pearson lessons learned

LESSONS LEARNED: Khalid Smith, Startup Weekend's Education Leader, responds to Audrey Watters' dismay over Pearson's involvement with the Startup Weekend EDU events. Startups pushing new business and distribution models are great, he says, but they must still navigate the thickets of school bureaucracy...and who better to advise on that than Pearson? Smith recalls a famous line from entrepreneur saint Steve Jobs: "We have to give up the false notion that for us to succeed Microsoft has to fail."

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