It's Not the Big That Eat the Small...It's the Fast That Eat the Slow: How to Use Speed as a Competitive Tool in Business

It's Not the Big That Eat the Small...It's the Fast That Eat the Slow: How to Use Speed as a Competitive Tool in Business


By (author) Jason Jennings, By (author) Laurence Haughton

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  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Format: Paperback | 288 pages
  • Dimensions: 135mm x 203mm x 20mm | 227g
  • Publication date: 10 February 2007
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0066620546
  • ISBN 13: 9780066620541
  • Edition statement: Reprint
  • Sales rank: 243,628

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Conventional wisdom once told us big companies are unbeatable... and eat smaller competitors for breakfast.Not anymore. These days It's Not the Big that Eat the Small... It's the FAST that Eat the Slow!Jason Jennings and Laurence Haughton discovered what separates today's icons of speed from everybody else.They asked questions like: What is the difference between speed and haste?Where does business go to spot trends before the competition?How can leaders help people stop dreading high velocity and rediscover the thrill of deciding, acting and staying fast?And studied the world's fastest companies like: H&M Europe's fast fashion phenomenon now poised to threaten apparel stores in America.AOL who gulped down Netscape and Time Warner in record time. Charles Schwab the new dominant name in discount and on-line financial services.The results are in this sensational book... a national bestseller, translated all over the globe and universally praised.Would you like to make speed a competitive tool in your business? Here's your roadmap!

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"Nuggets of new information. Smart observations. Keen insights. The authors over deliver on their promise on distilling what makes the best companies operate."-- Kraig T. Kitchin, Premiere Radio Networks?This book is jammed with tactics for eliminating Speedbumps along the road to changing the world.?-- Guy Kawasaki, CEO of, and author of "Rules for Revolutionaries""Jennings and Haughton offer a war chest jammed full of powerful tactics for anyone wanting to leave the competition eating dust."-- Ray Schonbak, Senior Vice President, Benedek Broadcasting Corporation?Well done?a creatively different analysis and a remarkably enjoyable read!?-- Terry Pearce, author of "Leading Out Loud" and co-author of "Clicks and Mortar""Bursting with lengthy anecdotes...(a) compelling examination of business competition..."-- "Publisher's Weekly""From a pair of California-based consultants, the terrific title says it all and gets a star in the process."-- "The Standard"[A] peppy, engaging business book."-- "USA Today