The mission of this book, for which it is really hard to say that it is only a business book, is to: “make a difference in shaping organizations and leaders who consider broader responsibilities than the balance sheet.”
According to authors, to achieve a funky organization we must have the gifts and guts to imagine and work wonders. All this implies risk – total risk – and, at the end of the day, our personal risk. Yes, personal risk.
When we wake up next day, we should remind ourselfs that business is not a rocket science. It basically still boils down to making money. Also in Funky Inc.. Continue reading
Thinking, Fast and Slow is the book of the Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman. My rating of the book is 4 out of 5 stars.
Short review presents the psychodrama with the two characters, Sistem 1 and Sistem 2. Book shows us, that it’s easier to recognize other people’s mistake than our own, among many other very useful cases and examples. For business, for study and our relationships. Did you know that the formula for marital stability is simply the frequency of lovemaking minus frequency of quarrels?
Book contributes heavily to the decision making theory. Although not written primarily for decision makers, this book helps us think better about our decisions. Continue reading
Recently I was invited to apply for the PhD project ‘Decision making in the software design process’ at the Eindhoven University of Technology.
In order to prepare for the possible second round of interview for the job, I’ll write my reviews of three books from the decision theory list – of the The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable and Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder by Nassim Nicholas Taleb and that of Thinking, Fast and Slow with Daniel Kahneman.
Not least, I’ll also write a short review of the book Alan Turing: Enigma. Continue reading
Business Model Canvas is a proven tool used in organizations no matter of their size, industry or sector, or positions we have in our companies. It’s an extremely popular tool, used in start-ups, in large companies, and not least in organizations as is the World Bank. There is one estimation that it has been downloaded … Continue reading
About the book
The book “Business Models Design: How insurgent organizations reach values?” was created to provide examples of different approaches and ways of solving problems with design thinking and business model innovation.
The author firmly believes that constructive strategies in conjunction with design thinking and innovative business models lead to a happy community, both for individuals and for society as a whole in the present and for future generations.
Therefore, you are invited to join us on the proposed path. […] Continue reading
Pre-order the book
Pre-order the book “Business Models Design: How breakthrough organizations reach values?” written by Marko Savić until June 24, 2014.
Book has hard covers, it contains 188 pages, and was designed in the 19,5 x 22,5 cm format.
By pre-ordering the book you are entitled to the 16 % discount […] Continue reading
The book Business Models Design (in Slovene: Oblikovanje poslovnih modelov) summarizes in one place some very interesting examples of good practice (also from Slovenian territory), stresses the importance of leaders, draws attention to the important factors that affect problem solving. […] Continue reading
What is the difference between being a designer and thinking like a designer?? Is every designer already a design thinker? And how come that everybody could be a design thinker? Where is therefore the role of design as such? Continue reading
Ken Robinson in the book The Element: A New View of Human Capacity by Ken Robinson explains that lucky people tend to: + maximize chance opportunities; + listen to their intuition; + expect to be lucky; + have an attitude that allows them to turn bad luck to good; + know how they are intelligent. But, to find their element lucky people had to overcome their personal, social, and cultural “circles of constraints”. Continue reading