Now That The iPhone Is 10, It’s Time For Apple To Kill It

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Reading Time: 3 minutesOriginally posted at Forbes.com Joi Ito is the Director of the “Media Lab” at MIT — a place where brilliant creatives come together to grope around on the edge of the inventive darkness in which the future most of us think we see melts into things far more mind-blowing. In his recently released book Whiplash: How to Survive Our Faster Future, Ito quotes Google’s Larry Page, from this …

Bookstore Serendipity: Creativity In The Efficient World Of Amazon

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Reading Time: 5 minutesOriginally posted at Forbes.com To begin, a confession: I am a huge fan of Amazon and everything it is about. I have been a Prime member for years, and I have given Prime memberships as gifts. I marvel at the way Amazon makes everything so easy to do as a customer, whether it is buying, watching, listening, or returning. Amazon has mastered the …

Don’t Cut The Fat — Burn It

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Reading Time: 6 minutesOriginally posted at Forbes.com For decades now, the accepted wisdom has been the same for both nutrition and management: cut the fat. Just as emerging science has come to show the health benefits of nutritional fat, it is time to reexamine the managerial obsession with eliminating “fat” and organizational waste. Food For Thought In the late 1970’s, the federal government launched a task …

Entropy & Echo Chambers

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Reading Time: 2 minutesHave you ever looked at the decisions a leader makes and wondered “How can they be so dumb?” This is increasingly a common refrain, as the disconnect between leaders and the people they lead becomes a lens through which those people view everything the leader says and does. This is true in business, as employee engagement remains stagnant and low while …

By the Numbers

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Reading Time: 1 minute67,736 words 143 posts 1 year 0 times fired   Concerning all acts of initiative (and creation) there is one elementary truth, the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans: that the moment one definitely commits oneself, then providence moves too. All sorts of things occur to help one that would not otherwise have occurred. A whole stream …