Kotter’s 8-step model is one of the most well-known and widely used change management frameworks. It outlines how to systematically and effectively implement change in an organization.
If you had gathered the same people who created Linux, installed them in a giant conference room for a year, and asked them to devise a new operating system, it’s doubtful that anything so revolutionary would have occurred.
The antifragile is beyond the resilient or robust. The resilient resists shocks and stays the same; the antifragile gets better and better.
Bezos, Musk, & Buffett See The World Differently, Because They See Time Differently (by Michael Simmons)
Long-term thinking supports the failure and iteration required for invention, and it frees us to pioneer in unexplored spaces. Seek instant gratification — or the elusive promise of it — and chances are you’ll find a crowd there ahead of you. — Jeff Bezos
Clayton Christensen (1952-2020), Latter-day Saint Leader Famous for His Theory of Disruptive Innovation, Dies at 67
Clayton Christensen, whose theory of disruptive innovation made him a key influence on Silicon Valley powerhouses like Netflix and Intel and twice earned him the title of the world’s most influential living management thinker, died Jan. 23 at age 67.
There is an interesting development in the war for the electric cars market: to the “Apple style” charging network represented by Tesla, now Ford is countering with its own “Android style” network.
Flooding poor countries with resources, and hope for the best, according to the authors, has not proven to be very effective in creating sustainable economic growth.
Facebook is testing hiding like counts to improve users’ well-being and mental health. If the experiment is successful, it could lead to more tests and eventually to a significant change in the social media world.
It is easy to talk about great ideas as if they were light-bulb moments, sudden epiphanies where everything comes together at once…but that’s rarely how it works.
Hunches or ideas emerge within the realm of possibilities at any given stage and innovation gradually develop over time. They do not come from random lightbulbs moments, flashes, or epiphanies
Thomas Alva Edison (1847 – 1931) was an American inventor and businessman, who many consider as America’s greatest inventor.
Facebook has plans for a new, global financial system with a broad group of partners to create a new cryptocurrency that will be called Libra
Facebook is planning to roll out its own cryptocurrency dubbed “GlobalCoin” in 2020. It could be used to make purchases on the internet, transfer money and other cash-related transactions without using a bank.
According to the authors of the book Platform Revolution: How Networked Markets Are Transforming the Economy, platform design should always start with the core interaction.
The Platform Revolution: How Networked Markets Are Transforming the Economy and How to Make Them Work for You is co-authored by Choudary, Parker, and Van Alstyne
May 24, 1999, marked the 20 year anniversary of FamilySearch.org. Twenty years ago, global nonprofit FamilySearch launched an innovative new website, a free internet genealogy service. Two decades later, FamilySearch is a leader in the rising tide of popular ancestry-related services online.
Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steve Jobs is in some ways another Jobs’ carefully crafted product, and these are my favorite 23 quotes from the book
Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses is a book by Eric Reis that presents a method for developing and managing startups or new ventures in bigger organizations.
Top 25 Best Quotes from Where Good Ideas Come from: The Natural History of Innovation by Steven Johnson
The argument of this book is that a series of shared properties and patterns recur again and again in unusually fertile environments … The more we embrace these patterns — in our private work habits and hobbies, in our office environments, in the design of new software tools — the better we will be at tapping our extraordinary capacity for innovative thinking.
In The Innovator’s Solution, Clayton M. Christensen explains that innovation is not as unpredictable as most managers have come to believe. Although the process of innovations may seem random, if business leaders understand and properly manage the variables that influence the process, they can learn to create truly disruptive growth.
The Innovator’s Dilemma explains the power of disruption, why market leaders are often set up to fail as technologies and industries change and what incumbents can do to secure their market leadership for a long time.