Over the holidays — Happy New Year Everybody! — I spent time to review the research we have been doing at be radical over the last year, especially as …
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Over the last few weeks I found myself in multiple conversations about the respective competitive advantage of a bunch of startups. The argument often …
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My friend, colleague and futurist Paul Saffo coined the quip “strong opinions weakly held” sometime in the mid to late 2000s (at least that is when I f…
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A few years ago, I brought Guy Kawasaki, Apple’s first evangelist in the early 80s and author of the wonderful “The Art of the Start” (and a bunch of o…
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Today, I had two (virtual) coffee conversations about the same topic – careers. I am also writing this at the end of, what feels like, yet another long…
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By now you might have realized that something which was a semi-daily dispatch for entrepreneurs has gotten a tad out of sync. It has been a ride – COVI…
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New Value is a Function of Failure, not Success. I recently stumbled across this sentence. It's the perfect encapsulation of how to create new value. N…
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Over the years I found that, broadly speaking, you encounter two types of startups: On one hand you have companies which are the extension of their fou…
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Make no mistake: The direct and indirect consequences of COVID-19 are heartbreaking, awful and a tragedy. Alas, as the virus ravages through the world,…
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The other day we discussed decision making with a group of executives at a startup. The conversation moved from "how do we ensure we have clear ownersh…
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The other day a dear friend of mine asked me about a post he thought I had written about how you need to run your company between stories and spreadshe…
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A few days ago, at a Learning Exchange we did with a client, one of the participants mentioned a video from Simon Sinek (of “Start With Why”-fame) to m…
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