This chalk talk on Saras Sarasvathy’s effectuation model for startups outlines an approach that successful entrepreneurs use to establish and grow their startups. This approach is the most effective one that I have seen.
This blog is the seventeenth I have written about 9-11 14, starting with Lesser Sons of Greater Fathers in 2008. 9-11 at Twenty-Two notes how well we have moved on from the confusion and devastation of the attack on the Twin Towers.
Emerging and competitive markets are complex dynamic systems. Entrepreneurs can learn from physicians how to navigate uncertainty, how to establish and maintain rapport with those they serve, and how to cultivate equanimity in the face of success and failure.
My latest “Time to Market” podcast with Etienne Garbugli explores one of the keys to startup success: making tough decisions. We explore several helpful frameworks for effective team decisions and share some of our experiences of what we have seen work and not work.
“In Good Soil” is a well-written book on the founding of a new school and new monastery by a monk, Rev. Timothy Horner O.S.B., who was there from the beginning. It’s a story of a different kind of startup, full of insights and humorous observations.