"Innovation", "mindfulness", and "creativity" are terms we hear a lot these days, but where did they come from? These five books helped shape generations of thinkers, and their lessons still apply today.
We continue our examination of the business book "Reengineering the Corporation" with an interview of author James Champy. Why does he think the book was successful, and how has the business world been seduced by the latest strategy du jour?
We continue our examination of the business book "What Got You Here, Won't Get You There" with an interview of author Marshall Goldsmith. What is the number one obstacle to change? And what is he writing now?
Half a century ago, management guru Peter Drucker introduced the concept of the knowledge worker. Today his grandson, Nova Spivack, is trying to turn their knowledge into something more than the sum of the parts and boost their collective intelligence. Spivack is founder and CEO of Radar Networks, which recently launched Twine, which bills itself as the first consumer Semantic Web application. Twine has raised more than $20 million from some big names in the venture capital world, including Velocity Interactive Group, Vulcan and DFJ.