"Kevin Boyle has done a masterful job of identifying the unique contribution of the UAW, not only to American Liberalism, but also to the nation and to all people. As contemporary labor and society at large search for new directions, this book should be required reading."—Victor G. Reuther
Most established companies have deployed such digital technologies as the cloud, mobile apps, the internet of things, and artificial intelligence. But few established companies are designed for digital. This audiobook offers an essential guide for retooling organizations for digital success.In the digital economy, rapid pace of change in technology capabilities and customer desires means that business strategy must be fluid. As a result, the authors explain, business design has become a critical management responsibility. Effective business design enables a company to quickly pivot in response to new competitive threats and opportunities. Most leaders today, however, rely on organizational structure to implement strategy, unaware that structure inhibits, rather than enables, agility. In companies that are designed for digital, people, processes, data, and technology are synchronized to identify and deliver innovative customer solutions—and redefine strategy. Digital design, not strategy, is what separates winners from losers in the digital economy.Designed for Digital offers practical advice on digital transformation. Drawing on five years of research and in-depth case studies, this audio book is an essential guide for companies that want to disrupt rather than be disrupted in the new digital landscape.
Alibaba is huge and its success has been astounding. Its revenues are well into the billions and its online sales exceed those of more established companies like Amazon and eBay. What is now a monster company dominating the Chinese e-commerce market began as an 18-person operation founded in one enterprising man’s apartment. How did the company become such a global presence from such humble beginnings? That is one of the questions this book seeks to answer.
Create simple, engaging, and effective outputs that actually get resultsBillions of corporate dollars are spent every year on initiatives to help people succeed in their job, but much of it goes to waste. Across industries, people are scrambling to find what they need to grow and improve at work, and executives are left wondering why these initiatives aren't effective. Author Juliana Stancampiano has plumbed the depths of this massive disconnect with her team. With this book, she bridges the gap.Radical Outcomes is a blueprint for a new way of working. Instead of taking old methods and retrofitting them for new technology, Stancampiano unveils a collaborative, fast, and effective way of working that avoids randomness and organizational drag. The book offers a new way of working—the future of the way people and teams will work together. ● Find out how to get tangible results through a structured process● Cut through noise and information overload to give people what they really need● Design the right output for the right outcome● Improve and succeed no matter where you are in the organizationFind out how to create radical outcomes through high performing teams—and get started today.
63% of Kickstarter campaigns fail. Do this one thing, and you’ll be among the 37% who succeed.
The one thing is pre-launch. Ask any crowdfunding creator, and they will confirm that it is the key to success.
You will learn how to prepare for your first crowdfunding campaign and do pre-launch with a minimal budget by using personal efforts and delegating some work to others.
This book is for Kickstarter newbies and first-time creators. It will teach and show you how to collect potential backers early, in advance, and how to plan a Kickstarter campaign from start to finish with the aim of ensuring that you get fully funded.
You will understand the basics of crowdfunding, the main difference between the two most popular reward-based crowdfunding platforms: Kickstarter and Indiegogo, how to turn your idea, passion or skill into a product and how to evaluate if there’s a market demand for it.
The core part of this book is about preparation for the crowdfunding campaign:How to set crowdfunding goals and why it is important to set a low goalHow to analyze similar campaigns How to define your target audienceHow to gather your crowd using free methodsHow to create a landing page that turns visitors into subscribersWhat are the best tools to build landing pagesHow to integrate your landing page with your mailing listHow to “warm-up” leads with automated email sequenceHow to engage your audienceHow to run Facebook Ads to collect leadsHow to use “smoke testing” method to see if someone buys your productWhat is a pre-launch funnel and what stages it hasConversion rates that you can expect How to do media and influencer outreachHow to submit your video to viral video publishers
What is creative thinking and how does that differ from critical thinking? Huge companies today are seeking for people with skills with creative thinking. History has proven that the capability to think outside the box has brought humanity towards advancement in all sorts of fields. From war to technology, from medicine to SAR procedures, the ability to see things in a big frame and formulate a plan that is an alternative to what is happening. Creative thinkers tend to be seen as a rule breaker, but in the end, they are often the game-changers. Critical thinkers maintain sustainability and order, but creative thinkers are the pushers that keep people going. How do people develop creative thinking? Many agree to the notion that people are born creative. However, they did not know that creative thinking can be taught to a certain level with the right methods.
Clark Howard answers all these questions and many more in Get Clark Smart. With practical tips and on-line resources, Howard helps listeners to get rich by saving money in unexpected places and investing those savings creatively. Howard has a passion for saving money and a zealots enthusiasm for sharing everything hes learned. His strategies for getting rich by saving wisely will turn readers into financial wizards.
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