Articles Posted in the " Word from the Top " Category

  • On Planning

    On Planning

    “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.”–Benjamin Franklin “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.”–Iron Mike Tyson You can see these views on planning as complementary or [...]


  • Resistant Ideas

    Resistant Ideas

    “What is the most resilient parasite in the world” to quote Leo Di Caprio’s character in Inception? The answer –not bacteria, not a virus, nor an intestinal worm, but an idea. Resilient, highly contagious. [...]


  • Disrupt yourself

    Just about anywhere you are in the world, you can quickly get a taxi or book a spare bed room using only a smart phone.  In many areas, phones have replaced credit cards and [...]


  • Why Slingshots Work

      Who knows what Goliath was thinking as he watched David approach from afar. Surprise? Amusement? Over-confidence? Boredom? It???s easier to imagine what his fellow soldiers felt when a ??well-aimed stone fired by David [...]


  • Flopping

    by Mark Almadrones, COO The NBA is a progressive league and it always tinkers with the rules whenever it suits them, which is just about every year. Let???s allow zone defenses, lengthen the 3 [...]