Management Today: Look Beyond Silicon Valley for Inspirational Business Success

William C Taylor’s new book looks at all manner of unusual companies start-ups learn a lot from.

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800CEOREAD Editor’s Choice: Simply Brilliant

I first learned of Bill Taylor when we brought him here to Milwaukee to speak about his first book, Mavericks at Work.

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Fox Business “Mornings with Maria” Striving for Originality in Business

Fast Company Magazine Co-Founder Bill Taylor on examples of successful innovation outside of the tech sector.

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Forbes: If People Say You’re Ordinary, ‘Simply Brilliant’ Is the Way Out

Most business books remind me of Ikea furniture.

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Yahoo Finance: Regular Folks Can Be Disruptors, Too

Can you shake up your business like Steve Jobs or Elon Musk if you’re an ordinary schmo living 10 states away from Silicon Valley?

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HMR: How WD-40 Created a Learning-Obsessed Company Culture

And helped the cult product go global.

There’s No Such Thing As an Average Business, Just Average Ways to Do Business

Take it from Florida’s most beautiful parking garage.

Write a Failure Résumé to Learn What Makes You Succeed

It works for companies as well as individuals.

The Best Entrepreneurs Are Missionaries, Not Mercenaries

Ask three questions to figure out which one you are.