China Needs a New Generation of Dreamers (and New Dreams)

Harvard Business Review

in 1999 with the dream of: “changing people’s lives with science and technology” — and then he delivered this in a big way, becoming probably the richest person in China, and the only Chinese member of Forbes ’ “top 12 most powerful entrepreneurs for 2013”. .

Why President Kagame Runs Rwanda Like a Business

Harvard Business Review

So far, Rwanda''s three big clusters are coffee, tea, and tourism, but Porter is convinced there are more to come. In the initial three areas of coffee, tea, and tourism, that effort has advanced quite far now. So what do you want to be next big thing after coffee, tea, and tourism?

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Funders Can Give More than Money

Harvard Business Review

Roger's mother begged Opportunity to enroll him in our technical school, where we focus on tourism and agriculture—the region's most promising industries—and run several agricultural and tourism small businesses, providing both a vehicle for a "learn by doing" environment to our students and revenue from sales of goods and services to cover the cost of operating the school itself.

Why Your Customers Hate You and How to Fix It

Skip Prichard

As a result, Fitbit held 68 percent market share through 2013 versus 19 percent for Jawbone and just 10 percent for Nike. Focus on the Customer. Why should customers have to rekey their data over and over when buying something?

How to Lead in High Turbulence – 5 Lessons from the Tunisian revolution

Strategy Driven

This was the context when on Christmas day 2013, the then designated Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa offered me the aforementioned thankless and non-lucrative opportunity. With the two political assassinations that took place in Tunisia in February and July 2013 being among the reasons our government was put in place, our team knew from the start we would be working in an extremely high turbulence environment.

The Growing Business of Helping Customers Slow Down

Harvard Business Review

Witness the rising popularity of yoga and wellness retreats (one of fastest growing sectors of the tourism industry), the slow food movement, and the spreading popularity of digital detoxes: time away from tech devices. Westend61/Getty Images. We are living in an age of acceleration.

What I Learned from Leading a Tunisian Ministry During the Arab Spring

Harvard Business Review

After a general election that saw an Islamist-led coalition rise to power, the country witnessed two political assassinations in February and July 2013. Because of this, tourism, one of the country’s biggest income generators, has plummeted, leaving it in an economically weakened state.

Why Greece and Cyprus May Be Better Off Without the Euro

Harvard Business Review

in 2013; and by an estimated 2.8% The relatively cheap national currencies would provide a boost to exports, real estate, manufacturing, agriculture (for instance, olive oil production), and services such as tourism. The battles may be over, but the war is just beginning.

The Mainstreaming of Augmented Reality: A Brief History

Harvard Business Review

But it also has implications for areas outside of entertainment, such as marketing, fashion, tourism, and retail, where commercial AR apps have already been increasing in numbers and popularity. Apps developed for tourism purposes started appearing in the 2000s, but initially they were predominantly created in university labs. The launch of Pokémon Go this summer was a huge success—both for the gaming industry and for Augmented Reality (AR).

As Hopelessness Sets In, Grexit May Be Inevitable

Harvard Business Review

However, tourism and exports will get a boost. When the European Union has finally approved Greece’s €86 billion bailout package, and Greece has used some of the money to repay the European Central Bank, why does uncertainty still dog the country’s future?

What You Might Not Know About the Cuban Economy

Harvard Business Review

It has tourism—beach and sun and one of the communist world’s last Jurassic political systems—but the real asset is the brains of its people. In 2013 in U.S.