Entrepreneur and media commentator provides an inside look at Silicon Valley’s innovative culture and the secret sauce for igniting entrepreneurship and innovation to meet today’s global challenges in her upcoming book Secrets of Silicon Valley.
Palo Alto, CA, January 15, 2013: With a shaky economy, high unemployment and worry about our nation’s ability to compete, Silicon Valley insider Deborah Perry Piscione’s upcoming book, Secrets of Silicon Valley: What Everyone Else Can Learn from the Innovation Capital of the World, (http://www.amazon.com/
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Secrets of Silicon Valley looks at Silicon Valley’s auspicious beginnings as a sleepy agricultural area to become the center of the electronics and semiconductor industries, and shows how the emergence of Silicon Valley wasn’t an accident of history, but the result of decades of forward thinking, planning, and investment. Perry Piscione trace’s the birth of today’s carefully balanced ecosystem, where meritocracy is king, collaboration and information sharing is embraced, and ideas are the primary currency. She reveals the 10 characteristics of entrepreneurialism and innovation in Silicon Valley, and how freedom and collaboration between public and private institutions produce high-quality, forward-looking, socially conscious and profitable enterprises, and shows how these factors can be applied in other cities, communities, and business cultures to produce similar results. The book reveals clear-cut strategies and approaches that anyone can pursue.
“After being indoctrinated into an east coast ethos, I was intrigued with Silicon Valley’s remarkably unique culture and ecosystem – particularly in the way business is conducted, and realized that the rest of the world could benefit from its success,” says Perry Piscione. “At a time when the country is trying to recover from financial hardship, a look at this small slice in America that breeds progress irrespective of global economic indicators can provide seeds for worldwide growth.” says Perry Piscione (http://en.wikipedia.org/
Deborah Perry Piscione built three companies in six years; BettyConfidential, (http://www.bettyconfidential.com/)
Secrets of Silicon Valley: What Everyone Else Can Learn from the Innovation Capital of the World (Palgrave Macmillan, April 2, 2013) is available for presale here.