Monthly Archives: September 2012
I have always thought that honest goes a long way. This approach to life may be interpreted as naive, but I do believe that becoming trustworthy will often work out for your best interests in the long run. Trustworthiness is … Continue reading
Authors Kal Raustiala and Chris Sprigman have a new book out, The Knockoff Economy, exploring the effects of imitation on innovation and on profitability. Common sense would say that when imitations (knockoffs) of products appear on the market, the sales … Continue reading
Bill Waddell, famous lean expert and consultant, describes in a short talk the basics of Lean Accounting. It is always positive to see that leaders of various continuous improvement disciplines agree that an accounting and measurement system focused on real value … Continue reading
Stanley Milgram and Philip Zimbardo are two recognized psychologists that conducted a some of the most famous social experiments in history to try to better understand human behavior. What they were trying to prove in their own ways was that behavior … Continue reading
Ever been in a dilemma, and have no idea what to do? When implications are so big that even an conflict resolution diagram will not help you find an answer, there is always the traditional “flip a coin” advice. But is … Continue reading
In a world were information can be accessed immediately with the tap of a finger, the click of a mouse or a couple of keystrokes, have you asked yourself how the instantaneous world we live in has changed our behavior? … Continue reading
If you don’t know about Seth Godin’s Linchpins, maybe Hugh’s illustration can help to understand the gist of it. Bottom line: Are you indispensable? If not, what are you doing about it?