Monthly Archives: August 2019

162. Your Coach for Mastering E-Skills?

THE AMBITIOUS HAVE COACHES!

Many big-time jocks have personal coaches and analytics services. (Coaches for executives use 360-feedback surveys).

Most pro sports teams now invest in high-speed video, stats, and development coaches – for all players. Veteran starters with contracts often decline the help (why mess with success?), but rookies (and little leaguers) are devouring video-based analysis. The underlying goal is fast-as-possible “mastery”.   

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161. How Digital Disruptors (Will) Skim Distributor Sales

Digital-Disruptors are Multiplying!

Today: digital disruptors are attacking most industries. In ’95, a few startups invaded easiest B2C product categories with their own homemade digital tools. Today, raiders are targeting every “buying-journey experience” with off-the-shelf digital tools from cloud providers. Barriers to buying-journey innovation have fallen for both startups and your firm.  

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160. Baseball’s Player-Development Analytics v. Yours

New Book: The MVP Machine

Read the rave reviews for this just-out book at Amazon. Baseball fans will love it. Non-fans, who are trying to “upskill or re-skill” employees, can glean value by skimming it.

“MVP” details the third phase of the analytics revolution sweeping pro baseball. In Phase-One (detailed in “Moneyball”), teams used analytics to draft and trade under-valued players. Others got wise, copied and zeroed out that edge.    

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