Some of the most innovative baseball teams have rebuilt their teams this year around an ascendant strategy that defense is the key to victory. But can nifty glovework please homer-hungry fans?
Some of the most innovative baseball teams have rebuilt their teams this year around an ascendant strategy that defense is the key to victory. It's not a new idea, but "it's the first teambuilding idea in some time to be embraced by all three of the sport's strongest constituencies -- the statisticians, the scouts and the bean counters." But after decades of rooting for bulky power hitters swatting home runs, will fans really come out to the ballpark to watch nifty glovework?
The world's richest people could breeze through a climate disaster – for a price.
- Just 100 companies produce 71 percent of the world's greenhouse gases.
- This map lists their names and locations, and their CEOs.
Don't underestimate the power of play when it comes to problem-solving.
- As we get older, the work we consistently do builds "rivers of thinking." These give us a rich knowledge of a certain kind of area.
- The problem with this, however, is that as those patterns get deeper, we get locked into them. When this happens it becomes a challenge to think differently — to break from the past and generate new ideas.
- How do we get out of this rut? One way is to bring play and game mechanics into workshops. When we approach problem-solving from a perspective of fun, we lose our fear of failure, allowing us to think boldly and overcome built patterns.
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