Category: Interviews

The Art of Social Media - Interview with Guy Kawasaki

Guy Kawasaki needs no introduction. He’s the original Apple evangelist, turned ultimate evangelist. From the art of startup to artisanal self-publishing, Guy takes his current endeavor to a level of artistry. Continue reading

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John Mullins

I had the opportunity recently to interview one of my favorite professors from my time at London Business School, John Mullins. John taught a host of great entrepreneurship courses when I was there at LBS and continues to be a great teacher and a prolific writer. His latest book is titled The Customer-Funded Business. This is the second part of a two-part interview with John. Continue reading

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John Mullins

I had the opportunity recently to interview one of my favorite professors from my time at London Business School, John Mullins. John taught a host of great entrepreneurship courses when I was there at LBS and continues to be a great teacher and a prolific writer. His latest book investigates the customer-funded business and what it takes to pursue this type of business successfully. Continue reading

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Michael Docherty

I had the opportunity to interview Michael Docherty recently to get his views about disruptive innovation. Michael Docherty is CEO of Venture2 and the author of the new book Collective Disruption: How Companies and Startups Can Co-create Transformative New Businesses. Mike brings unique perspective to his work, having been a successful senior corporate executive, entrepreneur, and venture capitalist. Continue reading

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Understanding the Gen Z Effect

One of the most challenging sociodemographic dynamics facing business owners is literally one for the ages: how to deal with the “new generation” of customer, partners, investors, and employees. Continue reading

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This week I sat down with John Coyle who is Senior Vice President Culture of Innovation at Maddock Douglas. We spoke about the “Innovation Vacuum” in business enterprise and why, in John’s words, “Most large companies suck at innovation.” Continue reading

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A Peek Inside Ireland's Innovation Island

I had the opportunity recently to intervidw Rory Mullen, West Coast Director, IDA Ireland, and ask him a few questions about the innovation climate in Ireland and how the government is contributing to an increase in the innovation capacity of the island. Continue reading

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