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What Matters Now: How to Win in a World of Relentless Change, Ferocious Competition, and Unstoppable Innovation by Gary Hamel

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TURNING INNOVATION DUFFERS INTO PROS

There isn't a sport on the planet that delivers less adrenaline per unit of time than golf. For years, that simple fact kept me off the links. When compared to hurling oneself down a black diamond ski run or diving on a wreck, the idea of spending the better part of a day struggling to propel a small round object toward a pint–sized hole with a device ill–suited to the task, seemed to me both pointless and effete.

Yet there I was a few months back, hacking my way around two of the most extravagantly beautiful golf courses on the planet. Kauri Cliffs and Cape Kidnappers, on New Zealand's North Island, offer staggering views across the Pacific. And soon I'm off to join a few of my English friends for week–long ...

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