Book Review: A Whole New Mind

Daniel Pink’s 2005 book, on the merits of right- brained thinking, has a title, “A Whole New Mind: Why Right- Brainers Will Rule the Future“, which suggests a revolution is upon us. In reality, the apocalypse the title implies is not that scary. Behind its auspicious cover, a WNM provides a comprehensive historical account of the […]

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Design 101 (Care of T.B.)

Final got to finishing off Tim Brown’s, “Change By Design“. A good read, although a little sluggish in the middle, Change By Design offers a holistic view of the considerations organisations must take in to account, in all strategic decisions. This book should be required reading for all change agents, official and not. Most notable, and I […]

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Book Review: The Design of Business

Rarely have I ever had to add so many “tags” to a book review before. Yet again, we are dealing with Roger Martin. It would stand-to-reason then his latest book, “The Design of Business: Why Design Thinking Is The Next Competitive Advantage” would explore a variety of inter- related business areas, such as strategy, customer experience, […]

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Book Review: Nudge

It sometimes appears Barrack Obama has an exhaustive set of tools to help in both understanding and managing an immense group of stakeholders. His latest tool? Nudges. A recent Times article [on Obama] led me to pick up Richard Thaler & Cass Sunstein‘s latest books: “Nudges: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth and Happiness“. Appears that […]

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