My vision never wavered

The key elements of success First, my vision for the company never wavered. I wanted to create the finest Indian beer and sell it everywhere. With determination, my tea and I turned Cobra into a household name in Britain, and that strength of brand helped us through tough times. At the same time, we’ve been […]

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Blue Ocean Strategy

summary of HBR’s 2004 October article W. Chan Kim Renee Mauborgne “There are two ways to create blue oceans. In a few cases, companies can give rise to completely new industries, as eBay did with the online auction industry. But in most cases, a blue ocean is created from within a red ocean when a […]

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How BOSE stays the boss of sound

Most members own BOSE products, and the noise cancellation head sets have become an essential travel companion. In our hero powered network we wondered “How does BOSE maintain it’s leadership position and continues to develop great products?”. Here are some clues we found; BOSE website; “But maybe the most important principle we live by is […]

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YOUR PLAN B NEEDS A PLAN B – Nancy Lublin, Founder & CEO of Crisis Text Line – Masters of Scale podcasts with Reid Hoffman

HOFFMAN: Notice how she keeps turning problems — in this case, piles of useless clothing —  into solutions: sources of funding. That’s why I call the best entrepreneurs “infinite learners”. The more thorny patches they hit, the more effective they become at hacking their way out. The only problem is that some CEOs — like Nancy — […]

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