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  • 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.
  • 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  |  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  |  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  |  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  |  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  |  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?
  • 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  |  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.
  • 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. 
  • 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.
  • 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  |  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?"
  • ORRIN WOODWARD  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2009
    [2010] Peter Schiff in 2006
    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. hope Im wrong. & Lead.
  • REITER THINKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2011
    [2010] 4 leadership traits « Reiter Thinks
    Reiter Thinks Helping you be the best you Home Me, in brief Contact Reiter Reads Home > Business , Career , Leadership , Motivation , Success > 4 leadership traits 4 leadership traits January 5, 2011 Reiter Thinks Leave a comment Go to comments I don’t believe that leaders are born.  Stand up and step out. Talk about a pressure cooker! PEOPLE!
  • 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  |  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  |  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  |  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  |  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.
  • 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  |  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  |  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  |  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  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 7, 2013
    [2010] Can Companies Both Do Well and Do Good?
    We also looked at CEOs whose companies had high social and environmental performance in 2010 but whose financial performance kept them out of the top 15% of the group studied that year. This post is adapted from the Jan/Feb HBR article, " The Best-Performing CEOs in the World.". See, for example, " Creating Shared Value ," by Michael E.
  • 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  |  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  |  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  |  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
  • 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").
  • STRATEGY DRIVEN  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
    [2010] Benefits of Debriefing
    With Co-Author James ‘Murph’ Murphy, he wrote the 2010 release The Flawless Execution Field Manual. The Forces of global change can render professional skill sets obsolete almost overnight. Organizations that fail to continuously revise assumptions about their operating environment (i.e. market) risk obsolescence or irrelevance.
  • 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
  • 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, 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  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2015
    [2010] You Can’t Engage Employees by Copying How Other Companies Do It
    As CEO of Campbell Soup between 2000 and 2010, Doug Conant employed quarterly engagement surveys to assess and develop high commitment in the company’s multiple business and operating units. Employee trust in management and commitment to the company have been in decline for decades. How do they do it? Insight Center.
  • 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  |  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.
  • RAJESH SETTY  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2008
    [2010] Mini Saga #29 – The Sale | 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! Note: 1.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2015
    [2010] Health Care Providers Need a Value Management Office
    In 2010, when MD Anderson decided to introduce time-driven activity-based costing , a method for measuring costs of treating a patient’s medical condition across a cycle of care, the ICCI provided the leadership and resources to develop the capabilities for a pilot project and then to scale the approach across the institution.
  • 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  |  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, 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  |  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  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2015
    [2010] Corporations Will Never Solve Climate Change
    The 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster revealed that not only had BP not moved beyond petroleum, but that its former CEO John Browne, who launched the beyond petroleum campaign, never had support for his vision in the company. At 49 MPG, the Jetta does better than many hybrids, and drives German, too. Now we know that vehicle wasn’t green.
  • 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.
  • 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  |  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  |  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?
  • 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  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2015
    [2010] What Businesses Need to Know About Sustainable Development Goals
    According to estimates from McKinsey, consumers in these markets could be worth $30 trillion by 2025 — a significant step up from the 2010 value of $12 trillion. Dave Wheeler FOR HBR. The UN General Assembly held its regular meeting in New York this fall. during the assembly. ” I believe there are three reasons why you should.
  • 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  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2015
    [2010] How Bundled Health Care Payments Are Working in the Netherlands
    By 2010, three years after bundled payments were introduced, 66% of the care groups had web-based electronic health records (EHRs) where subcontracted providers were required to record their data. The system for paying health care providers is extremely fragmented. policymakers. The U.S. The orientations of the U.S. Dutch bundles.
  • 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  |  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  |  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. 
  • 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.
  • 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?
  • 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.
  • TIM MILBURN  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2011
    [2010] Clips (for iPhone) Released Today
    Grunewald works full time as the Middle School Minister at Faith Lutheran in Troy, Michigan, where he has served since 2010.  He began developing software in 2008 as a hobby.  Have you ever needed to find just the right movie clip for that youth talk or message you’re preparing? Great and growing list of movie clips.
  • 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  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2012
    [2010] Life's Work 2012: HBR Interviews 10 Intriguing People
    You can also see excerpts from 2010 and 2011. The last page of every issue of Harvard Business Review is an interview with one incredibly successful person: an athlete, an astronaut, an admiral. Below, key lessons from this year's batch of interviewees. When it came to talking to people, I was kind of reserved. You don't have to do much.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2016
    [2010] Why Winner-Takes-All Thinking Doesn’t Apply to Silicon Valley
    From around 1990 to 2010 Microsoft arguably ruled the information-technology industry. Yahoo’s core business is worth next to nothing, and buyers are struggling to see if there’s any there there. Twitter’s market cap just plummeted after a bad earnings report. End of story. What markets have these companies actually won?
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2012
    [2010] Don't Sabotage Yourself
    In a 2010 HBR article , Jeffrey Pfeffer identified self-handicapping as one of three major barriers to building professional power: people avoid the pain of failure by never trying to build power in the first place. We humans are funny. Allow me to share the story of my friend, Erin. It would have been "a dream come true". Go for mastery.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2012
    [2010] Despite Quotas, There's Rough Road Ahead for Women in Europe
    In 2010, with Saadia Zahidi of the World Economic Forum, we surveyed 600 heads of human resources at the world's largest employers in 20 countries. "It's done," said European Commissioner Viviane Reding today. The Commission has adopted my proposal for a European law so that women represent 40% of company board members by 2020.".
  • 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.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2015
    [2010] What China’s 13th Five-Year Plan Means for Business
    China’s Communist Party recently approved the 13th Five-Year Plan , designed to guide the country’s social, political, and economic development through the second half of this decade. What is the significance of the plan? What are the main characteristics of the latest plan? Companies in China will have to build new capabilities.
  • 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  |  MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2015
    [2010] When a Mid-Career Move Falls Flat: The Story of Stripedshirt
    ” So in 2010, after a successful 18-year-career in high-tech PR, she quit her job to launch Stripedshirt , a company selling fashionable, feminine shirts in team colors. In the early 1990s, Laura Beck was a college student living in Boston who regularly attended Red Sox games. “I didn’t want to wear a jersey.”
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2012
    [2010] 10 Reasons to Stay in a Job for 10 Years
    Our team had a very direct role in buying ownership of our company back from a former investor in May of 2010. When we looked at the newest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, released in mid-September, what we found was quite alarming. As of January 2012, the median time that wage and salary workers in the U.S. years.
  • 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  |  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  |  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  |  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  |  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?
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2013
    [2010] How a Game Got Our Global Employees to Collaborate
    To solve a set of similar problems, our company launched such a collaboration environment, called Socially, in 2010. VJ, an engineer in India working on a development project, is trying to resolve technical issues within a software application. Eight thousand miles and a clear communication method. VJ and Olivia are a perfect example of this.
  • TERRY STARBUCKER  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2009
    [2010] 15 Basic Steps To Mind-Blowing Customer Service: Lessons From A.
    While the sights, lights, art, food, chocolate (oh yes), and all else this place has to offer have been fantastic, there was one particular thing I really wanted to share with you. The owner, quite simply, delivered one of the best customer service experiences I have ever received, if not the best. And the fruits & vegetables looked SO fresh.
  • 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  |  MONDAY, MAY 4, 2015
    [2010] Simple Online Tools to Make Hiring Easier
    An extensively cited 2010 study found that 42% of hires happened at companies that didn’t report a vacancy. Nicholas Blechman. No wonder so many managers choose to avoid advertizing openings. But hiring like this, by word of mouth, is a mistake. Utilize multiple channels to advertize your call. Here’s an example. Hiring
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 4, 2015
    [2010] Making Appointments Fast and Easy Must Be Health Care’s Top Priority
    By the time O’Neill left Alcoa in 2000 to become Treasury Secretary the company’s market cap had increased by $27 billion and by 2010 not a single employee day was lost to workplace injury at 82% of Alcoa locations. ” This is health care’s “ Triple Aim ” and it is definitely trending.
  • 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  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2015
    [2010] Europe’s Other Crisis: A Digital Recession
    While 44% of EU residents shopped online in 2014, a paltry 15% bought from another member state; barely up by six and a half percentage points since 2010, according to the European Commission’s (EC) “Digital Agenda Scoreboard 2015.” You may have heard that Europe is in a state of crisis. position. tech companies. billion).
  • 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.
  • 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  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2012
    [2010] How Nate Silver Won the 2012 Presidential Election
    Silver, who has written for the Times since 2010, has become ubiquitous in recent months. As President Obama and Mitt Romney can tell you, it's getting harder every day to win public attention — thus, the billions they spent on this year's presidential campaign. Using online media as a catapult. Keeping it about the data.
  • 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  |  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, 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  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2013
    [2010] Update Your Job Search
    Although we haven’t fully made up the number of jobs that were lost in this recession, almost every industry has grown jobs since the economy hit rock bottom in February 2010. Month by month, the job market keeps easing upward. And there are plenty of new kinds of jobs that have been created since then, too. She got the change immediately.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2012
    [2010] Gen X Hits Another Bump in the Road
    As I've written before, X'ers' past challenges have developed perspectives that I believe are well-suited to the needs and realities of today's world (see my blog "Why Gen X Has the Leaders We Need Now" or the HBR article " The Leaders We Need Now ," May 2010). Many of you entered adult life with high levels of college-related debt.
  • 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.
  • LINKED 2 LEADERSHIP  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2011
    [2010] The Leader's Search for Self, Meaning and Spirit
    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  |  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, 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  |  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  |  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  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2013
    [2010] Understanding the Game Being Played in Washington
    And in part because Republicans controlled the redistricting process in most states after the 2010 census (a byproduct of the anti-Democrat backlash in the 2010 elections), they don’t have to worry much about the GOP losing its House majority soon. Some portray it as a Manichean struggle between good and evil. The debt-limit game.
  • 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
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