Archive | February, 2015

Blessed are the other ‘weird people’ – visionary entrepreneurs

  And blessed are the other ‘weird people’ – the visionary entrepreneurs – for they persevere against tremendous odds to teach us to ‘see their vision through our eyes.” The major challenge: Entrepreneurs are required to boil-down, simplify and communicate – - an often abstract and complex vision – - in business terms – in […]

You have to go down the chute . . .

“You can’t be that kid standing at the top of the waterslide, overthinking it.   You have to go down the chute.” – Tina Fey One primary attribute of entrepreneurs is the ability to ACT without hesitation. Not that entrepreneurs don’t think, analyze and run risk/benefits in their heads. But they tend not to overthink […]

Do not fear to be eccentric

“Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.” – Bertrand Russell While blind faith in our intuition is risky, it’s a far greater risk to listen to the opinions of the great majority of advisers, who have been trained to look for the downside. They collect stories […]