Monthly Archives: July 2016
Strategy: Invest Aggressively in Three Areas
This must-read article by Chris Zook in Harvard Business Review argues that the best way to invest is not to spread your money around evenly, but instead invest aggressively – 10x the typical investment – in three areas:
Why Even Bad Innovation is Good
Andrew Hargadon’s article in Strategy+Business, Bad Innovation is Just What Your Company Needs, makes a case for innovation regardless of whether or not it results in a new hit product or market disruption. This argument is similar to our assertion … Continue reading
Why Go the Extra Mile to Recruit Talented Female Board Directors? Not for the Reasons We’ve Been Told.
When I started reading Kim Elsesser’s Forbes article, The Truth About Women’s Impact on Corporate Boards (It’s Not Good News), the “not good news” part gave me pause – until I read the article. Elsesser debunks three widely promoted arguments … Continue reading
Are Women Leaders Bolder than Men?
Harvard Business Review published an article in April that highlights a study of boldness between male and female leaders. The researchers created a “boldness index” of seven behaviors, then compared these between men and women using their 360-degree review database … Continue reading