One of my favorite authors is Dr. Wayne Dyer. I’ve found his books inspiring and referred back to them countless times through my life. I almost said ‘career’ there, but these aren’t business books per se. They’re about living life to the fullest. The single book that has affected me the most is “Manifest Your[…]
They say you can’t learn ’til you launch, but you need to truly launch. Don’t solely rely on internal feedback or solve a problem so specific you can never grow the business.
Google has always stated its mission is to “organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.” Amazon’s is to “build a place where people can come to find and discover anything they might want to buy online.”
It’s been several years since I was doing a lot of public speaking as part of my role at Worldways Social Marketing. I’m now prepared to share my insights on intrapreneurship and innovation with others.
According to McKinsey & Company, an organization must have initiatives in each of the three horizons to ensure long-term success.
Both the free trial and the freemium model lower the barrier of entry for prospective new customers. But what is the difference, and when is it appropriate to use one versus the other? The free trial offers users a way to try a full-featured product for a limited period (generally time-based) before requiring them to[…]
I havent written much in the past two years, as I was working on my MBA. I suppose a lot of my thoughts and effort went into that. But now that my head is out of that water, I know I need to do it the justice of thinking and writing about it. Over the[…]
On Sunday, I attended a few sessions that reminded me of some of my MBA studies, and organizational change and relationships. “Don’t be Ned Stark” and “The Hard Thing About Hard Things” were both about being successful and effective within an organization. I love establishing new programs and taking on new challenges, and one key[…]
This session, which was quickly renamed “Awesome combos” by the panelists, was described as follows: Some of the most transformative new ideas and products are being created in both the skunkwork labs of tech giants and by digital artists, hackers, and other collectives; and in some instances the two sides are joining forces. The thread[…]
Today I attended four sessions, although one was a dud. Of the other three, however, I started to see some themes emerge. Wheres in years past I’ve felt like many sessions focused on the “ooooh shiny” factor of technology, I’m really starting to see a maturity and focus on process. What Do We Build Next[…]