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  • 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  |  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  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 25, 2014
    [2010] Midsized Companies Can’t Afford Operational Glitches
    In October 2010, when its founders launched their website to the world, 25,000 web viewers overwhelmed the site. Many midsized companies dream of joining the Fortune 500 someday or of becoming the next General Electric, Microsoft, or Amazon. As a result, most are singularly unprepared to deal with them. Dave’s Killer Bread is a case in point.
  • 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?
  • LINKED 2 LEADERSHIP  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 9, 2011
    [2010] Articles of Faith: A Crisis of Civility
    Home About L2L Blog Topics L2L Radio LeaderBrief Articles of Faith Contact Us Linked 2 Leadership Entries RSS | Comments RSS Subscribe to L2L Linked 2 Leadership This Linked 2 Leadership Blog is designed to serve professionals interested in Leadership Development , Organizational Health , and Personal & Professional Growth. Linkage Inc.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2013
    [2010] Mother Nature Doesn't Do Bailouts
    Just because Congress — and global climate summits — can't seem to prepare for climate change, doesn't mean the private sector can get away with the same. Mother Nature doesn't do bailouts. The danger signs are clear. On the contrary, tackling climate change is an investment that pays off economically as well as socially.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4, 2014
    [2010] The Industries Apple Could Disrupt Next
    The market looks more than big enough for Apple, and it has made several acquisitions that edge onto the market, including Quattro Wireless (a platform for mobile advertising) for $250 million in 2010. After an unprecedented decade of growth, analysts wrote off 2013 as a year to forget for Apple. for three years. When Innovation Is Strategy.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2011
    [2010] Why Management Ideas Matter
    In 2010, the government of Malaysia launched the third wave of its National Blue Ocean Strategy. A key target is providing housing and water supplies for the rural poor. Who is the most influential living management thinker? That is the question that the Thinkers50, the biennial global ranking of management thinkers , seeks to answer.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 22, 2016
    [2010] Companies Fare Worse When the Press Exposes Their Problems Before They Do
    Take 2010, when BP was confronted with one of the biggest oil spills in history. When organizations first become aware of a major problem with a product or service, one with important consequences for consumers or the environment, they face a dilemma. Should they self-disclose the issue? Or should they let sleeping dogs lie?
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, JULY 18, 2014
    [2010] The Case for Listening to the Maniacs
    It’s all in the way you think about them: "A 2010 study published in the Journal of Marketing Research found that amusement park guests who focused on the number of people behind them in line expressed more excitement about the ride they were going on, and were more likely to enjoy it, than those who focused on the number of people in front of them."
  • 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.
  • SIX DISCIPLINES  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2013
    [2010] CapitalWorks - A Six Disciplines Client Case Study Part 3
    One of the largest areas of growth is the key measurables category where Bluffton scored a 13 in 2010 and is now at 40 out of a possible 60 score. The Six Disciplines Solution. One of the initial steps in the Six Disciplines process is analysis of the Business Performance Assessment (BPA) service. Measuring Success.
  • SIX DISCIPLINES  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2013
    [2010] CapitalWorks - A Six Disciplines Client Case Study Part 2
    Bluffton Motor Works has been involved with the Six Disciplines program for the longest period of time, implementing its program in the beginning of 2010. Bluffton Motor Works  in Bluffton, Indiana, is a global leader in custom-engineered fractional electric motors. Management teams need to continue to stay focused on a plan.
  • COACHING TIP  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2012
    [2010] Pre-Employment Self Assessments
    billion in 2011, up 15% from 2010, according to research firm Gartner. For more and more companies, the hiring boss is an algorithm. The factors they consider are different than what applicants have come to expect. Personality tests have a long history in hiring. What's new is the scale. Source: The Wall Street Journal, September 20, 2012.
  • COACHING TIP  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2011
    [2010] Impact of the Millennial Generation
    36% of high school students claim that they would delay or forego college due to costs (Source: TD Ameritrade Study ‘2010 Teens % Money Survey"). At the center sits Millennials, controlling their world via cell phones, laptops, iPods, and iPads. 99% percent of teens have a Facebook page (Buzz Marketing Group Study “What Teens Want").
  • 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.
  • COACHING TIP  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2016
    [2010] 2 Debt Instruments Pose Peril to Millions of Investors
    27): Just 35 percent of new leveraged loans issued in 2016's first half had traditional covenants that require regular financial check-ups, compared with 100 percent in 2010. A billionaire says the search for yield is overriding credit judgment. By Elliott Wave International. Stay informed. Stay prepared. See what we see ahead for U.S.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2012
    [2010] Open Sourcing May Be Worth the Risk
    Andre Charland's company, Nitobi Software, was recently purchased by Adobe after open sourcing its flagship product, PhoneGap, in 2010. Everyone wants a little something for free. But allowing others access to a piece of your business could open you up to criticism. Is it worth it? You can't do it soon enough," Charland said via email.
  • 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  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2014
    [2010] Who Pays Corporate Taxes? Possibly You
    These models are, as Jennifer Gravelle of the Congressional Budget Office pointed out in a 2010 summary of recent theoretical work , extremely sensitive to how open an economy is and how sensitive people are to incentives. Who pays corporate income taxes? Just one thing’s for sure: it’s not corporations. Harberger saw this as a bad thing.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2013
    [2010] Imagine a Future Where Africa Leapfrogs Developed Economies
    Ecuador and Bolivia passed such laws in 2008 and 2010 , respectively. Dreaming about the future creates dissonance. On one hand, we like to imagine a future utopia: the world is at peace, the moon is colonized, cats and dogs get along, and we all travel to work via hover cars or teleportation. Seem far-fetched? Manufacturing Research
  • SELF HELP ZEN  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2015
    [2010] Blogging – The Heart Of Modest Free-Standing Airer Business Sites Plan
    Instagram is simply totally free picture sharing social media site began October 6, 2010. By December 2010 they already had more than 1 million users. Today, change occurs at a pace faster than in the past. Online changes happen even faster than in actuality. how to get your instagram followers up web instagram followers quick.
  • 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  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2011
    [2010] Idolize Bill Gates, Not Steve Jobs
    While you might disagree with that claim, a quick reference of Google trends shows that since leaving Microsoft, Bill Gates star has dramatically faded — and in 2010 was eclipsed by that of Jobs. Apple is undoubtedly the gold standard of today's tech world. In fact, it's probably the gold standard of American industry at the moment.
  • 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, NOVEMBER 28, 2016
    [2010] How Domino’s Pizza Reinvented Itself
    Doyle became CEO in 2010, after some troubled years , when the company’s growth was slow and its stock price was stuck, a lame $8.76 per share. I spent the last 18 months researching and writing a book on how organizations and leaders can do extraordinary things, even if they operate in pretty ordinary fields.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 2012
    [2010] Take Ownership of Your Actions by Taking Responsibility
    By 2006, she was making products for sale, and in 2010, Two Moms in the Raw had revenues of more than $1 million. Are you stalled in a project at work, waiting on someone else to take initiative to get things moving? Are you looking for an easy way to get focused or improve your productivity — a silver bullet from an unexpected source?
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2012
    [2010] Big Data's Human Component
    When we over-automate big-data tools, we get Target's faux pas of sending baby coupons to a teenager who hadn't yet told her parents she was pregnant, or the Flash Crash on Thursday May 6, 2010 , in which the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged about 1000 points — or about nine percent. Humans do. Consider how we talk about Big Data.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 2013
    [2010] Focus Your Strategy By Assessing Others'
    When Steve Jobs later recounted the story at a conference panel in 2010, the audience erupted in laughter. There''s a well-known anecdote about Gil Amelio, the CEO of Apple Computer just before Steve Jobs'' return in the late 1990s. Which industries should we expand to? What markets should we serve? Who is winning and how are they doing it?
  • 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, SEPTEMBER 7, 2012
    [2010] The Rise of the New Contract Worker
    Research published by Rosalind Bergemann in 2010 among workers who voluntarily chose to become independent reveals that 74% of respondents cited a lack of employer engagement as their principal reason for leaving. One reason for the increasing popularity of contingent work is involuntary: not everyone can find full-time employment.
  • 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  |  MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2013
    [2010] Deliver Big Impact on a Small Budget
    In 2010, Ben's Friends got too big and costly to fund ourselves so we turned to crowdfunding. One of the biggest challenges social entrepreneurs face is securing funding to set up their organizations and realize their ideas. But does helping people really need to be so expensive? Back in 2008, Ben and I knew three things. It made sense.
  • ERIC JACOBSON  |  MONDAY, APRIL 20, 2015
    [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.
  • ERIC JACOBSON  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2014
    [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  |  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.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 2013
    [2010] Studying India's Maha Kumbh Mela Festival
    Between 2000 and 2010, the population of Delhi burgeoned from 15 million to 22 million while Shanghai's population swelled from 14 to 20 million. At Allahabad, though, the population rose from zero to 10 million, give or take a few million, in just a week's time. However, it's only partly unfair. India Risk management
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, JULY 19, 2013
    [2010] Reinvigorate a Disengaged Sales Force
    workers say they are "not engaged" or "actively disengaged" with their work, according to Gallup''s ongoing study of the American workplace from 2010 through 2012. A stunning 70% of U.S. Sales reps — the people who represent your firm with customers — are not an exception. Two steps are foundational. 1. In 2012, according to U.S.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2012
    [2010] We're All E-Commerce Companies Now
    Online sales of everyday items — soap, orange juice, toothpaste — more than doubled between 2006 and 2010, and are expected to double again by 2014. The day of e-commerce is finally here. Nielsen estimates that online CPG sales in the US will reach 25 billion by 2014. Amazon.com), home delivery (e.g.,
  • 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  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
    [2010] Boards Are Terrible at Their Most Important Job
    And according to a 2010 report by BoardSource , such individuals are typically brought on for their professional expertise and ability to represent constituents — not for their talent in managing people. The chief responsibility of any board is management of the senior executive. Here are the keys. We’re tired.’”. They’re busy.
  • 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  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2016
    [2010] Warren Buffett Is Betting the Airline Oligopoly Is Here to Stay
    Industry observers have noted that since 2010, “The airline industry is profitable again — really profitable.” Warren Buffett got burned with an airline investment in the 1990s. Apparently the toll-free number didn’t work. billion in the four largest U.S. What could have changed his mind? But times have changed.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2015
    [2010] Clinton’s Proposals on Stock Buybacks Don’t Go Far Enough
    Clinton advocates full implementation of the executive-pay disclosure directives of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010. HBR STAFF. The debate over how to reverse ever-increasing income inequality has moved front and center in the Democratic presidential campaign. So let’s change that.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2016
    [2010] Gun Manufacturers Need to Lead Change, Not Just Follow the Law
    Investors also did well: A $100 investment in Ruger in late 2010 was worth $443 in late 2015, while the equivalent investment in the S&P 500 yielded only $163 over that time frame. For some, guns are a great business. In the three years since December 2012 (the date of the Sandy Hook killings) the U.S.-based presidential election.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 30, 2013
    [2010] Will the Internet Destroy the Stock Market?
    That is what happened a few years prior when high frequency trading contributed to the May 6, 2010 " Flash Crash " in which the Dow dropped 1000 points in minutes, only to recover a few minutes later. Last week, the NASDAQ exchange froze for three hours due to a faulty connection. Generally, this is a good thing. The result is a crash.
  • 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.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2013
    [2010] Boards with More Women Pay Less for Acquisitions
    In a previous paper [ Levi, Li, and Zhang, 2010 ] we did examine the role of testosterone in M&As. Companies that have more women on their boards of directors make fewer bids for mergers and acquisitions — and pay less for acquired companies. Professor Li, defend your research. Li: There are three main reasons.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2014
    [2010] Entrepreneurship Always Leads to Inequality
    The Boston Innovation District’s meteoric real estate prices are pushing the very entrepreneurs who made the district sexy towards neighboring districts where rents have not tripled since 2010. “Inequality is bad.” Inequality is dangerous.” “Our system is at risk due to increasing inequality.”. Economy Entrepreneurship
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2012
    [2010] An Executive Pay Witch Hunt
    From January 2010 to March 2011, 91% of the state's $35.8 The Empire Center for New York State Policy shows 116,819 (that's one hundred sixteen thousand eight hundred and nineteen) people on state, city, county, and public authority payrolls in 2010 in New York who make at least $100,000. Which might have been smarter. Cut to present.
  • 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  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 21, 2013
    [2010] It's Not All About Growth for Social Enterprises
    In fact, where Mentor Mothers are present, transmission rates are on average 9%, compared to the UNAIDS 2010 estimate of 27%. The assumption is that company growth is good. But when it comes to social ventures, where the primary focus is impact (not profits), bigger isn't necessarily better. It All Begins with Evidence. But, so what? Maybe.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 31, 2013
    [2010] How E-Mail Marketers Can Survive Gmail's Tabbed Inbox
    In 2010, when Gmail''s Priority Inbox was introduced , marketers were similarly worried. Last week, I got an e-mail from one of my favorite e-list masters, Chris Brogan, imploring me to "shake [his] newsletter free from the clutches of the [Gmail''s new] Promotions tab.". Why did Brogan have to ask me to take charge of my Gmail?
  • YOU'RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 13, 2013
    [2010] Managing Your Personal Impact…One Boss’s Story
    This post was originally written in April 2010.  It is meant to illustrate the importance of self-awareness in leadership and the value of really listening to the feedback we receive, even when it contains information we’d rather not hear. ==. But he was also puzzled. But, on the other hand, he found it irritating and unproductive. 
  • RAJESH SETTY  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2008
    [2010] Thanksgiving Wishes – Please download the full version of "Beyond.
    © 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! Thank you.
  • TALENT TECHNOLOGIES  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2011
    [2010] Executing your Strategy in Thailand and Asia
    landmark study of over 1,500 face-to-face interviews with Global CEOs conducted by IBM in 2010 (the link to the study is here ) discovered that one issue stood out above all others: complexity. These factors can throw companies’ best-laid plans off course – and that’s understandable. Is there anything they can do?
  • 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 23, 2013
    [2010] Don’t Build Your Startup Outside of Silicon Valley
    The percentage of all companies founded in 2008, 2009, and 2010 located in California, Massachusetts, or New York who have received a second round of funding is 10-15% higher than what you’d expect based on who received an initial round of funding. The entrepreneurial zeitgeist today is hard to ignore. It takes longer to raise money. 
  • RETHINK HR  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011
    [2010] Reprint: The Benefit of “Laid Off”
    Reprint from 2010. So about the title… umm you just got laid off, through no fault of your own. It can be difficult to sit on the other end of a desk. The supervisor or person who you feel might as well be holding a gun to your head to keep you from reaching over and slapping them for saying, “this is nothing personal.” More quiet time.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2012
    [2010] Stop Trying to Delight Your Customers: The Idea in Practice
    We presented the findings in the 2010 HBR article " Stop Trying to Delight Your Customers ". The notion of going above and beyond customer needs is so entrenched in organizations that managers rarely question it. But delighting your customers may be a waste of time and energy. Focus on the front line. You can register here.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2011
    [2010] Lessons from Four Years of Business Blogging
    At the end of 2010 the combination of an unusual presentation and work on The Little Black Book of Innovation inspired a post that was a long list of one-sentence answers to common innovation questions. My second most popular post was a 2010 post on the " 4 Ps of Innovation." Practicality rules. Misery loves company. Headlines matter.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2013
    [2010] Data Can Open College Doors for Disadvantaged Kids
    In a 2010 nationwide survey by Deloitte , 92% of high school principals and teachers said that having data on students' academic performance in college was critical to evaluating the effectiveness of high school curriculum and teaching. parallel transformation is now taking hold in the nonprofit sector. But it's worth the effort.
  • TERRY STARBUCKER  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2009
    [2010] 20 Easy Ways to Take Social Media A Little Less Seriously
    Aydika Jack James July 30, 2010 at 1:06 pm LOVE this! Starbucker July 30, 2010 at 1:15 pm Hi Aydika! All the best, Terry Lisa Bruckner July 30, 2010 at 2:08 pm Aydika just forwarded this to me and in my rush, I didn’t read the title and thought this was a serious call to action. Starbucker July 30, 2010 at 2:30 pm Hi Lisa!
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 2015
    [2010] Even for Companies, the U.S. Is Split Between Haves and Have-Nots
    Economywide ROIC has trended downward since the 1980s, falling from above 6% in the mid-1960s to 5% in 1980, then to 3% in 1990, and to only a bit more than 1% by 2010. The worldwide trend of rising economic inequality applies not only to individuals. Consider what’s happening among corporations. firms. Sound familiar? There are many.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2012
    [2010] Countering a Customer Insurgency
    In 2010, Gap announced a brand new logo, then retreated after a week. We don't usually think of consumers as a threat to our business. But thanks to social and mobile technologies, consumers are now "hyper-connected and super-empowered," to use Thomas Friedman's memorable phrase. We call this new dynamic "customer insurgency."
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2016
    [2010] K-Pop’s Global Success Didn’t Happen by Accident
    When the artist Taeyang released his debut solo album, “ Solar ,” in 2010, his management company, YG Entertainment , spent very little on traditional advertising. In July 2016, the mega-hit “ Gangnam Style ” by South Korean singer PSY surpassed 2.6 billion views on YouTube. The answer is no. For example, S.M.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2013
    [2010] Is It Time to Be Skeptical on China?
    From 1979 to 2010, the economy grew an average of 9.9%, reaching 15% in 1984.). As someone who lived in China during the “Tiananmen massacre,” I’ve long been skeptical of the Communist Party’s long-term ability to lead the country forward. But here we are on the eve of the 25 th anniversary of the massacre. The land has been doled out.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24, 2015
    [2010] How Local Context Shapes Digital Business Abroad
    based Hotel Tonight , a last-minute online-booking service founded in 2010. One of the most enticing global entrepreneurial opportunities these days is taking a digital business model that works in the U.S. and transplanting it somewhere else, particularly in a developing country. What do I mean by nondigital components? Insight Center.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2013
    [2010] How Chinese Companies Can Develop Global Brands
    Also, while China’s outward-bound foreign direct investment (FDI) has grown from an annual average of below $3 billion before 2005 to more than $60 billion in 2010 and 2011, only one third of Chinese companies have seen international revenue meet expectations, according to Accenture. Seek partnerships with Western brands.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2013
    [2010] Redefining the Patient Experience with Collaborative Care
    second was introduced in a medical-surgical unit at Theda Clark Hospital in Neenah in 2009, and a third in another medical-surgical unit at Appleton Medical Center in 2010. ” To address this issue, nurses at ThedaCare employed lean techniques to create a patient-centered, team-based model that’s producing solid results.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2011
    [2010] Privacy is a Luxury You Don't Have
    I remember my first taste of social networking — a 2004 invitation to join Friendster. declined, traumatized at the thought that people I didn't know would see information about me (the point of the site, which I deemed quite suspicious, was to help connect you with friends-of-friends). But for most people, at least in the U.S.,
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2013
    [2010] Publishers, Stop Crying Over Spilled Ink
    In 2010, the average American spent 10 hours and 46 minutes a day consuming content; by 2013, that number had risen to 12 hours and 5 minutes. I’m waiting for all the headlines about what a great time it is to be in the media business. Overall, our time spent taking in information is on the rise. That no layoffs are planned.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 2013
    [2010] The Era of Corporate Silence on Climate Policy Is Ending
    When the climate bill featuring this policy failed to pass through Congress in 2010, USCAP became quasi-defunct. "Tackling climate change is one of America''s greatest economic opportunities." So proclaims the Climate Declaration , a public statement signed by a fast-growing list of U.S. So what should companies advocate for specifically?
  • 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  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 7, 2015
    [2010] When a Public Mistake Requires an Old-Fashioned Apology
    Tony Hayward , the former CEO of British Petroleum, famously complained that he “wanted his life back” in the midst of the 2010 oil spill. (He later apologized to the families of the workers who had died in the tragedy, as well as the thousands of people whose lives were totally disrupted.) Everyone makes mistakes. Karen Dillon.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 29, 2014
    [2010] Let Your Employees Bring Their Interests to Work
    In 2010, Everis Initiatives received the seventh annual Expansion and Employment Award for Innovation in Human Resources. Research repeatedly suggests that levels of employee engagement in the workplace are low and worsening. Among the growing perplexed population is Mark Barnes (not his real name), vice president of a marketing company.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2012
    [2010] Why Older Entrepreneurs Have an Edge
    The findings reinforce consistent research from the Kauffman Foundation, which shows that for 11 of the 15 years between 1996 and 2010, Americans between the ages of 55 and 64 had the highest rate of entrepreneurial activity of any age group. Randal Charlton had great strokes of midlife success — then he didn't.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2016
    [2010] Finding the Sweet Spot Between Mass Market and Premium
    decade ago, the Mach 3 razor was Gillette’s premium offering for men, until the Fusion line was launched in 2006 at a 40% price increase, followed by the Fusion ProGlide in 2010 and the Fusion Proshield Flexball in 2016—to name a few of the brand’s major releases. Smaller brands have been picking up the slack.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2015
    [2010] A Mental Trick to Help with Challenging Conversations
    2010.). Imagine the colleague with whom you have a very challenging relationship, the person who makes the most innocuous conversation tense and uncomfortable. Regardless of the topic, this person opposes you and approaches things as an adversary rather than an ally. ” How does that email make you feel: angry, defensive, or anxious?
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2016
    [2010] Why Organizations Forget What They Learn from Failures
    Then there’s the explosion of BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, an accident that killed 11 workers, injured 16 others, and caused an oil spill of epic proportions. Organizations sometimes make catastrophic mistakes. Consider NASA, an organization employing some of the nation’s brightest minds.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2016
    [2010] What Work Looks Like for Women in Their 50s
    “Older people have fewer rows and come up with better solutions to conflict,” noted the Economist in 2010, reviewing the research. “The fifties was the most exciting career decade of my life so far,” says Babette Pettersen, “and it looks like my options are only getting better as I turn 60.”
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016
    [2010] The Data-Driven Case for Vacation
    During 1982 and 2010, the two years since 1981 with the highest unemployment, people still used an average of 20.9 Over the past three years, we have partnered with the U.S. Travel Association to more clearly understand the relationship between well-being and taking time off from work. days) in 2000, but they took only 16.2 days of vacation.
  • RAJESH SETTY  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2012
    [2010] Dave Gardner on Using Social Media to Connect With Big Companies
    Back in 2009 and 2010, I experienced a few Dell business execution issues. Recently, my friend Dave Gardner (president of Gardner & Associates Consulting ) shared his story of how he used social media to reach (and start a working relationship with) a big company (Dell.) How did this come to be? have been a Dell customer since 2004.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2016
    [2010] How CFOs Can Take the Long-Term View in a Short-Term Economy
    In 2010, when Mark Bertolini, CEO of Aetna, began articulating a strategy to invest billions to transform from a health insurance company to a health care company, analysts grumbled. Investors are increasingly seeking firms with long-term growth strategies, rather than ones focused on managing short-term earnings to boost the stock price.
  • WOMEN IN THE LEAD  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2009
    [2010] Women in the LEAD: 3 LEADERSHIP LESSONS for WOMEN
    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? Leaders, at their best, are unpretentious, warm and friendly. " 3.
  • 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  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2013
    [2010] Leveraging Silicon Valley — From Wherever You Are
    GM established a corporate innovation group in Silicon Valley in 2010 to look at advanced technologies related to the Internet and mobile connectivity, “infotainment”, and self-driving cars. In business, volatility used to be more limited to the realms of finance and high tech. And a lot is happening in Silicon Valley. Idea Scouting.
  • MILLS SCOFIELD  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2011
    [2010] Lessons From BIF-7
    Dan Pink, known for his fabulous books A Whole New Mind and Drive , talked about 2010’s two Physics Nobel Prize winners, Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov, breakthrough in extremely thin graphene. I’m tired of all the “Woe is America” stuff – we’ve lost our innovation edge, we’re stagnating, etc.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2013
    [2010] High Speed Rail Versus Austerity
    Between 2006 and 2010, the Chinese central government spent billions of dollars on new bullet trains that connect second and third tier cities with the mega cities of Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou — but of course bullet trains don''t connect every smaller city to a mega city. The one way commute time would decline to 35 minutes.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2013
    [2010] Does Your Company Actually Need Data Visualization?
    In 2010, BCG and the World Economic Forum wanted to demonstrate the economic benefits of employee wellness programs. Data visualization – and I hate to admit this, because I make my living from it – is not for everybody. Frankly, with few exceptions, if this doesn’t describe your organization, then don’t bother. Perhaps not. Communication
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 2013
    [2010] How the Crowd Is Solving an 800-Year-Old Mystery
    The initiative launched in June 2010 and within six months more than 10,000 individuals had created more than 2.3 Indiana Jones, the great (fictional) archaeologist, used his own brains and creativity to tackle the toughest intellectual puzzles in his quest for the Holy Grail. Dr. Lin, enthralled by the mystery, took on the challenge.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, JULY 29, 2013
    [2010] For Corporate Cosmopolitanism, Start at the Top
    In 2010, Chinese professionals expressed only half as strong a preference for working in a foreign multinational over a local firm than in 2007. If your company''s management team isn''t as global as its target markets, you aren''t alone. Some 30% of U.S. Could the problem start all the way at the top? Among corporations in the U.S. The U.S.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2011
    [2010] Five Tips to Break Through Your Filter(s)
    Because George W Bush and Bill Clinton have quite different beliefs and temperaments, they probably learned more from each other during their joint visit to earthquake-stricken Haiti in 2010. It is no surprise that we instinctively seek out those who share our interests. This is especially true in times of increasing pressure and uncertainty.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2013
    [2010] Why We Didn’t Learn Enough From the Financial Crisis
    “Liquidate labor, liquidate stocks, liquidate real estate,” Treasury Secretary Andrew Mellon may or may not have told Herbert Hoover in the early years of the Great Depression. “It will purge the rottenness out of of the system.” But the argument that financial crises should be allowed to wreak their havoc unchecked has few if any adherents.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2014
    [2010] How the Market Ruined Twitter
    The quote comes from author, tech thinker, and now public-TV personality Steven Johnson: “The history of the Internet suggests that there have been cool Web sites that go in and out of fashion and then there have been open standards that become plumbing,” he told David Carr of The New York Times in January 2010. billion in less than a year.
  • ORRIN WOODWARD  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2009
    [2010] Albert Jay Nock - Our Enemy the State
    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. As H.L. Delightful book.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2012
    [2010] Why Polling Is Always Political
    Or a 30% level from the 2010 congressional election? Serious marketers, innovators and quants can't find a better — or more controversial — case study in the problems and pathologies of predictive analytics than America's down-to-the-wire presidential campaign. Are voter turnout models appropriately calibrated to prior elections'?
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2014
    [2010] How U.S. Businesses Can Succeed in India in 2015
    billion in 2010, predicting it would grow at 20% a year for a decade. On January 26, 2015, President Obama will become the first sitting U.S. President to visit India twice. Ahead of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Washington last September, the U.S.-India The U.S.-India Until now. David Mulford, U.S.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2012
    [2010] The Middle East Could Be a Cradle of Innovation
    Long before the Arab uprising in 2010 — and uninhibited by uncertainty and instability today — Middle East entrepreneurs have used innovation to overcome challenges and to find new opportunities for growth. We in the West tend to think of innovation as the next, new, shiny, tech, globally-accepted thing. It's a seamless process.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2014
    [2010] 5 Examples of Great Health Care Management
    In 2010, the city of London decided to consolidate the care of patients with strokes at just eight of its 34 hospitals. I may not be in touch with all my emotions, but there is one I know all too well — jealousy. have worked my entire career in great health systems with fabulous people. It makes my chest ache with envy.
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