It is a pleasure to welcome a great friend of Clay Christensen, yet another soul deeply touched by the man, the author of “Stall points” and author of the 2014 paper, The Capitalist’s Dilemma, Derek van Bever.
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Clayton Christensen mentored Bob Moesta, and they became fast friends. Bob was one of the principal architects of the Jobs To Be Done theory. He expands on the theory and shares his respect for his friend Clay.
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Today’s book is a book about progress.
Yes, it’s a book about innovation—and how to get better at it.
But at its core, this book is about the struggles we all face to make progress in our lives. If you’re like many entrepreneurs and managers, the word “progress” might not spring to mind when you’re trying to innovate.
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In, “How Will You Measure Your Life?”, Clay Christensen and Karen Dillon apply the theories developed by Clayton Christensen to our lives.
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Karen Dillon joins us to share concepts from her book How Will You Measure you Life co-authored with her friend, Clay Christensen
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The genesis of today’s book centred on a question posed years ago to “disruptive technologies” coauthor Clayton Christensen: where do disruptive business models come from? Christensen’s best-selling books, The Innovator’s Dilemma and The Innovator’s Solution, conveyed important insight into the characteristics of disruptive technologies, business models, and companies.
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What this means in practice is that the new- and-different must be separated and even protected from the tried-and-true. As Mark says, “To play a new game on a new field requires a new game plan.”
—Clayton M. Christensen
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Clayton M. Christensen and Michael B. Horn’s “Disrupting Class” is an unsettling title for a book about the schooling process.
The title conveys multiple meanings.
The principal message is that disruption can usefully frame why schools have struggled to improve and how to solve these problems.
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Today’s book shows how to use the theories of innovation developed in The Innovator’s Dilemma and The Innovator’s Solution—and introduces some new ones. The book argues that it is possible to predict which companies will win and which will lose in a given situation–and provides a practical framework for doing so. We are joined by a long-time collaborator, friend and student of both Clayton Christensen, and he is a long-time friend of this show, Scott D. Anthony.
Posted 1 month ago Tagged Aidan McCullen Business Clayton Christensen Disruption Disruptive Innovation Entrepreneurship Innovation Leadership Michael Raynor Strategy Technology The Innovator's Solution Transformation
The Innovator’s Solution summarises a set of theories that can guide managers who need to grow new businesses with predictable success—to become the disruptors rather than the disruptees—and ultimately kill the well-run, established competitors. To succeed predictably, disruptors must be good theorists. As they shape their growth business to be disruptive, they must align every critical process and decision to fit the disruptive circumstance.