Clayton M. Christensen — American Author born on April 06, 1952,

Clayton M. Christensen is an American scholar, educator, author, business consultant, and religious leader who currently serves as the Kim B. Clark Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School, having a joint appointment in the Technology & Operations Management and General Management faculty groups. He is best known for his study of innovation in commercial enterprises. His first book, The Innovator's Dilemma, articulated his theory of disruptive innovation. Christensen is also a co-founder of Innosight, a management consulting and investment firm specializing in innovation... (wikipedia)

When a company identifies how to integrate the processes needed to give the consumer a sense of job completion, it can blow away the competition. A product is easy to copy, but experiences are very hard to replicate.
There are three types of innovations that affect jobs and capital: empowering innovations, sustaining innovations and efficiency innovations.
The single most important factor in our long-term happiness is the relationships we have with our family and close friends.
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