The Travelin' Librarian video Friday Video: Alexa Clay: “The Misfit Economy”

Friday Video: Alexa Clay: “The Misfit Economy”



Alexa Clay – The Misfit Economy
Recorded in Los Angeles, July 2015

The Misfit Economy is a book that argues that lessons in creativity, innovation, salesmanship, and entrepreneurship can come from surprising places: pirates, bootleggers, counterfeiters, hustlers, and others living and working on the margins of business and society.

The book investigates the stories of underground innovation that make up the Misfit Economy. It examines the teeming genius of the underground. It asks: Who are these unknown visionaries? How do they work? How do they organize themselves? How do they catalyze innovation? And ultimately, how can you take these lessons into your own world?

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