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SpaceX – Gwynne Shotwell managing the Marsshots

No complex mission can be handled by one (wo)man. Gwynne Shotwell, President & COO, SpaceX. She built super problem solving skills studying Aerospace Engineering. Gwynne Shotwell talks about her love for math and science, what first sparked her interest in engineering, her work at SpaceX, and how she became one of Forbes' Top 100 Most ...

BRITAIN BACK IN – #STOPBREXIT

Brexit is not a done deal. And it won’t be until 29 March next year. At any point up to then, the Brits can change their minds and stay in the EU. There are no winners of Brexit, the populist politiciancs who won all left. Leave your name to support the BRITAIN BACK IN referendum, ...

TWO MILLENNIALS WITH A MISSION – PREDATOR ENDURANCE®

The F1N1SH network is proud to share this story of two sisters, with a “thirst for success” Bianca & Natasha de Jong. Similar to our career initiative they are growing an active tribe of ambassadors for the world’s first healthy natural endurance drink; Predator Endurance®. Thriving Predator sisters in the billion dollar beverage industry Our generation of millennials is missing purpose, losing trust in ...

leadership

https://www.forbes.com/sites/hillennevins/2018/07/15/why-sophisticated-leadership-matters-especially-now/ Create a compelling organizational story. If your people don’t seem to fully understand the purpose of the business or organization and how that drives decision-making and allocation of resources, initiate a story-creation session with your direct reports and high potential employees. Ensure that they can, and do, translate that story down into the organization. Revisit your team’s purpose and operating model.  If your people appear disgruntled or unmotivated, collaborate ...

DROPBOX – 3900% growth in 15 months

https://viral-loops.com/blog/dropbox-grew-3900-simple-referral-program/?utm_source=quora&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=blogpost Numbers are important Dropbox’s referral program is possibly one of the most famous cases of referral marketing done right. Almost a decade later, it’s still used in numerous case studies showcasing how referral programs can contribute to a company’s growth engine- or even be the engine itself. Let’s have a quick dive into Dropbox’s ...

Paypal scaling

http://gawker.com/230076/an-alternate-history-according-to-elon-musk 1. I came up with the company's main viral growth mechanism, as David Sacks (PayPal Chief Operating Officer until the sale to eBay) plainly stated to the LA Times (ref. 1). There were other growth mechanisms, such as Max's automatic buying system on eBay, where he wrote an auction crawler that offered to buy ...

Alibaba

Alibaba Group's mission is to make it easy to do business anywhere. ... We provide the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help merchants, brands and other businesses to leverage the power of the Internet to engage with their users and customers.