“We weren’t there to sell blinds. We were there to become better than we ever thought we could be”. This mantra, expressed by Jay Steinfeld, founder of Blinds.com underscores what it looks like when leaders create a sense of real purpose among their people. Jay’s story of grit, …
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The Great Resignation continues to gather steam as people in their millions re-evaluate their relationship with work. But not everyone has the luxury o…
It takes a special combination of ingredients to land in my “flops” file. You have to lose your parent company at least $50 million. You probably start…
Setting the stage for innovation in 2022
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When a sector has hostages, not customers, big problems go un-addressed, people are desperate for help and don’t get it, and a near-monopoly provider c…
Introducing a new offering into an unripe ecosystem will doom your new venture. Instead, find a mini-ecosystem in which you can build a solution that w…
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