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  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2012
    [2010] How Red Bull Creates Brand Buzz
    The record for the farthest flight-to-date currently stands at 207 feet set in 2010 at Flugtag Minneapolis/St.Paul. It was a Red Bull event and about 8 million of us watched it as it was happening. With as much caffeine as a cup of coffee, a can of Red Bull is all about energy. How to tell that story? Have you seen a Red Bull Flugtag ?
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012
    [2010] Morning Advantage: Why Gen X Has No Money
    family finances between 2007 and 2010 depicts declines across the board, including a 25% drop in net worth for households under age 34 and a 33% drop for those between 55 and 64. Today's lede item comes from HBR intern examplar Carla Yengo-Kahn. It’s tough to be stuck in the middle. The latest Fed report on changes in U.S.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2012
    [2010] Macho Cultures Are Fairer for Women
    percentage points between 2000 and 2010. In the past decade, and long before Dilma Roussef was elected the country's first female (and wildly popular) President, Brazilian women have been on the rise. As in many other countries, women now outnumber men in the country's universities. In Chile, the increase was 9.6 percentage points. How come?
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2013
    [2010] To Grow, Social Enterprises Must Play by Business Rules
    Since it started its work in December 2010, SBT has invested in five social enterprises, which have since collectively increased their revenues by 77%. We can't ask social enterprises to have a big impact if they can't get the resources they need to grow bigger. Why is that? Normal business complexity sets in. Go to the Insight Center.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2014
    [2010] When a Vacation Reduces Stress — And When It Doesn’t
    In 2010, the journal of Applied Research in Quality of Life published a study where researchers in the Netherlands found most people were not happier after a vacation. I thought it was simple: Vacations are fun, Americans are stressed, and happiness raises productivity and sales. Therefore, people should take more vacations, right? Seriously.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2014
    [2010] Mary Barra Brings Teaming to General Motors
    When Dan Akerson became CEO in 2010, he brought a bit of daylight into the hallowed halls, breaking down siloes to urge collaboration between departments that had long stopped talking to each other — engineering and parts buyers, product development and purchasing, to name some especially critical relationships. They play well as a team.
  • CHART YOUR COURSE  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2012
    [2010] High Morale Doesn’t Guarantee Employee Retention
    The Right Management results are similar to findings released in 2011 and 2010. Employee Retention Strategies. Here is a portion of an artcile written by Rebecca R. Hastings, SPHR that appeared on the SHRM.org website. High morale may not correlate with retention, recent studies suggest. Communication Is Key. Continued on SHRM website.
  • LDRLB  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2011
    [2010] Strategic Planning Alternatives: Mission Discernment
    2010, Nov-Dec). I recently wrote two posts criticizing strategic planning. It’s always easy to deconstruct the status quo; it’s tough to reconstruct a viable alternative. I’ll propose some alternatives in my next few posts and I am very interested to hear your thoughts on them. Mission is usually figurative, not integrative. Self, G.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2012
    [2010] Can You Get Better at Research?
    applied this metric to a sample of 668 publicly traded firms that reported R&D budgets each year between 1994 and 2010. points, from 95.3 in 2000 to 101.0 in 2010. plotted the RQs from both 2000 and 2010 on the attached chart. If firms start to use RQ actively, I'd expect to see a very different looking chart in 2010.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 2014
    [2010] How Old Are Silicon Valley’s Top Founders? Here’s the Data
    By way of comparison, the average age of an incoming CEO to an S&P 500 company was 52.9 in 2010. Last week, The New Republic published a lengthy exploration of ageism in Silicon Valley , the idea that venture capitalists discriminate against older entrepreneurs and that start-ups discriminate against older job applicants.
  • BIRD'S EYE VIEW  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2012
    [2010] What Does Marina Abramovic Have To Do With Conversation?
    When Chris Anderson , TED 's Curator, received the 360 Leadership Award at the 2010 360 Summit at the NYSE , he cajoled the room of 200 senior officers and board directors of publicly listed firms to take part in an experiment which consisted of our looking directly into the eyes of someone else at our table.  Some wept when they sat there. 
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 2013
    [2010] Rethinking Security for the Internet of Things
    In 2010 the computer worm Stuxnet was discovered and implicated in the attack that caused physical damage to centrifuges at Iranian nuclear enrichment facilities. For example, the recent hacking of the Associated Press''s Twitter account by the Syrian Electronic Army and subsequent tweet about an explosion at the White House caused the U.S.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2010
    [2010] A Special Thanks to the HBR Community
    For more than three years, I've been sharing strategies, lessons, and case studies as a blogger for HBR. I've also been benefiting from this community's culture of smart feedback and in-depth commentary. This is a special group of leaders, innovators, and change agents, and I have been fortunate to be a part of it. Happy Holidays. Bill Taylor.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2010
    [2010] The Good Fight: How Conflict Can Help Your Idea
    I confess, I don't much like conflict. And I have come to see how that can really get in my way. Some leaders value consensus so much that they feel they need complete agreement on everything. This may seem counterintuitive. After all, if you have a great idea, you present it as persuasively as possible with the aim of achieving consensus, right?
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2010
    [2010] The Steve Jobs Theory of Customer Relations
    What happens when the CEO of a major corporation decides to deal directly with customers? Not large customers, but ordinary ones. But in the case of Apple — now one of the United States' largest corporations (by stock value) — their iconic CEO, Steve Jobs, regularly seems to do just that. And now the features are unusable on my new box?!
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2010
    [2010] Artisans Must Balance the Books
    The boy was 11 years old when his father took him to live with a kinsman, a businessman with many shops in Lagos, Nigeria. He later spent 12 years with this master, learning a trade, and understanding many aspects of business. At the end of his apprenticeship, his family and the master pooled resources and graduated him. He was now a man.
  • YOU'RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 3, 2012
    [2010] An Homage to Bossy Women
    This post is a refreshed version of one I wrote in 2010 about women in my family who span three generations.  In acknowledgment of International Women’s Day on March 8 th ,  this is a salute to them and to all women who embrace their inner bossiness; focus on what’s important; and make a positive difference in the lives of those around them. .
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2013
    [2010] New Research Suggests Start-Up Experience Doesn't Help Social Entrepreneurs
    First, I examined the social media networks of a sample of social entrepreneurs who applied to participate in the 2010 or 2011 summer accelerator programs run by the Unreasonable Institute. Do entrepreneurs with prior entrepreneurial experience outperform those who never before launched new enterprises? Why the World Needs Tri-Sector Leaders.
  • WOMEN IN THE LEAD  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2009
    [2010] With GRATITUDE: WOMEN in LEADERSHIP
    Main | Designing an Intentional Blueprint for 2010 » With GRATITUDE: WOMEN in LEADERSHIP As the end of the year approaches, it is a time for remembrance. GRATITUDE: Journey to Ones Calling WOMEN: CLAIMING YOUR WINGS WOMEN: Challenged and Overwhelmed? looking to the future. My journey of remembrance began with these thoughts.
  • COACHING TIP  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2014
    [2010] Hello Deflation
    The CPI increase was its lowest since 2010. Deflation Rearing its Ugly Head in Subtle and Not-So-Subtle Ways Around the Globe. By Steve Hochberg and Pete Kendall, Elliott Wave  International. Follow this link for the complete article. According to the latest figures, deflation is now perched on  China''s doorstep. Prechter Jr.,
  • STRATEGY DRIVEN  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2013
    [2010] Complimentary Resource – Summer 2013 Mood Tracker Report: Empowering Employees to Improve Performance
    Complimentary Resource – The iPass Mobile Workforce Report (May 2010). Summer 2013 Mood Tracker Report: Empowering Employees to Improve Performance. by Globoforce Limited. What employees really think of reviews and what they want. Do you wish you had more insight into your performance review process and how to make it more effective?
  • STRATEGY DRIVEN  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2012
    [2010] Complimentary Resource – The Paper Free Office – Dream or Reality?
    Relate Articles: Complimentary Resource – Microsoft Office 2010: Tips and Tricks – Limited Time Offer. The Paper Free Office – Dream or Reality? by IBM Corporation. The best way to remove paper from business processes is to head it off before it gets into the building. Publications are entirely FREE to those who qualify.
  • EXECUPUNDIT  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2011
    [2010] Execupundit.com: Darwin and the Big Wave Surfer
    Execupundit.com Commentary by Michael Wade on Leadership, Ethics, Management, and Life Tuesday, February 08, 2011 Darwin and the Big Wave Surfer From William Langwiesches article in Vanity Fair : The problem is that there are too many surfers in the world and too few good waves to ride. The North Shore, for instance, is only 13 miles long.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2014
    [2010] How Midsized Companies Can Avoid Fatal Acquisitions
    But in 2010 (at $13 million in revenue), management decided that to grow, the firm needed to buy other companies. After a first deal fell through in late 2010, EORM acquired a Southern California firm in 2011. CEOs of midsized companies I’ve come to know over the last 30 years share the same dream. And plenty do. The San Jose, Calif.-based
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2013
    [2010] When a Product Fails, Find a New Direction
    By 2010, sales exceeded $2B. Baldino passed away in 2010, but his actions offer an example for CEOs today. Your company has just developed an amazing new product. Years of development, energy, and, of course, money have gone into it. Hype and excitement behind the launch pushes it into high gear. What do you do next? Strategy failure
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012
    [2010] Just How Risky Is Entrepreneurship, Really?
    By contrast, of 5,000 businesses started in 2004, almost 56% were still in business in 2010, despite suffering through a brutal economic downturn. Entrepreneurship is a deviation, an occupation for heroes, heroic for the reasons it can't be recommended: it's just too unsafe. Lots of things, actually. They won't be the last to do so.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2014
    [2010] The Ways Big Cities Think About Large-Scale Change
    In 2010, Living Cities, a long-standing collaborative of 22 of the world’s leading foundations and financial institutions, created the Integration Initiative to accelerate the pace of change in U.S. Change on a grand scale requires people to come together in new and different ways, and to reimagine what’s possible. cities.
  • THE PRACTICAL LEADER  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2012
    [2010] Book Review of “Good Company: Business Success in the Worthiness Era”
    Good Company ties together the lessons we’re still learning from The Great Recession, and explains what’s fueling the occupy movements, shows how social responsibility and environmentalism is dramatically shifting business approaches, and identifies the rising power of customers. Good guys finish last.”
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2013
    [2010] Who Wants to Work for a Woman?
    ” An important 2010 study of legal secretaries by law professor Felice Batlan illustrates this dynamic, as does my own research. The year my husband was born (1953), only 5% of Americans preferred a female boss. That number has climbed to 23%, according to a new Gallup survey. Male privilege, you might say, ain’t what it used to be.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016
    [2010] Stop Doing Low-Value Work
    Between January 2008 and February 2010, 8.8 In the past, time management experts would recommend that you divide up your work into A tasks, B tasks, and C tasks. The concept was to do the A tasks first, then the B tasks, then the C tasks, when you can get to them. If priorities changed, you just changed the order of your As, Bs, and Cs.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2016
    [2010] Income Inequality Makes Whole Countries Less Happy
    2010 paper by psychologist Daniel Kahneman and economist Angus Deaton, both Nobel laureates, calculated that day-to-day happiness peaks at an income of $75,000 a year, after which it plateaus. (At the time the data was collected in 2009, the median household income in the U.S. increase in the country-level unemployment rate.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2013
    [2010] Why Would Hackers Target My Little Company?
    In 2009—2010, the proportion was up to 35%. If your business is relatively small, keeps a low profile, and isn''t involved in financial services or national defense, you might assume that data security isn''t a big issue for you. Why would someone in the presumably limited pool of hackers take the time to target your company?
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2016
    [2010] Good Communication Requires Experimenting with Your Language
    But in 2010, a newly formed team of behavioral scientists inside the UK government, known as The Behavioural Insights Team (BIT), set out to test its effectiveness. It is imperative that you contact us. Letter 2: We are writing to inform you that we have still not received your tax payment of $5,000. It is imperative that you contact us.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2015
    [2010] How Luxury Brands Can Motivate Service Employees
    According to employee survey data, that policy helped overall employee engagement rise by 12% between 2010 and 2014. Would Marilyn Monroe or Elizabeth Taylor have tolerated customer service shaped only by a checklist? Neither do today’s guests of the Beverly Hills Hotel, a favorite of those two actresses. Few organizations master it.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2016
    [2010] How Reducing Gender Inequality Could Boost U.S. GDP by $2.1 Trillion
    And according to one study, the high teen birth rate is estimated to have cost the nation nearly $10 billion in 2010. It is remarkable that gender inequality in the United States, the largest economy in the world, remains so high. New research by the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) finds that every U.S. Half of U.S. We found that about $2.1
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2016
    [2010] What Do Women’s Career Paths Really Look Like?
    The women are now in their fifties; our dataset spans from 1982 to 2010. We know that women’s presence in the workforce has increased dramatically over the last several decades, but is it true that all women are working more? And if not, which women are most likely to work full-time across adulthood?
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2014
    [2010] CEOs Sometimes Need Outside Help
    By contrast, consider the 2010 Chilean mining disaster, which resulted in the triumphant rescue of 33 miners trapped underground. We know we want leaders who are smart, decisive, transformative, and possessed of a singular vision. Outside the organization? Collaboration and coordination eventually improved , but still faltered at times.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2012
    [2010] Five Self-Defeating Behaviors that Ruin Companies and Careers
    Years after a tragic explosion on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010 in which 11 people lost their lives, BP was back in the news with a record fine and criminal charges. In turbulent times, it's hard enough to deal with external problems. But too often people and companies exacerbate their troubles by their own actions.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2016
    [2010] Stop Saying Big Companies Can’t Innovate
    Pure Internet-plays Betterment and FutureAdvisor launched in 2010 and Wealthfront in 2011. Laura Schneider FOR HBR. Some business pundits today believe innovation ignites better in startups than in large, established corporations. They say, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” ” I disagree.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2013
    [2010] The Market Wants Apple to Unveil a Time Machine
    Also, Consumer Reports issued a "does not recommend" on the iPhone 4 (in 2010). If you want a brilliant lesson in focus and discipline, watch Tim Cook right now. Some investors are dissatisfied with Apple. think it's more a case of their being dissatisfied with their own lives and expecting that Apple's next product will fix everything.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2016
    [2010] How to Interview and Assess a Serial Job Hopper
    The years from 2007 to 2010 were full of massive layoffs in the financial sector that triggered more layoffs in every part of the economy — from construction workers, teachers, and police officers to lawyers and nurses. No manager wants to hire someone who is going to turn around and quit after a year on the job. Take a closer look.
  • BUILDING PERSONAL STRENGTH  |  TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2012
    [2010] Your Kids Are Your Own Fault - Truth-Telling Parenting Book by Larry Winget
    Larry Winget, with pet bulldog After watching in-your-face truth-teller Larry Winget's entertaining speech to 2012 graduates , I decided it was time for me to read his parenting book, Your Kids Are Your Own Fault (2010). Over the decades, a lot of bad advice for parents has been published. That central theme is personal responsibility."
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2013
    [2010] After a Blizzard, What's a Fair Price for a Shovel?
    There are many potential explanations for these seemingly contradictory results, including different time periods (1986 vs. 2010), geographies (Canada vs. U.S.), and perspective (they asked from the consumer's perspective, I from the seller's). Here's the question I asked: "Suppose you own a hardware store. Should you raise price?". Economy
  • ERIC JACOBSON  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 2015
    [2010] A Workplace Volunteer Program Builds Teamwork, Motivates Employees And Attracts New Hires
    And, if you are a leader in the workforce, take note of the 2010 research that VolunteerMatch.org and United Healthcare published. National Volunteer Week is April 12 - 18. It is dedicated to inspiring, recognizing and encouraging people to seek out imaginative ways to engage in their communities. So, encourage employees to volunteer.
  • ERIC JACOBSON  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 29, 2014
    [2010] April Is National Volunteer Month
    And, if you are a leader in the workforce, take note of the 2010 research that VolunteerMatch.org and United Healthcare published. And, a growing number of businesses are rewarding employees who volunteer by giving them extra vacation time and other incentives. And, April is National Volunteer Month ! So, encourage employees to volunteer.
  • ERIC JACOBSON  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2014
    [2010] Lead With Purpose
    It also includes the results of an exclusive 2010 leadership survey conducted for the American Management Association (AMA) by NFI Research. “Purpose is the why behind everything within an organization,” says author John Baldoni, of the book, Lead With Purpose. To define an organization’s purpose, you must ask three questions: 1.
  • ERIC JACOBSON  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2013
    [2010] Book Highlights: Lead With Purpose By John Baldoni
    It also includes the results of an exclusive 2010 leadership survey conducted for the American Management Association (AMA) by NFI Research. “Purpose is the why behind everything within an organization,” says author John Baldoni, of the book, Lead With Purpose. To define an organization’s purpose, you must ask three questions: 1.
  • ERIC JACOBSON  |  THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2012
    [2010] Second Edition of Leigh Branham's Best Seller To Debut In August
    cities, according to research that Branham completed in 2010. Next month, Overland Park, KS-based author and consultant Leigh Branham will publish an updated version (Second Edition) of his best-seller, The 7 Hidden Reasons Employees Leave. Branham says a leader should : 1. Make the commitment to create a great place to work. 2.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2016
    [2010] Big-Project Engineers Have to Deal with Too Much Red Tape
    On August 5, 2010, a mine collapsed in Chile’s Atacama Desert, trapping 33 miners more than 2,000 feet underground. HBR STAFF. Engineers are capable of remarkable feats, and in our experience they relish the opportunity to unleash their creative potential. billion people to be added by 2050, the status quo is now untenable.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, JULY 22, 2013
    [2010] The Innovation Mindset in Action: Sir Peter Jackson
    In honor of his significant accomplishments and contributions to his country, Jackson was made a Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2010. Peter Jackson is a game changer who transformed the practice of filmmaking. Regardless of where they start, innovators persist till they successfully change the game. Innovation
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2013
    [2010] A Global Online Network Lets Health Professionals Share Expertise
    For example, after the earthquake in Haiti on January 12, 2010, GHDonline opened a new community to link organizations involved in the emergency response and local organizations in Haiti. For example, Dr. Bazile began reading GHDonline daily in 2010. How do you design team-based care? How do you design a hospital? The Launch.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2011
    [2010] The Products Chinese Consumers Want
    In 2010, 20% of China's urban consumers spent more money than they did the previous year because they were first-time buyers; that figure dropped to just 5% in 2011, according to our survey. By 2010, its revenues had tripled to around $4.5 That's a concern for many companies, as a recent McKinsey survey highlights. billion.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2014
    [2010] Leadership in Liminal Times
    Leaders have always shown their mettle in times of liminality. The term comes from Arnold van Gennep, the Belgian anthropologist who first outlined the common patterns in how cultures mark transitions from one human state to another (for example, from adolescence to adulthood). The liminal (or threshold) stage is central. Newly minted CEO A.G.
  • TERRY STARBUCKER  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2009
    [2010] The Most Important Blog Post You'll Ever Read
    Tweet This Post { 51 comments… read them below or add one } ← Previous Comments Ali Davies August 19, 2010 at 2:32 am Hi Terry, Your post reminded me that all we have to do for things to happen is to step out of the shadows and engage. You just need to find it. And in a land of over 100 million blogs , how is that possible? Wrong.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2012
    [2010] The Big Flaw in Corporate Sustainability Rankings
    Corporations can be incredibly influential on environmental policy issues and, especially since the Citizens United Supreme Court decision in 2010, are able to spend large amounts of money anonymously. Newsweek just released its fourth annual Green Rankings , grading the "greenness" of the 500 largest publicly-traded companies in the world.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2016
    [2010] How to Talk About Office Politics with a New Colleague
    “Gossip can be very helpful to people in organizations, especially when the flow of information from the top gets choked off, as often happens when companies are in crisis or undergoing change,” Labianca said about his research in a 2010 article, “ It’s Not ‘Unprofessional’ to Gossip at Work.”
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2014
    [2010] Understand the Sacrifices Before Launching a Start-Up
    But the needs of my company became the top priority during these vacations, and I spent the entire weekend of our trip in 2010 in the hotel room closing our first round of funding – and was unable to let my friends know what was going on because some worked in venture capital. In doing both, you’ll need to make sacrifices. It’s not easy.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2013
    [2010] How Chinese Subsidies Changed the World
    In 2000, labor-intensive products constituted 37% of all Chinese exports; by 2010, this fell to 14%. billion in 2010. In 2010, it overtook Japan to become the second-largest manufacturer, and its foreign-exchange reserves became the largest in the world. surge in exports of Chinese panels depressed world prices by 75%.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2015
    [2010] The Internet Shouldn’t Run on Dirty Energy
    In 2010, data centers represented 2% of all electricity use in the United States. The internet may seem to exist in the ether, but its plumbing includes a vast network of data centers, also known as server farms, which need power to function. Globally, it equates to 2% of all annual emissions linked to climate change.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2016
    [2010] Why Today’s Corporate Research Centers Need to Be in Cities
    Consider the iPad, first released in March 2010; at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show, close to a dozen tablets were on display. Something is happening in Midtown Atlanta. Georgia Tech’s city-centered campus has become one of the nation’s leading destinations for corporate research centers. Insight Center. Sponsored by Accenture.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, MARCH 31, 2014
    [2010] The Ultimate Productivity Hack Will Be Robot Assistants
    and by 2010 was acquired by Apple and launched as part of the iPhone operating system in October 2011. There is another seemingly mundane but profoundly important application of this technology: to better managers ourselves and our time. The future of productivity is coming, and it will rely on Artificial Intelligence.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, JULY 3, 2014
    [2010] Before You Start a Business, Listen to Your Ego
    This one insight was central in my creating a company whose valuation had topped $100 million when it was bought in 2010. When I meet entrepreneurs I always ask them why they started their companies and they almost always say something like “because I had a great idea the world needed.” He was miserable. His investors fired him. 
  • RAJESH SETTY  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2008
    [2010] A simple cure for the Buzzword Bingo | Rajesh Setty
    © 2005 - 2010 Rajesh Setty Podcast Powered by podPress (v8.8 HELLO THERE AND WELCOME. You are a new visitor to this blog. Here you’ll find more than 1500 articles and mini-sagas on entrepreneurship, leadership, creativity and simply how to distinguish yourself. Its even 100% free! Rajesh Setty Entrepreneur. Author. With Love!
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2013
    [2010] Just How Valuable Is Google's "20% Time"?
    More than a few Googlers also feel that Google X — the "disruptive/new paradigms" skunkworks operation launched in 2010 — now owns "big think" innovation hearts and minds of their founders. They certainly inspire less controversy than Yahoo''s targeted euthanizing of telecommuting. But employing talent is one thing.
  • BIRD'S EYE VIEW  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 3, 2011
    [2010] Bird's Eye View: Let's Talk About Bullying
    Kids And Parents And Facebook Farhad Majoos Slate Article On Spacing Almost Changed My Life David Brooks on Obama And Civility Alain De Botton and The Art of Travel Google Adsense Archives January 2011 December 2010 November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 More
  • BIRD'S EYE VIEW  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 2011
    [2010] Are We Tired Of Tiger Mom Amy Chua Yet?
    Kids And Parents And Facebook Farhad Majoos Slate Article On Spacing Almost Changed My Life David Brooks on Obama And Civility Alain De Botton and The Art of Travel Google Adsense Archives January 2011 December 2010 November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 More
  • BIRD'S EYE VIEW  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2011
    [2010] Let's Talk About Morgan Library And Museum
    Kids And Parents And Facebook Farhad Majoos Slate Article On Spacing Almost Changed My Life David Brooks on Obama And Civility Alain De Botton and The Art of Travel Google Adsense Archives January 2011 December 2010 November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 More
  • BIRD'S EYE VIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2011
    [2010] Bird's Eye View: Obama's Words In State Of Union: Salmon?
    Kids And Parents And Facebook Farhad Majoos Slate Article On Spacing Almost Changed My Life David Brooks on Obama And Civility Alain De Botton and The Art of Travel Google Adsense Archives January 2011 December 2010 November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 More
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 23, 2012
    [2010] It's More Important to Be Kind than Clever
    And then his grandfather taught a lesson that this now-billionaire decided to share the with the Class of 2010: "My grandfather looked at me, and after a bit of silence, he gently and calmly said, 'Jeff, one day you'll understand that it's harder to be kind than clever.'". Trouble was, Panera only sells clam chowder on Friday.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2013
    [2010] Why I Put My Company on a Year-Long Sabbatical
    In October of 2010, I became sick, bed-ridden for two months. Last year, I placed my entire communications agency, Global Tolerance, on a year’s sabbatical. Why would I put all that on hold? The answer is simple:  So we could come back even better. So how did I move from 60 seconds a day to a full year of everyone’s lives? To win? To succeed?
  • BUILDING PERSONAL STRENGTH  |  MONDAY, JUNE 4, 2012
    [2010] Helping Kids Cope with Bullies - What Experts Say
    Picking on a defenseless victim marks the bully as a coward, says Larry Winget, author of Your Kids Are Your Own Fault (2010). Bullying is a big problem for a lot of kids. It's a problem because it happens so often, and an attack on a child, whether physical or psychological, can cause unfortunate consequences. 2011) to this topic.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2012
    [2010] The Secret Phrase Top Innovators Use
    When one of IDEO's co-founders, the late Bill Moggridge , was named director of the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in 2010, he brought HMW questioning with him. How do Google, Facebook and IDEO jumpstart the process that leads to innovation? Often by using the same three words: How Might We. or completely re-imagine Y.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, MAY 18, 2015
    [2010] “Competitive Intelligence” Shouldn’t Just Be About Your Competitors
    In April 2010, Mars, one of the world’s largest privately owned businesses, embarked on a breakthrough initiative. These simulations were not some computer-based hypothetical games. They were intense, intelligence-based, role-playing immersion workshops that got leaders to see the market from a different and unfamiliar perspectives.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2016
    [2010] Charting China’s Rising Individualism in Names, Songs, and Attitudes
    We sampled the 10 most popular songs every year under the Chinese National Radio Billboard from 1970 to 2010. China has experienced rapid changes over the past five decades. From 1979 to 2015, Chinese GDP per capita increased from 2.7% of U.S. GDP per capita to 23.6%. While the economic change is undeniable, what about cultural change?
  • IN THE CEO AFTERLIFE  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2012
    [2010] The Gulf Spill: BP Still Doesn’t Get It
    Toward the end of 2010, the new CEO, Bob Dudley, promised “to move the company forward and rebuild confidence after the terrible events.” A key component of his image-building strategy was a commitment to provide regular progress updates to the public along the way. Suffice to say that public suspicion does not favor voluntary action.
  • STRATEGY DRIVEN  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2011
    [2010] Companies Need to Manage Employee Health – Not Just Benefits
    2010 report from RNCOS Industry Research Solutions “U.S. 2010 report from RNCOS Industry Research Solutions “U.S. With U.S. healthcare spending set to grow 5 percent – or more than $100 billion – each year through 2013, businesses are scrambling for ways to save money on their health benefits. Indeed, U.S. link] U.S.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2016
    [2010] Complying with Family-Friendly Leave Policies Is Not Enough
    Since 2010, the PPACA requires employers with 50 or more employees to provide “a place, other than a bathroom, that is shielded from view and free from intrusion from coworkers and the public, which may be used by an employee to express breast milk.” New York recently became the fifth state to pass paid parental leave.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2015
    [2010] 4 Business Models for the Data Age
    The strategy appears quite profitable — some years ago Wired magazine predicted that, by 2010, half the value in the delivery of a shipping container, from half-way around the world, would lie in the data associated with the contents. Data has enabled strategy, but, with few exceptions, neither driven strategy nor sat at its heart.
  • MICHAEL LEE STALLARD  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 2, 2011
    [2010] Leadership Posts from Top Bloggers
    Erik Samdahl weighs in with  The Top 10 Talent Trends of 2010 posted at  Productivity Blog. Mark Stelzner, next month’s Carnival host, not only gives us his HR predictions for 2011, he grades his list for 2010, with  2011: The Year of Reactionary HR posted at  Inflexion Point. Register here. Mike Henry Sr. contributes  sure am.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2014
    [2010] What Peter Drucker Knew About 2020
    In his HBR piece, Drucker suggested that our great transformation would be completed by 2010 or 2020. It’s no wonder why. Fifty years later a new world exists. And the people born into that world cannot even imagine the world in which their grandparents lived and into which their own parents were born. This is especially true for executives.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2015
    [2010] McDonald’s and the Challenges of a Modern Supply Chain
    In 2010, I wrote an HBR article predicting increased interest in supply-chain transparency: firms needed to develop strategies for knowing and explaining where stuff comes from. Recently, McDonald’s, the world’s iconic largest food service provider, has been (forgive the cliché) through the grinder. Answer: Appalling.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 3, 2014
    [2010] Zappos’ CEO on Using Corporate Relocation to Preserve Customer-Led Culture
    This is an excerpt from How I Did It: Zappo’s CEO on Going to Extremes for Customers  from the July 2010 issue of Harvard Business Review. In the years since Zappos was founded, we’ve had to make some big decisions. One of the most significant came in early 2004 when we decided to relocate from San Francisco to Las Vegas.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2014
    [2010] CEOs: Own the Crisis or It Will Own You
    In 2010, I coauthored a study with the Center for Talent Innovation that aimed to quantify the intangibles of leadership: the ways in which individuals demonstrate their leadership and inspire others through some universal principles including gravitas, communications, and appearance. The terrible press for GM keeps coming.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2015
    [2010] Tackle Bias in Your Company Without Making People Defensive
    Barely a blip on Google’s radar in 2010, a Google trends search shows how much the term has now gone mainstream. Unconscious bias is all the rage. This is progress. Williams , and others. And at our firm, we’re seeing a sudden surge in interest for sessions on unconscious bias to address gender imbalances. It starts with branding.
  • LINKED 2 LEADERSHIP  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 2011
    [2010] Leadership Sabotage: Intentional or Not?
    May 5, 2010]. May 5, 2010] Do you sabotage people at work? [Reposted from the L2L Classic Series. Do you sabotage people at work? If so, do you do it intentionally? There are countless ways every day whereby leaders engage in  sabotage. But, you may ask, what is sabotage? This is a good question and the simple answer is. Catherine L.
  • WOMEN ON BUSINESS  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2011
    [2010] Women: The New Voices of Unions
    In 2010, Mary Kay was elected as the president and vows to “heal” her union. “We’re concentrating on helping those who have no voice at work.” Due to the worries over money, health care, benefits and decently paying jobs that don’t work you to pieces, organized labor unions are making a come back. Three such women are Ms. More recently, Ms.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, MARCH 11, 2013
    [2010] When Organizational Memory Stands in the Way
    As a result of this successful transformation, Infosys grew 25-fold over the decade from 2000 to 2010 — from $200 million to $5 billion. Your company's organizational memory might be holding it back. Consider the following parable: Two monks — one old and one young — were walking to a village far from their monastery.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, MARCH 11, 2013
    [2010] When Organizational Memory Stands in the Way
    As a result of this successful transformation, Infosys grew 25-fold over the decade from 2000 to 2010 — from $200 million to $5 billion. Your company's organizational memory might be holding it back. Consider the following parable: Two monks — one old and one young — were walking to a village far from their monastery.
  • RAPID BI  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 7, 2013
    [2010] Diversity calendar from the CIPD 2013
    Related posts: Free diversity calendar from the CIPD 2010 All change for the CIPD – #cipd12 CIPD offer technology for networking at Harrogate. Looking for a diversity calender with the various religious dates all in one place? The CIPD contribute to a diversity calendar which provides a range of multi-faith days, holidays and festivals. 
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2015
    [2010] The Gig Economy Is Real If You Know Where to Look
    First, there are clear growth surges in nonemployer firms in each of the two industries associated with passenger ground transit between 2010 ( when Uber launched in San Francisco) and 2013, and in the two industries linked with traveler accommodation from 2009 ( the year AirBnB opened ). Uber) and traveler lodging (e.g. AirBnB) industries.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014
    [2010] Should Couples Go into Business Together?
    Using a sample of 1,069 Danish couples that established a joint enterprise between 2001 and 2010, the study revealed that couples often establish a business together because one spouse (usually the female) has limited outside opportunities in the labor market. It’s been estimated that 3 million of the 22 million U.S. There is no easy answer.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2013
    [2010] Languages Your Company Should Speak (But Has Never Heard)
    Of nearly 2 billion internet users estimated in 2010, 82% spoke one of 10 macro-languages — English, Chinese, Spanish, Japanese, Portuguese, German, Arabic, French, Russian, and Korean. A few months ago, Microsoft announced the release of Windows 8 in a language that many tech analysts found to be a surprising choice — Cherokee.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2013
    [2010] What Gamers Can Teach Us About Fraud
    Since 2010 , big consumer brands such as NBC, Walgreens and Southwest Airlines have all launched major projects that center around gaming. Like it or not, gamification is on the rise. Because games make previously dry subjects , such as corporate training, more fun and engaging. For example, how big is the problem of cheating in online games?
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 8, 2016
    [2010] What If All U.S. Coal Workers Were Retrained to Work in Solar?
    Energy Information Administration notes that between 2010 and 2012, 14 gigawatts (GW) of coal-fired capacity was retired and that a total of 60 GW will be retired by 2020. The global economy is in a massive transition from a fossil-fuel-based energy system to one using sophisticated renewable energy technologies. The U.S. The U.S.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014
    [2010] Should Big Companies Give Up on Innovation?
    In 2010, Embrace entered into a partnership with General Electric to help scale the technology around the globe. “Why bother?”. It’s a common question thrown at me by entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, or the more cynically minded corporate leaders. give them three reasons. First, timing matters. People lose their jobs. That’s a tragedy.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2012
    [2010] The Planning Fallacy and the Innovator's Dilemma
    Out of more than 11,000 consumer product launches in North America between 2008 and 2010, Nielsen found only 34 that were distinct, generated more than $25 million in first-year sales, maintained at least 90 percent of sales volume the next year, and had faster sales velocity than the category average. The average actual cost? 39,000.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2014
    [2010] How to (Gradually) Become a Different Company
    It initially lost about half of its revenues by divesting its copper and zinc smelting business, but by 2010 it had quadrupled its revenues to €2 billion through a combination of acquisitions and organic growth. PPG (originally “Pittsburgh Plate Glass”) is a splendid example of such a transformation. Allow time and persevere. the U.S.
  • ORRIN WOODWARD  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2009
    [2010] 2009 World Business Forum - Gary Hamel
    Orrin Woodward Leadership Team Welcome to the leadership blog of the 2010 International Association of Business Top 10 Leadership Guru Orrin Woodward. Journal, USA Today, Money & Business Weekly best selling co-author of Launching a Leadership Revolution & 2010 Top 10 Leadership Guru List - Orrin Woodward. That floored me! & Lead.
  • ORRIN WOODWARD  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2009
    [2010] Orrin Woodward Leadership Team :: MasterMind 5 - Let the.
    Orrin Woodward Leadership Team Welcome to the leadership blog of the 2010 International Association of Business Top 10 Leadership Guru Orrin Woodward. Journal, USA Today, Money & Business Weekly best selling co-author of Launching a Leadership Revolution & 2010 Top 10 Leadership Guru List - Orrin Woodward. How did she do it? Noela.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2012
    [2010] Rupert Murdoch, Customer Service Rep?
    Booker regularly engages with constituents, and in December 2010 took to Twitter (and the streets) to help residents during a blizzard. Dunn told us in 2010 : "You can't just dabble in social media. On the surface, it's a simple customer service issue: Someone has a problem with your product. They let you know about it. Where are you?
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