Author Archives: Bob Donnelly

Innovation for CEOs

Innovation is one of the most misunderstood concepts; time to clear things up. What is an innovator? Definitions abound by all kinds of academics and business experts, but in reality most innovations are just a new way of doing something. One of my favorite innovations was George Foreman’s lean, mean, grilling machine and all of its recent derivatives. George just ...

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It's About Hubris, Stupid

Book Review of “How the Mighty Fall” by Bob Donnelly Jim Collins, the well known author of “Good to Great” and coauthor of “Built to Last” has done it again in this book that explains why successful companies stumble, and eventually fail; or are able to recover and continue. His analysis is captured in clear examples of what he calls ...

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