1 We have been engaged in some vuja dé of our own this past year, which resulted in the merger of CrossGlobal Link and The Mission Exchange, and the birth of Missio Nexus. Vlogs recorded prior to February 2012, reflect one of our parent body brands, The Mission Exchange.
2 William C. Taylor, Practically Radical (HarperCollins e-books, 2011), Kindle location 1538, Chapter 2
3 This term has been traced to Tom Kelley, general manager of IDEO, who credits Bob Sutton at Stanford University, who heard it from Jeff Miller, an accomplished sailor with a PhD in biochemistry. It may have actually originated with comedian George Carlin, from his book, Napalm and Silly Putty.
4 William C. Taylor, Practically Radical (HarperCollins e-books, 2011) Kindle location 457, Chapter 1
5 Daniel Kahneman, Thinking Fast and Slow (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) page 24
6 Ibid, pg 45
7 Ibid, pg 276
9 Peter Swartz, The Art of the Long View (New York, NY: Currency, 1991) page 214
10 Danielle Sacks, Cassandra's Revenge, Fast Company, November 2009, page 125
11 Gregory Burns, Iconoclast: A Neuroscientist Reveals How to Think Differently, (Harvard Business Review Press, 2010) Kindle location 31-34
12 Matthew 8:8
13 Matthew 8:10
14 Matthew 15:28
15 Content for this article has been updated and modified from the original August 2010 Learning @ the Speed of Life vlog. The original vlog post features information about the 2010 eXcelerate Award, highlighting several organizations nominated but not selected for the annual award.
16 Richard Munson, From Edison to Enron: The Business of Power and What it Means for the Future of Electricity (Westport, Conn: Praeger Publishers, 2004), 23.
17 James Surowiekcki, "All Together Now," The New Yorker, April 22, 2005.
18 Daniel Ariely, The Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and at Home (HarperCollins e-books 2010, chapter 4, Kindle location 1658-64).
19 Content for this part of the chapter was updated from the original Learning @ the Speed of Life vlog post.
20 Walter Isaacson, Einstein (Simon & Shuster, 2007) Kindle location 1331
21 Ibid, Kindle location 1303
22 Ibid, Kindle location 1451
23 Seth Godin, Linchpin: Are You Indispensible? (Portfolio, 2010), page 3
24 Daniel Pink, Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us (Riverhead, 2011) Kindle location 1086-1094
25 Orisen Swett Marden, Rising in the World (Cooper Union, NY: The Success Company, 1897), page 111
26 Jim Collins, Good to Great and the Social Sectors (Harper Collins, 2005), page 1
27 I first heard this phrase from Scott Fehrenbacher at a CEO Dialogue.
28 I was introduced to this helpful metaphor by Alex Arejo, who has written at least one article fleshing out his ideas.
29 William C. Taylor, Practically Radical (HarperCollins e-books, 2011), Kindle location 3451
30 Dev Patnaik, Wired to Care: How Companies Prosper When They Create Widespread Empathy (FT Press, 2009) Kindle location 338-345
31 William C. Taylor, Practically Radical (HarperCollins e-books, 2011), Kindle location 438-447
32 Ibid, Kindle location 1643-1652
33 Ibid, Kindle location 1097
34 Ibid, Kindle location 1097
35 Ibid, Kindle location 1350
36 Robert Quinn, Deep Change (Jossey-Bass, 1996) page 3
37 Warren Bennis, Geeks & Geezers (Harvard Business Review Press, 2002) page 103
38 Harvard Business Review, April 2011, Failure: Learn From It
39 A National Strategic Narrative, page 2, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, from the preface by Anne-Marie Slaughter, Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University
41William C. Taylor, Practically Radical (HarperCollins e-books, 2011), Kindle Edition page 224
42Ibid, page 225
43Ibid, page 229
44Ibid, page 223
45Tim Harford, Adapt: Why Success Always Starts with Failure (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011) Kindle Edition page 106
46 Tim Harford, Adapt: Why Success Always Starts with Failure (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011) Kindle Edition page 62
47 George Whitefield, M.A., field preacher, James Patterson Gledstone, American Tract Society, pg 74 Google eBook
48 This is my definition of traditional methods. In one generation of leadership methods tend to become routinized and underlying assumptions become "invisible" in that we tend not to challenge them until numerous rounds of sustaining innovation fail to address their underperformance.
49 The first edition of Schumpeter's book, Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy, was published in 1942.
50 Jonah Lerher, IMAGINE: How Creativity Works, (Houghton Miffiln Harcourt, 2012) Kindle location 52
51 This was one of the key findings of the RESET Dialogue Tour conducted the summer before the 2011 North American Mission Leaders Conference.
52 Charles Duhigg, The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business, (Random House, 2012) page 25
53 Ibid, page 61
54 Ibid, page 63
55 Ibid, page 109
56 Ibid, page 159
57 Ibid, page 124
58 Fast Company May 2012 page 154
59 This quote has also been attributed to Alan Kay and probably several others.
60 I readily acknowledge the idea of interdisciplinary or cross-disciplinary learning is a redundant theme in this book. But I have purposely returned to this concept in my monthly vlog because I believe it is a major issue for Great Commission influencers and worthy of repeated mention.
61 Jonah Lerher, IMAGINE: How Creativity Works, (Houghton Miffiln Harcourt, 2012) page 140
62 Tim Breene and Paul Nune, Jumping the S-Curve (Harvard Business Review Press, 2011) page 27
63 Fast Company May 2012 page 156