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Three Industries That Are Ripe For Disruption

Three Industries That Are Ripe For Disruption | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

We live in an age of disruption – and that's a good thing. Industries will be transformed. Major companies will fall. Old systems will collapse as entrepreneurs figure out how to optimize and reinvent inefficient businesses, products, and services to provide consumers (us) with all things better, faster and cheaper. According to the Olin School of Business, 40% of today's Fortune 500 companies will be gone in the next 10 years. This blog is a quick look at three industries (Healthcare, Finance and Insurance) that are ripe for disruption this decade due to big data and artificial intelligence.

Clearly big data and AI will change almost every industry this decade... but none more than these. Read more: click image or title.



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Marc Kneepkens's insight:

Uber is a great example of #disruption. A complete industry is being replaced and put on alert. The sheer essence of #competitiveness is at play. Now put that into perspective with health care, finance and insurance. This article sheds a whole new light on why these industries are changing as we speak. #BigData, #AI - Artificial Intelligence, #Technology... it's happening now.

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Ian Harris's curator insight, October 10, 2015 1:52 AM

Good for thinking about opportunities!

Oscar Padilla's curator insight, October 12, 2015 5:23 PM

I think healthcare is by far the most important industry that can benefit from a shake-up.


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Habits You Need To Boost Your Emotional Intelligence | Alltopstartups.com

Habits You Need To Boost Your Emotional Intelligence | Alltopstartups.com | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it
Emotional intelligence (EI) is the ability to identify, assess, and control the emotions of oneself, of others, and of groups.  Our emotional intelligence — the way we manage emotions, both our own and those of others — can play a critical role in determining our happiness and success (Daniel Goleman). Habits of emotionally intelligent people 1. Emotionally intelligent people tend to notice more. They have a candid and realistic understanding of themselves. It’s not just about knowing what to say and when to say it. Anybody can learn social skills, which are centered around acting and don’t require the actor to mean what they say. It takes more effort, bravery, and personal development to become emotionally intelligent. 2. They keep the end goal in mind. Those who succeed in life and business keep an eye on the big picture. This means letting go of petty perceived slights and road bumps that present themselves each and every day...

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Marc Kneepkens's insight:

We all have different kinds of intelligence. What we learn in school is not the only kind. This article describes 'emotional intelligence'. Great read. Recommended.

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Why Smart People Make Bad Entrepreneurs

Why Smart People Make Bad Entrepreneurs | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

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Are you too smart for your own good? Sometimes the slackers reign supreme.

One of the most counterintuitive traits that can hurt entrepreneurs is smarts. Yes, the more successful you are and the more talents you have, the harder it is to run a business.

While you may think that being smart, motivated and talented would logically make someone the best possible candidate for entrepreneurship, unfortunately, this is often not the case. Read more here: http://snip.ly/5bsb



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Some people have certain qualities that are great for business, and indeed, it's not always related to being smart. There are many different kinds of intelligence.

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