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The 6 Ways to Grow a Company

The term “innovation” is often associated with geniuses turning startups into gold mines — the next Google, Apple, or Amazon, with products no one even knew they needed. Private equity firms place hundreds of little bets on these startups, hoping one produces a windfall that covers the rest. These …

What Subscription Business Models Mean for Sales Teams

Across the technology industry, subscription sales models are growing in popularity. The trend is having a big impact on sales forces. For example, an enterprise software company recently transitioned from selling custom software as a one-time product to selling monthly SaaS (software as a service) …

Management

19 Translated Books to Add to Your Reading List This Summer

A Bäckström Novel<p>Leif G.W. Persson<p>Leif Persson served as an adviser to Sweden’s Ministry of Justice and is renowned for his work in criminal profiling, so who better to write Scandi-noir novels? In <i>The Sword of Justice</i>, DS Evert Bäckström celebrates when he receives news that mafia lawyer Thomas …

Books

Man who was raised by wolves in a cave admits he's disappointed with human life

A man who was raised by wolves in a cave for 12 years has admitted that he feels disappointed with human life.<p>Marcos Rodríguez Pantoja was dubbed the …

Wildlife

Strategy versus tactics

By S Zuhair Naqvi/Doha<p>We have all heard the words ‘strategy’ and ‘tactic’ – many of us probably understand them as interchangeable. When asked …

Management

What Happens When Data Scientists and Designers Work Together

Rise Science came to IDEO with a challenge. The young startup had built a robust data platform for college and professional athletes to track their sleep and adjust their behavior so that they played at peak performance. But for the players, the experience was challenging. Rise expected athletes to …

Design

A Comprehensive Guide To User Experience Design

(This is a sponsored article.) Having undertaken initial user research and analyzed your research findings, the next phase of the design process is …

25 Simple Daily Habits That Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else

Everyone wants their life to be above average, but what are you really doing to make it happen?<p>Everyone wants their life to be above average, but what are you really doing to make it happen? In truth, succeeding in business and life often depends on consistency, diligence, and discipline. At least, …

starttheday

Here’s Why Strategy Chiefs Succeed or Fail

Why is it that some companies have great heads of strategy who make an outstanding contribution to their companies, while others don’t? To answer this question, we evaluated 55 heads of strategy, and looked more closely at 11 who were particularly successful and 10 who were at the other end of the …

Management

Keeping Up With… Design Thinking

This edition of <i>Keeping Up With..</i>. was written by Ryne Leuzinger, Gina Kessler Lee, and Irene Korber.<p>Ryne Leuzinger is a Research and Instruction …

4 Reasons Why You Need To Focus On Innovation

Innovation is a differentiator<p>Each day, innovators in the business world create new products, methods, and ideas. They manage to look at problems differently and come up with solutions others cannot, and they provide an endless stream of value to their companies. In fact, innovation just might be …

Innovation

The Design Deck Playing Cards | Mashable Shop

Learn graphic design while playing poker! The Design Deck is a deck of playing cards that doubles as a practical guide to graphic design. With this …

Graphic Design

A Better Way to Think About Your Business Model

The business model canvas — as opposed to the traditional, intricate business plan — helps organizations conduct structured, tangible, and strategic conversations around new businesses or existing ones. Leading global companies like GE, P&G, and Nestlé use the canvas to manage strategy or create …

Here’s How Much Everyone Gets Paid on a Movie Set — From the Key Grip to the Director

The bigger the movie, the bigger the salaries.<p>Want to make money in Hollywood? Sadly, the odds of becoming a movie star are about 1 in 1,190,000, …

Why Culture Doesn't Just Beat Strategy, It Must Be the Strategy

A strong culture that aligns with a specific vision and strategy is a winning combination. Here's why.<p>Culture - and its application to strategy and results - is now a core focus of great organizations that "get it." Volumes of research from global consulting firms coupled with my own experiences as …

Employment

Videos: Deleted Scenes That Would Have Made Movies Better

This is a new video from Screen Rant that lists deleted scenes that would have made movies better. Without deleted scenes, we might not have as many …

Ryan Reynolds

The Rise of Nintendo: A Story in 8 Bits

From ‘Donkey Kong’ to the NES — how a Japanese company took over the American living room. An exclusive first serial from ‘Console Wars.’<p><i>The</i> …

Creating A Finance Plan That Makes Sense For Your Film

When it comes to financing independent films, your finance plan is generally dictated by the size of your budget. Or at least it should be. Different …

Entrepreneur - Start, run and grow your business.

Latest<p>There are more job opportunities than you might think.<p>Founders generally realize the importance of systematically learning about their customers but the cost is often a shock.<p>Like a wine sommelier, a good ganja somm knows how to pair customers and cannabis products.<p>Any fact or bit of …

Jurassic Park