Age of Speed: A Strategy for Thriving in a More-Faster-Now World

Age of Speed: A Strategy for Thriving in a More-Faster-Now World

by Vince Poscente
     
 

ISBN-10: 1885167679

ISBN-13: 2901885167674

Pub. Date: 09/25/2007

Publisher: Bard Press TX

Is our 24/7, CrackBerry, more-faster-now culture eating us alive or setting us free? For everyone feeling trampled by the speed of life and business, author Vince Poscente reveals why harnessing the power of speed is the ultimate solution for our time-starved era. The Age of Speed shows this and other groundbreaking revelations at work with case studies drawn

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Is our 24/7, CrackBerry, more-faster-now culture eating us alive or setting us free? For everyone feeling trampled by the speed of life and business, author Vince Poscente reveals why harnessing the power of speed is the ultimate solution for our time-starved era. The Age of Speed shows this and other groundbreaking revelations at work with case studies drawn from renegade companies such as Netflix, Geico, and Nintendo. With smart personal revelations, addictively clever pop science, practical case studies, and a fresh voice, The Age of Speed is a fast, fun read.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901885167674
Publisher:
Bard Press TX
Publication date:
09/25/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface....................v
The Speed Phenomenon....................1
1 A More-Faster-Now Revolution....................2
2 Want + Need + Access....................10
3 Supply and Demand....................16
4 More Life, Please....................22
Evolution....................27
5 Ahead of Our Own Curve....................28
6 Naughty, Naughty Speed....................32
7 I Hate You, but I Want You....................38
8 Honey, It's Not What You Think....................42
9 Smelling the Roses....................46
10 A Love Triangle: Time, Quality, and Cost....................52
11 Breaking Up with Resistance....................56
The Big Blur....................63
12 Out of Bounds....................64
13 Making a New Pie....................70
14 Defining Our Pie....................80
Four Profiles....................83
15 Speed, Success, and Failure....................84
16 Zeppelins....................88
17 Balloons....................94
18 Bottle Rockets....................100
19 Jets....................108
Agility....................115
20 Bats....................116
21 Sensing Opportunity....................120
22 Being Flexible....................126
23 Responding to Change....................130
Aerodynamics....................135
24 200....................136
25 It's a Drag....................140
26 An Exercise in Consciousness....................146
27 Too Much of a Good Thing....................152
28 Off the Desk and Out of the Inbox....................158
Alignment....................163
29 Racing Across aTightrope....................164
30 Authentic Purpose....................168
31 The Aligned Organization....................174
32 The Aligned Individual....................180
33 Desperately Seeking Simplicity....................184
Harnessing the Power of Speed....................191
34 Aikido....................192
35 Anticipating Speed....................198
36 Seeking Speed....................204
Conclusion....................208
Applications....................210
Notes....................216
Credits....................222
Index....................226
About the Author....................232

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