Little Bets by PETER SIMS
How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge From Small Discoveries [Hardcover]

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A fascinating look at how visionary leaders and creative thinkers--from Ludwig van Beethoven to Apple CEO Steve Jobs--use a process of small, experimental steps to test new ideas and achieve breakthrough results.


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Peter Sims is the coauthor with Bill George of the Wall Street Journal and BusinessWeek bestselling book True North.  His work has appeared in the Harvard Business Review, Fortune, and TechCrunch and he is a contributor to the Reuters and Harvard Business Review blogs.  He received an M.B.A. from Stanford Business School where he and several classmates established a popular course on leadership.  He has spoken or advised at such organizations as Cisco Systems, Eli Lilly, Current Media, Molson Coors, Qualcomm, and Frost & Sullivan.  Previously, Peter worked in venture capital with Summit Partners, a leading investment company, and was part of the team that established the firm’s London Office. 
Published January 1, 2010 by TantorEdition.
Genres: Business & Economics. Non-fiction
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Small, calculated risks lead to game-changing innovation in this collection of case studies from the co-author of True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership (2007).

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It made a lot of little bets to become a film company starting with short films that they kept using to learn how to make movies, whether it was on the technical side or the storytelling side.

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