In this fantastic interview, Prof. Clayton Christensen, author of The Innovator’s Dilemma shares a couple of valuable thoughts with us, such as:

1) what’s the definition of disruptive innovation?
2) how should theory support industry leaders’ decisions by telling them HOW to think, instead of telling them WHAT to think…

Definitely worth watching!


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How to be your own boss?

February 14, 2012

Check out this great video, in which venture capitalist Fred Wilson (yes, the guy who coined the term “freemium business model“!) talks about 10 approaches to running your own business. “You don’t have to be Twitter or Foursquare to be your own boss and do what you’re passionate about.” What’s your approach to running your [...]

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User experience optimization

February 11, 2012

There is an interesting statement in Steven Levy’s interview with Amazon founder Jeff Bezos telling what Jeff Bezos thinks about customer experience optimization at Amazon: “Our version of a perfect customer experience is one in which our customer doesn’t want to talk to us. Every time a customer contacts us, we see it as a [...]

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Google Inside Search Stories

February 3, 2012

You can find an interesting channel page on YouTube, called “Search stories“. It’s part of the Google Inside Search project and captures a unique aspect of the role (and importance) of web search in our world. It shows us through real-life examples, how the access to information on the Web can change people’s lives in [...]

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The value of entrepreneurial failure

February 3, 2012

Alex Osterwalder, co-author of the world-changing business model book Business Model Generation, posted an interesting video snippet of an interview with retired serial entrepreneur and university professor Steve Blank. He explains the importance of failure, and why regarding failure as an essential entrepreneurial experience makes Silicon Valley so unique and “more entrepreneurial” than the rest [...]

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Ease of Doing Business Index

January 5, 2012

Did you know that doing business was the easiest in Singapore, Hong Kong and New Zealand? Did you know that there was a global index measuring how easy it is to do business in certain countries, by measuring regulations directly affecting businesses? The Ease of Doing Business Index was created by the World Bank back [...]

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LeWeb Conference 2011 Paris

December 28, 2011

The speeches of the LeWeb 2011 Conference Paris are now online on YouTube. Watch them in HD and learn interesting things from interesting people!

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What is a scalable business?

December 18, 2011

Scalability is one of the most important aspects of every business, both offline and online. Have you ever thought of what makes a business truly scalable? Well, according to Chief Dung Analyst Christian Mayaud at Sacred Cow Dung, a truly scalable business must satisfy two criteria: #1: Incremental costs must be decreasing — ideally approaching [...]

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The Business Model Canvas Explained

September 4, 2011

This is a short (2:20min) video explaining the Business Model Canvas of Alexander Osterwalder, Author of the fantastic business model book, Business Model Generation If you don’t know the Business Model Canvas yet, download it here! Recommended reading: Business Model Generation

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