Nearly 2,000 years ago, Mount Vesuvius's eruption buried Herculaneum and its library of scrolls, a potential treasure trove of ancient Greek and Roman literature. These scrolls, discovered in the 18th century and now housed in a Naples library, resemble carbonized lumps of ash that cannot be unrolled
3M has a storied history as an innovation powerhouse. From bandages to specialized abrasives and nano-materials, the company's portfolio has long been as diverse as it was groundbreaking. The secret sauce? An open innovation culture, set in motion by William McKnight. Joining 3M as an assistant bookkeeper in
As any CEO will tell you, changing an organization, particularly a large one, is an immensely complex undertaking. Research by Bain & Company suggests that only 12% of transformation [https://www.bain.com/insights/achieving-breakthrough-results-in-sustainability/] programs meet or exceed their objectives—and most of these programs are incremental, not ground-breaking.
The new JP Morgan annual report is out, and with comes Jamie Dimon's always compelling letter to shareholders. This year's missive covers a number of notable trends, including the rising competitive threat to banks from alternative providers of financial services like Wal-Mart, Apple, and Fintechs, as
In the fourth episode of the New Human Movement [https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCm4Dn_e0l31Pm2JE50pm96w] series, Gary and I spoke to Tim Brown, the chair of IDEO, the iconic Palo Alto-based design firm. Having led hundreds of innovation projects in the private and public sector, Tim knows more about
In our second episode of our New Human Movement [humanocracy.com/conversations] series, Gary and I spoke to Zeynep Ton, professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management and one of the pre-eminent experts on crating good jobs. [https://hbr.org/2017/11/the-case-for-good-jobs] Here are some of the topics
For the first episode of our New Human Movement [humanocracy.com/conversations] series, Gary and I sat down with Eric Ries--a serial entrepreneur, the bestselling author of the Lean Startup [http://theleanstartup.com], and founder of the Long Term Stock Exchange. [https://ltse.com] We covered a lot of topics,