Posts Tagged entrepreneurship

Andy Johnson – True Strength Podcast – Episode 7

As part of my True Strength project, I’m featuring interviews that dig deep into how people succeed and I was delighted to interview Andy Johnson of Andy Johnson Media. The interview has lots of insights into how Andy succeeds, about strengths, weaknesses, mindset, and resilience.

#CIPD13 – The end of competitive advantage

One-sentence summary: HR has an opportunity to step up and help create new ways of working which aren’t just essential for the survival of HR, but are essential for the survival of organisations.

#CIPD13 – Developing internal entrepreneurs to innovate within your organisation

One-sentence summary: An entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial mindset is messy, risky, disruptive, and mahoosively powerful.

Business Model Innovation

A summary of an excellent workshop on Business Model Innovation – run by Corridor Connections at the Manchester Digital Development Agency on 12th July 2011

The Lean Startup

Eric Ries gave an excellent Authors@Google presentation on his forthcoming book, The Lean Startup.

Are you following the unclear path?

Reflections on a talk by Tara Hunt on what it takes to be an entrepreneur and face the unclear path.

A Portfolio of ideas?

In the light of Seth Godin’s advice to “Poke the Box’ and implement our ideas, here are some musings about how we can treat our multitude of ideas like an investment portfolio.

Poke the Box

You can’t optimise your way to surprising growth and many industries face extinction as a consequence of stifling innovation; Poke the Box is a manifesto from Seth Godin which examines what we need to do.

Shelve an idea to make it successful

When I hear that an idea has been shelved, I (mistakenly) assume that it means that the idea has been killed and will never see the light of day, but a recent lecture by Jack Dorsey (co-founder of Twitter & Square) makes a very clear case for shelving ideas.

Linchpin – Are you Indispensable?

Seth Godin’s latest book – Linchpin – argues that our employment prospects are bleak unless we’re prepared to do something about it and be remarkable!