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11 Inspiring Quotes About Perseverance | Inc.com

When starting up, there is no safety net. You've quit your day job, invested your life savings, and have taken the leap into the unknown. It's true that as a startup entrepreneur you need to be committed whole-heartedly to your idea. But committing only gets you started. What carries you through to …

What “Disrupt” Really Means

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Andy Rachleff is President and CEO of Wealthfront, an SEC-registered online financial advisor.</i> <i>Prior to Wealthfront, Andy co-founded and was general partner of Benchmark Capital. Follow him on Twitter @arachleff.</i><p>Entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley love to talk about disruption, though few …

Creating New Growth Platforms

Sooner or later, most corporations reach a point where their ability to generate growth internally falls well short of the growth rates expected by the board and CEO and demanded by investors. As the chart “Sustaining Growth Is Hard to Do” shows, companies entering the <i>Fortune</i> 50 averaged 9% to 20% …

Disruptive Innovation

Disruptive innovation, a term of art coined by Clayton Christensen, describes a process by which a product or service takes root initially in simple …

Reverse innovation

<b>Reverse innovation</b> or <b>trickle-up innovation</b> is an innovation seen or used first in the developing world, before spreading to the industrialized world. …

Technological change

<b>Technological change</b> (TC), technological development, technological achievement, or technological progress is the overall process of invention, …

"Happiness" vs "Meaningfulness" -- The Surprising Difference

<i>Ever wonder whether it’s better to pursue a happy or meaningful life? This article by Clifton Parker unveils what a Stanford faculty expert</i> …

Why online education is mostly a fantasy

If you listen to the advocates of online learning, MOOCs and Internet-based courses will cure all of our education problems. Just hand out some …

Seth's Blog

Most of the time, we build our jobs and our organizations and our lives around today, assuming that tomorrow will be a lot like now. Resilience, the …

Google's Fiber takeover plan expands, will kill cable and carriers

Last year, on August 1st, I emailed you guys my thoughts about Google Fiber, "Google's Fiber 'Proof of Concept' Is Anything But."<p>In that piece I …