What Kind of a Consultant Are You?
My blog post on management consultants (Nov. 2010), was featured in the Summer Issue of the Management and Consulting Association’s monthly strategy newsletter, The Consultant.
Speaking at the Society for Information Management’s Advanced Practices Council
I will be presenting my research on innovation and intrapreneurship to the Advanced Practices Council (APC) of the Society of Information Management. This presentation is based on my recent book, Intrapreneurship: Managing Ideas within Your Organization, and will take place in Atlanta, GA on January 22, 2013. An organization’s ability to compete and continuously renew itself is […]
My Research Mind – A Little Messy
I have been doing some reflection on my research interests and the connections between the various scientific domains in which I work. I will be on a panel, Working on Mars while Living on Earth – Balancing Demands across Disciplinary Boundaries, with Sandeep Purao (Penn State University), Ajay Vinze (Arizona State University), and Steve Sawyer (Syracuse University) at the 22nd Workshop on […]
Getting the Best from Your Employees: Leverage Their Ideas
Have you ever struggled with getting the best from your employees? If you have spent even minimal time managing people, your answer is probably going to be ‘yes.’ Managers often struggle with getting their employees to give their best or to punch above their weight. This topic has been a focus of many dissertations, books, […]
Visit to the Rotman School of Management – April 3, 2012
I enjoyed my recent visit to Toronto. I had the privilege of addressing a sold-out crowd at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. If your organization is interested in having me come by and talk about my recent book, Intrapreneurship: Managing Ideas Within Your Organization (University of Toronto Press, 2011) please send me an email. See below for a […]
Speaking and Book Signing at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
I will be speaking on Building Innovation into Organizations as a Competency as part of the Entrepreneurship Experts Speaker Series @ Rotman on April 3, 2012. The series is hosted by the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. My talk will be followed by a book signing event for Intrapreneurship: Managing Ideas Within Your […]
Reflecting on Questions: Are you a Professional?
As the year wraps up, I have been taking time to relax, reflect, and plan for 2012. I have been always intrigued by the questions we ask ourselves when we reflect. Questions, and our ability to engaging in the questioning process, both introspectively and with others, is critical for the development of our cognitive, emotional, […]
Hidden Champions and Dynamically Changing Environments – Vienna (Nov 17-18, 2011)
I will be traveling to Vienna (Nov16-19) to moderate a panel at the Hidden Champions in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and Dynamically Changing Environments. The focus of the panel will be on designing collaborative alliances for sustainable innovation. I will share results from two of my prior project, I4I (Ideas for Innovation) and Intraprenuership. This conference […]
Joining the Advisory Board of iHear Network
I have entered into an agreement with the management team of iHear Network to join their advisory board. I am excited to help iHear Network realize their vision of developing an innovative app for smart phones. The iHear app uses text-to-speech integration to connect users to relevant stories, news, and conversations. iHear Network recently appointed Paul […]
Intrapreneurship: Managing Ideas within Your Organization – New Book
My latest book will be released in the Fall by the University of Toronto Press. Description: As an employee, you suspect that your best ideas are valuable and could greatly benefit your organization. Management also recognizes that a company’s ability to compete is contingent on how well it leverages its employees’ ideas. So, why are […]