Archive for November, 2010

Food for thought(s) gleaned from HBR

# Turn challenges into opportunities.
# Simplicity is power.
# Management is NOT a profession.
# People with international experience (travel/life) are more likely to create new businesses and products and to be promoted.
# Failure demands a response, yet the status quo is embraced and, incredibly, protected.

Free iPad for the best Entrepreneurial Idea/Plan

Yes, seriously, a free iPad for the best Entrepreneurial idea/plan! The 3G one too, not just WiFi.

Initial Entrepreneurship Questions (9945)

Some feedback after initial questions about being an entrepreneur and starting one’s own business… I got started on this project with some discussions around entrepreneurship, some with my 11 year old and some with various people that I interacted with who have some of the spirit in them. Starting with my oldest son, I’m discovering […]

Project-9945 – Introduction

What the heck is Project-9945? Excellent question. Project-9945 is an experiment revolving around efforts to cultivate/grow the entrepreneurial spirit in others within close circles. Detailing what is observed from those nearby with and without the spirit within. Highlighting what can be transferred, taught, inspired and mobilized – by me anyway. Can the path be carved […]

Preparing Tomorrow’s Entrepreneur

Who’s going to build the businesses of the future? The economy is built and grown through the efforts of new businesses, small business and entrepreneurs. Are we preparing today’s youth to be successful as tomorrow’s entrepreneurs? Reflecting back on the tools I had when I started my first business, those that made it successful and […]