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Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries by Peter Sims
  • Learn from wildly successful individuals and companies about how to achieve remarkable results by using a surprisingly simple approach.
  • Discover why methodically taking small, experimental steps outperforms starting with a big idea or planning an entire project in advance.
  • Reveal extraordinary outcomes by making a series of little bets about what might be a good direction to take and learning critical information from lots of little failures.
  • Apply the authorís deep and extensive research that proves why productive, creative thinkers and doers practice a simple set of often counterintuitive methods.

About the Author

Peter Sims is the coauthor with Bill George of the Wall Street Journal and BusinessWeek bestselling book True North. His work has appeared in the Harvard Business Review, Fortune, and TechCrunch, and he is a contributor to the Reuters and Harvard Business Review blogs. He received an MBA from Stanford Business School, where he and several classmates established a popular course on leadership, and he has had a long collaboration with faculty at Stanfordís Hass Plattner Institute of Design (the Previously, he worked in venture capital with Summit Partners, a leading investment company, and was part of the team that established the firmís London office. He frequently speaks to or advises corporations, associations and universities. Learn more at

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