Kin Hubbard on a Family Reunion at Christmas

The following is excerpted from the December section of Abe Martin’s Almanack for 1908 by Kin Hubbard. Hubbard tells a story of a family reunion at Christmas–that must be at least partly autobiographical–from the point of view of a young man who has been estranged from his family returning home [...]

By | 2019-04-17T11:49:36+00:00 December 25th, 2014|skmurphy, Spirit|2 Comments

OCT Offers Insights That Used To Require an Autopsy

Christoph Guetter suggests in “The eye is a window to the brain; but who’s looking?” that the micron scale resolution of optical coherence tomography (OCT) for in vivo cross-sectional imaging of the human retina may allow earlier and more accurate diagnoses of several common neurodegenerative disorders: Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Alzheimer’s [...]

By | 2014-12-17T00:21:08+00:00 December 9th, 2014|3 Early Customer Stage, skmurphy|0 Comments

Webinar Replay: Innovator’s DNA Associating Skill

Panel sessions Feb 22, 2012 on Innovator’s DNA Skill #1 Associating. Terry Frazier of Cognovis, Steve Hogan of Tech-Rx, and Sean Murphy of SKMurphy. Part of the Book Club For Business Impact covered lessons learned applying a number of techniques for associating from chapter 2 of the “Innovator’s DNA” by Jeff [...]

By | 2015-09-24T18:28:06+00:00 December 8th, 2014|1 Idea Stage, Books, Customer Development, Video|4 Comments

Freedom

The desire for economic freedom and autonomy drives many entrepreneurs. Bootstrappers would rather work for customers than investors, choosing the discipline of the competitive marketplace over the wisdom and caprice of the boardroom. “Life is too short to work at a job you hate, but everyone has to do something [...]

By | 2016-08-09T14:54:02+00:00 December 2nd, 2014|Rules of Thumb, skmurphy|2 Comments

Movies to Renew Your Sense of Wonder

I caught Interstellar  over the weekend and was mesmerized for the entire three hour runtime. Coop the astronaut/farmer falls goes exploring and falls down a series of rabbit holes that take him far from home. It’s a movie that celebrates exploration and continually triggered my sense of wonder if only because [...]

By | 2014-12-06T10:21:58+00:00 December 1st, 2014|1 Idea Stage, skmurphy|4 Comments