Author: Eamon Hoey

Silicon Valley

Reversing Our Declining Standard of Living

From the time of Christ to the mid 18th Century little happened to improve the quality of life of the average person. However, by 1880, the most innovative, entrepreneurial, and technological period in the world’s history was in full swing. The era from 1920 to 1970 brought the “Glorious Period,” a time of miraculous development.…
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David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell

I recently finished reading Gladwell’s excellent book. My principal take away from his book is that small companies can often competitively defeat much larger companies. Larger companies, as my experience also proves, make significant mistakes that hands advantage to much smaller, nimbler companies.  Larger companies are like Goliath, lumbering, vulnerable bureaucracies, which lack the manoeuvrability…
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