Stewart D. Friedman on “Leading the Life You Want”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

In 1984, Stew Friedman joined Wharton, where he is the Practice Professor of Management. In 2001, he concluded a two-year assignment (while on academic leave) at Ford Motor Company, as the senior executive for leadership development. Total Leadership: Be a Better Leader, Have a Richer Life was published in 2008. Stew’s more recent book is… Read More Stewart D. Friedman on “Leading the Life You Want”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

Jim Dewald on “Entrepreneurial Thinking”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

Jim Dewald is the dean of the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary and an associate professor in the strategy and entrepreneurship. A business leader who can provide an effective bridge between strategy theory and on-the-ground practice, his research interests are related to the micro-foundations of strategy formulation and implementation. Specifically, his… Read More Jim Dewald on “Entrepreneurial Thinking”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

Alan Weiss on “How to forge your own path to success”: An interview by Bob Morris

Alan Weiss is one of those rare people who can say he is a consultant, speaker, and author and mean it. His consulting firm, Summit Consulting Group, Inc., has attracted clients such as Merck, Hewlett-Packard, GE, Mercedes-Benz, State Street Corporation, Times Mirror Group, The Federal Reserve, The New York Times Corporation, Toyota, and over 500… Read More Alan Weiss on “How to forge your own path to success”: An interview by Bob Morris

Bill Steele on “Presentation Skills 201”: An interview by Bob Morris

A presentation skills trainer and coach since 1992, Bill Steele has helped thousands of presenters increase their ability to craft strong, persuasive messages and deliver them with an engaging style. He has worked with both individuals and presentation teams in a wide range of industries and professions. In recent years he has spent the greatest… Read More Bill Steele on “Presentation Skills 201”: An interview by Bob Morris

Karin Hurt and David Dye on “Winning Well”: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

As a keynote speaker, leadership consultant, and MBA professor, Karin Hurt helps leaders improve business results by building deeper trust and connection. A former Verizon Wireless executive, she has over two decades of experience in sales, marketing, customer service, and human resources. A few highlights from her time at Verizon include: o Developing a sales… Read More Karin Hurt and David Dye on “Winning Well”: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

David Evans and Dick Schmalensee on “The New Economics of Multisided Platforms”: An interview by Bob Morris

David Evans and Dick Schmalensee are among the early pioneers in the research of “multi-sided markets” and the economic principles that inform the unique design of business models, pricing and incentive structures, and product design for these platform-based businesses. David is an economist, business adviser, and entrepreneur. He cofounded, and helps lead, two consulting organizations:… Read More David Evans and Dick Schmalensee on “The New Economics of Multisided Platforms”: An interview by Bob Morris

Karin Hurt and David Dye on “Winning Well”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

As a keynote speaker, leadership consultant, and MBA professor, Karin Hurt helps leaders improve business results by building deeper trust and connection. A former Verizon Wireless executive, she has over two decades of experience in sales, marketing, customer service, and human resources. A few highlights from her time at Verizon include: o Developing a sales… Read More Karin Hurt and David Dye on “Winning Well”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

Bill Capodagli on “The Disney Way”: An interview by Bob Morris

Bill Capodagli (pronounced Cap o die) co-authored one of Fortune magazine’s “Best Business Books of 1999,”The Disney Way: Harnessing the Management Secrets of Disney in Your Company. Prior to co-founding Capodagli Jackson Consulting in 1993, Bill held managerial positions at the consulting firms of AT Kearney and Ernst & Whinney (now Ernst and Young). From… Read More Bill Capodagli on “The Disney Way”: An interview by Bob Morris

Bill Capodagli: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

Bill Capodagli (pronounced Cap o die) co-authored one of Fortune magazine’s “Best Business Books of 1999,” The Disney Way: Harnessing the Management Secrets of Disney in Your Company. Prior to co-founding Capodagli Jackson Consulting in 1993, Bill held managerial positions at the consulting firms of AT Kearney and Ernst & Whinney (now Ernst and Young).… Read More Bill Capodagli: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

Scott C. Whitaker on completing successful cross-border mergers and acquisitions: An interview by Bob Morris

Scott Whitaker is a Partner with Global PMI Partners and has been involved in dozens of mergers and acquisitions totaling nearly $100 billion in value. Industry experience includes healthcare, financial services, telecommunications, gaming, hospitality, chemicals, oil & gas, industrial manufacturing, retail and consumer durables. Scott has worked internationally in Canada, China, Europe, and Africa on… Read More Scott C. Whitaker on completing successful cross-border mergers and acquisitions: An interview by Bob Morris