Our friend Verne Harnish, author of “The Rockefeller Habits,” shared this Economist article with us today. Daniel Isenberg, of Babson Executive Education, takes issue with the Economist’s report on tech start-ups. Our favorite quotes:
Business Insider shares the favorite of 21 CEOs including Tom Cook, Jeff Bezos, Tony Hsieh, and Richard Branson. This is reading list worth considering.
The age of judging companies only on their longevity is now past. Great companies solve problem that matter.
Since the 1950s we have been judging companies by their longevity. We fret over how long they stay on the Fortune 500 list, maintain a leadership position, or survive “disruptions.”