Entrepreneurism

January 1, 2010
Tom Fedro

Into the Heart of the Jungle

Jim Stengel is an author, business guru, and experienced global marketing executive.  His branding expertise surpasses most, and I’ve enjoyed wisdom I’ve garnered from his writing, […]
January 2, 2010
Tom Fedro

The Life Factor

It’s amazing how crazy the world of startup development can sometimes get.  I think about it sometimes.  We live our lives trying desperately to create something […]
January 3, 2010
Tom Fedro

Passion Is Overrated

What?  Can I really write this post?  I’m all about business and startups and suggest that the driving force of a multitude of entrepreneurs isn’t as […]
January 4, 2010
Tom Fedro

Nobel Prize Winning Advice

William Faulkner, recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature said this when interviewed by the Paris Review: Let the writer take up surgery or bricklaying if […]
January 5, 2010

Activity does not always equal Accomplishment

 John Wooden, the greatest basketball coach of all time, said it best, “Never confuse Activity with Accomplishment.” One of the most difficult aspects of managing a […]
January 6, 2010

The Value of Minor Failure

Innovation is risky business.  Perhaps a better way to phrase it would be, “Innovation is messy.”  We come up with theoretical ideas we believe are brilliant […]
January 7, 2010
Tom Fedro

What If Hard Work Isn’t the Answer?

I’ve always loved the work of W. Edwards Deming.  I recall watching a brief clip of a video once where he relates his interactions with a […]
January 8, 2010
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Some Thoughts on Philanthropy

  Start-ups aren’t all the romantic fun that Hollywood makes them out to be.  We tend to see the drama and the excitement long after the […]
January 9, 2010

The Difference between Planned and Chaotic Innovation

By Tom Fedro Thirty years ago Tom Peters highlighted the effectiveness of innovation birthed from chaos in his best seller A Passion for Excellence – great […]
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