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

By James Watt

BUSINESSES FAIL. companies DIE.
BUSINESSES FADE INTO OBLIVION.
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 keen about craft beer as they're.
 
Within many years, BrewDog turned one of many world’s best-known craft breweries and fastest-growing beverage manufacturers, recognized for beers, bars, and crowdfunding. They’ve not just rewritten the checklist books—they’ve inadvertently cast a complete new method of enterprise.
 
Business for Punks bottles the essence of James’s tools in an obtainable, 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 will depend on it—because it does.
·GET humans TO HATE YOU. You won’t win through try­ing to make every person chuffed, so don’t hassle. enable haters gas your fireplace when you concentrate on your hard-core enthusiasts.
·STEAL AND BASTARDIZE FROM different FIELDS. Take concept freely at any place you discover it— other than from humans on your personal undefined.
·JOB INTERVIEWS SUCK. They by no means exhibit if anyone might be an excellent worker, purely how reliable that individual is at interviews. as an alternative, take them for a try force and spot if they’re passionate and a very good tradition healthy.
 
Business for Punks rethinks traditional enterprise knowledge so that you can transcend the norm. It’s an anarchic, vital consultant to thriving by yourself terms.

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