Category Archives: risk

6 Game-Changing Forces Driving a New Era of Entrepreneurship and Opportunity

There’s a raging debate about the future of small business. On one side is a mountain of data that indicates entrepreneurship is slowing. On the other side is the rising sentiment that it’s easier than ever to start a new business, whether you’re a 13-year-old sneaker-head or a 65-year-old consultant. Part of the problem is ...

6 Game-Changing Forces Driving a New Era of Entrepreneurship and Opportunity

There’s a raging debate about the future of small business. On one side is a mountain of data that indicates entrepreneurship is slowing. On the other side is the rising sentiment that it’s easier than ever to start a new business, whether you’re a 13-year-old sneaker-head or a 65-year-old consultant. Part of the problem is ...

Innovation in the IT Legacy World

“Legacy” seems to be a “bad” word in the business world, and it tends to denote antiquated; methods, software, hardware, etc. Yes, I refer here to many IT Systems that drive businesses. But many “legacy” applications that keep dominating the IT Business world—are Mainframe and Mid-range based. They still manage the bulk of the business ...

Origin Stories of Innovation™: The Power of Creative Naiveté [Interview series]

Paul Earle shares extraordinary podcast interviews that reveal the innovative genius (trials and triumphs) behind great brands and institutions. Today, Innovation Excellence launches Season One called Origin Stories of Innovation™.

Origin Stories of Innovation™: The Power of Creative Naiveté [Interview series]

Paul Earle shares extraordinary podcast interviews that reveal the innovative genius (trials and triumphs) behind great brands and institutions. Today, Innovation Excellence launches Season One called Origin Stories of Innovation™.

The Corporate Inquisition of Intuition

While there are clear benefits of data and analytics when applied to growth efforts, a widespread, unhealthy dependence on a purely analytical approach to business cripples too many corporations. While small- and mid-sized organizations still welcome some calculated risks backed by and bet on a team of spirited rising leaders, corporations appear more risk averse ...