This is the best summary presentation on Crossing the Chasm that I’ve seen, from Moore himself. He discusses the diffusion of “technology products” (i.e. things… Read More »Crossing the Chasm: Geoffrey Moore on the technology adoption lifecycle
The Wart is the young King Arthur. “Kay won’t tell me,” said the Wart, “what happens when you are made a knight. He says it… Read More »T.H. White on chivalry, confronting evil, and destiny
I’ll share five first principles of intelligent, improvement-oriented swimming. First, is to recognize that, as a human swimmer, you are an energy-wasting machine. DARPA, the… Read More »Terry Laughlin: five principles of intelligent swimming (Total Immersion Swimming)
I’ve been reading her Don Quixote [amazon] for the last 18 months. Rest In Pages. Ralph Manheim, the great translator from the German, compared the… Read More »Edith Grossman on literary translation as narrative transmutation
Historians have an increasingly strong incentive to tell dramatic stories which gain attention and make ‘impact’. But anyone in the business of reporting on reality… Read More »Ian Leslie on story as intellectual anaesthetic
We were working for a well-known software consultancy at a Big Bank that decided to introduce individual performance metrics, “for appraisal and personal development purposes”…… Read More »Dan North on deep productivity: Delivering the team
Just as it is essential for a finite game to have a definitive ending, it must also have a precise beginning. Therefore, we can speak… Read More »James Carse on Finite Games, boundaries and licenses
I think people have been seduced into thinking that the advance in information technology is going to bring more change to the future than I… Read More »Lant Pritchett on the limits of information technology; or, The Moore the Merrier?