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  • Education and Innovation in the Age of Chaos and Disruption

    This virtual gathering will bring together entrepreneurship educators from virtually the world who are putting Lean Innovation to work in their classrooms, accelerators, venture studios, and student-driven ventures.The summit topic is “Education and Innovation in the Age of Chaos and Disruption.”Our students will be facing the challenges of a world More

    Education and Innovation in the Age of Chaos and Disruption
  • Why The Pentagon Can’t Count: It’s Time to Reinvent the

    This vendible previously appeared in War on the Rocks.In the past, headlines well-nigh the Pentagon lightweight its financial audit then would never have unprotected my attention. But having been in the middle of this conversation when I served on one of the Defense Department’s newsy boards, I understand why the More

    Why The Pentagon Cant Count: Its Time to Reinvent the Audit
  • Leaving Government for the Private Sector

    Laura Thomas is a former CIA operations officer. Reading how she moved in 2021 from CIA ops to a quantum technology visitor offered insightful career transition translating for those leaving her agency. Most of her lessons were workable to any government employee venturing out to the private sector.Below is the More

    Leaving Government for the Private Sector
  • Where Are Your Biggest Business Deals?

    This post previously appeared on the readwrite blog. A CEO running a B-to-B startup in needs to live in the municipality where their merchantry is – or else they’ll never scale.I was having breakfast with Erin, an ex-student, just off a red-eye flight from New York. She’s built a 65-person startup More

    Where Are Your Biggest Business Deals?
  • Startups that Have Employees In Offices Grow 3½ Times Faster

    This vendible previously appeared in EIX – Entreprenuers and Innovators Exchange.Data shows that pre-seed and seed startups with employees showing up in a physical office have 3½ times higher revenue growth than those that are solely remote.Let the discussion begin.During the pandemic, companies engaged in one of the largest unintended More

    Startups that Have Employees In Offices Grow 3 Times Faster
  • Lean Meets Wicked Problems

    This post previously appeared in Poets & Quants.I just spent a month and a half at Imperial College London co-teaching a “Wicked” Entrepreneurship class. In this specimen Wicked doesn’t midpoint morally evil, but refers to really ramified problems, ones with multiple moving parts, where the solution isn’t obvious. (Understanding and More

    Lean Meets Wicked Problems