From the world's leading thinker on innovation and New York Times bestselling author of The Innovator's Dilemma, Clayton M. Christensen, comes an unconventional book of inspiration and wisdom for achieving a fulfilling life. Christensen's The Innovator's Dilemma, notably the only business book that Apple's Steve Jobs said "deeply influenced" him, is widely recognized as one of the most significant business books ever published. Now, in the tradition of Randy Pausch's The Last Lecture and Anna Quindlen's A Short Guide to a Happy Life, Christensen's How Will You Measure Your Life is with a book of lucid observations and penetrating insights designed to help any reader--student or teacher, mid-career professional or retiree, parent or child--forge their own paths to fulfillment.
EXCERPTS: Competing Against Luck: The Story of Innovation and Customer Choice
Posted October 4, 2016, 12:00 PM with category of Innovation & Creativity
In his new book, Clayton Christensen—one of the giants of business thought and business books—offers a new theory of innovation.
NEWS & OPINION: strategy+business's Best Books of 2014
Posted November 5, 2014, 6:19 AM with category of Publishing Industry
yearly list is always decidedly and refreshingly different than most others.
NEWS & OPINION: The Best Books of 2012, A Season of Lists
Posted November 26, 2012, 5:24 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
The season of lists is upon us. The first ornament up on the tree was Steve Coll's Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power, published by The Penguin Press, which took home the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year earlier this month. And there was another large nonfiction title related to economics—Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty by Daron Acemoglu and James A.
NEWS & OPINION: Amazon's Best Books of the Year... So Far
Posted June 26, 2012, 6:08 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
Amazon has been putting out a mid-year list of the best books for the past few years now, and released this (mid) year's list yesterday. The books in the Business & Leadership category are:
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg, Random House
The Tools: Transform Your Problems into Courage, Confidence, and Creativity by Phil Stutz & Barry Michels, Spiegel & Grau
How Will You Measure Your Life? by Clayton M.
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Posted May 10, 2012, 9:38 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
How Will You Measure Your Life? by Clayton Christensen, James Allworth & Karen Dillon, Harper Business, 240 pages, $25. 99, Hardcover, May 2012, ISBN 9780062102416
Clayton Christensen is a business theorist who, in 1997, wrote the renowned Innovator’s Dilemma which introduced the idea that most well-established companies are overtaken not by behemoth competitors but by “disruptive” innovations that rise up and cut down giants in part because the giants were oblivious to the threat, and/or unable to invest in new emerging technologies.