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“Don’t settle. Don’t finish crappy books. If you don’t like the menu, leave the restaurant. If you’re not on the right path, get off it.”

- Chris Brogan (via tyleroakley)

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stanfordbusiness:

To spread excellence in a company, you need people who feel obligated to learn and to teach. In their new book “Scaling Up Excellence,” Professors Robert Sutton and Hayagreeva Rao explore how the best teams develop and instill the right growth mindset in their organizations. Learn more: http://stnfd.biz/th6pR and buy the book http://stnfd.biz/th62G #scalingup
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Ever.
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My time on this earth will not be in vain.
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stanfordbusiness:

Why do some companies last forever and some flop? The secret is managing your current business while simultaneously preparing for change, believes Professor Charles O’Reilly. http://stnfd.biz/nJkGv 
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» Stanford Graduate School of Business: Top 13 Business Books to Read This Summer

stanfordbusiness:

What is the best business book you’ve ever read? We compiled a handy list of best business books from 13 impressive Stanford GSB alumni such as Joie de Vivre Hotels founder Chip Conley (MBA ’84), Design Within Reach founder Rob Forbes (MBA ’85) and Progreso Financiero founder James Gutierrez (MBA…

creativemornings:

“Brands are now invited to have a personality for others to interact with them.”
Jodie Fox, Director of Fashion and Founder of Shoes of Prey speaking at CreativeMornings/Sydney(*watch the talk)
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» Stanford Graduate School of Business: 5 Attitudes of Successful Entrepreneurs, from Professor Irv Grousbeck

stanfordbusiness:

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“Entrepreneurs don’t need to be impulsive, head-strong, bombastic, or have operating experience,” shared Professor Irv Grousbeck in his “Last Lecture” talk with the Stanford GSB Class of 2013. Below are 5 attitudes Grousbeck believes successful entrepreneurs possess:

1. An unending…

Your thoughts become your words, your words become your actions, your actions become your reality. Think wisely.
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Tweet or FB post #heythereseth to write a short recommendation on why Seth Godin should choose me for his summer internship!
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stanfordbusiness:

The number of Facebook users in India has grown ninefold to 71 million users since Kirthiga Reddy (MBA ’03) opened up Facebook’s India office in 2010. Read why she believes in a “flat” workplace culture and encourages all her employees to be innovative: http://stnfd.biz/lqDfW 
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startupquote:

Every feature has some maintenance cost, and having fewer features lets us focus on the ones we care about and make sure they work very well.
- David Karp
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“… it’s better to work highly focused for short periods of time, with breaks in between, than to be partially focused for long periods of time. Think of it as a sprint, rather than a marathon. You can push yourself to your limits for short periods of time, so long as you have a clear stopping point. And after a rest, you can sprint again.”

- Engagement pro Tony Schwartz’s productivity tip? Dedicate 50-90 minute bursts to focusing on just one task. (via fastcompany)
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