Highlights and Takeaways from Web Summit 2018

Three days of intense energy flowed from Lisbon during the Web Summit this week as the world’s tech leaders and budding entrepreneurs gathered to federate around one thing that we can call agree on: technology is taking over the world. Panels, presentations and pitches abounded across all industry verticals from automotive to government to sports … Continue reading Highlights and Takeaways from Web Summit 2018

Books For Entrepreneurs: “Why We Buy” by Paco Underhill

When people think of product development and product marketing, almost the entire focus is placed on differentiation and branding. Merchandising also plays an important role but often only as directed from the branding and development efforts and not based on the realities of what happens in a store. Almost no product starts with the question … Continue reading Books For Entrepreneurs: “Why We Buy” by Paco Underhill

Books for Entrepreneurs: “Built to Last” by Jim Collins & Jerry Porras

If ever there was a competition to determine the bible of the business world, "Built to Last" by Jim Collins and Jerry Porras would be one of the finalists. It is a timeless epic constructed around nearly a decade of research into how visionary companies separate themselves from regular companies in order to achieve sustained success for … Continue reading Books for Entrepreneurs: “Built to Last” by Jim Collins & Jerry Porras

Books for Entrepreneurs: Jay Samit’s “Disrupt You”

Disruption is a tired buzzword these days after it was hijacked and commandeered by enough start-ups to make it nearly mainstream. But however you want to describe it, the concept of disruption - and particularly disrupting value chains - is what being an entrepreneur is all about. Jay Samit's bestselling book "Disrupt You" is a vast … Continue reading Books for Entrepreneurs: Jay Samit’s “Disrupt You”