Clayton Christsensen asks the question “How will You Measure your Life?” (TEDx Boston)

“It’s actually really important that you succeed at what you’re succeeding at, but that isn’t going to be the measure of your life.” – Clayton Christenson Last year, Clayton Christensen, Harvard Business School professor and world-renowned innovation guru, spoke as part of the acclaimed Ted Talks Series, specifically about the daily decisions that define our lives and encourages all of us to think about what is truly important.

Will doing the right thing in business kill you?

“The puzzle that I was trying to understand was that most companies which are widely regarded as unassailable, are to be found, a decade or two later, in the middle of the pack or at the bottom of the heap…. how was it that even the smartest people find success so hard to sustain? I reached the strangest conclusion, that there truly is an innovator’s dilemma. ‘Doing the right …

A Jobless Recovery: Christensen’s Mould Breaking Theories

Earlier in the month, Professor Clayton Christensen addressed Britain’s most influential business leaders and senior treasury figures at the Royal Society of Arts in London, where he spoke as the guest of honour. Professor Christensen conveyed his ideas on how companies can become more successful innovators and also addressed the concern’s facing the United Kingdom in terms of their recent economic growth. Professor Christensen’s advice on how to create more stable …

The Business Influentials Series welcomes Clayton Christensen this November

Regarded as one of the world’s most foremost experts on innovation and growth, Clayton M. Christensen is the Kim B. Clark Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School. He is widely sought as a speaker, advisor and board member. His research has been applied to national economies, start-up and Fortune 50 companies, as well as to early- and late-stage investing. Christensen is the best-selling and award-winning author of …

Welcome to the Business Influentials Series

The Business Influentials series brings the world’s most highly respected business thinkers to exclusive management audiences in Asia, Australia and New Zealand. The series presents business leaders with innovative and progressive ideas from the most influential minds at the vanguard of today’s global business landscape. These are the voices sought after by government leaders and the highest levels of industry, with proven insights into the unprecedented challenges of our …