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Capability Bending

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Jason Jennings, author of The Reinventors: How Extraordinary Companies Pursue Radical Continuous Change, introduces a lesson in leveraging existing capabilities from How to Kill a Unicorn: How the World’s Hottest Innovation Factory Builds Bold Ideas That Make It to Market, by Mark Payne.

Kenneth Mikkelsen's insight:

Innovative companies have a culture of curiosity, a willingness to make lots of small bets, and a drive for speed.


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25 Visionaries Who Created Empires From Virtually Nothing

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Some of the greatest fortunes and empires in history were created by people who started with nothing. Today, the author celebrates 25 of these iconic figures – businessmen, technology entrepreneurs, even celebrities and athletes – by recalling the tales of their rise to glory.


Don’t feel bad if your favorites aren’t on the list, this is just a glimpse of the many visionaries we’ve seen throughout history and there are countless others who also deserve attention. While each of them took a slightly different path to financial greatness, virtually all of them started from very humble beginnings.


Via Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor
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John Michel's curator insight, October 23, 2013 8:44 AM

25 greats we all can learn from. 

invisibleinc's curator insight, October 23, 2013 1:38 PM

Something from nothing is not impossible when you have drive, creativity and ingenuity.

Curated by Kenneth Mikkelsen
Thinker ★ Speaker ★ Writer ★ Leadership Advisor ★ Learning Designer ★ Connector of ideas+people ★ Loud Listener ★ Horizon Scanner ★ Polymath ★ Humanist

Kenneth Mikkelsen is co-founder of FutureShifts, a consultancy that helps visionary companies identify and tackle the big shifts in the world by cultivating the skills, mindsets, behaviors and organizational cultures needed to succeed in times of change.