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10 Burning Questions About Why Some Entrepreneurs Fail And Others Succeed

via businessinsider.com This is a helpful blog summary from a extensive Harvard Business School working paper, Performance Persistence in Entrepreneurship. Here’s a sample of some of the burning questions and answers: Excerpted |  HBR & Business Insider War Room: Q:  Is entrepreneurial success a skill, or is it luck? A: Starting a company at the […]


In Detroit, Entrepreneurs Meet Success in Hard Times

Here’s some good news via entrepreneurs Joe Minock and Chris Xiromeritis and the New York Times.  This is as encouraging in 2013-14 during the Detroit bankruptcy as it was in 2010 when I originally posted this excerpt. Young entrepreneurs have met with success starting new businesses in Detroit, and continue to do so.  Future articles […]


The Entrepreneur Network, for Small Business, Start-Ups, Entrepreneurs

Deb: This site is quite a goldmine of Small Business & start-up resources from those with experience in the small business arena. The site includes articles on how to get started–straight talk, comparing the differences of leasing vs. buying real estate, business plan development resources (SCORE), and marketing advice. I highly recommend a walk-thru, from […]


Think like an Entrepreneur: Be AntiFragile No Matter Where You Work

How do you  FRAME an approach to entrepreneurial change that helps you adapt to a business climate that continues to evolve? I asked those attending the session, how many of you are still in your same profession, for more than ten years or so?  Two raised their hands.  Their professions were cosmetology and nursing.  Though there […]


Top 5 Apple BlockBusters and Reasons the iPad Ruled the Tablets in 2013

If there’s one thing that Apple has been getting right, it is their ability to create beautiful, easy-to-use blockbusters. To build a great business, it’s all about creating a great product that people love for the positive impact on their lives.   ______________ The 2013 statistics on the iPad, and my own …blew me away. […]


Deb’s Recent Speaking Events

5 Keys to Sustaining Engagement in Social Media Integrated Healthcare Deb served as the social media panelist representative at the Fall, 2015 Midwest Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives, ACHE, in Sandusky, Ohio.   The original title:  Leaders and Best: 5 Keys to Sustaining Engagement in #SocialMedia Integrated #Healthcare   Excerpted: Suus non ut Difficile.  (Mayo Clinic […]


Deb’s Upcoming Speaking Events

21st Century Leadership, Mexico City Deb will be presenting and as well as facilitating an Open Space Technology session on CPA firm leadership in a changing world at the 33rd annual  Russell Bedford International conference, with an international accounting consultancy consortium, in Mexico City, October 2016. Deb’s plenary session will focus on CPA leadership and adaptive change. Here’s […]


Future Midwest in Detroit, A Retrospective – Photo, Video Set

The Future Midwest 2011 conference kicked off April 28, 2011. Here are some highlights: Oliver Starr discussing Curation via Pearltree, Example – Louis Vuitton store in Milan, Guggenheim museum in NYC
The Chicago “New Architects including Manifest Digital, consulting + digital including a focus on disruption, change: highlighting generational differences and the role of leadership in dealing with Evening keynote by Dan Gilbert: vision for WEBward Avenue, Make Detroit cars sexy again, the importance of tech and creative companies coming to Detroit. Detroit as a tough, resilent, creative, tech hub.


TRENDS: Imagination, Passion, Innovation and Change as the New Pillars of Business

It’s not surprising to me that creativity and imagination, with social media listening, could be a key gateway to the future. I’ve certainly experienced what a lack of it does to work environments. Brian Solis, a respected author, blogger, national speaker who hits it right on regarding traits that represent the future of business.


Entrepreneurial Success in Business, Professor Saras Saravathy, Video

via 5min.com After the short ad in the video, meet Saras Saravathy, Associate Professor – Darden School of Business, University of Virginia.  She speaks on how to be successful in business, starting  with “entrepreneurship is teachable.” . She has also been featured on TEDxMidAtlantic. If you have the desire and intention, as well attention, it […]