The Resource The innovation blind spot : why we back the wrong ideas--and what to do about it, Ross Baird, (ebook)

The innovation blind spot : why we back the wrong ideas--and what to do about it, Ross Baird, (ebook)

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The innovation blind spot : why we back the wrong ideas--and what to do about it
Title
The innovation blind spot
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why we back the wrong ideas--and what to do about it
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Ross Baird
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eng
Summary
Our innovation economy is broken. But there's good news: The ideas that will solve our problems are hiding in plain sight. While big companies in the American economy have never been more successful, entrepreneurial activity is near a 30-year low. More businesses are dying than starting every day. Investors continue to dump billions of dollars into photo-sharing apps and food-delivery services, solving problems for only a wealthy sliver of the world's population, while challenges in health, food security, and education grow more serious. In The Innovation Blind Spot, entrepreneur and venture capitalist Ross Baird argues that the innovations that truly matter don't see the light of day-for reasons entirely of our own making. A handful of people in a handful of cities are deciding, behind closed doors, which entrepreneurs get a shot to succeed. And most investors are what Baird calls 'two-pocket thinkers'-artificially separating their charitable work from their day job of making a profit. The resulting system creates rising income inequality, stifled entrepreneurial ambition, social distrust, and political uncertainty. Our innovation problem makes all our other problems harder to solve. In this book, Baird demonstrates how and where to find better ideas by lifting up people, places, and industries that are often overlooked. What's more, Baird ultimately outlines how to create long-term success through 'one-pocket thinking'-eliminating the blind spot that separates 'what we do for a living' and 'what we really care about.'
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Midwest
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1984-
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Baird, Ross
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338/.0640973
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Technological innovations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Economic development
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adult
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The innovation blind spot : why we back the wrong ideas--and what to do about it, Ross Baird, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781944648626
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT11944826
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The innovation blind spot : why we back the wrong ideas--and what to do about it, Ross Baird, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781944648626
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11944826
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11944826
System control number
MWT11944826
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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