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In the 21st century, disruptive technologies threatened the core business of both Kodak and Fujifilm. As both companies faced the change, different mindsets determined their ultimate fate.

We’re more irrational and less in control of our decisions than we think. But there’s hope—becoming aware of our thought processes can bring reflection and change.

Design can make or break your startup. Based on human empathy, user-centered design and human-centered design are key concepts that can truly change the game. 

Growth hacking is the new black. With cross-functional growth teams making revenue giants like Airbnb and Dropbox, the functional silo model is receding into history. It’s truly a time to get hacking.

IRL problems need IRL solutions. Block out TVs and laptops with these anti-tech sunglasses. Inspired by filmmaker John Carpenter’s 1988 dystopian vision of media/society, which we might just be living. 

When you bought a coffee this morning, you hired that beverage to help with the important task of waking up. Clayton Christensen believes people hire products to get a job done. His Jobs-to-Be-Done theory was unleashed nearly 30 years ago, yet its relevance is arguably even more significant today. 

Founder and CTO of Hubspot, Dharmesh Shah, had dinner with Elon Musk and received some highly mathematical, yet essential advice on how to grow and maintain a business. 

Although most R&D initiatives don’t culminate in a new service or product, seasoned tech companies understand that a strong R&D department is critical to staying afloat in an industry that moves at a rapid pace.