Tony Fadell: Constraints, Ignoring Experts and Embracing Self-Doubt

My co-blogger Russ Coff’s 2010 Strategic Management Journal piece on the coevolution of rent appropriation and capability development used Tony Fadell and the development of the iPod as an example.  Here Tony Fadell talks about constraints, ignoring experts and embracing self-doubt:


2 Comments on “Tony Fadell: Constraints, Ignoring Experts and Embracing Self-Doubt”

  1. RussCoff says:

    Indeed, he even says look for when experts are upset or angry about the innovation — that could be a good sign.

    Jay Barney once told me that about reviewers. If they get upset and worked up, it might be a good sign. Of course, that requires that the editor recognizes the sign as well…

  2. fabiorojas says:

    That’s a great talk. I’ll make all my graduate students watch it.


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