Mar 132015
 

Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader: Brent Schlender, Rick Tetzeli: 9780385347402: Amazon.com: Books:

 

There have been many books—on a large and small scale—about Steve Jobs, one of the most famous CEOs in history. But this book is different from all the others. 

Becoming Steve Jobs takes on and breaks down the existing myth and stereotypes about …

*This book looks like a winner.

May 222014
 

This book looks interesting.

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While reading The Wall Street Journal today, I came across a review for a new book. It’s interesting and I’ll consider buying it. Perhaps this would make for a great listen. It’s not clear if it’s available on Audible.

Dec 222013
 

“As knowledge becomes the resource of post-capitalist society, the social position of school as “producer” and “distributive channel” of knowledge, and its monopoly, are both bound to be challenged. And some of the competitors are bound to succeed.”

Peter Drucker

Post-Capitalist Society

*Business model innovation.

Dec 222013
 

“… in Japanese Kaizen, every single step is a small one—a minor change here, a minor improvement there. But the aim is to produce by means of step-by-step improvements a radically different product, process, or service a few years later. The aim is to make a difference.”

Peter Drucker

Post-Capitalist Society

How making a difference matters. Staying competitive, strong and capable.

Dec 222013
 

“A turnaround requires abandoning whatever does not perform and doing more of whatever does perform.”

Peter Drucker

Post-Capitalist Society

This would seem to be a process that could apply to the individual as well.

Dec 202013
 

If the First Wave wealth system was chiefly based on growing things, and the Second Wave on making things, the Third Wave wealth system is increasingly based on serving, thinking, knowing and experiencing.

This is the most highlighted passage with 52 highlighters as of December 20, 2013. 


Where were we and where are we going?


Notes: 

Revolutionary Wealth by Alvin Toffler, Heidi Toffler


Jul 142013
 

“Successful innovations exploit changes that have already happened. They exploit the time lag-in science, often twenty-five or thirty years between the change itself and its perception and acceptance.”

Peter Ferdinand Drucker. Managing in a Time of Great Change (Drucker Library) (p. 20). Kindle Edition.

 

A few minutes ago I was in the Kindle for Mac app and was reviewing text others and myself have highlighted in this book. The quote above jumped out at me.

What changes have recently occurred?

What are the opportunities that the future will present?

Something to think about.

May 252013
 

The Temp Economy: From Kelly Girls to Permatemps in Postwar America: Erin Hatton: 9781439900819: Amazon.com: Books: “The Temp Economy: From Kelly Girls to Permatemps in Postwar America”

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*This book looks interesting.

May 232013
 

A new book by Mitch Joel, Ctrl Alt Delete, was featured in book email. Looked on Amazon first, saw there was an Audible version. One credit used to buy it on the spot.

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