Category Archives for Biographies

Walt Disney on Entreprenerial Imagination

Walt Disney was a man with many business hats. Collaborating with his brother Roy. O they formed Walt Disney Productions and overtook the creative industry with motion pictures. Heavily innovating animation

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Thomas Edison, inventor, entrepreneur, industry disruptor

Thomas Edison was an extraordinary inventor and businessman. Believing that “Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration.” He revolutionized the way products were developed

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Steve Jobs on Bold Innovation

Steve Jobs is best known as a co-founder of Apple Inc. A notably charismatic speaker, he is hailed as a pioneer in the consumer electronics industry overseeing the development for multiple groundbreaking

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Michael Porter on Strategy

A strategy delineates a territory in which a company seeks to be unique. Finally, strategy must have continuity. It can’t be constantly reinvented. If all you’re trying to do is essentially

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Keith Ferrazzi on Professional Networking

Success in any field, but especially in business, is about working with people, not against them. The currency of real networking is not greed but generosity. Poverty, I realized, wasn’t only

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Peter Drucker on Management Principles

A manager is responsible for the application and performance of knowledge. Checking the results of a decision against its expectations shows executives what their strengths are, where they need to

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Zig Ziglar on Sales Excellence

For every sale you miss because you’re too enthusiastic, you will miss a hundred because you’re not enthusiastic enough. People don’t buy for logical reasons. They buy for emotional

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W. Edwards Deming on Quality

Quality is everyone’s responsibility. It is not enough to do your best; you must know what to do, and then do your best. You can not inspect quality into the product; it is already there. If

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Steve Jobs on Apple’s Leadership and Business Philosophy

Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower. Real artists ship. I think we’re having fun. I think our customers really like our products. And we’re always trying to do better. Be

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Richard Branson on Business Growth

And obviously, from our own personal point of view, the principal challenge is a personal challenge. Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming. I believe in

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