"The only way to get beyond mere incremental improvements is to question the status quo." Judy Estrin, Closing the Innovation Gap
Oh to be at Chavez tonight! It makes my heart ache to be so far away. Go Dodgers! Started the evening off with the awesome Chicken Chile Rellenos with Cowcamp Creamed Corn from A Cowboy in the Kitchen: Recipes from
Love David Armano’s post on the difference between conventional marketing and unconventional marketing. He’s got a succinct synopsis (big = big ideas, big bang launch, big budgets; little = micro strategies, big insights, rapid iterations) and his normal great diagram
The basic message of The Innovator’s Dilemma is that "successful" organization’s rarely make a timely shift to newer (and eventually winning) technologies because the old is still working so well. Because the old is still working so well, budget and
Sometimes if you want to really understand an idea, you need to go back to its roots. If you want to really understand disruptive innovation, you need to go back to The Innovator’s Dilemma. Don’t know it? When is was
You’ve seen them buying elsewhere. You’ve wondered what you’ve got to do to get them. But have you done anything about it? Mike Wagner has a great post with an exercise that will help you get them.
Kent scooped us again. For a look at the 15 largest churches in America, check out his post. Fascinating to see the changes in a year. In the list he also tracks their ranking in 06 and 07.