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

Michael J. Silverstein: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

Michael J. Silverstein is a leader of The Boston Consulting Group’s global consumer practice. He specializes in helping the senior team at large multinationals transform their companies through superior consumer insight, accelerated organic growth, and M&A. His clients include some of the world’s largest and most prominent consumer goods companies and retailers. He is a… Read More Michael J. Silverstein: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

Michael J. Silverstein: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

Michael J. Silverstein is a leader of The Boston Consulting Group’s global consumer practice. He specializes in helping the senior team at large multinationals transform their companies through superior consumer insight, accelerated organic growth, and M&A. His clients include some of the world’s largest and most prominent consumer goods companies and retailers. He is a… Read More Michael J. Silverstein: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

Niraj Dawar: An interview by Bob Morris

Niraj Dawar is a Professor in marketing at the Ivey Business School, Canada. He earned his PhD from Pennsylvania State University. His research currently focuses on marketing strategy, brand equity and brand management issues. His published papers on brand extensions, consumers use of brand and other signals as well as international consumer behavior in a… Read More Niraj Dawar: An interview by Bob Morris

George Kohlrieser: An interview by Bob Morris

George Kohlrieser is an organizational and clinical psychologist. He is Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behaviour at IMD and consultant to several global companies including Accenture, Alcan, Amer Sports, Barclays Global Investors, Cisco, Coca-Cola, HP, IBM, IFC, Morgan Stanley, Motorola, Nestlé, Nokia, Roche, Sara Lee, Tetra Pak, and Toyota. He is also a Police Psychologist… Read More George Kohlrieser: An interview by Bob Morris

Matthew E. May: Second Interview, Part 2, by Bob Morris

Matthew E. May is the author of The Laws of Subtraction: 6 Simple Rules for Winning in the Age of Excess Everything, as well as three previous, award-winning books: The Elegant Solution, In Pursuit of Elegance, and The Shibumi Strategy. A popular speaker, creativity coach, and close advisor on innovation to companies such as ADP, Edmunds, Intuit, and… Read More Matthew E. May: Second Interview, Part 2, by Bob Morris

Matthew E. May: Second Interview, Part 1, by Bob Morris

Matthew E. May is the author of The Laws of Subtraction: 6 Simple Rules for Winning in the Age of Excess Everything, as well as three previous, award-winning books: The Elegant Solution, In Pursuit of Elegance, and The Shibumi Strategy. A popular speaker, creativity coach, and close advisor on innovation to companies such as ADP,… Read More Matthew E. May: Second Interview, Part 1, by Bob Morris

Jennifer Prosek: An interview by Bob Morris

Jennifer Prosek is the founder and CEO of CJP Communications (CJP), where she leads many of the firm’s key accounts. Under her leadership, the firm has become a leading international public relations and financial communications consultancy with offices in New York, Connecticut and London. With more than 70 professionals, the firm ranks among the top… Read More Jennifer Prosek: An interview by Bob Morris

I’ve Been Thinking About Ethical Responsibilities…

Do not, under any circumstances, tell a lie – of either commission or omission.  Do not stretch the truth, exaggerate, or make ___ up to get out of trouble or make yourself look good… Do not attempt to project different images depending on whom you’re with.  People can spot inauthenticity…  Show up as yourself consistently. … Read More I’ve Been Thinking About Ethical Responsibilities…

It’s Not My Fault – I’m Not Responsible

In a 2006 internal memo to underground mine managers, Blankenship’s exasperation with what he saw as excessive caution was evident: As the New York Times reported, in the memo, Mr. Don Blankenship (CEO of Massey Energy Corporation) instructed the company’s underground mine superintendents to place coal production first. “This memo is necessary only because we… Read More It’s Not My Fault – I’m Not Responsible