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This Incredible App Could Change How You Read Books Forever

This Incredible App Could Change How You Read Books Forever | Business Brainpower with the Human Touch | Scoop.it

Oyster is a new app launched last week, that wants to for books what Spotify did for music and Netflix for film and TV. For a monthly fee of $US9.95, you can access over 100,000 titles from various publishers, and share what you’re reading with friends.

The goal of Oyster is to make reading a social activity, according to the app’s website.

From anywhere a mobile device can go — a bustling subway car, a quiet coffee shop, or lost at sea with a Bengal tiger — our mission is to build the best reading experience, one that is both communal and personal, anytime, anywhere.


Oyster is currently rolling out on on invitation only basis (you can sign up for the waiting list here) but here’s a look at what to expect when you get your access code.

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Hand Selected Stories To Keep You On The Leading Edge

Hand Selected Stories To Keep You On The Leading Edge | Business Brainpower with the Human Touch | Scoop.it

Let us help you stay connected, educated and networked by filtering some of the most interesting and relevant business content for you. Right here, we become your personal content curator, putting you in touch with the hottest, most interesting and most valuable business resources from around the world.


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What You Can Learn From the Strategies of Amazon, Apple, and Lego

What You Can Learn From the Strategies of Amazon, Apple, and Lego | Business Brainpower with the Human Touch | Scoop.it

Position yourself for the future by looking at what stays constant.  

That's how star companies like Amazon, Apple, and Lego consistently leap ahead of competitors, say strategy experts Paul Leinwand and Cesare Mainardi in their new book, Strategy That Works.

The authors say that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' November 2012 fireside chat (watch it on YouTube) perfectly explains this strategy. Here's what Bezos said:

I very frequently get the question 'What's gonna change in the next 10 years?'...I almost never get the question 'What's not going to change in the next 10 years?' And I submit to you that that second question is actually the more important of the two. Because you can build a business strategy around the things that are stable in time.

The Learning Factor's insight:

Too many leaders think about what's going to change in the next 10 years, instead of what's not.

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