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Nassim Taleb – Antifragile

Nassim Taleb - AntifragileNassim is one of the great thinkers of our time. In his book “Antifragile”, he explores the natures of complexity, and uncertainty - and ways to take advantage of these conditions - much like A-symmetrical warfare. His thinking directly correlates with one of my upcoming books - “Supersaturation…How Complex Systems Sew the [...]

December 3rd, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

The Long Read | Surviving The City | Style and Substance | Esquire UK

The Long Read | Surviving The City | Style and Substance | Esquire UKInteresting read… Bankers were once the champagne-swilling, Porsche-driving, red-braces-wearing, coke-snorting alpha dogs. Now they’re battered, bruised and desperate to keep their jobs. After the financial crisis, will life in the Square Mile ever be the same?

November 28th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

19 Amazing Ways CEO Howard Schultz Saved Starbucks – Business Insider

19 Amazing Ways CEO Howard Schultz Saved Starbucks - Business InsiderHero -Scott On January 8, 2008, the second day Howard Schultz was the newly-reinstated CEOof Starbucks Corp., its stock jumped 8 percent. A few days later, Schultz read a MarketWatch article about turnaround CEOs. Its author advised that Schultz follow the lead of CEOs like [...]

November 27th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments