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Management 3.0 - Complexity Thinking

This presentation is part of the Management 3.0 course, developed by Jurgen Appelo http://www.management30.com/course-introduction/

Via Philippe Vallat
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It's not something to "eat" in one sitting... I reserved it here for me (and perhaps for some of you) in order to just come back some times and check in it this and that... it's more than 70 slides and they are often complicated but the info, the message is worth to go for it and understand it... so, happy discoveries...:-)))

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Seth's Blog: Compromise, design and the literal edges

Seth's Blog: Compromise, design and the literal edges | Business strategy notes | Scoop.it
Let's say you wanted to improve the katana, the legendary fighting sword. You could ask your team to come up with a sword that's lighter, sharper and more durable. Built into that charge is the requirement to compromise. And just...
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"..by optimizing for just one attribute, you've eliminated most of the compromise from the design discussion. As a result, you're far more likely to encounter something extraordinary. It might not be practical, but there's plenty of time to compromise later..."

 
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What We Learn From Firefighters - N. N. Taleb

What We Learn From Firefighters - N. N. Taleb | Business strategy notes | Scoop.it

(with a short intro in Hungarian, the article is from Edge.org...)

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Nassim Nicholas Taleb is angry (http://youtu.be/ABXPICWjFIo)... why on earth?! He sells millions of books, is this not enough to him?!


He is like a modern Socrates says: "I know that I know nothing but I also know that all these PhD-decorated economists and quants know less than me because they are not knowing (or paid not to tell it...) that they know nothing about the real risks... what is sold as riskfree, the truth is: "Nobody knows..." This guy, Nassim Nicholas Taleb is an honest scientist, that's it...


True that he is now outside of the system and not dependent on the system, he is a money-maker world-wide bestseller author... but the essence is not that.... the essence is that he is speaking in vain, the books are sold but the message is killed by those who could do things who are just having got the money for opinions without putting in their skin... they are not depending on the success of their opinions... well, be aware... 

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How difficult is to let things/thingking/routines go especially when they are enormous economic drivers...

 

Nassim Nicholas Taleb is angry (http://youtu.be/ABXPICWjFIo)... why on earth?! He sells millions of books, is this not enough to him?!

 

He is like a modern Socrates says: "I know that I know nothing but I also know that all these PhD-decorated economists and quants know less than me because they are not knowing (or paid not to tell it...) that they know nothing about the real risks... what is sold as riskfree, the truth is: "Nobody knows..." This guy, Nassim Nicholas Taleb is an honest scientist, that's it...

 

True that he is now outside of the system and not dependent on the system, he is a money-maker world-wide bestseller author... but the essence is not that.... the essence is that he is speaking in vain, the books are sold but the message is killed by those who could do things who are just having got the money for opinions without putting in their skin... they are not depending on the success of their opinions... well, be aware... 

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How To Sell Yourself To Investors

How To Sell Yourself To Investors | Business strategy notes | Scoop.it
People from all walks of life start businesses each year. Yet, all of these entrepreneurs have one thing in common – the courage to take the first step toward realizing a dream.
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The investors are basically buying into you... your brilliant idea brings you to the pitch but it's who is selling it... an investor is rather opt for a  combo of A+ entrepreneurs plus B+ idea than that of A+ idea plus B+ entrepreneurs... Good post...

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What Content Should You Use in Your Lead Nurturing Emails?

What Content Should You Use in Your Lead Nurturing Emails? | Business strategy notes | Scoop.it

Your lead generation efforts have been going well, and now it's time to nurture your leads... You've read enough of the lead nurturing stati (What Content Should You Use in Your Lead Nurturing Emails?


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Nurturing phase in sales process for professional services... concise, great...:-)))

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Management 3.0 - Complexity Thinking

This presentation is part of the Management 3.0 course, developed by Jurgen Appelo http://www.management30.com/course-introduction/

Via Philippe Vallat
Miklos Szilagyi's insight:

It's not something to "eat" in one sitting... I reserved it here for me (and perhaps for some of you) in order to just come back some times and check in it this and that... it's more than 70 slides and they are often complicated but the info, the message is worth to go for it and understand it... so, happy discoveries...:-)))

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How Medium is building a new kind of company with no managers

How Medium is building a new kind of company with no managers | Business strategy notes | Scoop.it
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Hey guys... what about this one, holacracy or companies without bosses? In the Moon, you say? Perhaps... perhaps not all the industries will join, perhaps not tomorrow, perhaps after-tomorrow but you know what? ...the first hirondelles are here... we are all living in interesting times... true, somewhat frightening times as well... but it would be foolish to miss the interesting part, wouldn't it?

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In this post the main thing is not Medium, the new blog or what platform (though the concept is interesting), the "punch-line" is how the company is operated... if you have time (Jesus, if we once would have time...), the links within are leading tonnteresting papers, videos, etc. about "holacracy", a very interesting new concept... I've curated this firs in the topic Business strategy notes but I see it now very relevant here, in Business coachng as well...

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Please don’t start a business. Unless… — Sunwords.com by Sunny Bindra

Please don’t start a business. Unless… — Sunwords.com by Sunny Bindra | Business strategy notes | Scoop.it
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So, you can start your own business... OK, I understand... what if you read this first and if you still have envie... seriously...

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Six Sigma Is Draining Employees' Creativity

Six Sigma Is Draining Employees' Creativity | Business strategy notes | Scoop.it
“Now I have to tell you something, and I mean this in t…
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"I don’t believe in process. In fact, when I interview a potential employee and he or she says that ‘it’s all about the process,’ I see that as a bad sign … The problem is that at a lot of big companies, process becomes a substitute for thinking." - Proportion, balance... I am always saying... anything overzealously pushed will lead to distortions... normal...:-)))

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The end of strategic planning? | Enablers Network

The end of strategic planning? | Enablers Network | Business strategy notes | Scoop.it
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Yeah... Schnee von gestern... snow of yesterday... Henry Mintzberg said that decades ago... though the post is interesting... good to be reminded... it's not easy to understand, remember and follow... the good old strategic planning always just come back through the back-door...:-))) Not necessarily in these terms but it's speaking about resilience or even more, perhaps about antifragility too...

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Miklos Szilagyi's comment, July 13, 2013 8:35 AM
Actually, I'm flattered a bit that my humble curating work has grasp your attention...:-))) you know I'm very much a Mintzberg fan... but of course not only that... it could perhaps an interesting point for you to know that after (!) I have curated this I have checked your book on my Kindle... and read the comments and then - despite the rather heavy price tag (the Kindle price is higher than the paper, isn't it crazy somehow?!) - I have actually bought your book... hope I will like it, too..:-))). Have a great weekend to you as well
Didier Marlier's comment, July 14, 2013 2:41 AM
Thank you dear Miklos. I find remarkable the work that curators do. My friend, Business futurist Gerd Leonhard finds people like you a blessing in the world of information overload. We owe you and your colleagues a lot. Sorry for the book, would happily have sent you one... Have a great day...
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John McCain To Tim Cook: 'Why The Hell Do I Have To Keep Updating Apps On My iPhone?'

John McCain To Tim Cook: 'Why The Hell Do I Have To Keep Updating Apps On My iPhone?' | Business strategy notes | Scoop.it
He has a point.
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Well, it's an amazing moment when a senate committee member, John McCain probing Apple's CEO on taxes and offshore profits just fallong out of his role and asking an otherwise relevant private question...:-))) that helps a lot to the CEO balancing the situation...

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Resistant to Change: My Managers Don’t Want to Find a Blue Ocean? | Executive Street

Resistant to Change: My Managers Don’t Want to Find a Blue Ocean? | Executive Street | Business strategy notes | Scoop.it
How do you free your brain from the road blocks that might keep you in a Red Ocean of bloody competition & prevent you from Blue Ocean Strategic thinking?
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"Blue ocean"... a strategic thinking framework... Though I myself believe less and less the "one" ultimate tool, it is evident that these approaches are fine-tuning our mind how to think about strategy and in this sense it is worth to study them and to apply them whenever they deem to be relevant...

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What to Do When Friends Want to Be Co-Founders

What to Do When Friends Want to Be Co-Founders | Business strategy notes | Scoop.it
One of the toughest challenges a young entrepreneur may face is turning away friends who want to join their companies. Here are some options.
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Interesting points... it often happens that friends join to make something together, why not a start-up... now, it's a new set-up between the friends, a completely new relationship, therefore, both parties should think seriously through how the friendship could help, could generate synergy to the new venture or there is a good chance that the effect will just be quite the opposite...

 

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Richard Branson Interview from the Genius Network Mastermind

Richard Branson Interview from the Genius Network Mastermind | Business strategy notes | Scoop.it
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40 minutes interview with Sir Richard Branson on his Necker Island... very interesting guy and very down-to-earth and like approachable... the archetype of the genuine mix of having/making fun, making the difference, entrepreneurship and philantropy... not the type of very official interview... it's cool and fun way to have some real insight into the thinking of this interesting, fun and very charismatic guy...

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The Best PR Advice You’ve Never Heard - from Facebook’s Head of Tech Communications

The Best PR Advice You’ve Never Heard - from Facebook’s Head of Tech Communications | Business strategy notes | Scoop.it
“Imagine you’re sitting across from a reporter at lunch. You’re telling them what you do, your story, why they should care about your product. You have to convince this reporter to not only write about you, but that what you’re doing matters. That you’re going to be successful.”
This is Caryn Marooney, Head of Technology Communications for Facebook. But before that, she co-founded OutCast, the elite PR agency that worked with one-time startups Amazon, Salesforce.com, Netflix and VMware. She’s seen firsthand how hard it is for young companies to capture press attention when they have zero brand recognition and limited resources.
Most founders set out to create something iconic but don’t know where to start. At First Round’s recent CEO Summit, Marooney boiled down this massive challenge into an execution plan and guidelines for startups to craft an image that will resonate with the public and the press, launch on a strong note, and build momentum as they grow — regardless of size and resources.
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Good, like it...:-)))

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7 Guidelines for Startups Founders in the Crunch

7 Guidelines for Startups Founders in the Crunch | Business strategy notes | Scoop.it
You’ve raised seed funding, built a team, and launched your product. Maybe some revenue is trickling in.From the TechCrunch view, everything is rosy. But in your gut, you have a sinking feeling. Why?
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What to do when in the crunch? (Still) not a failure  but the money is running out and the sales just not come in as planned... you are dragging on and on... some sizeable advices...:-)))

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Advanced Game Theory Strategies For Decision-Making

Advanced Game Theory Strategies For Decision-Making | Business strategy notes | Scoop.it
The importance of game theory to modern analysis and decision-making can be gauged by the fact that since 1970, as many as 12 leading economists and scientists have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for their contributions to game...

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Some basic & very interesting summaries about the most popular game theories...

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Game Theory is THE example that "mathematicians are machines that turn cofee into theorems" 

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BIG BANG Disruptive Innovationen – Definition & Learnings ...

BIG BANG Disruptive Innovationen – Definition & Learnings ... | Business strategy notes | Scoop.it
Nein, bei diesem Artikel handelt es sich nicht um eine beliebte Comedy-Serie. Ganz im Gegenteil, die es betrifft, haben nicht viel zu lachen. Es geht um disruptive Innovationen, die bestehende Produkte fast gänzlich ...

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Interessant...

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William Bridges on Change, Transitions, and the Neutral Zone: Part I

William Bridges on Change, Transitions, and the Neutral Zone: Part I | Business strategy notes | Scoop.it

Bill Bridges on Change, Transition, and the Neutral Zone: http://t.co/JT4BWpCT9R


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Well, about changes we have the classic literature: e.g. Argyris, Kotter, Conner... but it's an inexhaustible territory (until - from an always cited number - 70% of the change projects are failing... - it would, by the way, useful to go after this number...  too many, too many times are citing it...), therefore, those who make any tiny contribution to the body of knowledge to this area are, of course,  welcome... this one says that there is a nomansland (it's called here "neutral zone"...) between the old anything ended and the new one started to operate... and that this is a difficult part, among other things, humanly... yes, true...

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Survive The Buyer Revolution With Buyer Predictability | Demandcon

Survive The Buyer Revolution With Buyer Predictability | Demandcon | Business strategy notes | Scoop.it
Today's buying process is more complex. The solution? Investing time and effort into understanding your buyers with these two key tools.
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The complexities in the buyer-vendor universe are more and more demanding new ways of handling things...

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From Push to Passion

John Hagel is the author of The Power of Pull. He makes the case that we are struggling as individuals and institutions to adapt to a long-term shift in our business environment that changes the nature of competition.


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Now, that's an interesting one... Hagel (with Brown and Davison) also wrote a book about this, The Power of Pull... after watching the video (good) and before writing this, I checked the book on Kindle... it's great to read all these comments on Kindle about books, they are sometimes so detailed, so professional that you wantvto read them instead of the book... what I personally picked up from (the rather very positive) comments ("Must read", etc.) that by watching the video you have pretty much the idea what is expanded into the book... I recommend very much to watch this video of 17 minutes...

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You can follow John Hagel on Twitter here: @jhagel

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Competition is less about survival of the fittest and more about understanding collaboration and cooperation.

Johann Gauthier's curator insight, August 20, 2013 5:46 PM

From Robin Martin !

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Don't Be Overconfident

Don't Be Overconfident | Business strategy notes | Scoop.it
You know that you are better than your competitor; you’re confident in your ability to create more value for your dream client. You know that your ideas are better. You also know that your offering...
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I like this... sometimes you feel that there are more problems on the other pole of underconfidence, lack of self-esteem (I speak about, of course, Europe, the old continent...:-))) but this might be a problem, perhaps in a phase of your development, the overconfidence, complacency

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Steve Blank: Don’t Give Away Your Board Seats

Steve Blank: Don’t Give Away Your Board Seats | Business strategy notes | Scoop.it
STEVE BLANK: I recently had a group of ex-students out to my home who were puzzling over a dilemma. They’d been working hard on their startup, were close to finding product/market fit and had been approached by Oren, a potential angel investor.
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It's an interesting question what the board are for... not everyday asked this question... the article showns some interesting, intricate element of how to choose and how to use e.g. an advisory board...

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About sustainable growth - When the pace might be dangerous...

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A rarely handled issue, the dangers of the too rapid growth and how can you have the grip on the sustainability...

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Startup Survival 101: It's All About Relationships That Work

Business ideas and trends from Entrepreneur Magazine. The latest news, expert advice, and growth strategies for small business owners.
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Good tips for start-up survival...

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À quoi reconnaît-on un comportement anti-entrepreneur ?

À quoi reconnaît-on un comportement anti-entrepreneur ? | Business strategy notes | Scoop.it
Stratège, meneur d'équipe, visionnaire, il est facile de reconnaître un entrepreneur extraordinaire. Quant aux autres…
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C'est bon... mon préféré: "C'est impossible!"

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