Payback: Reaping the Rewards of Innovation
If you're like most people, you bet your career and company on innovation because you must. 'Payback' offers the reader a new way to think about and manage innovation that will dramatically improve the odds of success.
NEWS & OPINION: GLOBALITY Blog #1: Your Competitors May Not Be Who You Think They Are
Posted July 8, 2008, 1:36 PM with category of General BusinessAs I mentioned yesterday, for the next three days the three co-authors of GLOBALITY: Competing with Everyone From Everywhere for Everything will be hosting our blog and taking your questions. Today, we welcome Hal Sirkin, a senior partner at The Boston Consulting Group's Chicago office and co-author of PAYBACK: Reaping the Rewards of Innovation. - - - - - - - Your Competitors May Not Be Who You Think They Are The subtitle of our new book GLOBALITY: Competing with Everyone From Everywhere for Everything pretty succinctly describes what this new business era is going to be like. Read more
NEWS & OPINION: April 2008 International Best Sellers
Posted May 5, 2008, 3:08 PM with category of General BusinessHere are our TOP 10 business books that people across the world are reading: 1) Blue Ocean Strategy by W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne - Malaysia 2) Fire Them Up! by Carmine Gall - Norway 3) One Billion Customers by James McGregor - Switzerland 4) It's Not About the Coffee by Howard Behar - Canada 5) Citizen Marketers by Ben McConnell and Jackie Huba - United Kingdom 6) Rules to Break and Laws to Follow by Don Peppers and Martha Rogers, PhD - Singapore 7) Leadership from the Inside Out by Kevin Cashman - The Netherlands 8) Who's Your City? Read more
NEWS & OPINION: 800-CEO-READ 2007 Best Sellers
Posted February 5, 2008, 2:12 PM with category of General BusinessBelow you'll find the list of our top 25 bestsellers for 2007. Congratulations and thanks to everyone on the list! The Speed of Trust: The One Thing that Changes Everything by Stephen M. Read more
NEWS & OPINION: (7 of 7) Other Forms of Payback... and Thanks!
Posted June 12, 2007, 10:12 PM with category of General Business(from James Andrew, author of Payback) Leaders who are pro-innovation like to point out that it can produce benefits other than cash payback. And they’re right. Innovation can create new knowledge, enhance the brand, strengthen the company’s ecosystem of partners and suppliers, and make for a stronger organization by energizing and motivating employees. Read more
NEWS & OPINION: (6 of 7) Questions About Innovation that Analysts - and You - Should Ask
Posted June 12, 2007, 9:41 PM with category of General Business(from James Andrew, author of Payback) Each earnings season reminds us that analysts often ask the wrong questions about innovation. They, like all of us, need to do a better job of focusing on the innovation issues that really matter. Analysts, like too many business leaders, get caught up in the romance of ideas. Read more