[credit provider=”HBO”] A lot of small companies adopt a mantra of “Think Big, Act Big” as a way to motivate everyone towards growth. It’s an amazingly common attitude. Donald Trump claims he invented the “Think Big” phrase. New Zealand thinks their prime minister invented it. It’s the title of a really bad movie. So I don’t […]
As corporate leaders around the world seek to build sustainable businesses, there is no doubt that innovation lies at the heart of the solution. But there is a nagging question that’s been cropping up in the debate: Does experience kill innovation?
Brendan Griffen at Griff’s Graphs put together an awesome infographic mapping the connections between influential thinkers and which other philosophers, authors, economists, comedians, and the like have been influenced by their ideas throughout history.
[credit provider=”Edward Maurer”] When advisors want to understand why their clients make seemingly irrational financial choices, odds are they will find answers in the research of Nobel-winning behavioural economist Daniel Kahneman. But guiding clients toward a better financial future is only one way to apply behavioural finance. Kahneman says we […]
[credit provider=”flikr/DVIDSHUB” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/dvids/6334095865/in/photostream/”] You have to start thinking for yourself sometime.Frankly, at some point you don’t have a choice. Life forces you. Maybe it’s when you take your first step as a toddler. Or maybe it’s when you take the SAT test as a young adult.
According to a report by Andrew Harris at Bloomberg, Charles and David Koch, the billionaire brothers at the helm of Koch Industries, are suing their former friends for control of the Cato Institute, the enormous libertarian leaning think-tank now headquartered in Washington D.C.
[credit provider=”By World Economic Forum on Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/worldeconomicforum/5397052359/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] When CEOs like Jeff Bezos name their favourite books, they’ll often cite authors like Jim Collins, who wrote the business school classic, Good To Great, or Malcolm Gladwell and Michael Porter, known as the father of modern corporate strategy. These guys all made the “Top 50 Business Thinkers” […]
[credit provider=”Pop!Tech via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/poptech2006/2966504303/”] There aren’t many people who can say they’ve completely changed the way companies do business these days.But people like Malcolm Gladwell and Michael Porter, who’s considered the father of modern corporate strategy, can — which is why they make the “Top 50 Business Thinkers” list, […]