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Monthly Archives: January 2012
There have been a few interesting and controversial posts in the past few months about the topic of the adoption of social media in the organization. Clay Shirky the famous social media expert (“Here comes everybody: the power of social … Continue reading
This quote from Carl Jung is powerful. And so true. Our personal responsibility is immense to decide on what we focus on, what we do, what we choose. Most of us choose to let ourselves being carried away by the … Continue reading
I am not what has happened to me. I am what I choose to become - Carl Jung. As I was about to write this post about destiny and choice I immediately thought about putting a very conventional picture like this … Continue reading
Did you hear about Jonathan’s starbucks card experiment? It’s quite a simple experiment with deep learning in crowdfunding. Jonathan made his starbucks card available to anyone on the internet. Anyone could buy a coffee with it. And anyone could put … Continue reading
Gong Xi Fa Cai! To celebrate the Year of the Dragon, the Fourth Revolution is free on Kindle for another 48h!!
2012 – the Fourth Revolution year of the Dragon! After the tremendous success of the first Kindle promotion of the Fourth Revolution, to celebrate this new year – the Chinese new year, the Fourth Revolution book on Kindle is free … Continue reading
The K.E.E.N. is not anymore motivated by money. She wants to have fun, to bring something to the world, to prove herself. One of the best stories I found is the story of the development of Apple’s graphing calculator. Or, … Continue reading
The title of this post is directly inspired by this quote: “The major advances in civilisation are processes that all but wreck the societies in which they occur” – Marshall Mc Luhan, in “The medium is the massage“, 1967 This … Continue reading
“Every day we produce as much content as was produced by all of mankind for the 20,000 years before 2003″ [Eric Schmidt, former CEO, Google] (quote from Seth Godin’s book ‘we are all weird‘) Actually this quote is wrong. This content … Continue reading
Building on failure is another skill of the K.E.E.N. This interview of Seth Godin is a real eye-opener on the power of failure, and in general, the skills of the K.E.E.N. Seth gives also deep insights on the new world … Continue reading
In a previous post we discussed the differences between Freelancer and Entrepreneur. The fundamental difference is about succeeding in scaling the activity. Scalability is difficult. In the book Founders at work: stories of startups’ early days, which accounts many stories … Continue reading
Do you believe things change quickly? Facebook, today, represents the same size than the entire internet network in 2004. And remember that Facebook service was launched in… February 2004! The internet itself has bloated dozens of times. 17 years ago, … Continue reading
The world acts today as if governments still lived in the good ol’ days of powerful national economic policy. That’s just obsolete. The crisis in the Euro zone shows that economies are truly interconnected, even between continents. We know that … Continue reading