The Digest – Nov 12th

Photo: Flickr | Thomas Angermann

Photo: Flickr | Thomas Angermann

Entrepreneur Life

What’s So Special About Andreessen Horowitz?

“Find new ways to add value to the companies you invest in or relegate yourself to picking through the leftovers of those who have.”

Relearning Impact Investment

“I really do think that impact investing is about investing with both the heart and the head,” said Cordes.”

Building Resilience

“The key to resilience is trying really hard, then stopping, recovering, and then trying again.”

Kodak’s Downfall Wasn’t About Technology

“The right lessons from Kodak are subtle. Companies often see the disruptive forces affecting their industry. They frequently divert sufficient resources to participate in emerging markets. Their failure is usually an inability to truly embrace the new business models the disruptive change opens up.”

Why Visionary CEOs Never Have Visionary Successors

“Steve Jobs and Bill Gates – even the 20th century’s other creative icon, Walt Disney — shared the same blind spot: They suggested execution executives as their successors. They confused world-class execution with the passion for product and customers, and market insight.”

10 Amazing Entrepreneurs Who Had Accomplished Nothing By Age 30

If you feel it’s too late to make business success, be encouraged!

50 Book Recommendations By 50 Global Entrepreneurs

Another great list of books recommended to entrepreneurs by their peers from all over the globe.

What Successful People Do on the Weekends

I always advocate for work / life balance. It’s always good to see how the greats achieve that.

On the Horizon

Manufacturing’s Next Act

What’s industry 4.0? Why should it matter to you? Are you seeing the changes coming on the horizon due to it?

 

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Victor Muthoka

Lover of God, children & arts, Apple fanboy, Amazon kindle die hard, closet geek, tech enthusiast, entrepreneur, tree hugger and a voracious reader

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