Tag: Social Media

“Gazelles thrive and win by how they share power with one another. And as a result, they can act fast, fluid, and flexible.”

-Nilofer Merchant,
11 Rules for Creating Value in the Social Era

“You won the exact same number of games that the Yankees won, but the Yankees spent $1.4 million per win and you paid $260,000…I mean, anybody who’s not building a team using your model, they’re dinosaurs.”

-John Henry, Owner of the Boston Red Sox in Moneyball

“As companies have decentralized strategic and innovation activities, promoting agility, they have become increasingly hospitable to catalysts—those mission-driven leaders who corral corporate resources that are outside their traditional span of control to address sprawling challenges. They form networks or coalitions within and outside the company and are motivated by the desire to solve big—often global—problems.”

                 -Scott D. Anthony, The New Corporate Garage, HBR September 2012