It sounds a bit ironic through a blog post but I’m amazingly fed up by these talkers trying to explain how companies should work.
Edward Boches, Seth Godin, Bud Cadell… Cavazza, Pouy or Deniaud in France. I guess every country got some.
Most of the time, these people inspire naivety. They give candid lessons, they describe stuff too objectively to be experienced, they deliver advices disconnected from the reality. I plead guilty for having referenced their thought a couple of times yeah, but it was only to bounce back.
Besides entertaining bored executives or enthusiastic students, the basic take out of 99% of their presentation are that these guys probably never works within real companies…
One example, among many many others: