Late yesterday Google revealed it would be issuing "Public Alert" disaster warnings using Google Maps. Sounds great, but combined with other recent news it adds to bigger worries that Google is diluting its brand. Here's why that's not the case.
Harvard's Business Plan Contest--an annual event since 1997--has spawned hundreds of business plans. Winners and non-winners alike have gone on to implement their plans and start successful enterprises.
Business growth reviews take discipline--and they can also be highly rewarding.This EnergizeGrowth® Plan Review Process removes some of the fear and mystery. Use this with your teams and stakeholders to take your growth to the next level.
At $5.2-billion Iridium was one of the largest, boldest and audacious startup bets ever made. Conceived in 1987 by Motorola and spun out in 1990 as a separate company, Iridium planned to build a mobile telephone system that would work anywhere on earth.
As the world and the US slogs through the current economic turmoil, the task of economic development professionals is shifting. What use to be a local struggle to attract businesses and jobs, competing against other states or even other communities in their own state, has become a battle against local job loss and the inevitable business closings. This shift, has brought the small business champion out of formerly dismissive EDC presidents and in my opinion…is long overdue.
One of my favorite radio programs is a quasi-science show called Radio Lab and is hosted by Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich. There are two reasons why I love this program so much: 1) because the production values are so good that no matter what they are talking about it sounds multilayered and dynamic and 2) while the topics are science related they are not overly technical and there is a heavy philosophical element usually presented from various sides by the two hosts and their guests.