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.

A direct sea route to Asis

It had also failed in its principal mission of securing a commercial treaty with Calicut. Nonetheless, the spices brought back on the remaining two ships were sold at an enormous profit to the crown. Vasco da Gama was justly celebrated for opening a direct sea route to Asia.

ROAD TO THE RED PLANET

SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars. WE ARE SPACEX SpaceX is like Special Forces… ...

Break through walls, shoot for mars, F1N1SH

Join the friends of the mission, the FinishPartners network. People who go the extra mile, who find creative ways around the problems and who accomplish their greater than life missions - F1N1SH