• Strategy: Zero to One
• Entrepreneurship: The Lean Startup
• Accounting: Financial Intelligence
• Per. Finance: I Will Teach You to Be Rich
• Marketing: 22 Laws of Marketing
• Operations: The Goal
• Systems Thinking: Thinking in Systems
• Public Speaking: Steal the Show
• Negotiation: Never Split the Difference
• Networking: Power Connector
• Leadership: Teams of Teams
• Effectiveness: Almanack of Naval
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9 great threads that are MUST READS for anyone advancing their career or business.
Problem ---> Business from Canva
Two Teenagers pitch 100+ VCs with no success.— Jesse Pujji (@jspujji) August 20, 2021
Instead, they bootstrapped the startup to millions in profits until the VCs came calling.
The crazy part?
Today the company is worth over $15BN and they have full control.
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Growth from Constellation Software
90% of business acquisitions fail.— Max Koh (@heymaxkoh) October 18, 2021
But there are exceptions:
Mark Leonard, Founder of Constellation Software $CSU, is one of them.
He's acquired over 500 companies in the last 2 decades...
Turning $25 Million into $32 Billion.
Here's his "Growth by Acquisition" playbook: pic.twitter.com/VUgqFyYAb6
Marketing by Lego
Lego is one of the most beloved brands of all time.— Sheila Gonzalez (@DanesaGlez) November 11, 2021
In a Digital-First World, it has not only survived but thrived.
Here are 9 lessons from Lego's marketing that will help your brand stand the test of time:
Customer Service from Ferrari
In 1963, Ferrari insulted a tractor manufacturer in Northern Italy.— Chris Munn (@chrisxmunn) November 9, 2021
That tractor manufacture would become a $11B problem for Ferrari.
A wild story on revenge and listening to your customer.