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Book Review: Nassim Taleb – AntiFragile

Mr. Taleb did a nice job sharing a fallacy that exists across society, sectors, fields of study, and simply human nature.  I really enjoyed his analysis and attempt to make it practical knowledge.  I feel in some areas he achieved … Continue reading

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Book review: Nietzsche ‘Zarathustra’

Ok, Nietzsche is one crazy dude – but he has a point.  I finished my second book of his – Zarathustra.  I read this version translated by Walter Kaufmann.  I honestly had a hard time working through the first Part, but … Continue reading

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Book Review: Getting it Right the First Time

In one of my ventures we have debated the concept of rolling out a new company aggressively or conservatively, and a thousand other strategic points as one can imagine.  A partner of mine appreciated this book and asked that I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Microtrends

This book looked interesting given its topic and the praise placed upon it.  It is positioned as a book that highlights small occurrences in society, and their potential impact.  The beginning highlights areas where opportunity exists to improve and in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Complexity

Last week I finished Complexity and must say it was quite good. It is considered equal to Chaos, but I do not agree. I loved Chaos due to its attention to detail and careful explanations. Complexity offered very enlightening views, … Continue reading

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Book Review: IT Governance by Weill & Ross

I recently finished this book and found it quite interesting. The authors, through research that included interviews and surveys, examined how organizations today structure their IT Governance environments. Based on the identified structure they then determined which corresponded to successful … Continue reading

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Book Review: READY, FIRE, AIM

I picked this book up to give my system a jolt after pondering the economic challenges and opportunities as defined by AG. I currently have several ventures in play, and all can be defined as Stage One according to Masterson. … Continue reading

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