0405 | Saul Kaplan

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Saul Kaplan is the Founder and Chief Catalyst of Business Innovation Factory and the author of Business Model Innovation Factory. Saul Kaplan is the Founder and Chief Catalyst of Business Innovation Factory and the author of Business Model Innovation Factory.

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Soren Kaplan: An interview by Bob Morris

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Soren Kaplan is the author of Leapfrogging and a Managing Principal at InnovationPoint, where he works with organizations including Visa, Colgate-Palmolive, Medtronic, Disney, Philips, PepsiCo, and numerous other global firms. Soren previously led the internal strategy and innovation group at Hewlett-Packard (HP) during the roaring 1990’s in Silicon Valley and was a co-founder of iCohere, one of the first web [.].

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Robert Steven Kaplan: An interview by Bob Morris

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Robert Steven Kaplan is the Martin Marshall Professor of Management Practice and Senior Associate Dean at Harvard Business School. He is also and co-chairman of Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, a global venture philanthropy firm. Prior to joining Harvard Business School in September 2005, Rob served as Vice Chairman of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. with […].

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0311 | Soren Kaplan

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Soren Kaplan is the author of the Wall Street Journal bestselling book Leapfrogging: Harness the Power the of Surprise for Business Breakthroughs. Soren Kaplan is the author of the Wall Street Journal bestselling book Leapfrogging: Harness the Power the of Surprise for Business Breakthroughs. Innovation burkus creativity innovation kaplan LDRLB Podcast

Weekly Leader Podcast Episode 69: Saul Kaplan, Business Innovation.

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Weekly Leader Podcast Episode 85 – Anne Marie Burgoyne, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation

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This week Pam speaks with Anne Marie Burgoyne, Portfolio Director, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation about social entrepreneurship and leadership. Gavin Grant and Mark Mendez Weekly Leader Anne Marie Burgoyne, Portfolio Director, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation Twtter: @DRKFoundation Pam’s Research Report of the Week Why [.] Related posts: Weekly Leader Podcast Episode 69: Saul Kaplan, Business Innovation Factory.

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Marjorie Kaplan (the Animal Planet and Science networks) in “The Corner Office”

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Here are a few insights provided during an interview of Marjorie Kaplan, president of the Animal Planet and Science networks, who says true creativity comes from the ability to tolerate [.]. Bob's blog entries Adam Bryant Corner Office column Marjorie Kaplan Ogilvy & Mather SundayBusiness section the Animal Planet and Science networks The New York Times

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0803 | How to Create a Culture of Innovation with Soren Kaplan

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Soren Kaplan is the author of the best-selling and award-winning book Leapfrogging , an affiliated professor at the Center for Effective Organizations at USC’s Marshall School of Business, a contributing writer for Fast Company, a leading keynote speaker, and the founder of InnovationPoint.

The Ten Laws Of Trust

Eric Jacobson

Kaplan Other valuable takeaways from the book include: The gap between what a leader says and does is at the heart of trust. Kaplan Eric Jacobson Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Joel Peterson Leadership Leadership Books Trust

3 Simple Words to Revolutionize the World

Mills Scofield

Thank you Nicha Ratana-Apiromyakij & Saul Kaplan for this honor from TIME magazine. RCUS BIF2015 Brown University Business Model Innovation Culture Education Innovation Leadership Networking Saul Kaplan Strategyweeks til the magic of BIF2015.

The Power of #RCUS

Mills Scofield

BIF10 Business Innovation Factory Business Models Culture Innovation John Hagel Leadership Networking Saul Kaplan Strategy Thank you BIF for chatting with me about the power of #RCUS and BIF! Can''t wait for BIF10 !!! The BIF Summit is the ultimate interdisciplinary happening.".

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3 Simple Words to Revolutionize the World

Mills Scofield

Thank you Nicha Ratana-Apiromyakij & Saul Kaplan for this honor and story about BIF10. BIF10 Brown University Culture Innovation Leadership Networking Saul Kaplan Strategy business model TIME magazine ( online )!!

Top executives need feedback—here’s how they can get it

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Here is an excerpt from another outstanding article written by Robert Steven Kaplan and made available by The McKinsey Quarterly at its website. Bob's blog entries Draper Richards Kaplan Goldman Sachs Harvard Business School Harvard Business School Press Reaching Your Potential Robert Steven Kaplan The McKinsey Quarterly Top executives need feedback—here’s how they can get it What to Ask the Person in the Mirror: Critical Questions for Becoming a More Effective Leader

Why Innovation is not "Invented Here"

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In LEAPFROGGING , author Soren Kaplan reveals why this command-and-control mindset is exactly what stymies innovation. The leapfrogging life cycle that Kaplan describes in his book is not a step-by-step how to guide.

America's Future is #RCUS

Mills Scofield

Alan Webber BIF BIF9 Carmen Medina Culture Innovation Jazz Leadership Livestrong Networking RCUS Saul Kaplan Strategy Virtues-Values Whitney Johnson After every BIF , we always wonder if it can get any better and each year is as unique and powerful as the one before.

Four ways to get started on obtaining constructive performance and strategic feedback by calling on junior colleagues

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Kaplan in his recently published book, What to Ask the Person in the Mirror: Critical Questions for Becoming a More Effective Leader and Reaching Your Potential, published by Harvard Business School Press (2011). Here are some invaluable ideas provided by Robert S. Cultivate junior coaches Write down a realistic assessment of your specific strengths [.].

The Inclusion Dividend: A book review by Bob Morris

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The Inclusion Dividend: Why Investing in Diversity & Inclusion Pays Off Mark Kaplan and Mason Donovan Bibliomotion (2013) A brilliant explanation of the ROI of a workplace community within which diversity and inclusion are core values If you were to ask ten different people to define the word “diversity,” you would probably get 7-10 different […].

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Why do most businesses avoid surprises at all costs?

Coaching Tip

In LEAPFROGGING , author Soren Kaplan reveals why this command-and-control mindset is exactly what stymies innovation. The leapfrogging life cycle that Kaplan describes in his book is not a step-by-step how to guide.

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How To Create Sustainable Inclusion In Your Organization

Eric Jacobson

After 20 years of working with corporations to build a more diverse and inclusive culture, authors Mark Kaplan and Mason Donovan wrote, The Inclusion Dividend. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Books Mark Kaplan Mason Donovan The Inclusion Dividend

Whatever else we need, we need this: “the fullest development of the mental resources and technical skills of young men and women”

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Randy's blog entries education Eisenhower Fred Kaplan National Defense Education Act SputnikI don’t know what will solve our problems — and they are quite daunting problems. But every expert seems to imply that education is a major piece of any solution. And yet, we seem to be floundering in that department. I was reading this article this morning in Slate, Can America Ever Have Another “Sputnik [.].

Lexington Kentucky - Entrepreneurs Take Charge!

Mills Scofield

Saul Kaplan Lexington Lexenomics Kentucky Innovation Entrepreneurism BIF-6I’ve been in Lexington, KY these past 2 days watching entrepreneurs learn and discuss how to transform their city. Eric Patrick Marr, founder of The Lexenomics Group, brought a friend of [.].

Fear Your Strengths: A book review by Bob Morris

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Fear Your Strengths: What You Are Best at Could Be Your Biggest Problem Robert Kaplan and Robert Kaiser Berrett-Koehler Publishers (2013) Actually, what we should fear are complacency and self-satisfaction as well as the assumption that “just good enough” really is.

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How a Successful Leader had the Best Year of Her Life

Leadership Freak

Janice Kaplan cried on New Year’s Eve. She snuggled with her husband and watched a movie before the crystal ball dropped in New York City. She didn’t want her year to end. I… Continue reading → Gratitude Leadership Development organizational success

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New Stats on Immigration

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An excerpt: Our original idea was just to do a sanity check on the existing number,” says Edward Kaplan, the William N. A new look from Yale at the number of undocumented (a.k.a. illegal) immigrants.

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The Strategy-Focused Organization: A book review by Bob Morris

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Kaplan and David P. Kaplan The Balanced Scoreboard The Perilous "Journey" to Achieve Breakthrough Performance The Strategy-Focused Organization: How Balanced Scorecard Companies Thrive in the New Business Environment Translate the strategy to operational terms Translating the Strategy to Operational TermsThe Strategy-Focused Organization: How Balanced Scorecard Companies Thrive in the New Business Environment Robert S.

What You’re Really Meant to Do: A book review by Bob Morris

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What You’re Really Meant to Do: A Roadmap for Reaching Your Unique Potential Robert Steven Kaplan Harvard Business Review Press (2013) To paraphrase Walt Whitman, “We are large, we contain multitudes.” Self-improvement initiatives or, if you prefer, self-fulfillment or self-actualization initiatives, are best viewed as an on-going journey, not as an ultimate destination. Many authors […].

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Marketing to Women: A book review by Bob Morris

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Marketing to Women: How to Understand, Reach, and Increase Your Share of the Largest Market Segment Marti Barletta Kaplan Business (2002) How to Succeed in the World’s Largest Market Segment In this uniquely informative volume, Barletta answers three separate but related questions: “What makes women a worthwhile market?”, “Why market differently to women?”

Four Executives on Succeeding in Business as a Woman

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Here is the introduction to an article written by Adam Bryant for The New York Times. To read the complete article, please click here. * * * When I started the Corner Office column more than four years and about 250 interviews ago, I set several guidelines for the conversations I would have with top […].

0422 | David Burkus

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To celebrate the launch of his new book, David Burkus has turned over his microphone to friend and LDRLB contributor Soren Kaplan. To celebrate the launch of his new book, David Burkus has turned over his microphone to friend and LDRLB contributor Soren Kaplan.

Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 5/20/13)

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I hope that at least a few of these recent posts will be of interest to you: BOOK REVIEWS Breaking Out: How to Build Influence in a World of Competing Ideas John Butman What You’re Really Meant to Do: A Roadmap for Reaching Your Unique Potential Robert Steven Kaplan The UnStoppables: Tapping Your Entrepreneurial […].

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Leapfrogging: A book review by Bob Morris

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Leapfrogging: Harness the Power of Surprise for Business Breakthroughs Soren Kaplan Berrett-Koehler Publishers (2012) The power and value of serendipity on the other side of complexity As I began to read this book, I was reminded of an observation by Oliver Wendell Holmes: “I wouldn’t give a fig for simplicity this side of complexity but [.].

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PrimeTime Women: A book review by Bob Morris

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PrimeTime Women: How to Win the Hearts, Minds, and Business of Boomer Big Spenders Marti Barletta Kaplan Publishing (2006) The nature and extent of a “prime marketing opportunity&# Those who have already read Marti Barletta’s Marketing to Women will welcome this sequel in which she develops in much greater depth her core concepts with regard [.].

Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 12/3/12)

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Nolan, and Shannon O’Donnell Leapfrogging: Harness the Power of Surprise for Business Breakthroughs Soren Kaplan The Talent Masters: Why Smart Leaders [.]. Austin Schumpeter Shannon O’Donnell Soren Kaplan Steve Tobak Strategy for You strategy+ business The Economist The New York Times The New Yorker The Talent Masters Tom Kelley Tony Tjan (Cue Bal) William J.

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Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 1/21/13)

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Kaplan Robert William Fogel Setting the Table Solitude and Leadership The American Scholar The Balanced Scorecard The Fourth Great Awakening & the Future of Egalitarianism The Master and His Emissary The McKinsey Quarterly The Talent Masters Thomas O'Neil Tim Leberecht Victoria Ransom Walter Chen Wildfire William Deresiewicz

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The Prime Solution: A book review by Bob Morris

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The Prime Solution: Close the Value Gap, Increase Margins, and Win the Complex Sale Jeff Thull Kaplan Publishing (2005) Many of the same core concepts in this book were previously discussed in Thull’s Mastering the Complex Sale: How to Compete and Win When the Stakes are High!

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Quote of the Day

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KaplanThere is no "modern" world. As future crises arrive in steep waves, our leaders will realize that the world is not "modern" or "postmodern" but only a continuation of the ancient - a world that, despite its technologies, the best Chinese, Greek, and Roman philosophers would have understood, and known how to navigate. Robert D.

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Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 6/24/13)

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Raynor Mumtaz Ahmed Negotiation New Gallup Study: Most Americans unhappy at work Peter Bregman Robert Steven Kaplan: An interview by Bob Morris Russell Foster Suzanne Lucas TEDGlobal 2013 The Imperatives of an Organization Built for Speed The New York Times Vijay Govindarajan What the Dog Saw Why do some companies achieve exceptional performance while so many others struggle to survive

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Levers of Organization Design: A book review by Bob Morris

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Kaplan Robert Simons the most effective strategies and tactics when designing organizations for performance The Strategy-Focused Organization

Thanksgiving of Trust

Mills Scofield

My friend, Saul Kaplan from the Business Innovation Factory , is the keynote speaker and two other friends are on the panel. BIF BWCIG Innovation Saul Kaplan Thanksgiving TrustTomorrow is a day of thanksgiving and blessing for me. It is the 4 th Open Innovation Summit at BW’s Center for Innovation & Growth (CIG). For the past 3 Summits, friends-clients-colleagues have taken a flyer (literally), trusting me, to come share stories, sacrificing a few days at the office.

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Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 5/13/13)

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Eric Schmidt on "Disruptive technologies" HBR HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Strategic Marketing How to Listen When Someone Is Venting John Butman Management Tip of the Day Margaret Heffernan Mark Goulston Mark Kaplan Mason Donovan McKinsey & Company McKinsey Publishing Michael D.

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Happy or Valuable New Year?

Mills Scofield

Zappos Saul Kaplan Pursuit of Happiness Ponzieconomy Management John Stuart Mill Innovation Happiness Entitlement Economy Economic Value Culture Capitalism BIF-6 Accountability 21st Century Capitalism21st century capitalism is shifting focus from making money to making meaning (ends vs. means, trailing indicators v leading indicators). This is good and necessary.

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The Power of Surprise

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Soren Kaplan is the author of Leapfrogging and a speaker, educator, and managing principal at InnovationPoint , where he teaches leaders how to create business breakthroughs. Innovation innovation kaplan leapfrogging surpriseWhy do most leaders avoid uncertainty?

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How to Get Off to a Fast Start in 2012

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These are not head-snapping revelations. Everything that follows is simply common sense. The suggestions are provided in the spirit of Benjamin Franklin whom Walter Isaacson characterizes as “America’s first Yuppie.” ” Here are ten (10) attitudes, strategies, and initiatives to consider: 1. Make sure everyone knows what the core business is. Examples: • ServiceMaster (Its franchise [.].

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