Clayton Christensen Quotes

Clayton Christensen often attends events related to the newest management research developments. Many sessions of the entrepreneurship division and the technology and innovation management division are focused on high tech entrepreneurship & business development. So let's take a look at a few remarkable Clayton Christensen quotes.

Success Comes After Failure [Infographic]

People are afraid of failure and this is the key reason why they will not succeed. It is a fact that most of the people who now are rich and successful experienced several failures before. To a certain degree, they all have failed in the past so let's look at how success comes after failure. If you examine this infographic (Courtesy of Covcell online education), you can see what kind of set-backs these famous people experienced before becoming so successful.

Doing Well by Doing Good

Business organizations that already have a successful online presence may wonder why it is virtually important to have an online presence in spite of the current successes they have been enjoying. So let's see how your business as well can be doing well by doing good. Business blogs are a crucial tool for ensuring that the successes they current enjoy can be maintained and the current customer base will continue to expand and grow. A blog can be a meaningful addition to an already successful website and add value that would not be possible without the use of a business blog.

The Challenge of Being Kind in a Corporate World

I have been told several times in my life that I am too nice. In the past, I would be admonished by a friend or a boyfriend if I let someone in front of me in a line or give an able-bodied person my seat on a bus. I would just laugh it off because, in my mind, there was no problem… until recently. I guess it's the challenge of being kind in a corporate world Now, for some reason, I am being treated like it’s some kind of horrible character flaw. Well, there are women that quit the corporate world, just look at this video:

Entrepreneurial DNA - What's Yours?

You can find a good amount of misconceptions hanging around, boosted by icons like Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg, that you should be in your 20’s, and include a rigorous way of thinking and a huge ego. So when we talk about Entrepreneurial DNA - what's yours? But, as outlined by a comprehensive study carried out by a startup incubator, these people are merely outliers. Smart companies used to go to great trouble to build their reputations – literally.

Startup Founders' Dilemma

In a study involving 212 US startups, 50% of the founders were no longer the CEO after 3 years of firm creation, less than 25% of the founders were occupying CEO positions during IPO, and four out of five founder-CEOs were forced to step down. So let's look at the startup founders' dilemma.  These are the facts. Most entrepreneurs are keen to make a lot of money and run the show.

Crowdfunding and Crowdsourcing - the new trends

There’s definitely a great deal of excitement about the best way the startups can benefit your crowdfunding and rightly so if you take a look at how much the crowdfunding industry has increased since 2012. Yet another phenomenon, crowdsourcing, has also increased significantly over the last years. So let's take a closer look at Crowdfunding and Crowdsourcing - the new trends.

I finally figured out why I am so Burnt Out Of My Job!!

I got it! I finally figured out why I am so burnt out of my job!! When I got into recruiting, my mission was small. Make the candidates happy by finding them their dream job. It was so simple and so beautiful. I had a great work partner and the two of us were the true dream team. I think I got greedy because one day, it just wasn’t enough anymore. I wanted bigger. I wanted better. I wanted more excitement. So I moved over into the corporate world. And then things got hella complicated. You see, I still make the candidates happy.

Paid vs Owned vs Social Media (Earned Media)

A recent survey revealed that advertising and marketing executives ranked “Social Media” as the most annoying industry buzzword. I believe that this is probably caused by a lack of understanding of how Social Media fit in the company and in its media efforts towards customers. So let's look at paid vs owned vs social media. The following video will, just like the infographic, later on, explain a lot about what it's all about: In fact, I believe that many organizations (including those specialized in communications) have lost track of what media look like nowadays.