Ground Breakers Series

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Steve Jobs: The Way Steve Jobs Changed The World
Steve Jobs changed our lives. By launching the iPod in 2001, he revolutionized our way of listening to music. Apple's founder proved then once again that he's a genius at…
Mark Zuckerberg: The Real Face Behind Facebook
At only 27 years, Mark Zuckerberg is worth about 30 billion. Launched in his dorm eight years ago, today Facebook has over 850 million followers! An incredible success story! If…
Bill Gates: A Tycoon Story
Gates is the former chief executive and current chairman of Microsoft, the world's largest personal computer software company. While at Harvard, Gates developed a version of the computer programming language,…
Philip Knight: The Man Who Runs The World
An entrepreneur at heart from the Stanford faculty benches, Knight stumbled upon the very first pairs of sneakers in Japan. Those cheap and resistant shoes were manufactured by a certain…
Richard Branson: The King of Virgin
The first Virgin company was a small mail-order record retailer that quickly grew until the first record shop was opened on Oxford Street, London. Branson then opened a recording studio…
Ingvar Kamprad: The Man Who Has Furnished The Planet
Ingvar Kamprad was born in 1926 in Smaland, a Swedish deprived region. Small shopkeeper in the 50ies, he quickly understands the world is changing: the industry is imposing its economic…

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Ingvar Kamprad: The Man Who Has Furnished The Planet
Part of the Series: Ground Breakers Series
Ingvar Kamprad was born in 1926 in Smaland, a Swedish deprived region. Small shopkeeper in the 50ies, he quickly understands the world is changing: the industry is imposing its economic model everywhere. An economic model he will apply on furniture. With Ikea, furniture is manufactured in factories, practical, cheap and…
Mark Zuckerberg: The Real Face Behind Facebook
Part of the Series: Ground Breakers Series
At only 27 years, Mark Zuckerberg is worth about 30 billion. Launched in his dorm eight years ago, today Facebook has over 850 million followers! An incredible success story! If everyone knows Facebook, few people know about his creator's real life. From his childhood in an upscale suburb of New…
Steve Jobs: The Way Steve Jobs Changed The World
Part of the Series: Ground Breakers Series
Steve Jobs changed our lives. By launching the iPod in 2001, he revolutionized our way of listening to music. Apple's founder proved then once again that he's a genius at the edge of technology and innovation, 25 years after having commercialized the first home computers. Yet, before becoming a hero,…
Give Me A Break
In Give Me a Break, four people are given the chance to change their life by experiencing a job they've dreamed about under the watchful eye of a mentor. Does the reality live up to their expectations? Have the breakers got what it takes to make the grade?
Building a Successful Career in Counseling and Psychotherapy
There are many misconceptions about counseling and psychotherapy in popular culture--and that's not even considering the business side of the work. Because our field is so vast and only vaguely understood, those entering it need to know the real deal. This informative video gives emerging therapists just that, as six…
What America Does Right Volume 2
The two case studies highlighted in this volume show a number of cutting-edge innovations and specific strategic strengths. At AES, you will see how a rapidly growing young company has achieved success with a management philosophy based on a very strong system of values. AES is a model learning organization,…
Million Dollar Business Lessons Volume 1
The crash and burn of a new business. It happens to over a whopping 80% of all small businesses within only 5 years. Most of these businesses barely squeak by with any level of profit at all, and a mere fraction of them are even able to crack the $1…
You’re Graduating: Now What? - Independent Living for Young Adults
Graduation, whether from high school or college is usually the last step taken before officially joining the adult world. Leaving behind the hallowed grounds of education generates a sense of excitement yet ahead is uncertainty. Young adults will be faced with new situations, most of which have little to do…
Shifting Years - Multiple Generations Working Together
Shifting Years discusses how multiple generations working together should be leveraged as a source of great potential - instead of a cause for tension. By finding a common ground, respecting differences, and letting go of assumptions, great things can happen! Hosted by Seeing Red Cars author, Laura Goodrich, Shifting Years…
Africa: Open for Business
Ten stories, one continent, a global world. Get ready to see Africa as you've never seen it before. Imagine an Africa with entrepreneurial spirit that is striving to take care of itself and finding African solutions to African problems. That's what you will see in this groundbreaking one-hour documentary by…
Philip Knight: The Man Who Runs The World
Part of the Series: Ground Breakers Series
An entrepreneur at heart from the Stanford faculty benches, Knight stumbled upon the very first pairs of sneakers in Japan. Those cheap and resistant shoes were manufactured by a certain Mr Onistuka to whom Knight purchased a few samples that he not only sold back in the USA but also…
Negotiation - Myths, Misperceptions and Damned Lies by Margaret Neale
Part of the Series: Stanford Executive Briefings
Program Highlights
  • What is your biggest source of power in any negotiation?
  • How to redraw the boundaries of a negotiation in your favour?
  • How focusing on the upside improves your deal.
It's better to receive the first offer than to give it. Honesty is the best negotiating policy.…