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  • 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
  • ERIC JACOBSON  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2016
    [2010] How To Be A Synergist To Lead Your Team To Predictable Success
    McKeown is also the author of, Predictable Success , which hit the Wall Street Journal and USA Today best-seller lists in 2010. Why do so many teams and groups fail to perform --achieving compromise at best and gridlock at worst? the Processor who insists on putting every detail through a system, slowing things.
  • 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.
  • WOMEN ON BUSINESS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2012
    [2010] How Big Is the Gender Wage Gap in Your State? Now You Can Find Out
    House of Representatives passed it, but it fell two votes short of moving forward in the Senate in 2010. Want to know how big the wage gap is in your state? Thanks to a comprehensive analysis of U.S. The analysis was conducted by the  National Partnership for Women & Families. In the last two Congresses, the U.S.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2013
    [2010] How Women Respond to Frustration at Work, and Why
    groundbreaking survey from 2010 showed that meaning in work is a prime predictor of high satisfaction for working mothers. One Monday morning, I rode the elevator with an attorney who works in my building. She was fuming. Apparently, she and a male colleague brought an idea to their senior partner meeting. My friend was in a spiral.
  • 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  |  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  |  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.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2015
    [2010] What Greece Has to Do Now: Fix Its Economy
    As for its official debt to the EU, the ECB, and the IMF, it consisted largely of payments that were made to pass through to EU financial institutions, between 2010 and 2012, so that the Eurozone banks and insurance companies would not be imperiled. And although it has been given a temporary lifeline, little has been resolved.
  • LDRLB  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2011
    [2010] Clout as Strategy and Why Companies Won’t Admit It
    It has not – 2010 profits for Exxon and Shell rose by 57 and 61% respectively. What is the definition of  strategy? Elementary question, you say. Here is the elementary answer. Strategy is a plan of action designed to achieve a defined goal. Tactics are often misconstrued as strategies. So are goals. Ever heard this? How’s that for spin?
  • 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.,
  • RICH GEE GROUP  |  MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014
    [2010] Without A Doubt, The Money Is Still Out There.
    received an eblast from a colleague the other day who’s deeply ‘clicked’ into the economy — here’s what he said: “According to Richard Nelson Bolles in the 2011 edition of What Color is Your Parachute , over 2,500,000 jobs have been filled each month in both 2009 and 2010. ” – Henry Ford. Not singles.
  • 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  |  MONDAY, JULY 8, 2013
    [2010] Why Brazilians Were So Quick to Protest Bus Fares
    December 2012 survey shows declines since 2010 in the proportion of citizens who are satisfied with four types of services: availability of quality health care in their communities, 25% ( down 16 percentage points ); local schools, 48% ( down 9 points ); local roads, 44% ( down 9 points ); and public transportation, 48% ( down 8 points ).
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2013
    [2010] Life Finds a Way
    acreage treated with insecticide fell from 25% in 2005 to just 9% in 2010. With more and more farmers using genetically modified corn from Monsanto Company that resists plant-killing rootworm, the share of U.S. But the rootworm has modified its genetics too.
  • 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, 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  |  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.
  • 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  |  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.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2015
    [2010] The Costs of Racial Disparities in Health Care
    years in 2010, a disparity remains — largely from blacks’ higher death rates at younger ages from heart disease, diabetes, and cancer, as well as higher risks for HIV infection, homicide, and infant mortality. Racial disparities in life expectancy are a key indicator of inequity in health outcomes. years in 1970 to 3.8
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, JULY 6, 2012
    [2010] Every Company Should Build a Second Corporation
    Of the top 25 corporations listed in Fortune in 2000 , only 12 were still there in 2010. Let's put this another way: in the decade between 2000 to 2010, half the winners lost. All winners lose. The market leader is a dead man walking. The incumbent is cursed with inevitable failure. Their surmise: The world will change.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 27, 2012
    [2010] Retail Revolution: We Ain't Seen Nothing Yet
    Launched in 2010, by mid-2011 the site was marketing 2,200 brands (including clothing, toys, furniture, plush animals, knapsacks, and even lunch trays for kids, along with lifestyle products for new moms); the site showcases brands with curated collections of merchandise and richly developed editorial content. and "Why buy now?"
  • 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
  • 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  |  FRIDAY, JULY 4, 2014
    [2010] Insurance Isn’t Safe from Digital Upheaval
    online carrier that uses telematics to collect its customers’ driving information and reward them for driving safely, acquired 200,000 clients within three years after its launch in 2010. We estimate that up to $400 billion in insurance premiums could change hands within the industry over the next year. Google bought U.K. Germany, and France.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, JULY 4, 2014
    [2010] Insurance Isn’t Safe from Digital Upheaval
    online carrier that uses telematics to collect its customers’ driving information and reward them for driving safely, acquired 200,000 clients within three years after its launch in 2010. We estimate that up to $400 billion in insurance premiums could change hands within the industry over the next year. Google bought U.K. Germany, and France.
  • 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, NOVEMBER 20, 2013
    [2010] Get the Strategy You Need — Now
    These “dynamic reallocators” produced a median total return to their shareholders of 10 percent per year between 1990 and 2010. Two uncomfortable strategic truths face the vast majority of executives and companies – and probably you, too. First, you don’t have a powerful strategy. And second, you aren’t doing much about it. Lucky for him!
  • 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, 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  |  MONDAY, MAY 23, 2011
    [2010] Three Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs
    In 2010 Top Leadership Gurus named John one of the world's top 25 leadership experts. Sometimes when you're wondering what to do next in life, good advice can come when you least expect it — like when you're getting your hair cut. Joan*, the hairstylist giving me a trim, mused aloud about what she was planning to do with her career.
  • 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.
  • 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. .
  • 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. .
  • CO2  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2011
    [2010] A Penny for My Thoughts – Sid Levinsohn : Blog | Executive.
    RSS Feed Schedule a Call Free E-Book Assessment Test Coffee Schedule Coaching Lunch About Us CO2 Story Our Approach Our Successes Our Executive Coaches Gary B. have known Sid most of my life. As a young man I played tennis with Sid, and enter the world of ideas in a profound way. Sid, was such a great person to talk to about ideas. This was so Sid.
  • 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  |  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  |  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?
  • WOMEN IN THE LEAD  |  FRIDAY, JULY 31, 2009
    [2010] WOMEN: The Art of QUITTING
    Women in the LEAD A B O U T U S H O W T O C O M M E N T Recent Posts WOMEN: LEADERSHIP is How TO BE WOMEN: Love, Respect and Leadership WOMEN: Is Negative Thinking Holding You Back? GRATITUDE: Journey to Ones Calling WOMEN: CLAIMING YOUR WINGS WOMEN: Challenged and Overwhelmed? What we do matters, not just for us, but for other women. They REACT.
  • 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, DECEMBER 22, 2011
    [2010] Google Will Change Web Marketing in 2012
    Google acquired ITA Software in 2010, a software company that created airfare and travel management software for airlines and resellers. Google is poised to completely alter how websites market themselves over the next year. This is a tremendous strategy. Search results will include more direct information. Google Internet Online marketing
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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  |  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.
  • 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  |  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  |  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  |  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  |  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.
  • 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, JUNE 26, 2014
    [2010] The Hidden Costs of Cash
    Such government safety net programs kept some 25 million people out of poverty in 2010. Cash – by which I mean paper currency and coins — has many benefits. It’s safe from hackers. It doesn’t require any special hardware or software. It’s accepted almost everywhere and it offers anonymity. And yet cash does carry costs. The U.S.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
    [2010] China’s Slowdown: The First Stage of the Bullwhip Effect
    Since 2000, the Chinese economy has been growing at an increasing rate — from 6% per year in 2000 to 12% per year in 2010. For the last two months, global supply chains have been experiencing the first stage of a bullwhip effect triggered by uncertainties about the severity of China’s economic slowdown. automobile industry.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2016
    [2010] A Simple Way to Measure Health Care Outcomes
    When the ACA was passed, in 2010, many observed that although the ACA expanded access to health care, it did less to address the equally critical issue of improving the delivery of that care. Regardless of whether the ACA is repealed, this challenge remains. Improving value therefore occurs by increasing quality relative to cost.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 25, 2014
    [2010] Marketers Need to Think More Like Publishers
    In 2010, Pepsi pulled its Super Bowl ads and invested $20 million into its Refresh project , which employed crowdsourcing to support good causes. It was an astounding social media success, with more than 87 million votes cast. For all of the hype and hoopla on social media, sales suffered dearly. Pepsi’s ambitions were far from unusual.
  • 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
  • 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  |  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.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, MAY 2, 2013
    [2010] Act Like a Leader Before You Are One
    In late 2010, after ten years at Citi, Heather Espinosa was promoted to managing director. If you want to become a leader, don''t wait for the fancy title or the corner office. You can begin to act, think, and communicate like a leader long before that promotion. The key is to take on opportunities now, regardless of your tenure or role.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, JULY 1, 2014
    [2010] Elon Musk’s Patent Decision Reflects Three Strategic Truths
    In 2010, the company began to experiment with a new “foundry” business model , entering into contracts that granted other chip companies – even some who were associated with competitors – access to Intel’s underutilized manufacturing facilities. The Internet’s response was to ask a collective “Why?” Patents are already in the public record).
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2014
    [2010] What Makes the Best Infographics So Convincing
    In 2010, as we’re told in the introduction, New York City added the equivalent of 54 million metric tons of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere. A great infographic is an instant revelation. It can compress time and space. Sure, we’re spending much more on health care and education than our grandparents did. Tim Tebow — and by a colossal margin.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 12, 2015
    [2010] Ethical Consumerism Isn’t Dead, It Just Needs Better Marketing
    An often-quoted 2010 Wall Street Journal article, “ The Case Against Corporate Social Responsibility ,” laid out the argument clearly: “the fact is that while companies sometimes can do well by doing good, more often they can’t. This pessimistic stance stems primarily from the lower sales of ethical brands.
  • 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  |  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  |  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  |  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.
  • 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  |  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  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2015
    [2010] Health Care Innovation Doesn’t Have to Be Driven by Profit
    In 2010, while overseeing Louisiana State University’s 10 public safety-net institutions, I faced an interesting dilemma. As health care reform evolves, large public institutions that offer a health safety net have some advantages over privately owned enterprises. That may sound counterintuitive, but it’s true. Insight Center.
  • 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.”
  • LEADERSHIP DRIVES BUSINESS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 18, 2012
    [2010] Boosted Spend on Leadership Development – The Facts and Figures
    Consider this public sector turnover information shared in the Washington Post on November 5, 2010: Or this private sector turnover data as shared by Mercer in October 2011: In 2012, 32% of employees are "planning on leaving" their employers, vs 19% two years ago. billion in 2012. billion? We believe U.S. Mercer October 2011.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2016
    [2010] The Saatchi Ouster Shows Leaders Need to Be Gender Smart, Not Gender Blind
    An industry in which 94% percent of creative directors were men in 2010, a figure that has since dropped to…89%. Kevin Roberts, the chair of advertising company Saatchi & Saatchi, probably still doesn’t know what hit him. Like most executives I work with, he probably was proud of his blindness. The debate is over?
  • 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  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 2015
    [2010] What Companies Can Learn from Military Teams
    Since his retirement in 2010 — brought about by intemperate remarks about Obama officials made by McChrystal and his aides in a Rolling Stone article — the former general has taught leadership at Yale University. When Gen. Stanley McCrystal took charge of the U.S. soldiers to work cohesively. This is the idea of scaling teams.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2013
    [2010] Facebook Presence Is an Important Clue to a Social Venture's Future
    Here, we gleaned some additional insights from a separate analysis of 281 social ventures that applied to participate in the 2010 or 2011 Summer Institutes run by the Unreasonable Institute , the Colorado-based social-enterprise accelerator. Which are likely to achieve significant social impact within an attractive business model?
  • 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, 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?
  • 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  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 2016
    [2010] The Forecasting Sweet Spot Between Micro and Macro
    The share of the world’s Christians living in sub-Saharan Africa is expected to grow from 24% in 2010 to 38% by 2050 (according to Pew Research). Forecasting is the third rail of business. Few companies are really good at it, and there can be big penalties for being wrong. Those seeking more resources want to increase it.
  • LEAD ON PURPOSE  |  SATURDAY, JULY 13, 2013
    [2010] Celebrity Leaders
    Guest post by Al Gini and Ronald M. Green. As a species, we are fascinated by the concept of leadership and the conduct of individual leaders. But while we are enthralled by leaders, we are sometimes uneasy in regard to our relationship to them. We alternatively love them, hate them, desire them, despise them, seek them out, shun them. Ronald M.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2012
    [2010] Managing an Unpopular Change Effort
    2010 McKinsey global survey of 2,512 executives found that, when the frontline experiences a sense of ownership of the necessary changes and are engaged in driving the change effort, the success rate rises to astonishing 79 percent. Produce more! Make it better! Spend less! It turns out my observations are supported by data.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11, 2014
    [2010] Keep Learning Once You Hit the C-Suite
    We talked to the 32 consultants in 2010, but the findings are consistent with everything we hear today. What skills do companies prize in C-level executives ? To answer these questions, we surveyed 32 senior search consultants at a top global executive-placement firm. The terms “flexible,” “adaptable,” and “curious” came up frequently.
  • ERIC JACOBSON  |  FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2016
    [2010] 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  |  FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2016
    [2010] How To 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.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2011
    [2010] How Good Was Steve Jobs, Really?
    Steve Jobs landed the number one spot in our ranking of the best CEOs in the world, published in HBR in January 2010. In our CEO ranking, we used three metrics to score a CEO ( see the January 2010 article for the methodology ). Inflation-adjusted using 2010 as base year. His tenure had not ended. companies is around six years.
  • RAJESH SETTY  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 7, 2012
    [2010] Announcing CEREBRATE #4 – Nominations welcome
    Kavitha (founder of MySizeFinder and my wife) I organized three CEREBRATE events in Silicon Valley (CEREBRATE #1 in July 2010, CEREBRATE #2 in January 2011, CEREBRATE #3 took place in July 2011). The time has come to announce the next CEREBRATE event – CEREBRATE Silicon Valley #4. More photos from Flickr with tag #CEREBRATESV.
  • STRATEGY DRIVEN  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2011
    [2010] Can’t Live With ‘em (But Can’t Live Without ‘Em): How to Manage – and Motivate – Challenging Employees
    He is also CEO of Max-Ventures, a venture capital and retail consulting firm, and founder and CEO of Max-Wellness, a comprehensive health and wellness retail chain that launched in 2010. If you’ve ever watched NBC’s The Office , you know that the show makes hilarious use of business-world stereotypes. speak from experience. The Mr. or Ms.
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