By now, everyone reading this knows (or should know) that you never want to be the so-called “smartest guy in the room.” Surround yourself with smarter people and you’ll all win. More ideas, more energy, more connections, smarter people make smart people even more successful.
But, what about being “the dumbest guy in the room”? Ever think of that? Read more at: http://www.forbes.com/sites/billfischer/2016/01/28/the-dumbest-guy-in-the-room/#51809e875fc4
It's all about change being continuous
Originally appearing in IMD's Tomorrow's Challenges - July 2014
What if I told you that the foundation of much of how we've opened strategic conversations in business schools over the last forty years is now perceived as being unreliable? Not "wrong," not "misleading," not "unnecessary," but something that you need to be much more careful about in using than in the past. I'm speaking about Michael Porter's long-loved "five-forces" approach to industry analysis. The new advice is let the user beware.
Read more: Rethinking Thinking About Strategy