The author says that your ability to survive and thrive in new the worlds depends on six “essential aptitudes”:
1. Design (beyond function)
2. Story (beyond argument)
3. Symphony (beyond focus)
4. Empathy (beyond logic)
5. Play (beyond seriousness)
6. Meaning (beyond accumulation) Continue reading Book Giveaway #76: A Whole New Mind
“Every company would like to be best at something, but few actually understand – with piercing insight and egoless clarity – what they actually have the potential to be the best at and, just as important, what they cannot be best at. And, IT IS THIS IS DISTINCTION that stands one of primary contrasts between the good-to-great companies”. Continue reading Book Giveaway #75: Good To Great
Alvin Toffler started explaining about the “PROCESS” of change in his first book “Future Shock” (1970). He followed by detailing the “DIRECTIONS” of change in his next book “The Third Wave” (1980). Finally, he completed the trilogy with this book “Powershift” (1990) talking about “CONTROL” – about control structures and who will control what, Continue reading Book Giveaway #68: Powershift
Revolution might sound a little dramatic, but in this world, choosing authenticity and worthiness is an absolute act if resistance. Choosing to live and love with our whole hearts is act of defiance. You are going to confuse, piss off, and terrify lots of people – including yourself. One minute you’ll pray that the transformation stops, and the next minute you’ll pray that it never ends. Continue reading Book Giveaway #58: Dare To Lead
Ever faced such a situation? How does a leader go about inspiring to team to begin collaboration with urgency and focus? How to create a compelling vision? How to build trust? Continue reading Book Giveaway #47: The Tools of Leadership
What does it take to be the “father of electronic gaming”? What does it take to be the first boss of Steve Jobs? Maybe a lot – could be being the right person at the right time.
Or, maybe, that is retrospective wisdom? Certainly, the same opportunity was available to many, but only Nolan Bushnell though “think through” and “act upon” his instincts?
Bushnell is here to help – he offers 51 things to know – especially if you wish to bring out and nourish the genius in yourself and others. Continue reading Book Giveaway #40: Finding the Next Steve Jobs