Continuous Learning

Competitive Advantage?

Dave Kinnear 1-On Leadership, 4-ExtPost

Sustainable Advantage: I don’t know how we can claim we have a sustainable competitive advantage unless, that is, that we believe that advantage to be our ability to learn faster than the competition. Technology is moving much too fast for us to think that some sort of product or service is really our competitive advantage. But continuous learning, a willingness …

The Black Box

The Black Box

Dave Kinnear 1-On Leadership, 3-LI

Puzzle Eons ago, when I was in engineering school, we had an exercise known as “The Black Box.” The idea is simple; the challenge wasn’t always so simple. Inside the box, hidden from our view, was an electronic circuit. There were two variations, a paper exercise where the instructor gave us the input and output waveforms, and we had to …