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Fri, 23 Oct 2015 05:15:36 +0000
I'm labeling what follows a "précis" of my current concerns. It originated with a client request for projected "takeaways" associated with a forthcoming speech. I responded, as requested, with a single page. Then, more or less for the hell of it, I expanded the outline/précis to a 2,000* word short essay (PDF and PPT also). […]
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Imperative #1 for the Crazy World of 2015/2015+ appeared first on Tom Peters.
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 20:35:25 +0000
Herein the outline of my presentation to PAI Market Partners Conference on 05 December in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic: 1. "Software is eating the world."—Marc Andreessen. "It" has been coming for a long time. But "wait 'til next year" is done. Radical—very radical—technology-driven changes, featuring robotics-executed surgery, algorithms that dominate the world's financial markets, the […]
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Mon, 01 Jul 2013 11:33:43 +0000
On 22 June 2013, I had the privilege of acting as MC/host for a TEDx conference in Manchester VT—effectively, my home town. The chosen topic was creativity, and some 13 talks attacked the issue from every angle imaginable. As MC/host, I began by attempting to set the context—and chose to do so along economic lines. […]
Fri, 20 Apr 2012 12:17:08 +0000
One of Tom's favorite topics is innovation, and you'd have a hard time finding a more expert person on the subject than Tom Kelley, General Manager of IDEO. His business is innovation, and we spoke to him twice, following publication of his first and second books. By reading his two interviews (links below) at tompeters.com, […]
Mon, 19 Mar 2012 15:43:22 +0000
Our Off the Cuff video series is a direct response from Tom to your questions. This is the third video in the series, which poses a question from Jack, "Why don't big companies innovate, and who are the best that do?"
Thu, 15 Mar 2012 15:28:46 +0000
Tom has written, "All (ALL) innovation comes from fury." Reading this in The Little BIG Things compelled the editor of Oxford American magazine to examine why he founded the magazine as well as what disturbs him about his competition. In this editorial, he rails against a competitor's simplistic portrayal of the American South. I've never […]
Wed, 05 Jan 2011 15:30:39 +0000
It's time for two new sections in The Little BIG Things Synopsis Series. The next two sections in The Little BIG Things: 163 Ways to Pursue Excellence are titled "Gender" and "Innovation." Tom covers a lot of ground in Gender—from the penultimate example of female persistence to the economic impact of serving the women's market—when […]
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#31 Innovation appeared first on Tom Peters.
Fri, 29 Oct 2010 20:21:47 +0000
In video number 45 from The Little BIG Things Video Series, Tom tells us the single source of innovation is angry people. Their anger allows them to penetrate the resistance they encounter. You can find the video in the right column of the front page of tompeters.com or you can watch the video on YouTube. […]
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Angry People Make Change appeared first on Tom Peters.
Tue, 12 Oct 2010 17:44:29 +0000
Our longtime friends at HSM put on their annual World Business Forum in New York last week. Tom has spoken at this event in the past and this year they invited us to attend via the Blogger's Hub, a special section monitoring the event. The roster of speakers was impressive, to say the least. To […]
Mon, 26 Oct 2009 12:26:00 +0000
"Rumors of my death are greatly exaggerated."—Mark Twain Did you know: 43% of all U.S. venture capital in 2008 went to the San Francisco Bay Area. California on its last legs? I probably heard that sorry story five times in my 30-plus year residence, roughly 1966–2000. What a crock! Then! Now! Check out this week's […]