the core of ‘onlyness’
Each of us has something of value to offer, based on that spot in the world only one stands, says Nilofer Merchant, author of The Power of Onlyness.
Nilofer Merchant is a Fellow of the Martin Prosperity Institute at the Rotman School of Management and an author. Her most recent book, The Power of Onlyness: Make Your Wild Ideas Mighty Enough to Dent the World, reveals proven strategies to unleash the power of a new idea. She has personally launched more than 100 products, netting $18bn in sales and has held executive positions at Apple, Autodesk, and GoLive Systems. Merchant has provided guidance to companies such as Logitech, Symantec, HP, Yahoo, VMWare, and many others on new product strategies, entering new markets, defending against competitors, and optimizing revenues. In 2013, she was awarded the Thinkers50 Future Thinker Award which is to recognize ‘The #1 Person Most Likely to Influence the Future of Management in Both Theory and Practice’ by the UKbased organization. She is ranked 22 on the 2017 Thinkers50 list of management thinkers.