In The Age of Disruption, “Entrepreneurs Simply Don’t Have Enough Experience and Insights to Make Key Decisions.”

“With digital disruption poor management and poor leadership kill the incumbents.” — Larry Downes

Breaking.Digital Podcast Episode 37 With Larry Downes — Listen to the full Podcast Episode on iTunes

Larry Downes Discusses Digital Disruption with Doyle Buehler

On this episode of Breaking Digital host Doyle Buehler and “Big Bang Disruption” Expert Larry Downes delve into every facet of digital disruption from which industries can expect changes during this second wave, to how a company can survive a digital disruption, to how investors can nurture their entrepreneurs to achieve multiple disruption successes. Larry gives some quick tips on what to watch for when it comes to a potential disruption and explains why being a consumer-driven market is a great thing for businesses.

Larry Downes is an Internet industry analyst and speaker on developing business strategies in an age of constant technological disruption. The author of (New York Times and Business Week) blockbuster, “Unleashing the Killer App: Digital Strategies for Market Dominance” one of the five most important books ever published on business and technology by the Wall Street Journal, as well as the more recent book “Big Bang Disruption”.

Larry Downes Discusses Digital Disruption with Doyle Buehler

Larry Downes discusses all things digital disruption with host Doyle Buehler on Breaking Digital. What exactly is a digital disruption? Downes explains “a disruptive innovation is one that is both better and cheaper than the thing that it’s replacing or competing with.” They delve into not only defining what digital disruption means for today’s businesses but he discusses some fascinating research from his new best-selling book, the “Big Bang Disruption.” Downes states that, “We are at the next great wave of disruption.” He shares strategies that will determine if your company can survive a digital disruption and which industries now have a target on their back.

Larry writes regularly for The Harvard Business Review, Forbes, CNET, and The Washington Post, covering the intersection of technology, politics and business. He has held faculty appointments at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Northwestern University School of Law, and the University of California-Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, where he was Associate Dean of the School of Information. From 2006–2010, he was a nonresident Fellow at the Stanford Law School Center for Internet & Society.

Larry Downes Discusses Digital Disruption with Doyle Buehler

Downes gives listeners some insights and quick tips for spotting a digital disruption and how businesses 100 years old can make a digital disruption themselves. If you ever wanted free feedback, free product design, free product training, and free product improvement he also unveils the secret on how to effectively achieve that. As Downes says, “we are a consumer-driven market” and there has never been a better time for businesses to nurture those customer relationships than right now.

Breaking.Digital Podcast Episode 37 With Larry Downes — Listen to the full Podcast Episode on iTunes

Favourite Quotes from Larry Downes

“We are at the next great wave of disruption.”

“Good ideas are a very small percent of what leads to success in this kind of business.”

“Entrepreneurs don’t have a lot of experience and insight to make key decision points.”

“A disruptive innovation is one that is both better and cheaper than the thing that it’s replacing or competing with.”

“With digital disruption poor management and poor leadership kill the incumbents.”

“It’s a great time to be a business that understands the consumer is the driver and that nurture that relationship.”

How To Find Larry Downes Online

http://www.larrydownes.com/

https://www.accenture.com/us-en/insight-big-bang-disruption-lessons-executives

Breaking.Digital Podcast Episode 37 With Larry Downes — Listen to the full Podcast Episode on iTunes

About Breaking Digital Podcast With Doyle Buehler

Larry Downes Discusses Digital Disruption with Doyle Buehler

Breaking Digital Podcast, with your host Doyle Buehler is the digital leadership podcast for entrepreneurs who are making a difference online. It is for smart entrepreneurs looking to become smarter — without the fluff, clutter and confusion that plagues online. This is digital leadership; giving all entrepreneurs the ability to create massive success online, utilising key knowledge and understandings of the digital marketing and digital strategy space. If you are ready to #breakthrough and build your empire, online, this is your first step to getting help with all the disparate pieces. It is about the best in digital marketing and media — talking with the people who really are making it work. Whether it is social media, digital strategy, SEO, content development, entrepreneurship, advertising, websites, sales funnels, or just damn good ideas to try online, we’ll be covering all of the topics needed for remarkable success online.

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