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    2018年3月21日 · Innovation,Failure,Corporates
    Every single, large corporations were once small outfits, seeking their own route to success. While some do succeed and grew to a size with sufficient clout and reached the “top”, many failed to do so. Those that succeed know of the importance of innovation and they continuously try to create...
    “Disrupt or be disrupted” Corporates these days are struggling to assert their influence in the marketplace, especially with the awakening of numerous disruptive innovations. Reportedly, more than 12,000 companies are being created every day in China, equivalent to 8.33 companies every second...
    Le Wagon is a Paris-based coding school that aims to empower creative individuals with the technical skills they need to bring their ideas into reality. Founded in 2013, Le Wagon has already graduated over 1710+ students from their global 9-week coding bootcamps. Honored to currently have Le...
    In our previous blog posts, we've emphasized time and time again how innovation should be the current top priority for every large corporation. But given the massive size and rigid structures of these companies, they aren’t exactly bursting at the seams with creativity. Procedures move too slowly...
    Since the 1980s, Haier has been a leader in consumer appliances across the world and China. In order to become the current world leader in consumer appliances Haier has gone through 3 phases of evolution. Their latest evolutionary form does away with middle-management and sees the company take...
    A good marketing campaign is often considered the key to success in China. However the marketing tools used in China can be very different to the tools used elsewhere in the world. In this 3 part series we'll be covering industry secrets and best practices in digital marketing to help your...
    A good marketing campaign is often considered the key to success in China. However the marketing tools used in China can be very different to the tools used elsewhere in the world. In this 3 part series we'll be covering industry secrets and best practices in digital marketing to help your...
    A good marketing campaign is often considered the key to success in China. However the marketing tools used in China can be very different to the tools used elsewhere in the world. In this 3 part series we'll be covering industry secrets and best practices in digital marketing to help your...
    Disappointed and disgusted with the state of bathrooms in China and Asia, the team at WeCare WC decided to start a "Toilet Revolution" in China. From installing Hollywood-style make-up mirrors to free wifi, WeCare wants to make bathrooms in China an "experience", as opposed to a place you want to...
    China has long been considered the home of copycats. However Chinese super corporates like Haier and Lenovo have shown that instead of imitating, they are INNOVATING. In recent years, Chinese companies have stopped playing the “catch-up” game and are instead paving a new road for the rest of the...
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