Category Archives: Inc.com

Initiative in mainstream media: Dave Kerpen in Inc.

on May 28, 2019 in Inc.com

Today saw the first mainstream media mention of Initiative. Dave Kerpen of Likeable Social Media wrote in Inc.: 3 Steps to Develop More Initiative. I hope he doesn’t mind my quoting the parts that referred to my book, which were in his second step: The problem with most books and courses for starting things is that they assume you already have a winning idea and a team. It’s great if[…] Keep reading →

Dave Asprey, Author: Changing the Game in Leadership and Life

on December 5, 2018 in Inc.com

Dave Asprey, Author: Changing the Game in Leadership and Life I saw Dave Asprey speak at a downtown Manhattan coworking space. You may think of Dave as the Bulletproof Coffee or bio-hacking man, but I was there for a different reason. I’d read his new book Game Changers: What Leaders, Innovators, and Mavericks Do to Win at Life. It’s a different turn for him. The book compiles leadership and life[…] Keep reading →

Why Every Parent Should Watch This Movie

on November 21, 2018 in Creativity, Education, Inc.com, Leadership

Have you noticed how many of today’s most successful people chose to leave our educational system–Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, Steve Jobs, Richard Branson, Mark Zuckerberg, Erin Brockovich, Elon Musk, Sean Combs, Lauren Hill, Michael Dell, Whoopi Goldberg, Larry Page, and Sergei Brin, to name a few. Ever wonder why people who chose to leave mainstream education became so successful? Why did breaking the once-standard advice “stay in school” not work[…] Keep reading →

Leaders: Seek This Outcome From Your Followers

on November 5, 2018 in Inc.com, Leadership

Leaders: Seek This Outcome From Your Followers This simple feedback from your followers can tell you how you’re leading. By Joshua SpodekAuthor, ‘Leadership Step by Step’ @spodek One of the great joys and tragedies of leadership is that you’ll never exactly¬†how well you led. An engineer can take a test. A baseball player can look at his stats. But leaders have no objective measure. Is that frustrating? It gets more[…] Keep reading →

How Your Tuna Is About To Get Plant-Based

on November 3, 2018 in Entrepreneurship, Inc.com

How Your Tuna Is About To Get Plant-Based There are a lot of non-meat meats on the market, but not as much non-fish fish, which Ocean Hugger Foods is looking to change. I tasted their “tuna” in a sashimi roll and had CEO David Benzaquen not told me it contained only tomato, I would have guessed I was eating fish. I act more on the environment than most and believe[…] Keep reading →

Why This Entrepreneur Believes You May Soon Love Cricket

on November 2, 2018 in Entrepreneurship, Inc.com

Why This Entrepreneur Believes You May Soon Love Cricket October 31, 2018 I act more on the environment than most and believe the evidence shows that innovation and technology are at most a small part of any solution. Food and our eating habits have to be a major part, which I’ve written about: Since many “green” ventures seem more interested in wrapping themselves in a trend than actually reducing consumption,[…] Keep reading →

What Makes an Entrepreneur an Entrepreneur

on November 1, 2018 in Entrepreneurship, Inc.com

What Makes an Entrepreneur an Entrepreneur October 31, 2018 After positive feedback on my post clarifying the difference between leadership and management, I’m sharing what makes someone an entrepreneur and what they might be if not. Definitions are like opinions-;everyone has one and people argue over them-;so I’m not trying to tell anyone how to think. I’m only sharing a perspective that has helped me. If you use another definition[…] Keep reading →

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