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Talent Makes Capital Dance. This is not what business people learned at Harvard Business School. Innew soft drinks were launched on the Japanese market.

If you are driving a model car, approximately six years were spent developing it. Today, most companies do that job in two years. At Hewlett Packard, the majority revenues come from products that did not exist a year age. In Tokyo, you can order a customized Toyota on Monday and be driving it on Friday. More products, more markets, more people, more competition. In a world of abundance and excess, competition is total and competition is personal.

If you think about it, most of what your business does could be bought from someone else using the Yellow Pages or an Internet search engine.

How are you going to be attractive? By being more efficient? By doing it cheaper? This is the age of time and talent, where we are selling time and talent, exploiting time and talent, hiring time and talent, packaging time and talent. jonzs

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Today, the “critical resources” wear shoes and walk out the door around 5. Karl Marx was right; the workers should own the critical means of production – it’s small, gray and weighs about 1.

It will move markets and it will make capital dance. Only talent will allow you to be unique, to escape business as usual. In this world we need business as unusual.

We need innovative business. We need unpredictable business. We need Funky Business. This is business book as unusual. It is the antidote to bland writing and bland thinking.

From inside the book. Contents Funky business is truly global.

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But, in a technicolor world why do we expect men in gray suits to have all the answers? They don’t wear suits and their ideas come in full color. Stalking the stage, dressed in black, the two Swedes have entertained, challenged and, from time to time, frightened audiences throughout Europe and North America. Their blend of forceful logic, academic rigor and charismatic delivery have made them two of the most sought after speakers in Europe.

He received his PhD before helping to found the prestigious Advanced Management Program, which attracts the elite of Scandinavian business leaders. His research has focused on internationalization, and, his ideas work; he makes things happen. His advice has been key to many other organizations across the globe.

He has an MBA, a doctorate and a book on global innovation under his belt. He has run the Advanced Management Program and has been lecturer, adviser and consultant to many international companies – enabling them to look to the future creatively and develop dynamic strategies and solutions. In his spare time yes really he is an art collector and backs one of Sweden’s funkiest galleries. Funky business is truly global. Talent Makes Capital Dance Books for the future minded.