Wisdom

May 29, 2018

What Managers Can Learn from March Madness

This article originally appeared in Harvard Business Review on March 17, 2011 No matter how much you know about college basketball, filling out March Madness brackets […]
May 29, 2018

Understand Your Customers With Colored Pencils and Cartoons

This article originally appeared in Harvard Business Review on April 28, 2011 Some CEOs truly crave direct customer contact. Apple’s Steve Jobs and Mark Cuban, owner […]
May 29, 2018

Thank You, Steve

This article originally appeared in Harvard Business Review on October 6, 2011 Dear Steve, We’ve never met. And yet nearly everywhere I turn in my house, […]
May 29, 2018

Obama Won With Minorities. Marketers Should Too

This article originally appeared in Harvard Business Review on November 12, 2012 With Florida’s results now counted, the final election tallies are nearly complete: According to […]
May 29, 2018

What Big Companies Can Learn from Shark Tank

This article originally appeared in Harvard Business Review on April 16, 2013 One of the hardest places to get capital to commercialize a great growth idea […]
May 29, 2018

We Need a New Approach to Solve the Innovation Talent Gap

This article originally appeared in Harvard Business Review on September 23, 2013 My brother-in-law, Joel Murphy, and his brother Erik run a family business called Murphy […]
May 29, 2018

When Making a Big Decision, Think: “Eddie Would Go”

This article originally appeared in Harvard Business Review on October 30, 2013 Last month ESPN premiered a documentary as part of its “30 for 30” series. […]
May 29, 2018

All Work Has Meaning (Almost)

This article originally appeared in Harvard Business Review on February 13, 2014 Mitch Barns, the new Nielsen CEO, recently recounted a story of how a young […]
May 29, 2018

Why Marketing Needs More Introverts

This article originally appeared in Harvard Business Review on July 10, 2014 Susan Cain’s book “Quiet” has provided wonderful insight to me, because I am an […]
May 29, 2018

Searching for New Ideas in the Curious Things Your Customers Do

This article originally appeared in Harvard Business Review on April 13, 2017 Twenty five years ago Steve Hughes, now the CEO of Sunrise Strategic Partners, was […]
June 7, 2018

3 Signs You’re Ready to Leave Your Job and Start Your Own Company

This article originally appeared in Inc. on June 8, 2017 Waimea Bay on the north shore of Oahu is most famous for the Quicksilver Eddie Aikau […]
June 7, 2018

Stuck in a Rut? Use the 80/20 to Give Yourself a Boost in Work and Life

This article originally appeared in Inc. on June 14, 2017 After I completed my first full day as an entrepreneur, I felt overwhelmed–and voices and warnings […]
June 7, 2018

Elon Musk’s ‘I Love Floors’ Tweet Is a 3-Word Masterclass in Marketing

This article originally appeared in Inc. on June 30, 2017 I woke up early yesterday morning to the birth of yet another internet meme inspired by […]