Greg Satell wrote an outstanding piece about the flexibility of the mind, and how it is a valuable and scarce commoditty.
We think that we need to stretch ourselves into the realm of the uncomfortable and unlikely in order to adapt. As Greg points out, in order to adapt we must disrupt ourselves.
We just came across the Frascatti Manual for 2015, with the guidelines for collecting and reporting data on Research and Experimental Development. It's a 402 page document with an extensive description of a standard for R&D data collection in OECD member countries, as well as worlwide.
To finish this summary of our latest reads, we leave you with this quote from Paul Judge:
"Talk first to customers before you talk to investors - what count is what the client think not VCs"