How do you FRAME an approach to entrepreneurial change that helps you adapt to a business climate that is always changing? I asked those attending a question, “How many of you have been in your same career for more than ten years or so?” Two raised their hands. Their professions were cosmetology and nursing. Though thereContinue reading “Think like an Entrepreneur: Be AntiFragile No Matter Where You Work”
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 describingContinue reading “Business Entrepreneur Storytelling at Entre-Slam with Deb”
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 andContinue reading “Change, Innovators, Creativity and Community, Will it Blend?”
To understand innovation and entrepreneurship, listen to 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.
In my case, I used a sheet of flipchart paper to list three major categories. Then do a quick brainstorm to list all your present business work via post-it notes, or use a spreadsheet. It is then easy to review your activities by grouping them in categories or simply the use the big three:Continue reading “Write Your Business Plan in Pencil and consider a Vision Board”