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Leading Thoughts for April 16, 2020

Leading Blog

Source: The Power of Simplicity by Jack Trout with Steve Rivkin. And you only find tha horse when you shrug off your preoccupation with your inner self—when you open your mind to the outside world, when you search for success outside of yourself. The good news is, success is all around you.”.

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The Art of Science

Mills Scofield

Nick Mayer: Pencil of Coelacanth Oddly enough upon discussing the dilemma with my good friend Jon Council, the scientific consultant for a book I recently completed illustrating ( Catalina Dive Buddies by Mike Rivkin), I learned that a friend of his, Laurent Ballesta, had just completed the world’s most extensive coelacanth expedition (speaking (..)

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The Dell Deal Explained: What a Successful Turnaround Looks Like

Harvard Business Review

How Dell went from dorm room startup in 1984, to the world''s largest PC maker in 2005, and then saw its stock plummet precipitously the next year, is the subject of a lengthy Harvard Business School case study by HBS professor Jan Rivkin. There are two basic patterns to a successful turnaround, Rivkin told me in a recent interview.

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How Would You Restore U.S. Competitiveness?

Harvard Business Review

Rivkin, how to better enable companies operating in the U.S. "to Competitiveness project spearheaded by Porter and Rivkin, and by experts we've invited to participate in the HBR Insight Center on American Competitiveness. Porter and Jan W.

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The 4 Types of Small Businesses, and Why Each One Matters

Harvard Business Review

As Harvard Business School’s Michael Porter and Jan Rivkin have noted, strong supply chains bring “low logistical costs, rapid problem solving and easier joint innovation.” For example, a research and supplier park established in Prince George, Virginia in 2010 was part of bringing Rolls Royce production to the area.

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Can the U.S. Become a Base for Serving the Global Economy?

Harvard Business Review

These concerns can be heard in many places: the sobering survey by Michael Porter and Jan Rivkin in HBR's special March issue on U.S. competitiveness, for example, and the 2010 study of U.S. multinationals by the McKinsey Global Institute.

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Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 3/18/13)

First Friday Book Synopsis

I hope that at least a few of these recent posts will be of interest to you: BOOK REVIEWS The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results Gary Keller with Jay Papasan The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America, Third Edition Warren Buffett; Edited by Lawrence A. Cunningham Judgment On the [.].

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