Monthly Archives: May 2011

Dylan’s web of influenced artists

The majority of the information is based on interviews, some are guesses on my part. Additions (or objections) are welcomed, to make this mind map complete. Thanks to Goodnitesteve for input. Related posts marketing lessons from Dylan 70 milestones

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Organic organization chart

Unfinished mind map to show that this is a much better way of depicting the organizational structure than the old-fashioned organization charts. Try to grasp the way of visualising and do not spend time on positions mentioned. Mind map is … Continue reading

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Fast decisions or slow decisions?

Malcolm Gladwell has a great story in an excellent book about the value of snap judgement (blink). It deals with the acquisition of a Kouros statue by the Getty Museum that afterwards proved to be forgery. According to Gladwell the … Continue reading

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Marketing lessons from Dylan

When the first Bootleg series came out and I heard the waltz version of Like a rolling stone, I knew why I like Dylan. He is willing to experiment. During concerts he is changing his songs constantly. Dylan said once … Continue reading

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7 remedies for Greek crisis

Got several reactions to my post slow mind mapping, like can you show one. Here is one: 7 remedies for the Greek crisis. In all newspapers you read solutions like rescue packages (not structural), bailout (not structural), selling assets (not … Continue reading

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Slow down

“Slow down, you move too fast”. This Simon & Garfunkel song was stuck in my head while writing the part of my book about brainstorming, more specifically the different modes (pressure cooker or the opposite building ideas gradually?). As this … Continue reading

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The tree of 70

24 of May Dylan will be seventy. Truly amazing what the man has achieved and is still achieving. 34 studio albums, more than 500 songs, more than 3100 concerts, dozens of awards, among others 11 grammy’s, one Oscar, two doctorates … Continue reading

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Associations

Mind maps are very often associative. After buying Marike Jagers’ CD Here comes the night, my first association was Beatles. Made this mind map (first on paper) while listening to it. If you have such an association you typically get … Continue reading

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Nine management lessons from soccer

Mourinho is considered to be a top coach. Still Real Madrid was defeated by Barcelona in the Champions League. Conclusion? The influence of a manager (coach) is grossly overrated (1) and it does make a big difference if you have … Continue reading

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Raid successful, communciations fail

Mind map speaks for it self. What is striking of course that we were made to believe that the National Security Team was watching live video footage of the raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound. As it seems now that … Continue reading

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