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The Ten Myths of Innovation: the best summary I wrote the bestselling book The Myths of Innovation to share the truths everyone should know about how big ideas really change the world. Far too much of what we know about creativity isn’t based on facts at all, and my mission is to change this. Since its publication I’ve seen bloggers summarize the book into simple lists (or cheezy videos), but here’s a version written by my own hand. The book was heavily researched with 100s of footnotes and references, but here’s the tightest summation: The myth of epiphany. If you liked this summary, please get the book.

Emprende ThumbsUp | Blog de emprendimiento y su ecosistema startup{ery teh_aimee : Hubbub at #swwlg :)... TEDxMexicoCity 8 Great Tools and Resources for When You're Ready to Build a Business Business owners aren’t successful because they think about building a business -- they’re successful because they don’t stop until they get things done. And when it comes to getting things done, mental tenacity and motivation are important, but having the right tools and resources can make a huge difference as well. Related: 7 Critical Questions to Contemplate Before You Become an Entrepreneur The following tools and resources are ones you’ll definitely want to have on hand when you’re ready to build your business. 1. Ever wish that somebody would take every useful small business tool and software system out there and put them into one clearly organized page? 2. Email marketing is a must for small businesses, so whether you decide to go with Mailchimp or Aweber (both of which are similar and have plenty of loyal followers), you’ll find the support needed to build a list, keep it fresh and use it regularly. 3. 4. Related: 3 Top Strategies for Attracting Visitors to Your Website 5. 6. 7.

DownLinc : Nice job @teh_aimee pitching... The Millennial Challenge | World Economic Forum - The Millennial Challenge Citing a “mismatch” between high youth unemployment across the globe and the dearth of qualified workers for many companies, corporate and civil society leaders at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2014 called for a collaborative approach to seize the opportunity inherent in the problem. In the presence of members of the Forum’s Global Shapers community – a worldwide network of socially engaged young people – leaders urged further incubation of creative ideas to train and invest in the 50% of the global population under the age of 27. The potential upside of better incorporating youth into the economy is enormous, said Robert Greenhill, Managing Director, World Economic Forum. For every percentage point increase in youth unemployment, US$ 72 billion is added to global consumption. “We’re trying to bring more entrepreneurs to the table,” said Maria Fanjul, Chief Executive Officer, entradas.com, Spain, and a Global Shaper, “to encourage young people to be owners of their lives”.

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