Link Roundup #17

John Jantsch of Duct Tape Marketing interviewed Tom for a podcast that covered China, the economy, decency, BP, and Brand You.

Tom was invited to Cornell University last month to give the Olin Lecture during Reunion Weekend. The Olin Lecture is an annual event that was established in 1986, highlighting topics related to higher education and current world situations.
Video of the Cornell speech: Olin Lecture

Jakob Nielsen, the Web usability expert, mentioned in his recent alertbox newsletter that he may have been one of the last interviews done by Jack Schofield, the computer editor at The Guardian newspaper, who retired after 25 years. In the interview, the two discuss usability on the new tablets. Mostly that tablet, you know the one we mean. Though the article focuses on one product, it covers a great deal of important issues for usability in the future.

You might also like this podcast with Jack Schofield, which Nielsen pointed to (he recommends fast-forwarding to a point 31 minutes in).

Our own Madeleine McGrath, managing partner of the Tom Peters Company, has a piece in The People Bulletin, an online magazine for the HR industry. In it, she discusses "how leaders can shift their focus to get a better return on their talent investment in challenged times."