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Insights on leadership, entrepreneurialism and management

  • Exporting Silicon Valley

    It is time to export Silicon Valley. Several intersecting trends make this a necessity. The Silicon Valley success formula has been proven over many decades, and the rest of America can readily adopt it. Economic advancement, especially with the...

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  • Profit from experience

    Six Steps to Surviving Three Years

    The odds of your startup being around three years from now are not good. Statics show that about nine of every ten new businesses fail that quickly. Often it isn’t from a lack of hard work or even a...

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  • Tech, disruption and policy

    To disrupt is to make significant change. This is where technology reigns and why facilitating disruption should be public policy and priority. Innovation is not enough Innovation is great, and it brings to people and industry many useful advancements....

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  • Five Plus Steps to Success

    Leave it to engineers to reduce the formula for success to a mathematical equation. Ps = 1 - Pf This shorthand, from left to right, reads “the probability of success is equal to one minus the probability of failure.”...

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  • failure and success in business

    Five Plus Steps to Success

    Leave it to engineers to reduce the formula for success to a mathematical equation. Ps = 1 – Pf This shorthand, from left to right, reads “the probability of success is equal to one minus the probability of failure.”...

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  • AI, automation, employment

    Many captains of technology are openly predicting the demise of humankind from advancements in automation and artificial intelligence (AI). Luddites – 19th century workers who believed machinery was threatening their jobs – said much the same thing, sans AI....

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