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The godfather of disruption theory, Clayton Christensen, dies at 67. The Harvard professor's theory of disruptive innovation found a foothold at Silicon Valley giants like Netflix and Intel and went on to spread across corporate America and global boardrooms.

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  • Just as important as 'The Innovator's Dilemma' is, in my opinion, Clayton Christensen's 'How Will You Measure Yourself', a book on which he argues to consider one's own life not just with marginal thinking about quick successes (as he had outlined in business failures in Innovators Dilemma) but in the

    Just as important as 'The Innovator's Dilemma' is, in my opinion, Clayton Christensen's 'How Will You Measure Yourself', a book on which he argues to consider one's own life not just with marginal thinking about quick successes (as he had outlined in business failures in Innovators Dilemma) but in the light of smart, short- and especially long-term focused decisions on, & management of resources outside the office: family, friends, health. #RIP

  • Very sad news but his intellectual contributions will live on!

  • Clayron Christensen was indeed the godfather of disruption with his best selling book the Innovators Dilemna. Im writing a longer blog now, but i think its fascinating that he regarded purpose as so important as an approach to disruption and life. At University he dedicated one hour per day to prayer

    Clayron Christensen was indeed the godfather of disruption with his best selling book the Innovators Dilemna. Im writing a longer blog now, but i think its fascinating that he regarded purpose as so important as an approach to disruption and life. At University he dedicated one hour per day to prayer and contemplation about his life's mission. I also promote purpose as one of the important antidotes or approaches to the VUCA world we face.