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A former Apple employee reveals the most memorable piece of advice he ever heard from Steve Jobs; Entrepreneurs need to think like scouts, not tourists: Look for the “software,” not the “hardware.” Pay more attention to scale-up and growth, than to startup. Look beyond what people tell you. Try to identify and meet the hidden heroes – Bamboo Innovator Daily: 8 Jul (Wed)

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  • A former Apple employee reveals the most memorable piece of advice he ever heard from Steve Jobs: BI
  • Entrepreneurs need to think like scouts, not tourists. Look for the “software,” not the “hardware.” Pay more attention to scale-up and growth, than to startup. Look beyond what people tell you. Try to identify and meet the hidden heroes: HBR
  • 9 super-successful people share their biggest leadership secrets: BI
  • What every employee can teach their boss: Be caring; Believe; Give more; Maintaining a solid team requires honesty, openness, and a willingness to listen. Fortune
  • Professional qualifications convey a message but they foster potentially misleading generalisations: FT

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  • ZeroZeroZero; From the author of the #1 international bestseller Gomorrah comes an electrifying investigation of the international cocaine trade, as vicious as it is powerful, and its hidden role in the global economy: Amazon

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Simple Rules: How to Thrive in a Complex World; Emotions organize — rather than disrupt — rational thinking – Bamboo Innovator Daily: 7 Jul (Tues)

Life

  • Simple Rules: How to Thrive in a Complex World: Farnam
  • Turning Towards Failure: Farnam
  • The scientists behind ‘Inside Out’ explain one big thing the movie gets right that most people get wrong: Emotions organize — rather than disrupt — rational thinking: BI
  • Six reasons why innovations require errors: BT
  • How accepting and managing errors can raise a firm’s performance: BT
  • Organizations are ready for a step toward self-management, wholeness, and a new sense of purpose. Companies are developing a new form of organization — a soulful workplace where talents are nurtured and the deepest aspiration: Strategy&
  • Burt’s Bees cofounder Burt Shavitz died at age 80 — here’s his crazy success story: BI
  • Strengthening Your Cultural Fortress: Strategy&
  • Physicists brought low by thinking big; Science is a messy affair peopled by characters ready to risk everything to seal their reputations: FT
  • Does it pay to train people to set up their own business? There are start-up courses all over the world but nobody knows if they work: FT
  • How Zappos Converts New Hires to Its Bizarre Office Culture: Bloomberg

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