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Publisher Description

In today's volatile business landscape, adaptability and creativity are more crucial than ever. It is no longer possible-or even desirable-to learn one set of job skills and to work your way up the ladder. At the same time, entrepreneurs with great ideas for new products or technologies that could change the world often struggle to capture the attention of venture capital firms and incubators; finding the funding necessary to launch a start-up can feel impossible. The business leaders of our future must anticipate change to create their own opportunities for personal satisfaction and professional success. In Disrupt You!, Jay Samit, a digital media expert who has launched, grown, and sold start-ups and Fortune 500 companies alike, describes the unique method he has used to invent new markets and expand established businesses.

Samit has been at the helm of businesses in the ecommerce, digital video, social media, mobile communications, and software industries, helping to navigate them through turbulent economic times and guide them through necessary transformation so that they stay ahead of the curve. In Disrupt You!, he reveals how specific strategies that help companies flourish can be applied at an individual level to help anyone can achieve success and lasting prosperity-without needing to raise funds from outside investors.

Incorporating stories from his own experience and anecdotes from other innovators and disruptive businesses-including Richard Branson, Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, YouTube, Circ du Soleil, Odor Eaters, Iams, Silly Putty, and many more-Samit shows how personal transformation can reap entrepreneurial and professional rewards.Disrupt You! offers clear and empowering advice for anyone looking to break through; for anyone with a big idea but with no idea how to apply it; and for anyone worried about being made irrelevant in an era of technological transformation. This engaging, perspective-shifting book demystifies the mechanics of disruption for individuals and businesses alike.

GENRE
Business & Personal Finance
RELEASED
2015
July 7
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
388
Pages
PUBLISHER
Flatiron Books
SELLER
Macmillan
SIZE
2
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Customer Reviews

Nicholas A Beaird ,

Reviews reflect content

I enjoyed this book if for only the monotonous break up of how we look at Business and innovation. Jay breaks down disruption and what it actually means and how it looks through a multitude of real life disrupters. Jay Samit has a long resume with tons of experience, definitely someone worth listening to.

Rev Milton B ,

Disrupt Me

I think WOW pretty much sums it up.

Andrew12345MO ,

Great read

Very inspiring. I really liked how Jay got into his thought processes.

Great behind the scenes look at how the Internet disrupted so many markets.

For anyone thinking of striking out on their own, this is a must read.