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Why “Magic: the Gathering” is Doomed: Lessons from the Business Theory of Disruption

Twenty years ago, when I was young and beautiful, I picked up a wrapped pack of cards in a computer games store, and read for the first time the tag “Magic: the Gathering”. 2,249 more words

Thoughts About The Future

a book about disruptive technology

the innovator’s dilemma:  when new technologies cause great firms to fail (1997) by clayton m. christensen contains case studies about how companies successfully or unsuccessfully dealt with disruptive technologies \ primarily about the disruption in the disk drive industry, it also illustrated disruptions in diverse areas such as mechanical excavators <hydraulic technology>, retailing <discount stores>, steel industry <electric arc furnace which utilized steel scrap>, motorcycles <honda’s offroad bike>, and pharma <novo’s insulin pen> \ an excellent must read for marketers, business leaders & innovators / it’s like the what-to-expect series – “what to expect when you are faced with potentially disruptive technology (& how to recognize one)” 

Books

Day #865:The Quest for Happiness and Work-life Balance

There’s an interesting story told in Paulo Coelho’s seminal work The Alchemist. One of the best books written in this century.

Now, the story goes: 1,487 more words

Happiness

Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools (Horn & Staker)

I can honestly say that I never thought I’d read a book about education that features blurbs from (among others) Jeb Bush and a representative of the Gates Foundation. 298 more words

Non-fiction

The Monk and The Riddle and Rework and others

The one is more imperative the other more loose.

Both are No BS.

I read The Monk and The Riddle and then Rework shortly after eachother. 367 more words

Books

Day #767:"..If you want to help other people, be a manager"

“I used to think that if you cared for other people, you need to study sociology or something like it. But….I concluded, if you want to help other people, be a manager. 79 more words

The Art of the Interview

Most of us approach a job interview as an interrogation instead of a conversation. What if the interview was a bit more like those conducted in front of an audience by… 615 more words

Connecting The Dots