Solving #FutureOfOrgs with #Detonate mindset (by @steven_goldbach & @geofftuff) #FutureOfData

June 21, 2018

In this podcast, Steve Goldbach & Geoff Tuff from Deloitte sat with Vishal to discuss their recently released book “Detonate”. They shared their insights on a cleaner way to create strategies for a future proof and transformation friendly organization. Their tactical suggestions go a long way in helping install a robust strategy to increase responsiveness.
0:29 The author’s journeys.
4:30 Motivation behind writing “Detonate”.
8:31 Getting rid of best practices.
12:08 Relevance of “Detonate” for data ops employees.
14:28 Detonate mindset.
22:17 Fixing orthodoxies.
26:19 How can “detonate” serve different kinds of companies?
32:50 Reason behind failing companies.
36:02 Existing company culture vs. detonate mindset.
39:15 “Failure is not ok”.
45:10 Aha moments while writing “Detonate”.
47:35 The animations in “Detonate”.
49:33 Selling the detonate mindset.
52:13 What’s next in detonating mindset?
53:54 Steven’s and Geoff’s favorite reads.
58:15 Key takeaways.

Steve / Geoff’s Recommended Read:
Geoff’s suggestion:
Cloud Atlas: A Novel by David Mitchell The Opposable mind
The Last Days of Night: A Novel by Graham Moore

Steve’s suggestion:
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
The Opposable Mind: How Successful Leaders Win Through Integrative Thinking by Roger L. Martin
The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis

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Geoff’s Bio:
GEOFF TUFF is a principal at Deloitte and a senior leader of the firm’s Innovation and Applied Design practices. In the past, he led the design firm Doblin and was a senior partner at Monitor Group, serving as a member of its global Board of Directors before the company was acquired by Deloitte. He has been with some form of Monitor for more than 25 years. He holds degrees from Dartmouth College and Harvard Business School.

Steve’s Bio:
STEVEN GOLDBACH is a principal at Deloitte and serves as the organization’s chief strategy officer. He is also a member of the Deloitte U.S. executive leadership team. Before joining Deloitte, Goldbach was a partner at Monitor Group and head of its New York office. Goldbach helps executives and their teams transform their organizations by making challenging and pragmatic strategy choices in the face of uncertainty. He is an architect, expert practitioner, and teacher of the variety of strategy methodologies developed and used by Monitor Deloitte over the years. Serving clients in many industries, including consumer products, telecommunications, media, and health care, Goldbach helps companies combine rigor and creativity to create their own future. He holds degrees from Queen’s University at Kingston and Columbia Business School.

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