Hacking Innovation: The New Growth Model from the Sinister World of Hackers

Hacking Innovation: The New Growth Model from the Sinister World of Hackers

by Josh Linkner

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ISBN-13: 9781499902303
Publisher: FastPencil, Inc.
Publication date: 01/24/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 624,818
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Josh Linkner has been the founder and CEO of four tech companies, which sold for a combined value of over $200 million. He is the author of two New York Times Bestsellers: Disciplined Dreaming and The Road to Reinvention. He has invested in and/or mentored over 100 startups, and is the Founding Partner of Detroit Venture Partners. Today, Josh serves as Chairman and co-founder of both Fuel Leadership and the Institute for Applied Creativity. He has twice been named the Ernst&Young Entrepreneur of the Year and is a President Barack Obama Champion of Change award recipient. Josh is a regular columnist for Forbes, The Detroit Free Press, and Inc. Magazine. Josh is also a passionate Detroiter, the father of four, and a professional-level jazz guitarist. To learn more, visit JoshLinkner.com

Table of Contents

Hacking Foundations

Chapter 1 Introduction 9

Chapter 2 The 5 Core Mindsets 25

Chapter 3 Overview - 10 Primary Tactics 55

Hacking in Action

Chapter 4 Brute Force 69

Chapter 5 Social Engineering 79

Chapter 6 Crowdsourcing 91

Chapter 7 The Exploit 101

Chapter 8 Borrowing 107

Chapter 9 Deconstruct 119

Chapter 10 Agile Bursts 131

Chapter 11 The Reverse 143

Chapter 12 The Mashup 157

Chapter 13 Working Backward 167

Hacking Masterclass

Masterclass Introduction 181

Chapter 14 Masterclass 1 - A Lever and a Rock to Move the Universe 183

Chapter 15 Masterclass 2 - Everything Is Awesome 189

Chapter 16 Masterclass 3 - The Tour de France, Giant Puppets, and Rock 'n' Roll 195

Chapter 17 Masterclass 4 - The Entrepreneur, the Nerd, the Soccer Mom, and the Rock Star 201

Chapter 18 Masterclass 5 - A Hack-In-Progress 209

Chapter 19 Hacking Ahead 215

Chapter 20 Quick Reference Guide 219

Hacking Together 223

References 225

Acknowledgements 247

Index 249

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Hacking Innovation: The New Growth Model from the Sinister World of Hackers 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Katie_Lentz1981 More than 1 year ago
This book takes you deep into the underworld of hackers but puts a positive spin on the subject by incorporating business leaders and their innovative business practices. There are some amazing stories in here!
Christopher_Raiti More than 1 year ago
Interesting and informative read! I couldn't stop turning the pages. Mr. Linkner wrote a thrilling book!