Robbie Kellman Baxter: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

Robbie Kellman Baxter created the popular business term “Membership Economy.” She is the founder of Peninsula Strategies LLC, a strategy consulting firm. The Peninsula Strategies website is http://www.peninsulastrategies.com. Her clients have included large organizations like Netflix, SurveyMonkey and Yahoo!, as well as smaller venture-backed startups. Over the course of her career, Robbie has worked in… Read More Robbie Kellman Baxter: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

Robbie Kellman Baxter: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

Robbie Kellman Baxter created the popular business term “Membership Economy.” She is the founder of Peninsula Strategies LLC, a strategy consulting firm. The Peninsula Strategies website is http://www.peninsulastrategies.com. Her clients have included large organizations like Netflix, SurveyMonkey and Yahoo!, as well as smaller venture-backed startups. Over the course of her career, Robbie has worked in… Read More Robbie Kellman Baxter: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

Bernhard Schroeder: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

Bernhard Schroeder is the Director, Lavin Entrepreneurship Center Programs and oversees all of the undergraduate and graduate experiential entrepreneurship programs on the San Diego State University campus. He also has responsibility for the Center’s marketing and outreach on both the SDSU campus and in the San Diego community. He is a part-time Clinical Faculty, Entrepreneurship… Read More Bernhard Schroeder: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

Bernhard Schroeder: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

Bernhard Schroeder is the Director of the Lavin Entrepreneurship Center Programs and oversees all of the undergraduate and graduate experiential entrepreneurship programs on the San Diego State University campus. He also has responsibility for the Center’s marketing and outreach on both the SDSU campus and in the San Diego community. He is a part-time Clinical… Read More Bernhard Schroeder: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

Get What’s Yours Rise to the Top Demonstrates Our Insecurity

What does it say about Americans when a book about Social Security zooms to the top of the best-seller lists? I say we are just insecure.  Or uninformed.  Or panicky.  Or lots of things. As a elixir, book readers are buying Get What’s Yours:  The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security (Simon & Schuster,… Read More Get What’s Yours Rise to the Top Demonstrates Our Insecurity

Why Marissa Mayer Is The New CEO Of Yahoo – It Has To Do With Brilliant Decision Making

I just read this article on Slate.com about Melissa Mayer, the new CEO at Yahoo,  Marissa Mayer Is in Over Her Head:  That’s just how Yahoo’s new CEO likes it by the always insightful Farhad Manjoo.  She described how she decided to work at the then very new company, Google, which had very-few-employees. Here’s the… Read More Why Marissa Mayer Is The New CEO Of Yahoo – It Has To Do With Brilliant Decision Making

Donald N. Thompson: An interview by Bob Morris

Don Thompson is an economist and professor of marketing at the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto. He has taught at Harvard Business School and the London School of Economics. He is author of nine books, including The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art, which details his explorations… Read More Donald N. Thompson: An interview by Bob Morris

Constantly Changing Leaders – This Makes It Almost Impossible To Build A Functional, Effective Corporate Culture

Call this just a quick, and incredibly obvious, observation… Dan Weston, business consultant par excellence, tells me that it takes two to three years to even make a dent in the reshaping of the corporate culture challenge.  He is very good at it, has a definite plan to help organizations in this challenge, and yet… Read More Constantly Changing Leaders – This Makes It Almost Impossible To Build A Functional, Effective Corporate Culture

Josh Linkner: An interview by Bob Morris

Josh Linkner is the New York Times bestselling author of Disciplined Dreaming: A Proven System to Drive Breakthrough Creativity, named one of the top 30 business books of 2011. He is the CEO and Managing Partner of Detroit Venture Partners, a venture capital firm rebuilding urban areas through technology and entrepreneurship. Josh is also an Adjunct… Read More Josh Linkner: An interview by Bob Morris