In 2008 Elliot Bisnow, already an accomplished entrepreneur, started Summit Series, an "un-conference conference" that would serve as a mutual aid society for young entrepreneurs. Elliott, and team members Jeff Rosenthal and Justin Cohen, talked with us about Summit's mission and what it takes to succeed.
Many leaders are described as "visionary" -- I'm always curious as to how they got that way. Is it something they're born with, or something we can we all learn? I had a chance to participate in a Silicon Flatirons Q&A with media mogul Ted Turner as we probed this question with Ted Turner.
How do we make the world work for 100 percent of humanity in the shortest possible time through spontaneous cooperation without ecological damage or disadvantage to anyone?This is a question Buckminster Fuller posed to the world in 1983.
Amazing what impact a single individual can make on a company with tens or hundreds of thousands of employees. In this month's issue, FC highlights a great story about Starbucks and how Chairman Howard Schultz continues to redefine their business. His impact on the company (and for most of us in the java-drinking world, our lives) is huge!