At once wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, Ready Player One is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debut—part quest novel, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spell-slinging mages battle giant Japanese robots, entire planets are inspired by Blade Runner, and flying DeLoreans achieve light speed.
sort of predictable, characters fairly one dimensional. still, I liked it, and it's a cool story with an interesting idea.
Millions of people around the world have improved their lives through the timeless advice David Schwartz offers in The Magic of Thinking Big. In this best-selling audiobook, Schwartz proves you don't need innate talent to become successful, but you do need to understand the habit of thinking and behaving in ways that will get you there.
cool idea, poor performance. boring and sounded like an infomercial. too "self helpy" to be compelling.
If you listen to nothing else on inspiring and executing innovation, listen to these 10 articles. We've combed through hundreds of articles in the Harvard Business Review archive and selected the most important ones to help you innovate effectively.
in general, there are tons of brilliant ideas in this work. the concept that IRR and DCF bias organizations away from innovation is powerful. Clayton M. Christensen and Peter Drucker are both great in here. -1 point on story just because there is a lot of frivolous MBA speak--obtuse jargon for simple concepts--which smacks of pseudoscience and detracts from the credibility of some of the authors. but I still recommend it!
Great companies can fail: not because they do anything wrong, but because they do everything right. Meeting customers' current needs leads firms to reject breakthrough innovations, "disruptive technologies", that create the products and opportunities of the future.
the book breaks down a single idea, and presents it clearly. very nicely done. thanks