virginia Darden School of Business after a 26-year tenure at McKinsey &...

Nilofer Merchant and The Power of Onlyness

Nilofer Merchant and The Power of Onlyness

In this podcast brought to you in partnership with the Brightline Initiative, Des Dearlove interviews Nilofer Merchant on her newest book The Power of Onlyness: Make Your Wild Ideas Mighty Enough to Dent the World. Nilofer has ranked among the...

How Nelson Did It

How Nelson Did It

One of the most interesting commentators on strategy is Richard Rumelt, author of Good Strategy/Bad Strategy (2011).  The book opens with a brief account of Admiral Horatio Nelson’s naval victory at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805, when the British...

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