The Heisenberg Principles: 5 Business Lessons from Breaking Bad

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Valuable business lessons for entrepreneurs, marketers, and any business professional from AMC's Breaking Bad, the greatest show in the history of television.

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  • The HEISENBERG 5 Business Lessons From Breaking Bad* PRINCIPLES Image source: davizeitor *: aka the greatest show in the history of television
  • If you havent watched it...
  • Cost of Breaking Bad Blu-Ray Set: $209.99 (Deluxe) Source: Amazon.com
  • Cost of MBA at a top 20 school: $150,795 Source: poetsandquants.com/2011/01/08/how-much-does-a-top-mba-degree-cost/
  • SPOILER ALERT
  • 1. Disruption can come from unexpected places.
  • Fun Fact: Bill Gates started Microsoft in Mr. Whites home town of Alburquerque before moving to Seattle.
  • 2. When entering a new market, develop partnerships with people who are familiar with the market.
  • Personal connection Entrenched in market Latent, underrated talent
  • Extensive network Highly competent The very best...with just a right amount of dirty
  • 3. Be picky when choosing partners.
  • crazy
  • discreet and professional, but even crazier
  • even crazier family-oriented, but a white supremacist
  • 4. Focus on the product.
  • It may be blue, but its the bomb.
  • Fun Fact: Blue Sky makes a cameo in The Walking Dead
  • 5. Dont try to scale too quickly.
  • The End.