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 […]
Archive for the ‘Entrepreneurship’ Category
Entre-Slam is an entrepreneurial story telling competition held in Ann Arbor. Storytelling is powerful – and is a key leadership tool. Telling my story was also a great way to illustrate storytelling as important to change and communicating complex ideas, including my history in organization development (OD). Explaining OD to the uninitiated is like describing […]
It’s always good to hear some good news about cities making a comeback. Looking at Detroit and Las Vegas is a great way to explore how cities can envision a brighter future for us all. View of the Detroit Renaissance Center from within the Detroit Athletic Club, 2012 In this case, Detroit makes a […]
As the technology age moves us along, innovation has been heralded as one of the few growth spaces left, and the power of community, think social media, is the other. Do they blend? Does creativity have a place in how this can happen? Enter change. It is important to keep change leadership and […]
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.
Higher education, generally not known for high creativity and agile strategy, could use a bit of rethinking, based on this excerpt below. Awhile back, I asked a young friend, Scott to write a guest blog post for Reveln entitled Right Sizing Your Education Options. It was based on learning of his inventive, innovative approach to reducing a high cost for his post-secondary education. Also note, Scott is gainfully employed.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
via flickr.com The statistics below about women in leadership were surprising. Women, including many wealthy women who’ve earned their money themselves, are now entering politics, becoming university presidents and taking on roles as power brokers. Excerpted | The Women’s Information Network, from Paula’s Blog: …the amazing American Baby Boomer women ~ women born between 1945 […]