"3 Ways to Harness the 'New Power' That Let Airbnb, Kickstarter and Other Companies Climb to the Top"

Entrepreneur, Hayden Field

Dictionaries pin down the first known use of the word “power” to between the years 1250 and 1300 — the same century that brought us classics including “poison,” “pitchfork” and “patience.”

Although the literary definition of power hasn’t changed, recent years have seen a shift in its cultural meaning.

There’s a reason why the likes of Airbnb have overtaken Hilton in revenue, argue Timms and Heimans. Simple investing apps with a focus on accessibility continue to grow in popularity, even as large investment management companies seem to rest on their laurels.

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