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Business Leadership

TakeOver Conference

This semester the co-op students at Zero Gravity Labs attended TribalScale's TakeOver Innovation Conference and shared their takeaways here.   Welcome To TakeOver   This summer, the co-op students at Zero Gravity Labs had the chance to attend TribalScale’s second TakeOver Innovation conference. The conference was a day long, and featured exceptional speakers from a variety of organizations. They ran enlightening talks, workshops, and demos throughout the entire day,...

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Tie

I recently wrote about our philosophy of Hiring People over Skills at Zero Gravity Labs and was very encouraged by the feedback I received, so wanted to follow with the next part of the story and tell you a bit about what it’s  like to work at ZGL and our leadership on demand model that is emerging.   Flat Structure Is A Term Used But Rarely Actioned   Many...

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Fist Bump

It was always important to Sansom (my business partner) and I that at Zero Gravity Labs we place an intense emphasis on culture and that we try to be purposeful about how it emerged. I knew that we would create an environment where we valued diversity, where we put emphasis on growing the skills and knowledge of our team and one where we mixed great work with the...

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– Experimenting is about searching for (new) value. Innovating is about creating value, where you take the outputs of the learning from experiments and convert them into ‘outcomes’. And, Scaling is all about systemizing value for yourself, your customers and ecosystem.
(Zevae) M. Zaheer
Millennial

Competing Against Traditional Competitors Is Not Enough   As the Millennial consumer has increasingly become "the" voice of the consumer that so many companies covet, I think many of these same companies have missed a key fact. As customer engagement becomes mobile-first, no matter what your company or what your vertical, if you only compete against companies in the same vertical you are not thinking big enough.   You of course still compete against...

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– Day 2 is stasis. Followed by irrelevance. Followed by excruciating, painful decline. Followed by death. And that is why it is always Day 1.”
Jeff Bezos – Letter To Shareholders 2017