Technology Marketing

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 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 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 […]
November 9, 2011
Tom Fedro

Getting to Market First

Software products and bundles have become so feature-rich that effective quality control is often abandoned and companies rely on the users to point out errors that are corrected with updates. The model,
October 25, 2012
Tom Fedro

Retaining Employees during Tough Times

At Paragon, we strive to ensure our employees know they are valued. With so much negativity in the economy, employees can become nervous about their own income…they […]
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