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Global entrepreneurship expert Daniel Isenberg presents a novel way to approach business-building, with insights and lessons learned from a worldwide cast of entrepreneurial characters. This group of courageous and energetic doers has created a global and diverse mix of companies destined to become tomorrow’s leading organizations.

Worthless, Impossible, and Stupid is about how enterprising individuals see hidden value in situations where others do not, use that perception to develop products and services that people initially don’t think they want, and ultimately go on to realize extraordinary value for themselves, their customers, and society as a whole. Amazingly, this process repeats itself in one form or another countless times a day all over the world.

From Albuquerque to Islamabad, you will travel with Isenberg to discover unusual yet practical insights that you can use in your own business. Meet the founders of Grameenphone in Bangladesh, PACIV in Puerto Rico, Sea to Table in New York, Actavis in Iceland, Studio Moderna in Slovenia, Hartwell Metals in Hong Kong and Southeast Asia, Given Imaging in Israel, WildChina in China, and many others. You’ll be moved by the stories of these plucky start-ups—many of them fueled by adversity and, more often than not, by necessity.

Great stories, stunning successes, crushing failures—they’re all here. What can we, in the East and West, learn from them? What can you learn—and what will these entrepreneurial stories, so compellingly told, inspire you to do?

Let this book open doors for you where you once saw only walls. If you’ve ever felt the urge to turn a glimmer of an idea into something extraordinary, these stories are for you.

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About the Author

Daniel Isenberg was raised in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. After graduating from the University of Oregon he received his PhD in social psychology from Harvard University. Dan taught organizational behavior at Harvard Business School before moving to Israel in 1987 to raise a family and become an entrepreneur and venture capitalist. He is an active participant at Davos and other World Economic Forum events, and has spoken or advised on entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship ecosystem development in over two dozen countries. He is currently professor of entrepreneurship practice at Babson Executive and Enterprise Education.