Archives from May 2008

C.K. Prahalad and M.S. Krishnan on the New Age of Innovation

To successfully compete in 21st-century business, companies must reinvent their processes and culture in order to sustain innovative solutions.

May 30, 2008 / Podcast # 08-22

C.K. Prahalad and M.S. Krishnan

In their new book The New Age of Innovation: Driving Cocreated Value Through Global Networks, authors C.K. Prahalad and M.S. Krishnan argue that the key to creating value and the future growth of every business depends on accessing a global network of resources to co-create unique experiences with customers, one at a time. Read more…


Marshall Goldsmith on How to Take Success to the Next Level

An executive coach presents a straightforward, effective program for achieving success in the business world.

May 23, 2008 / Podcast # 08-21

Marshall Goldsmith

The corporate world is filled with executives, men and women who have worked hard for years to reach the upper levels of management. They’re intelligent, skilled, and even charismatic. But only a handful of them will ever reach the pinnacle — and as executive coach Marshall Goldsmith shows in his book What Got You Here Won’t Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful, Read more…


Stephen Baum on Experiences That Shape Great Leaders

Leaders are made, not born.

May 16, 2008 / Podcast # 08-20

Stephen Baum

Becoming a leader is not about education or pedigree or even native smarts. Most of the most successful leaders started life as a regular person just like you. Certainly these leaders are smart and talented, but there are countless people even smarter and more talented who stall on the way. Something else is going on. What is it, and what can the rest of us learn from such people to improve our own chances of accomplishment? Read more…


Joan Knutson on Linking Strategy, Execution and Project Management

Project management is an essential tool to execute a strategy, but often poorly utilized. Here's how to make it work.

May 9, 2008 / Podcast # 08-19

Joan Knutson

Joan Knutson is founder and manager of Project Mentors, a successful multimillion dollar project management training and consulting firm. Joan is the author of Project Management: How to Plan and Manage Successful Project (AMACOM), Succeeding in Project-Driven Organizations: People, Processes, and Politics (John Wiley and Sons) and Project Management for Business Professionals: A Comprehensive Guide (John Wiley and Sons). Read more…


Tony Beshara on How to Ace Your Next Interview

Job seekers are facing more and more competition in a tighter and tighter market. Applicants need every advantage they can get.

May 2, 2008 / Podcast # 08-18

Tony Beshara

At some point, most people have been caught off guard by tough interview questions. In Acing the Interview: How to Ask and Answer the Questions That Will Get You the Job, the employment expert Dr. Phil called “the best of the best’ gives job seekers candid advice for answering even the most unexpected questions,Tony Beshara is a 30-year veteran of the placement and recruitment field, and owner of Babich and Associates, a job placement firm. He has appeared numerous times on the nationally syndicated Dr. Phil Show. Read more…