Keep your hopes humming

Lead Change Blog

As Don’s long-time friend and mentor, Eugene Kleiner of the Kleiner Perkins venture firm fame, observed, “Mental outlook trumps knowledge.” Posted in Leadership Development [This post was co-written by Don Maruska, who is co-author of "Taking Charge of Your Talent" with Jay Perry.]

The Thought Leader Interview: David Kantor

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is Art Kleiner‘s Introduction to an interview of David Kantor, an eminent systems therapist who says that learning to recognize the hidden patterns in conversation is the first step toward more effective executive leadership. Kleiner is the editor in chief of strategy+business magazine, published by Booz & Company, and the author of The Age […].

Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 4/29/13)

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Bob''s blog entries "A Corporate Climate of Mutual Help": Edward Schein "Creating the Best Workplace on Earth" "Make Your Next Innovation Jam Work" "The Agility Factor" "What successful organizational transformations share: McKinsey Global Survey Results" Alessandro Di Fiore Art Kleiner “Five Factors for Winning” “The Discipline of Managing Disruption”: Clayton Christensen “The Role of a Manager” Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 4/29/13) BOB Brian Tracy Christopher G.

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Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 4/22/13)

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I hope that at least a few of these recent posts will be of interest to you: BOOK REVIEWS The Power of Why: Breaking Out in a Competitive Marketplace Richard Weylman Creative Intelligence: Harnessing the Power to Create, Connect, and Inspire Bruce Nussbaum The Creative Brain: The Science of Genius Nancy C. Andreasen Crisis Communications: [.].

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Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 12/10/12)

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How great leaders inspire action "How to Capture Your Audience Right Away" "Innovate by Looking for Problem Patterns" "My favorite church marquee messages" A16Z Art Kleiner authentic leadership “Five Secrets to Business Success” Betty Sue Flowers Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 12/10/12) Charles R. Where the Jobs Will (and Won’t) Be In 2013 William Safire X-teams

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Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 3/25/13)

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Bob's blog entries "9 Initiatives Employers Must Take to Support Women’s Success" "Six social-media skills every leader needs" "The Making of an Expert" "Two Great Talks by Ken Robinson" "Why to Change Small Things [comma] Not the Entire Culture" Adam Bryant Ahead of the Curve Art Kleiner “Want to Change Behavior?” “Why

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How to Put Leadership Back into Strategy

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This post is adapted from a larger interview conducted by Ken Favaro and Art Kleiner. [Editor’s Note: We’re delighted to be collaborating with Strategy+Business to bring you interviews with top thought leaders in leadership, innovation, and strategt.

The One Thing VCs Could Do Immediately to Increase Returns

Harvard Business Review

Ted Schlein, general partner at Kleiner Perkins, was recently invited to discuss race and investment in technology. And so all ears were tuned in when well-known VC Ted Schlein of Kleiner Perkins started talking… but Ted denied there was a problem. If the person who can cure diabetes came to you for money, if you were a VC you’d likely turn that person away. And, an inventor who could reduce global dependency on oil by designing better batteries?

Here's What the Internet Is Up To

Harvard Business Review

As she does every year, Mary Meeker of Kleiner Perkins has bestowed upon us over a hundred slides that analyze internet trends. Mobile in China and Collecting Your Fitness Data. It''s worth clicking through all of them (seriously, you can spare a half hour), though I can save you some time by pointing out a few that probably have implications for you, your business, and the rest of the 2.4 billion internet users across the globe.

Why the Real World Will Matter More in 2014

Harvard Business Review

In 2013, three trends gained purchase and this year, they’ll ascend. . Kleiner Perkins analyst Mary Meeker showed in her influential 2013 D11 address that “wearable computing is coming on strong, faster than the typical 10 year cycle” of tech trends. The first trend is the democratization of access to the opportunities in the $130 trillion physical economy , which by the way is six time bigger than the digital economy, according to Oxford Economics.