After trying to test Apple TV+, I got a new concern: the message “Your funds are currently unavailable” on the upcoming Apple Pay service. Yes, it is a hard job to stay at the top of the electronic services food chain – and there are signs that Apple is too big and sliding on the maturity curve.
To say that the Internet is an integral part of our lives is certainly an understatement. And David Weinberger, the famous American technologist who wrote the first Internet marketing, seems well placed to write about it. In a world where everything happens at once, where technologies combine with AI to deliver more-than-human results, „Everyday Chaos“ comes a bit late. Yet, […]
Michael Watkins and his book “The First 90 Days” should sound familliar to any business management reader. The IMD professor has authored one of the most influential books of transitioning into a new role – “The First 90 Days” is considered by many one of the top 50 ever published management book (certainly one of the best sold *1). Should […]
The new HBR title (“How Finance Works?” by Mihir Desay) will go into less charted waters – demistifying the complicated financial ecosystem is no easy feat. Any controller worth his/her salt will confirm – the finance concepts are some of the most complicated in economics, even for the revered quants, who spend lifetimes trying to gain insights on companies’ numbers. […]
Recently I applied for several roles advertised online by various recruiting companies Acting in Europe. From one (Austrian Vienna-based) recruiting firm (let’s call it “HRBerater”) I did not receive anything back – except a first time automated email fired to all of the rejected candidates. When I applied for other 2 positions, no other reply (email or phone). As any […]
In today’s hectic world, digitally interconnected more than ever, “Can You Hear Me” is a valid question. Nick Morgan’s previous HBR book (“Power Cues”) has found its continuation in the online realm, where everybody pushes the message to all others but rarely manages to be heard. In this respect, “Can You Hear Me – How to Connect with People in […]
Doitinvest.com celebrates five years of HBR Press Books reviews with a contest for our European readers. Our common journey started in March 2013, when Harvard Business Review Press sent us the first business title for a true honest review: “Playing to Win” by A.G. Lafley and Roger L. Martin – a title that has in the meanwhile become a classical […]