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"In the last five years “Lean Startup” methodologies have enabled entrepreneurs to efficiently build a startup by searching for product/market fit rather than blindly trying to execute. Companies pursuing innovation can Buy, Build, Partner or use Open Innovation. But trying to find a unified theory of innovation that allows established companies to innovate internally with the speed and urgency of startups has eluded our grasp."

"Making mistakes is a great way to learn tough lessons, but can be costly in terms of time and resources."

"Instead, take this wisdom from someone who's been there."

31 Business Lessons You Usually Learn the Hard Way

03 2nd, 2017 Author: Scoop.it Publisher

According to Dan Waldschmidt, "1. Sometimes your best effort isn’t good enough to land you the deal." Read Mr. Waldschmidt's other 30 at BusinessInsider.com.

See the full article here: www.businessinsider.com

5 Stubbornly Persistent Business Myths

09 9th, 2015 Author: Scoop.it Publisher

See on Business in Action, Online Magazine Supplement

"Myth #1: It’s not what you know but who you know."

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Five Stubbornly Persistent Business Myths

04 21st, 2014 Author: Scoop.it Publisher

"From your parents telling you not to cross your eyes because they’ll stay that way and “early to bed, early to rise . . .” to taking Airborne or high doses of Vitamin C will cure a cold, there’s no shortage of myths in the world. And there’s no shortage of reasons why."

"Only one thing’s for sure: myths are stubbornly persistent because we keep them alive. Here are five business myths that live on for no rational reason. They’re not just annoying; they’re misleading and potentially damaging to a person's career."

The 15 Companies That Frustrate Americans The Most

04 21st, 2014 Author: Scoop.it Publisher

"Some companies just can’t make their customers happy, and many of the companies are the kind that customers find it hardest to escape." . . .

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In Pictures: America’s 10 Most Popular Companies

10 27th, 2012 Author: Scoop.it Publisher

These 10 businesses head a list of 153 U.S. companies.

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In Pictures: America’s 10 Most Unpopular Companies

10 27th, 2012 Author: Scoop.it Publisher

The Reputation Institute just released its annual survey that determines the nation's most respected companies. Google is no longer on top.

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Gamification — the application of online game design techniques in non-game settings — has been quickly gaining the attention of leaders in business, education, policy and even terrorist communities. But gamification also has plenty of critics, and the debate over its future could become an epic battle in the same vein of many online game favorites.

This special report includes coverage of a recent Wharton conference titled, "For the Win: Serious Gamification," in addition to interviews with conference participants who discuss the use of gamification in business, government and other arenas.

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In my work, I talk in depth with hundreds of business executives and thought leaders about how they’ve grown their businesses, even in a down turn economy. Here are some of the best insights I’ve gleaned.

Some of these are wise adages from veterans with years of experience who consult for a living. Others are from the front lines of those in the thick of it, learning the hard way. Some are tough lessons I learned on my own. Either way, these are great points to ponder that are certain to transform the way I do business in the coming year.

Via 12most.com


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