Why We Think Visually from John Caswell on Vimeo. To be great at strategy and innovation, you must be able to work through an interconnected system. And, as the pace of change exceeds our ability to grasp what is happening around us, a better approach is needed for developing strategy and innovation. A visual approach [...]
Businesses, either new or “me-too’s”, set out to fulfill a need in the marketplace. Whoever fills this need in a better way, usually is rewarded with profits for a long time. But, profits does not a sustainable company make. Though this particular story I’m about to tell you doesn’t talk about billions of dollars in [...]
An often asked question. Yet, there are those who think that competitive advantages are everlasting. Competitive advantage, it seems to me, has become an instrument of finance. As in, how can our company accumulate hoards of cash to become sustainable? The defining metric for said advantage is profits. That is a mindset, I believe, of [...]
Before strategy, have an opinion. Everyone wants a strategy, but not many have an opinion. I’ve talked about this before, purpose matters. And although I don’t like repeating the same message over and over again, I’ve got a feeling this is never going to end. A real opinion, to me, is a stretch thought about [...]
The twelve enemies of adaptability as curated by Hack Management participants: Click image for larger size. Source: Hacking HR to Build an Adaptability Advantage
Last week I shared with you HBR’s 10 must reads on innovation. Today I’ll share HBR’s 10 Essential must reads. Again, just click on the link and voila!
Two weekends ago, I went to Disneyland with my brother. We had a good time and got a on a lot rides. Including some I’ve never gotten on before. Astro Blasters is one such ride. If you’ve never experienced it, think of it as a shooting gallery on wheels. Basically, you ride a two person [...]