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In the quiet moments of the holiday,
may you find peace and joy.
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Start-up Nation examines the lessons of the country's adversity-driven culture, which flattens hierarchy and elevates informality -- all backed up by government policies focused on innovation. In a world where economies as diverse as Ireland, Singapore and Dubai have tried to re-create the "Israel effect," there are entrepreneurial lessons well worth noting.Go here to find out how Israel has beaten the odds to become a major player in the global business world, especially in the technology space and a main contributor to global culture. After you read the book, see how you might develop the next generation of corporate leaders or put those within your business who question authority to work!
"People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built." ~ Eleanor Roosevelt