Category: Entrepreneurship

Dr. Larry Miller

He said “my father was a toolmaker and I used to watch him work, I still like to tinker, to make things.” I was speaking with an eminent Emergency Room surgeon, Dr Larry Miller who created a life saving technology called the EZ-IO. Continue reading

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It’s official. The current consulting model – be it global consultancies or smaller firms – is built for 2 things: long-term projects and large teams. That model is no longer what companies need. They know it, and they’re disrupting it…inside! Continue reading

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on September 18, 2013 in Washington, DC.

The supportive servant leader may operate well in a large established organization. But in a start-up environment where multiple obstacles must be overcome to bring a new product to market, the antisocial, selfish, driven know-it-all might just be the right person to make it happen. Continue reading

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Don’t Be the Best, Be the Only One

A couple of weeks ago I asked if corporates really want to innovate like startups. One of the obstacles corporates have towards innovating like startups is overcoming their myopic view of competition: me-too-ism. Continue reading

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In a sense we are all in perpetual beta. The most dangerous people are the ones who think they know it all and who stop learning. We are not yet the finished article and never will be. Continue reading

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Membership organizations must continuously innovate. “Noble Purpose” is a concept and methodology developed by business leader Lisa McLeod after a lightbulb moment…. Continue reading

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I’ve always believed that what we learn from working with multi-billion dollar Fortune 100s (good and bad) is valuable inspiration and highly relevant to share with entrepreneurs who are battling daily to scale their business Continue reading

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