Category: Entrepreneurship

Editor’s note: we invite you to Kim Chandler McDonald’s weekly interactive forum — to read and collect your comments on “An Innovator has an Obligation to…” We hope you’ll join the conversation! The Week 22 theme is “Do” Continue reading

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philippe silberzahn

Philippe Silberzahn focuses on how organizations deals with situations of radical uncertainty from two angles: from an entrepreneurial angle, with the creation of new markets and new products, and from a managerial angle, with the management of disruptions, strategic surprises and wicked problems by large organizations. Continue reading

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Three Tips for Successful Entrepreneurship

To become an entrepreneur, you don’t need anything more than an idea and the drive to develop that idea into fruition. In a world where actions speak louder than words, I would like to provide a few key thoughts about what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur. Continue reading

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What really motivates us to innovate?

When I recently started one of my online innovative leadership and start-up entrepreneurship programs, I found myself being quickly brought back to core principles around the role of intrinsic motivation in the achievement, accountability and entrepreneurship space. Having invested most of the last 3 years researching and identifying the cultural drivers, intrinsic motivators and… Continue reading

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99 Problems and a Solution Ain't One

I’ve just finished reading John Kao’s The Entrepreneurial Organization, which is an excellent collection of readings and cases around change management, creativity and entrepreneurship. One of the case’s that stood out to me was that of Scandinavian Airline Systems (SAS), and the incredible change brought about by their CEO Jan Carlzon. Continue reading

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Two Things for Every Entrepreneur to Innovate

We do not want to disappoint you, but books’ positive influence on minds and views of people has been proven by numerous researches already. Moreover, what can be more pleasant than sitting on your cozy sofa and reading a really cool and interesting book? Continue reading

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There has been a lot of buzz around embracing failure as a stepping-stone to success. Many organizations welcome the idea and contemplate the thought of celebrating failure, but they are often reluctant to embrace the concept in practice. Continue reading

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