Business for Punks: Break All the Rules--the BrewDog Way by James Watt

By James Watt

REVOLUTIONS by no means DIE.
SO begin A REVOLUTION, no longer A BUSINESS.

After spending seven years at the excessive seas of the North Atlantic, James Watt all started BrewDog craft brewery in Scotland along with his ally, Martin Dickie. They didn’t have a marketing strategy, only a mis­sion to revolutionize beer consuming and make people as obsessed with craft beer as they're.
Within many years, BrewDog grew to become one of many world’s best-known craft breweries and fastest-growing beverage manufacturers, well-known for beers, bars, and crowdfunding. They’ve not just rewritten the list books—they’ve inadvertently cast an entire new method of company.
Business for Punks bottles the essence of James’s equipment in an available, sincere mani­festo. between his mantras:
·CASH IS MOTHERF*CKING KING. money is the lifeblood of your organization. computer screen each penny as though your existence is determined by it—because it does.
·GET humans TO HATE YOU. You won’t win via try­ing to make each person satisfied, so don’t trouble. enable haters gas your hearth when you specialize in your hard-core enthusiasts.
·STEAL AND BASTARDIZE FROM different FIELDS. Take suggestion freely anyplace you discover it— other than from humans on your personal undefined.
·JOB INTERVIEWS SUCK. They by no means show if anyone may be a great worker, basically how reliable that individual is at interviews. in its place, take them for a try out force and spot if they’re passionate and an excellent tradition healthy.
Business for Punks rethinks traditional company knowledge so that you can transcend the norm. It’s an anarchic, crucial consultant to thriving by yourself terms.

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