Disruption disrupting innovation. Teachers need to do and doers need to teach.

Disruption disrupting innovation. Teachers need to do and doers need to teach.

It’s been suggested that children are too young to sit in classrooms and that they should come back when they’re old enough to know they need to learn something. In the Innovation Ecosystem podcast, “Technonomics and why my profits might disappear”, McKinsey advisor...
Trends in the way we work, part 2. Mastercard almost innovates. But no cigar.

Trends in the way we work, part 2. Mastercard almost innovates. But no cigar.

I just heard a lovely exposition on the ways modern corporate business is wrestling with the recruitment issue. On Reid Hoffman’s Masters of Scale podcast, ironically called Take bigger risks, the show sponsor is Mastercard. The Mastercard Center for...
Why we don’t need to know everything about toothpaste to help you stay in the toothpaste market.

Why we don’t need to know everything about toothpaste to help you stay in the toothpaste market.

There’s a feeling among company managers that external perspectives can’t add much to business strategy. It’s an opinion we hear fairly often and yet, McKinsey seems to be doing OK. Is this because buyers of management consultancy just want to buy in resource to get a...
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