12 results for tag: Steve Jobs


Being a Solar CEO: What it’s Taught Me About Workplace Energy

As a solar company CEO, I've learned many unexpected lessons about a form of energy seemingly different yet related to solar energy – energy in the workplace. I know how to manage people's electricity usage within the walls of their homes, helping them ...
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Cultivate Innovation From Within

All business leaders want to innovate and release those rare, inspirational and highly desirable products that their customers line up to buy. In their quest to learn how to innovate they often look outside their organizations and wonder how successful ...
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Would You Hire This Person?

Companies must innovate to grow. But where do the new ideas come from? Innovation is often a painstaking series of small improvements. But in many cases, breakthrough ideas come suddenly from the lunatic fringe, the oddballs, the disgruntled or the ...
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Humble Leadership: Research Shows it’s a Big Competitive Advantage

Humility may be a virtue, but it’s also a competitive advantage. According to research from the University of Washington Foster School of Business, humble people are more likely to be high performers in individual and team settings and they also tend to ...
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The 12 Insights Every Boss Needs

These statements of self-awareness describe how the very best managers think and believe. My favorite business authors are Guy Kawasaki and Bob Sutton, so I was really excited when I saw Bob Sutton quoted in Guy Kawasaki's newly published The Art of ...
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4 Ways to Help You “Never Give Up”

A number of leaders I know are facing extremely challenging business and/or personal situations. I want to encourage them to keep moving forward because I believe their greatest contributions are yet to come. Here are four pieces of advice to help. 1. ...
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Innovation in the Digital Revolution

Walter Isaacson, former chairman and CEO of CNN, after writing bestsellers on the likes of Steve Jobs, Albert Einstein and Benjamin Franklin, has earned his reputation as an expert on genius. His latest book, The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, ...
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A Conversation for Any Leader in Any Industry

We'd all agree that education is important, but too often once we end our formal schooling, doing our job and the demands of family life bump our continued learning down the priority list. That's understandable. I know that for sure because it's happened to ...
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An Illuminating Talk With John Sculley and Hope Frank

Fasten your seat belt for an extraordinary hour of information and transformation. In this special edition of ExecuNet Master Class, John Sculley, former CEO of Pepsi-Cola and Apple, successful entrepreneur and mentor, shared insights on: Apple ...
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A Special Edition of ExecuNet Master Class With John Sculley

I'm excited. Next week we have a very special edition of ExecuNet Master Class. ExecuNet's Anthony Vlahos will be speaking with John Sculley. The John Sculley – one of America's best-known business leaders. Having been CEO of both Pepsi and Apple, John ...
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The Truth About Innovation: A Conversation With Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson is currently the chairman of the Aspen Institute, and was formerly the chairman of CNN. He was also managing editor of TIME magazine, and has written numerous books, the most recent of which is The Innovators. The most recent before that was ...
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John Sculley and the Obi Worldphone are Transforming Mobile Technology

"There are millions of people who are doers in life who have incredible ambitions, and our job is to deliver the products that will enable them to do it." These are the words of John Sculley, one of America's best-known business leaders, as he ...
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