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Disruption’s Dark Side: Lessons From the Misadventures of a Tech-Savvy NBA Executive

“Negative advice [what not to do] is vastly more important than positive advice.” – Nassim Nicholas Taleb Sam Hinkie, an NBA executive known for his love of advanced sports technologies, just quit his job — ending one of the weirdest and most intriguing strategy experiments in recent memory. If you’re a business leader wondering how to instill a bit of disruptive thinking into a stubbornly conservative culture, take note of Hinkie’s story — applying emerging tech, long-term foresight, and a bold idea can sometimes be enough to get you chased out of town. As general manager of the NBA’s Philadelphia… read more