Make Your Innovative Idea Seem Less Terrifying

Harvard Business Review

Four years ago, Craig Hatkoff, co-founder of the Tribeca Film Festival, approached me about a brainstorm: an event recognizing and celebrating breakthrough innovators. When I suggested to Clayton Christensen that we partner with Hatkoff to create the Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards , Clay’s response was : I trust you Whitney. Executing on Innovation. Analysts Want You to Innovate, Except When They Don’t. When You’re Innovating, Think Inside the Box.

The Magic of Steve Jobs

Women's Leadership Exchange

He envisions brilliant products and creates and markets them beyond effectively. He settles for nothing less than the best, including making his products, marketing, packaging etc. He also has recruited a team of top notch engineers, designers and marketers who can bring his genius to life. But no matter how smart and talented they are, Jobs is the final decisionmaker. Does Steve Jobs have a magic wand?

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The Magic of Steve Jobs Part 2

Women's Leadership Exchange

He envisions brilliant products and creates and markets them beyond effectively. He settles for nothing less than the best, including making his products, marketing, packaging etc. He also has recruited a team of top notch engineers, designers and marketers who can bring his genius to life. But no matter how smart and talented they are, Jobs is the final decisionmaker. Steve Jobs has died.

Is Economics Ready for a New Model?

Harvard Business Review

In the sense that financial markets and the economy in general are far more fragile than most mainstream economists contemplated before 2008, there was a bit of unlearning done in the 1990s and early 2000s. The 1987 stock market crash was a scare. So were the currency and debt crises of 1997 and 1998, and the stock market collapse of 2000-2002. Disruptive innovation Economy Finance