Strategy

Miriam Brafman

As a designer, Miriam Brafman initially considered starting a design business, or perhaps an e-commerce site. But when she looked for a vendor who could provide...
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Scott Ginsberg

On a dare – or a bet – Scott Ginsberg wore an event nametag over a weekend while at college. It didn’t take long for him...
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Satya Nadella

Satya Nadella shares a habit with Microsoft co-founder, Bill Gates. Both leaders are voracious readers who apply what they learn to propel their organizations into the...
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Evan Spiegel

In 2012, Snapchat, when was little more than a year old, was struggling to shake a reputation that it was only popular for sending inappropriate photos....
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Steve Jobs

On September 23, 1997, Steve Jobs told his staff that Apple had eliminated some 70% of its product line. “It’s way too much stuff,” he said....
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Funlayo Alabi

Nearly seven years ago, Funlayo Alabi’s business, Shea Radiance, was thriving. And when her company got its all-natural skin and hair care products onto the shelves...
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Scott Guthrie

Scott Guthrie had been tapped by Steve Ballmer to lead the company’s fast-growing cloud computing service, called Azure. Guthrie visited Azure customers, and their feedback about...
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In California Hospital, Hand Hygiene Campaign was run for 90 days and there was a bonus announced of $1,200. On average, bonus-eligible hospital employees improved their performance...
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Abu Jandal

Abu Jandal, Osama bin Laden’s former chief body-guard was captured and put in a Yemini prison post 9/11. All attempts to get Abu Jandal to reveal...
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Toothpaste Factory

A toothpaste factory had a problem. Sometimes empty boxes were shipped without the tube inside. Understanding how important it was to solve this problem, the CEO of...
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