Innovation is Mandatory. Yes, Ma’am!


For a lot of innovation leaders this is a simple fact. We tend to think, of course, that our current employees are innovative. Or course our company and it’s business unit leaders want to innovate! Why else would we be here if they didn’t? Our products are innovative, aren’t they? But as many of us run into during our careers, ...

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$1,000,000 Reasons to Launch Your Startup Within Your Current Company

This is a special guest post from my friend and co-author Randal C. Moss. When Sergey Brin speaks people tend to listen. But it is not enough to just listen, you have to think about the underlying drivers of those words and when you do… you get the message. His comments at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit were effectively that starting ...

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Ni Hao Regulation, So Long Crowdfunding!


A special guest article from my co-author Randal Moss. The People’s Bank of China just put a full force strangle hold on innovation and with its bone crushing grip on nontraditional funding mechanisms it is choking off the lifeblood out of a potential major growth engine. Even worse, it’s actions are creating a chilling effect on the entire start-up/garage-brew culture.  culture ...

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What is your Data Driven Journey?

“It’s hard to balance that urge to just dogpile the latest thing when you’re feeling like there’s a land grab or gold rush about to happen all around you and that you might get left behind. But in the end quality wins out. Everyone will be better off if there’s laser focus on building great…products that are meaningfully differentiated.” — ...

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