“Loonshots” is a very different book about innovation and organisational design. Closer to Taleb and “Antifragile” than “Creative construction“. Also reminds me of “The day after tomorrow“. Solid, fluid and superfluid as key concepts to manage your innovation portfolio.
Particularly superfluid is difficult. Those are the loonshots you need, but loonshots by their nature are completely and utterly unpredictable. However, the most important breakthroughs come from loonshots, widely dismissed ideas whose champions are often written off as crazy. Without loonshots companies (and empires) will eventually die.
Loonshots shares the lessons and learning of how to manage innovation from a loonshot perspective. It as with startups and biology, you need …