Publications

  • Finally, a meeting that’s worth your time

    November 06, 2014 | LinkedIn

    Meetings should be managed to get things done quickly and effectively, with maximum output and minimal time loss.

  • Why many universities will fail in online education

    October 29, 2014 | LinkedIn

    Online programs and MOOCs are generating a lot of buzz, for good reason. Colleges and universities now face the critical issue of how to alter their model to deliver a better education at a lower cost.

  • Make meetings more effective: Your ideas

    October 24, 2014 | LinkedIn

    After a call for the end of unproductive weekly meetings, shared insights can help make meetings more effective.

  • Media’s blockbuster business tool: Big Data

    October 19, 2014 | The Business Times

    Media companies are awash with data about how their customers watch or listen to programming. Unfortunately, most lack the analytic firepower necessary to turn petabytes of data into strategic insights that yield new and valuable products.

  • Let’s fix it: Kill the weekly meeting

    October 13, 2014 | LinkedIn

    Meetings don't have to get the best of you. They can be managed closely as you manage every investment. Here's how.

  • Four ways to avoid being overloaded at work

    October 11, 2014 | World Economic Forum

    Having too many initiatives can turn your great job into a dismal job and turn a thriving business into a lagging unit. That’s why a well-managed portfolio of initiatives—and each participant’s thoughtful engagement with them—can help you (and your organization) make better, faster decisions and

  • Is initiative overload crushing your soul? How to cope

    October 08, 2014 | LinkedIn

    Having too many initiatives can turn your great job into a dismal job and turn a thriving business into a lagging unit. That’s why a well-managed portfolio of initiatives—and each participant’s thoughtful engagement with them—can help you (and your organization) make better, faster decisions and

  • How to cut the waste at colleges that's driving up tuition costs

    October 02, 2014 | LinkedIn

    Unlike other industries, higher education has not yet managed to come down the experience curve, where cost per unit of output declines over time. That dynamic must end if traditional colleges and universities expect to compete and thrive amidst the new realities of higher ed.

  • Why some merging companies become synergy overachievers

    September 30, 2014 | Transaction Advisors

    About 70% of merging companies overestimate synergies according to new Bain & Company analysis comparing deal announcements with the performance of 31,000 companies.

  • Big Data: Media's blockbuster business tool

    September 29, 2014 | Forbes.com

    Media companies are awash with data about how their customers watch or listen to programming. Unfortunately, most lack the analytic firepower necessary to turn petabytes of data into strategic insights that yield new and valuable products.