Monthly Archives: June 2018

Gray Hair, White Space

Geritol. AARP. RVs. These symbols of retirement are losing their relevance, empty shells of another’s generation concept of how to spend the remainder of your life once you have worked your last day. In the past week I talked to several people across the country who all turned 50. The same story surfaced organically. Thanks for the miracle of direct ...

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Advice to a Medical Student Entrepreneur

Dear Susan, Congratulations on your recent graduation. I’m sure you are thrilled to start medical school in August and are looking forward to taking a break this summer. The usual commencement speech I’d give, had I been invited, goes something like this: Given your interest in building the company you started in college,however, you might want to rethink that vacation in ...

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Innovation Labs: disruption, and new business models (2/4)

Click here to read Part One Innovation labs or rapid innovation centers are developing at fast pace. Hereafter, we prolongate the previous review of Innovation Labs, with an industry point of view. Each archetype can inspire the managers in charge of creating an innovation lab, and arm them to compose their own recipe for success. 4 type of Innovation Labs from ...

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How some educators are creating unique learning options for students who benefit from personalized education

Education is more than the conveying of facts, and today’s students and their parents face overwhelming challenges, higher stress levels, and more decisions than ever as they follow their journey to become better learners and human beings. The future of education demands a new approach that combines the traditional teaching methods with meeting the increasingly wide array of student needs, ...

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How Innovation and Decentralization Will Forever Change Social Networking

The blockchain and cryptocurrency are more than just buzzwords nowadays. Bitcoin seems to be in the headlines every other day, while techies are all hanging on the looming promise of the blockchain’s revolutionary power. William Mougayar’s The Business Blockchain: Premise, Practice, and Application of the Next Internet Technology describes blockchain technology’s promise of security and trust: “The blockchain cannot be ...

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Leaping to a New Growth Curve – Part 1 of 3

Recently I had the opportunity to interview Howard Yu, LEGO professor of management and innovation at the prestigious IMD Business School in Switzerland, director of IMD’s signature Advanced Management Program (AMP), and author of the book Leap: How to Thrive in a World Where Everything Can Be Copied to investigate a series of important questions about what we can learn ...

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