Category Archives: Market

The Commoditization of Ideas

Had a great time last week working with 50+ students at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Kenan Flagler Business School. The students are part of the GLOBE program — an 18 month program bringing together undergraduates from three business schools: UNC’s Kenan-Flagler, Copenhagen Business … Continue reading

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Execute on Your Market Opportunity

  I’ve had a good time as a guest on Jim Blasingame’s Small Business Advocate radio series over the last 5 months. Jim and I have a good time talking to each other. I appreciate his tendency to drive a concept … Continue reading

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An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Radical Management – A Conversation with Steve Denning

I first met Steve Denning this past December at 800-CEO-READ‘s author Pow-Wow, an inspiring gathering at Milwaukee’s Iron Horse Hotel. Steve struck me as a friendly, unassuming person who didn’t want to stand out amid the bustling crowd of ambitious authors … Continue reading

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The Bread of Business: What Enduring Human Need are You Addressing?

I was listening to American Public Media’s “Marketplace” radio program as I drove home recently, and I caught an intriguing story about the international market for American-grown wheat. The story starts with a profile of a wheat farmer from Washington … Continue reading

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A Few Words about the Dangers of Entrepreneurial Passion

When I first began to study entrepreneurship, I would never have predicted I would focus on the topic of entrepreneurial passion.  Passion seemed like a given in the startup world. It’s a basic ingredient—like salt in food—so common that it would not be a … Continue reading

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