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By Emily Ross, Angus Holland

ISBN-10: 1402206313

ISBN-13: 9781402206313

Risk-loving marketers. cutting edge geniuses. Self-starters and mavericks. The world's maximum companies have been equipped through distinctive humans, each one bringing their very own type and savvy to the marketplace.

100 nice companies and the Minds at the back of Them is a various and encouraging collections of serious company tales. protecting numerous good fortune paths, terrific innovations and fascinating marketers, each one profile explores the genius in the back of the best company minds:

o A mother's suggestion that introduced child Einstein
o Aveda's trip from hippie to hip
o How Guinness overcame a centuries-old challenge to beat new markets
o TiVo's lengthy struggle to give an explanation for the genius in their product
o How Oprah went from individual to empire
o and lots of more

An engrossing examine what makes marketers and enterprise geniuses tick, this ebook highlights the pivotal moments within the lives of significant companies, with lasting lesson at the paintings of creating your enterprise successful.

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