Bonus Episode: Reimagining Capitalism (with Rebecca Henderson)

Harvard Business

Felix welcomes HBS professor Rebecca Henderson, who argues climate change demands a reimagination of capitalism. Economy Government Sustainability Audio

Jeff Henderson – Catalyst 2013

Ron Edmondson

Jeff Henderson was one of my favorite speakers at this year’s Catalyst Conference. The post Jeff Henderson – Catalyst 2013 appeared first on Ron Edmondson. His talk was on what non-profits can learn from for profits. One reason I identify with Jeff is because of his background in the business world. Here are a few thoughts Jeff shared: The solutions non profits are trying to provide aren’t keeping up with the problems they are trying to solve.


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Leaders As Control Freaks

Joseph Lalonde

This is a guest article by Rosalind Henderson. Guest Posts control control freaks guest post leadership Rosalind HendersonA control freak refers to a person who must be in control of all things and people. This is the micromanager who nitpicks about performance to such an extent workers are emotionally exhausted and anxious. Photo by Alejandro Alvarez. But a control freak, in my mind, is a leader who practices self-regulation, who is the locus on control.

Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris: 10/15/12

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here are some recent posts that may be of interest to you: REVIEWS How Women Lead: The 8 Essential Strategies Successful Women Know Sharon Hadary and Laura Henderson INTERVIEWS Maria K. Nassetta Dave Logan David Smith Fortune Harvard Business Review HBR Hilton Worldwide How Women Lead: The 8 Essential Strategies Successful Women Know Jan Rivkin Josh Linkner Laura Henderson Management Tip of the Day Maria K.

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What Democracy’s History Tells Us About Its Future

Harvard Business

A conversation between Jill Lepore and Rebecca Henderson. Government Economics & Society Digital Article

Doing Well By Doing Good With Darrin Williams, CEO Southern Bancorp

N2Growth Blog

Professor Rebecca Henderson , an esteemed professor of management at Harvard Business School and a world-leading expert in reimagining capitalism, was interested in the Bank’s trajectory and purpose. And it caught Professor Henderson’s eye.

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The 6 Secrets to Effective Manager Communications

Strategy Driven

Jeremy Henderson is founder and chief client partner at Jungle Red Communication , an employee engagement consulting firm based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Communications business communications Jeremy Henderson Manager Effectiveness strategydriven

Thought-full Thursday: Helping others


” ~Nelson Henderson. “The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.” How many times have you watched someone struggle, shrugging your shoulders, walking away thinking “It’s not my problem”? Consider that it is your problem. Because when one person strives to be better or to do better, it involves us in unknowing ways. Look around: Who is struggling and in need of your guidance?

Happy 4th Of July

Joseph Lalonde

Image by Colin Henderson The post Happy 4th Of July appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. T oday is the 4th of July. Here in the United States, we celebrate our independence from foreign rule and the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. Because of this holiday, I’m taking the day off from blogging. Still, I wanted to wish my readers a happy Fourth of July! Enjoy the day with your friends and family. Grill up a steak or hamburger, or hot dogs. Go watch the fireworks.

Change Management Challenges

Lead Change Blog

Today we are pleased to share a post from Rebecca Henderson. Rebecca Henderson owns Strategic Priorities Consulting, specializing in strategic planning, organizational design and development, and leadership implementation. This post is part of our 2017 Lead Change Group Guest Blogger Series. I’m facing some changes in my life, some of which I perceive as bad, but some are good. It’s been said that the only person who likes change is a wet or soiled baby.

You’re It: The Call for Meta-Leadership

Leading Blog

Henderson, and Barry C. A crisis demands a certain kind of leadership. But crisis leadership is not something you turn off and on. The ability to handle a crisis is something you develop long before a crisis hits, and people turn to you for guidance—before they declare, “You’re it!”.

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First Look: Leadership Books for June 2019

Leading Blog

Henderson and Barry C. Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in June 2019. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases. The Infinite Game by Simon Sinek. The more I started to understand the difference between finite and infinite games, the more I began to see infinite games all around us. I started to see that many of the struggles that organizations face exist simply because their leaders were playing with a finite mindset in an infinite game.

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Should a Pension Fund Try to Change the World?

Harvard Business

Harvard Business School professors Rebecca Henderson and George Serafeim discuss the impact investing efforts of Hiro Mizuno, CIO of GPIF, Japan’s government pension fund. He says that improving corporate governance, increasing inclusion and gender diversity, and addressing climate change would expand Japan’s economy. But, should a pension fund try to change the world? Government Economics & Society Policy Audio

World Innovation Forum - The Pressure to be Insightful

CEO Blog

Michael Martin- Marketing and Strategy (a high interest topic for me) Rebecca Henderson - ( Co-director of the Business and Environment Initiative at Harvard) Building sustainable Organizations Daniel Pink (one of my favorite authors/thinkers) And lots more I am spending the day in NYC at World Innovation Forum. I am a "blogger" so get to sit in the press gallery. At the same time, there is high pressure to be insightful in Tweets (#wif2013) and Blogs.

Sustainable Business - Good for Business

CEO Blog

At World Innovation Forum, Harvard''s Rebecca Henderson spoke about sustainable business. She used one of my favorite phrases - "Change is Opportunity" and she did emphasize that change is happening. She recognized that businesses need business cases in order to fully embrace environment and sustainability. She laid out 4 plausible cases: 1 - Save Money. Of course any company will implement something that saves money. So do the analysis.

Got Leadership Grit and Grace?

Lead Change Blog

Helen Henderson, writer. I’m a business person who has hit the trifecta of stereotypes: I’m a woman who is blonde and overweight. Despite being a vice president who managed a department of 150 people in a $2 billion annual revenue organization, a male boss felt free to describe me to the CEO as a “soft and round Aunt Polly” and a female colleague as a “colorful little butterfly.” Physical descriptors were absent in his summary of my male colleagues.

Leadership, Passion, And Transformation

Joseph Lalonde

This is a guest article from Rosalind Henderson. I’m sure quite a few of you were in diapers as I was immersed as a teen in this 1970’s commercial about Enjoli perfume. This sexy suburbanite sang a jazzy song about the many roles she successfully played in society—a corporate executive, a gourmet cook, an involved mother and the commercial culminated as she sang to her husband, “And I’ll never let you forget you’re a man.” It was the media’s version of the complete woman. .

Succession Planning: Not Just for Older Leaders

N2Growth Blog

In fact, in research reported in the Strategic Management Journal (February 2006), Henderson, Miller and Hambrick found “in the dynamic computer industry, CEOs were at their best when they started their jobs, and firm performance declined steadily across their tenures, presumably as their paradigms grew obsolete more quickly than they could learn.”. By Patricia Lenkov , Chair, Executive Search, N2growth.

Why Women Should Lead Boldly


Sharon Hadary and Lauren Henderson, authors of “How Women Lead: The 8 Essential Strategies Successful Women Know,” recently wrote a blog entitled “Why Women Should Lead Boldly.” They spelled out six main characteristics that women embody that lay the foundation for successful leadership: Women are values-based. Women are holistic. Women are inclusive and collaborative. Women invest time in consultation. Women create shared vision, values, and goals. Women generate trust from employees.

Leadership Lessons Presentation by Jeff Appelquist December 6th


You can register by emailing Sheila Henderson: Email your request to be registered to Sheila at: Award winning author and leadership expert, Jeff Appelquist. Jeff will be speaking to an emerging leaders group on December 6th about how the lessons from our history can inform our practice of leadership.

Leading From The Land Of Possibilities

Joseph Lalonde

M oving into the next Catalyst Lab session, I have the opportunity to hear Jeff Henderson speak on leading from the land of possibilities. Jeff has quite the resume in this area. He is the lead pastor of Gwinnett Church, the most recent multi-site location of North Point Ministries.

Wellness Perks And Programs Popular Among Best Places To Work Companies

Eric Jacobson

No-cost 15 fruit and vegetable "brain foods" every day - Genesys Systems Integrator Fitness facility - Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa; Henderson Engineers Inc.; Last month, the Kansas City Business Journal published its list of 2013 Best Places To Work Companies in the Kansas City metro. As you review the winning companies profiles (the publication''s October 4, 2013 issue), you''ll notice that wellness and fitness programs and perks are common among this year''s winners.

Global Workers Are Ready for Retraining

Harvard Business

Fuller’s project is a joint venture between the HBS Project on Managing the Future of Work and the Boston Consulting Group’s Henderson Institute. Joseph Fuller, professor at Harvard Business School, says that the story we hear about workers being afraid for the future of their jobs might not be right.

This is Critical to Building an Agile, Change Adaptive Organization

The Practical Leader

” That’s a key conclusion of a major study by Harvard Business School’s Project on Managing the Future of Work and the Boston Consulting Group’s Henderson Institute. “Workers are more adaptive and optimistic about the future than their leaders recognize.” The study encompassed 11,000 lower income and middle-skill workers and 6,500 business leaders in 11 countries. They found “the two groups perceived the future in significantly different ways.”

The Big Picture of Business – Each Role Matters. The Value of Support Staff

Strategy Driven

Bandleaders on the late-night are vital #3 characters on the show, including Doc Severinsen, Skitch Henderson, Paul Shaffer and The Roots band. Every person in the company matters to its success. Every job is important, as is filling them with the best people for each job. The art and skill of being great support staff is a cornerstone of business success. From pop culture, think of the great role models that we grew up watching: Della Street was the loyal secretary to Perry Mason.

Rejoice in Life

Tony Mayo

–George Bernard Shaw quoted in George Bernard Shaw: His Life and Works A Critical Biography (authorized) By Archibald Henderson Click here to download a free version of this image to print.

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Nine Reasons You Should Sign Up for this Free Web Event

Ron Edmondson

Jeff Henderson will talk about his actual sermon prep routine. My friend Casey Graham is such a kingdom builder. And, he’s generous. And, he’s brilliant. I wish I could think like him. He is putting together a free online web event to help pastors. What a deal! I asked Casey to tell you more about it. Here is what he wrote: Want to see more people volunteer? Want a better financial situation? Want to grow your church this year?

4 Things For Profits Can Learn From Non-profits

Ron Edmondson

Recently I heard a great talk from Jeff Henderson (read my notes HERE ), on what non-profits can learn from for profits. What Non-profits Can Learn from For Profits…Jeff Henderson. I’ve been in vocational ministry…my primary income came from ministry work…non-profits…for over ten years now. My professional career, however, is much longer. I had over 20 years in management and leadership positions in secular (for profit) work prior to ministry.

Working + Managing Across Generations: From Traditionalist to Generation Y & Beyond…An Interactive Workshop

Mike Cardus

Henderson Woods, LLC. Working and Managing Across Generations: From Traditionalist to Generation Y and Beyond… An Interactive Workshop. to download a pdf description of this program click here…. Outcomes—. This session engages participants to: Enhance workplace productivity. Learn to recognize patterns that influence workplace attitudes and expectations. Gain insight to understand and resolve generational misunderstandings in the workplace and avoid unnecessary conflict.

Learn How to Preach at this One-Day Workshop

Ron Edmondson

Preaching Rocket is hosting a one-day workshop called Preach Better Sermons LIVE , featuring some of the nation’s top communicators – Andy Stanley, Pete Wilson, Jeff Henderson, Reggie Joiner, Pete Scazzaro, Jarrett and Jeanne Stevens and more. Conferences are great, but sometimes, the content can be overwhelming. That’s why Preaching Rocket has created a one-day workshop focused on just one ministry topic: Preaching.

3 Ways To Remove The Pain From Preparing A Weekly Sermon

Ron Edmondson

The event is being hosted by Jeff Henderson. This is a guest post by my friend Casey Graham. Casey is one of the most innovative church leaders I know. He is passionate about Kingdom building and helping those who desire to Kingdom build. I haven’t seen any project of Casey’s yet I can’t support.

The Future Economy Project: Advice from Sustainability Experts

Harvard Business

The discussion with Michael Toffel and Rebecca Henderson of Harvard Business School, Tensie Whelan of NYU’s Stern School of Business, and Andrew Winston of Winston Eco-Strategies has been condensed and edited for clarity. Henderson : I was struck by the fact that several of the CEOs noted that despite the fact that many companies are becoming gradually more sustainable, in general it isn’t happening at anything like the necessary speed or scale. Future Economy.

The real deal on how to join a Board

Roundtable Talk

Guest panellists David Anderson (The Anderson Governance Group), Sharon Ranson (The Ranson Group) and Holly Henderson (Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation) shared their best tips and here’s a roundup for those who weren’t able to snag one of our limited seats. . If joining a not-for-profit or corporate board is on your career to-do list, then keep reading.

Are you stuck in a never ending project spin cycle?

Roundtable Talk

One of the highlights came from keynote speaker, Harvard Business School professor Rebecca Henderson, who spoke to us on the subject of organizations being stuck , and how they can get un-stuck. Dr. Henderson kept playfully referring to Project #26. RoundtableTalk Where ambitious leaders meet. Skip to content Home Welcome! ← Leadership lessons they don’t teach in school Fast Friday with Murray Kane, SVP HR, LCBO → Are you stuck in a never ending project spin cycle?

3 Transitions Even the Best Leaders Struggle With

Harvard Business

In 2009, for instance, GM removed its CEO , Fritz Henderson, because he was not enough of a change agent. malerapaso/Getty Images. We love to read about the dynamics of success. We study it, celebrate it, and try to emulate how successful leaders rise to the top.

The Future Economy Project

Harvard Business

Our advisers: Rebecca Henderson. Future Economy. We believe in climate change And we’re taking action. The United States’ decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord has sparked discussion across the business world. Many companies, big and small, are examining their own commitments to sustainability in light of America’s shift.

Caption Contest 2010.3

Chris Brady

Posted by: Mike Henderson | February 23, 2010 at 04:45 PM "I told you that YOU to cut the tree down AFTER I balance the log between my buttcheeks."

How Software Is Helping Big Companies Dominate

Harvard Business

In 1990, Rebecca Henderson, now a professor at Harvard Business School, published a paper that provides a theoretical basis for the success of full-stack startups. Incumbent companies aren’t necessarily bad at using new technologies, Henderson argued, based on her study of the photolithography industry. If Uber had merely created software for dispatching taxis, incumbents would have been well positioned to adopt it, according to Henderson’s theory.

A Partial Defense of Our Obsession with Short-Term Earnings

Harvard Business Review

HBS professor Rebecca Henderson , along with Hazhir Rahmandad of Virginia Tech and Nelson Repenning of MIT, set out to explore that apparent contradiction. I spoke with Professor Henderson about their research. Henderson: To answer that, I need to tell you about two different research interests.

Designing the Machines That Will Design Strategy

Harvard Business

As BCG’s founder, Bruce Henderson, once stated , “The first definition of a problem is inescapably intuitive. kenneth andersson FOR HBR. AlphaGo caused a stir by defeating 18-time world champion Lee Sedol in Go, a game thought to be impenetrable by AI for another 10 years. AlphaGo’s success is emblematic of a broader trend: An explosion of data and advances in algorithms have made technology smarter than ever before.

Unilever’s Big Strategic Bet on the Dollar Shave Club

Harvard Business

” More specifically, male grooming is Unilever’s largest growth driver, according to Chet Henderson, Unilever’s VP of Insight, Personal Care. Buttoned-down Unilever just paid $1 billion dollars for the Dollar Shave Club. The scrappy startup, launched in 2012, offered a blades-by-subscription service for as little as $3 a month and quickly grew to a team of 45 engineers and 3.2 million subscribers.

Twelve Ways to Create Barriers to Competitors

Harvard Business Review

To paraphrase Bruce Henderson , the founder of BCG, "the essence of strategy is to convince competitors not to invest in areas of strategic importance to you." The only real way to grow sales and profits is to create innovative offerings with some "must haves" that define new categories or subcategories for which competitors are not relevant.

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Where Disruptive Innovation Came From

Harvard Business Review

In a 1990 seminal study of the semiconductor equipment industry, Kim Clark and Rebecca Henderson argued that the organization and knowledge flows of high technology companies reflect the architecture of their underlying product. After a long and successful run, the theory of disruptive innovation has come under attack of late. Last year, The New Yorker published a piece by Jill Lepore, a history professor at Harvard, attacking the whole idea as overblown and based on shoddy scholarship.