The Power of
"Knowledge is of two kinds.
We know a subject ourselves,
or we know where we can find information upon it."
~ Samuel Johnson
Knowledge is a set of
you use to to
gain insights, generate new ideas, work smarter,
make decisions or
most destructive one. It closes off your mind, even to the things you
don't know, and makes you overlook
simple, yet great
that are often just nearby.
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The Power of Your
mind sharp, but not
broad, sticks at
every point but does not move."
The broader your net is, the more fish you catch.
If you build broad cross-functional expertise,
no idea will be wasted! Your
mind can accept only those ideas that
have a frame of reference with your existing
comprehension. It rejects
everything else. If your knowledge is functionally focused, you'll be open
to new ideas related to your functional expertise only and will miss all
If you develop a broad
cross-functional expertise, no new idea will be wasted. It will immediately
connect with the existing knowledge and will
and encourage your
Knowledge as the Source of Business Value
new economy, the knowledge component of products and
services has increased dramatically in importance and has become the dominant
customer value. The shift to knowledge as the primary source of
value, makes the new economy
led by the companies
manage knowledge effectively – who create find, and combine knowledge into
new products and services
faster than their competitors...
Tacit knowledge is far less tangible and
is deeply embedded into an organization's operating practices and
As it is much
harder to copy, tacit knowledge is a