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3 Habits That Are Keeping You From Producing Breakthrough Results - Elad Guberman

Steve Jobs! Mark Zuckerberg! Elon Musk! All of them have produced (and, in some cases, are continuing to produce-although Steve has lowered his output a bit) breakthrough results! What must it be like to live in their world, to breathe their rarefied air! Well, here’s the thing. Breakthrough results are not limited to the elite few. You can produce breakthrough results just as well as anyone else. But first, you may need to let go of some of the habits that are holding you back.

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What would a new competitor need to do to gain a large market share of wealth? - Graham Hand 

Graham recently published this article to the Total Executive LinkedIn group...“Even well-meaning gatekeepers slow innovation. When a platform is self-service, even the improbable ideas can get tried, because there’s no expert gatekeeper ready to say ‘that will never work!’ And guess what – many of those improbable ideas do work, and society is the beneficiary of that diversity. I see the elimination of gatekeepers everywhere.”

Jeff Bezos, quoted in The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon, page 315.

“Spend the vast majority of your time thinking about product and platform. Many large, successful companies started with the following:

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Join the Total Executive team at Amplify Festival

Join the Total Executive team at Amplify Festival

Australia's top business innovation event - AMP's Amplify Festival - will be held in Sydney and Melbourne 1-5 June

At this year’s Amplify Festival you’ll hear from 30+ speakers including Microsoft's Dan Goldstein, Genevieve Bell from Intel Labs on the future economy, Glenn Martin, inventor of the first commercial jetpack, Lorna Ross from the Mayo Clinic on new thinking in healthcare and the Bitcoin Foundation’s Jon Matonis on the future of money. The festival also features talks, panels, breakfasts, and much more.

Get 25% off tickets for Amplify Festival here>>

Your experiences at Amplify Festival will help you shape your business strategy and create the change required to future proof your organisation.

To celebrate the release of this year’s Amplify Festival program, we have a special offer for Total Executive members:

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50 years of bringing brilliant ideas from lab to market

Hebrew University’s tech-transfer company, Yissum, partners with the likes of J&J, P&G, Merck, Roche, Novartis, Microsoft, Intel, Coca-Cola and Monsanto

The many groundbreaking products that came out of the labs of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJI) – including the blockbuster drugs Exelon and Doxil, as well as the hardy cherry tomato – may never have moved from academia to market without Yissum Research Development Company, founded in February 1964 to protect and commercialize HUJI’s intellectual property.

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Having a good idea is only a fraction of what is required to succeed

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