Improving myself through continuous learning 

Daily reading/podcast  routine:

  • Wall Street Journal – US, European, and Asian editions online

  • Google News - World, Technology, Business, Health, Sports

  • BBC News

  • Bloomberg’s

 

Weekly reading/podcast routine:

  • The Economist

  • Depending on events, additional internet sources

  • Select Harvard Business Review articles

  • … plus books on leadership, strategy, technology.

Some of my favorite books:

  • Jim Collins, "Good to Great"

  • Peter Drucker, "The Essential Drucker"

  • Michael Porter, "Competitive Strategy; Competitive Advantage

  • Geoffrey More, Crossing the Chasm"

  • C.K. Prahalad, "Core Competence"

  • Jack Welch, "Straight from the Gut"

  • Andy Grove, "Only the Paranoid Survive"

  • Alfred Sloan, "My Years With GM"

  • Lou Gerstner, "Who Says Elephants Can’t Dance"

  • Akio Morita, "Made in Japan (Sony)"

  • "Sumantra Ghoshal on Management"

Northwestern University Kellogg School
of Management Kellogg Management
Institute - Executive Ed (2003-2004)

Nine-month program for senior-level
executives

  • Examine the essential concepts and the
    latest thinking for approaching
    functional areas of accounting, finance,
    marketing, operations, and information

    technology

  • Gain a foundation in strategic business
    management

  • Enhance skills in the critical areas of leading and managing people

  • Explore the sociopolitical and economic environments that shape strategies and performance in today's global business environment

Finance for Executives, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

 

GE Advanced Leadership Program, Crotonville, NY
Crotonville is GEs famed corporate university where it hones its leaders

Transformative curriculum included:

  • Comprehensive P&L Management

  • Leadership

  • Business simulation

  • Exposure to GE’s top leadership

 

Center for Creative Leadership (North Carolina)

  • CCL is Ranked #3 worldwide for Executive Education

  • Leadership Development

 

MBA (Info Systems) – University of Toledo

 

BS Electrical Engineering – University of Toledo

 

Various courses in Financial Management, Marketing, Product Management, etc.

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