Why, after so long and so much success, would Siemens transform its business? The answer is, in one word, cities.
Cities are mostly incremental, but occasionally, there are dramatic changes to the places we live and work.
Modern America has two forms of capitalism that unnaturally co-exist.
You see, to Amazon HR, current and future employees are not teammates. They are customers.
RXBAR had a mega-exit, but they didn’t rely on any silly startup gimmicks. No “lean” BS and no “hacking.”
The startup world is extreme. Very few people are successful startup entrepreneurs, but an entire industry has cropped up with a distinctly obnoxious range of language, rituals, and social media-fueled nonsense.
One of the problems with the Silicon Valley-style startup culture is the misguided belief that innovation must be sexy.