Rich Kalgaard: An interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

He also writes the Forbes column, “Innovation Rules,” which is known for its witty assessment of business and technology. Rich Karlgaard is an angel investor, board director and Wall Street Journal best-selling author as well as the longtime publisher (since 1998) of Forbes magazine. He has been a regular panelist on television’s Forbes on FOX […].

A Moment of Reflection on 50 Years

The Center For Leadership Studies

In the fall of 1983, Tom Peters and Bob Waterman published “ In Search of Excellence.” We were also blessed to have customers that forced us to keep tabs on emerging technologies and principles of sophisticated learning design and measurement. I started working at The Center for Leadership Studies (CLS) in June of 1983, and I was so very honored to do so! My job at CLS was well-defined.

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Get Out of Your Office

Steve Farber

Ironically, the very technology that is designed to connect us with one another often separates us from our team and prevents us from enjoying in-person, face-to-face interactions. MBWA is nothing new; in fact, this concept originated at Hewlett Packard and was popularized by legendary business gurus Tom Peters and Bob Waterman in their classic book, In Search of Excellence.

5 Core Values For The Workplace

Tim Milburn

Bob Waterman has written a penetrating little book, Adhocracy: The Power to Change. Now, Xerox is reviving its copying business by focusing on the value added by advanced technologies and color copying. This is a guest post by Robert L. Dilenschneider, author of A Briefing for Leaders: Communication As the Ultimate Exercise of Power. There are many fine values, such as courtesy, confidence, ingenuity, thrift, and so on.

Guest Post: Dilenschneider on Workplace Core Values

Eric Jacobson

Bob Waterman has written a penetrating little book, Adhocracy: The Power to Change. Now, Xerox is reviving its copying business by focusing on the value added by advanced technologies and color copying. Today, I welcome the following guest post: 5 Core Values for the Workplace By Robert L. Dilenschneider, Author of A Briefing for Leaders: Communication As the Ultimate Exercise of Power There are many fine values, such as courtesy, confidence, ingenuity, thrift, and so on.

Basecamp’s Strategy Offers a Useful Reminder: Less Is More

Harvard Business Review

Similarly, Peters and Waterman’s 1982 classic, In Search of Excellence , reported that successful companies were those that could “stick to their knitting” and not get sidetracked. Instead of focusing on doing a few things well, they try to go after too many customer segments, too many adjacencies, and too many new technologies.

Category Creation Is the Ultimate Growth Strategy

Harvard Business Review

Having grown up in Hawaii, I have the utmost respect for Laird as a waterman. Much of Keurig's success comes from its superior brewer technology and wide variety of K-Cups. This post is part of the HBR Insight Center Growing the Top Line. Laird Hamilton is my hero. He's not only one of the world's best big-wave surfers but he also created an entirely new category within the sport called tow-in surfing.

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The Tempting of Rajat Gupta

Harvard Business Review

In the early 1980s, for example, at least some partners — Bob Waterman, co-author of In Search of Excellence , among them — counseled gradual, quiet expansion, this to maintain the top-flight quality of the consultancy's people and its work. As technology makes networks tighter and easier to put together, does the risk of contagion increase proportionally?