Disruption

News and Articles About Disruption

Has the Disruption Metaphor Outlived Its Purpose?
Managing Change

Has the Disruption Metaphor Outlived Its Purpose?

Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen tried to bring attention to the concept in 17 tweets. But perhaps entrepreneurs need a new rallying cry.
Peter S. Cohan
A Disruptor Shakes Up Angel Investing
Angel Investing

A Disruptor Shakes Up Angel Investing

By connecting institutions with the earliest-stage startups, AngelList is upending the system.
Why You Should Hire Only Flexible Minds
Leadership

Why You Should Hire Only Flexible Minds

At startups and elsewhere, the desired players are those ready to be versatile and respond to the inevitable disruption and change.
Miles Jennings
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The Idea That Disruption Is Dead Is a Myth
Disruption

The Idea That Disruption Is Dead Is a Myth

There seems to be a fundamental misunderstanding of how tech revolutions and change actually work.
Mike Edelhart
How Tuft & Needle Disrupted a Tired Mattress Marketplace
Disruption

How Tuft & Needle Disrupted a Tired Mattress Marketplace

With word-of-mouth marketing and a focus on customer service, two friends are becoming the sleeper hit of the mattress industry.
Who Will Step Up and Disrupt the Real Estate Industry?
Real estate

Who Will Step Up and Disrupt the Real Estate Industry?

Much like the media, taxi and hotel industries before it, smart entrepreneurs can and will inject new ideas and technology into a traditional market.
Brenton Hayden
Startups Are Giving the Bedroom a Makeover
Disruption

Startups Are Giving the Bedroom a Makeover

With traditional retailers merging and ecommerce startups growing quickly, this particular industry isn't getting much sleep these days.
Gabrielle Karol
Disrupting the Disruption Myth
Technology Startups

Disrupting the Disruption Myth

Xiaomi's rise in China could signal a new approach to technology innovation.
Judy Shapiro
College Career Recruitment – With a Fee
Human Resources

College Career Recruitment – With a Fee

San Jose State University has outsourced headhunting to local staffing agencies, transforming traditional relationships with university placement offices.
Samantha Drake
5 Secrets to Recognizing an Industry Ripe for Disruption
Disruption

5 Secrets to Recognizing an Industry Ripe for Disruption

The two biggest advantages a startup can have are complacent competitors and their customers resigned to the status quo.
Rob Biederman
The Inside Story of Flipboard, the App That Makes Digital Content Look Magazine Glossy
Digital Content

The Inside Story of Flipboard, the App That Makes Digital Content Look Magazine Glossy

How serial entrepreneur Mike McCue successfully positioned Flipboard at the forefront of a new era of digital media.
Jason Ankeny
Richard Branson on What Keeps Him Going
Inspiration

Richard Branson on What Keeps Him Going

An entrepreneur's job is never done.
Richard Branson
A New Challenge to Disruption Theory (and a Better Idea for Dealing With New Technology)
Innovation

A New Challenge to Disruption Theory (and a Better Idea for Dealing With New Technology)

Controversy has erupted over an influential argument on what happens when incumbent companies are confronted by innovation.
Peter S. Cohan
Meet the Surprising New Player Driving Innovation in Golf
Golf

Meet the Surprising New Player Driving Innovation in Golf

Tyler Sullivan is on a quest to redesign the golf driver.