Posts Tagged ‘Steve Jobs’

  • Charisma and Glamour with human capital equal success

    Charisma or Glamour Power?

    Nov 2, 13 • 692 Views • No Comments

    Jackie Kennedy had glamour while Eleanor Roosevelt had charisma. In her blog and soon to be published book, Bloomberg View writer Virginia Postrel describes the difference: Or, as she explains, “Charisma is a personal quality that inspires followers to...  [read more]

  • apple

    Entrepreneurs: How Does Steve Jobs Compare To Tim Cook?

    Apr 25, 13 • 500 Views • No Comments

    Listening to Apple’s earnings call 2 days ago, I wondered how to compare Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook, to Steve Jobs. Citing Apple’s plunging stock price (see below), some analysts are saying that entrepreneurs like Steve Jobs are irreplaceable....  [read more]

  • profits...productivity..15800_8.3_000005470397XSmall

    Labor Productivity: Designing Offices

    Mar 14, 13 • 812 Views • No Comments

    How can my boss affect my productivity? At Pixar, the restrooms are where Steve Jobs wanted them to be. Because they were located near a huge central atrium, they helped to generate a collaborative community. Seemingly haphazard, restroom traffic flow was an...  [read more]

  • apple logo

    The iPhone 5 Map App

    Sep 29, 12 • 425 Views • 1 Comment

    While Apple’s iPhone 5 map app might not always take us where we want to go, it will probably provide a path to some surprising innovation. A little history first… The iPhone 4 was released during June 2010 with a new antenna design that soon...  [read more]

  • s

    What Spaghetti Sauce Teaches Us

    Jul 15, 12 • 536 Views • No Comments

    Henry Ford once said that: “If I’d have asked my customers what they wanted, they would have told me ‘A faster horse.’ ” Similarly, asked about spaghetti sauce during the 1980s, consumers primarily knew about Ragu’s...  [read more]