By Emily Ross, Angus Holland
Risk-loving marketers. leading edge geniuses. Self-starters and mavericks. The world's maximum companies have been outfitted through detailed humans, every one bringing their very own type and savvy to the marketplace.
100 nice companies and the Minds in the back of Them is a various and encouraging collections of significant enterprise tales. overlaying various luck paths, remarkable concepts and fascinating marketers, every one profile explores the genius in the back of the best company minds:
o A mother's thought that introduced child Einstein
o Aveda's trip from hippie to hip
o How Guinness overcame a centuries-old challenge to overcome new markets
o TiVo's lengthy struggle to provide an explanation for the genius in their product
o How Oprah went from individual to empire
o and plenty of more
An engrossing examine what makes marketers and enterprise geniuses tick, this booklet highlights the pivotal moments within the lives of serious companies, with lasting lesson at the paintings of creating your enterprise successful.
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