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Jay Samit

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JAY SAMIT has been described by Wired magazine as "having the coolest job in the industry." A technology innovator and entrepreneur, he was a senior advisor to LinkedIn. The former CEO of SeaChange International, the world's leading multiscreen video service provider, and an adjunct professor at USC's School of Engineering, Samit is also a regular on the nationally-syndicated radio show, Business Rockstars.

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When my book Disrupt You! was published two years ago today, I couldn’t have imagined the amazing impact it would have on my life. For anyone considering writing a book, I want to share the ten truths I learned from the process.

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Our world is far smaller and more interconnected than I ever imagined. While it is true that 42% of US college graduates never read another b... Read more of this blog post »
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It is very rare in life to read a book that fundamentally alters nearly everything you thought you knew on a subject (and I am not one who is easily swayed). Jared Diamond achieves this feat by answering the most basic of existential questions: how d ...more
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" When my book Disrupt You! was published two years ago today, I couldn’t have imagined the amazing impact it would have on my life. For anyone consider ...more "
Disrupt You! by Jay Samit
"I admit that I am a Type A personality who routinely disrupts myself. When something isn't working, I examine it to see what I need to drop. I pick up Jay Samit's book because I want the 1-2 nuggets that I can incorporate into my repertoire. Mr. S..." Read more of this review »
Disrupt You! by Jay Samit
"Disrupt You! presents the changing reality where impact is caused by the reach and not size of companies. Small ventures disrupt the order created by the titans. It's not about the size anymore. Everyone gets the shot to disrupt. Digital shelf spa..." Read more of this review »
Disrupt You! by Jay Samit
"Really, really like this book and highly recommend it.

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Businesses - whether they make dog food or software - don't sell products; they sell solutions.

All disruption starts with introspection.

I learned then that there is a difference betwee..." Read more of this review »
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“No obstacle is so big that one person with determination can't make a difference.”
Jay Samit, Disrupt You!: Master Personal Transformation, Seize Opportunity, and Thrive in the Era of Endless Innovation

“Pivoting is not the end of the disruption process, but the beginning of the next leg of your journey.”
Jay Samit, Disrupt You!: Master Personal Transformation, Seize Opportunity, and Thrive in the Era of Endless Innovation

“The real challenge is for each of us to determine where we feel we can make the most impact.”
Jay Samit, Disrupt You!: Master Personal Transformation, Seize Opportunity, and Thrive in the Era of Endless Innovation

“All businesses -- no matter if they make dog food or software -- don't sell products, they sell solutions.”
Jay Samit, Disrupt You!: Master Personal Transformation, Seize Opportunity, and Thrive in the Era of Endless Innovation

“You have a choice: pursue your dreams, or be hired by someone else to help them fulfill their dreams.”
Jay Samit, Disrupt You!: Master Personal Transformation, Seize Opportunity, and Thrive in the Era of Endless Innovation

“There is a difference between failing and failure. Failing is trying something that you learn doesn't work. Failure is throwing in the towel and giving up.”
Jay Samit, Disrupt You!: Master Personal Transformation, Seize Opportunity, and Thrive in the Era of Endless Innovation

“Disruption causes vast sums of money to flow from existing businesses and business models to new entrants.”
Jay Samit, Disrupt You!: Master Personal Transformation, Seize Opportunity, and Thrive in the Era of Endless Innovation

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