Archive | 2014

Failure’s Parachute: behind the scenes of innovation

As many entrepreneurs will attest, failure is an inherent aspect of success and innovation. At scale, when really big things are on the line, failure is costly. Some failures cost millions – if not billions of dollars; others cost time, jobs, heart ache, and even lives. The worst failures aggregate it all. Remember the financial […]

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Men of Our Time

When I think of a modern “man of his time“, I dig a little deeper than headlines. I go beyond founders of well-publicized IPOs, the business mogul du jour and the media obsession with celebrity. Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, Richard Branson. Modern men of our time, for sure. Their names roll off the […]

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Solar Impulse Across America Mission 2013

My blog hibernation ends in 2014. Courtesy of my friends at Solar Impulse, please take a few minutes to watch this video about the Solar Impulse project. It was an all-consuming 2013 with this phenomenal project. It is truly a revolutionary, technological innovation that demonstrates an airplane can fly day and night on solar power […]

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