If we try to avoid short-term risk, we actually increase the long-term risk of catastrophic failure for our organisations. If risk-aversion keeps us from innovating, we’re thinking about risk all wrong.
What should management look like today – and tomorrow? I just got back to Australia from the 6th Global Drucker Forum that took place over the weekend, where these two questions (and others!) were addressed. Drucker was a great thinker, and one of his pieces inspired the title for this blog – so I was […]
How do we build things that move society forward? That is the core question addressed in Zero to One by Peter Thiel and Blake Masters. I finished the book today, and here are some key quotes (in bold) and my thoughts on them. Of course, it’s easier to copy a model than to make something […]
How should respond to potentially disruptive innovations? If the first response is ridicule, followed by aggression and bargaining, then you could be in trouble.