It’s about squeezing every drop out of your orange

If I were to ask you what attributes define success in professional basketball, you would likely say, height, athleticism, coordination, wingspan, speed, competitiveness or desire to win. Likewise, if I asked what attributes define entrepreneurial success, you would likely say creativity, cunning, timing, risk tolerance, perseverance, vision, intelligence or boldness. I recently, read the following […]
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Peyton Manning, Chip Kelly, and strategy versus execution

I enjoy watching football and I naturally connect typically non-business things in life to business (Game of Thrones, sports, the ocean…). As I watched Peyton Manning’s Broncos systematically destroy Chip Kelly’s Eagles yesterday, some ideas I have been mulling related to success came to mind. These thoughts involve the relationship between strategy and execution. Specifically, […]
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When writing, get to the point

In school you learn about proper writing.  That has some value. But I’ve found the most important use of writing in the modern business context is to get through the barrage of information and clearly articulate a point. Proper writing is important, but getting your information opened, understood, and responded to involves far more than […]
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What Can You Expect From Your Praxis Business Partner Experience?

Praxis participants gain an amazing amount of knowledge and networking from the curriculum and Praxis activities. But to me, the thing that differentiates Praxis from all other educational opportunities is the business partner experience. This is not a traditional internship, where you hope to impress a potential future employer by buffing up your resume. This […]
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