Monthly Archives: June 2012

Mining the Silicon Valley Mind – A Perspective

What makes Silicon Valley[1] unique? Does the Valley’s success lie in its geography or in the mindset of the people who live there? While many of my posts focus on the Valley as a model to be replicated, today’s post … Continue reading

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Are Education, Health, Government and Religion Ready for Disruption? Reflecting on four major areas of human activity that have mostly avoided disruption

During the Florentine renaissance, Niccolo Machiavelli[1] described why disruptions are so challenging in government and politics. His quote can be readily used to describe why businesses and other human enterprises do not react even when they face enormous disruptions: “There … Continue reading


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