Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is a 1939 American political comedy-drama film, starring Jean Arthur and James Stewart, about one man’s effect on American politics. It was directed by Frank Capra and written by Sidney Buchman, based on Lewis R. Foster’s unpublished story. Family Businesses, small to mid-cap firms would like the chance to address [Continue Reading]
. “When I worked for you, I thought I was Superman.” I have occasionally reflected on why that was. Not sure I know all the answers, but the things I do know are that the environment were real, the energy was high, and the crap was low.” A friend shared that he had actually received [Continue Reading]
. “Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.” — John F. Kennedy Growth is part of our strategy; a recent study presented the following ideas. “Companies seem to recognize that sticking with the core businesses alone will not get them to their growth objectives. They expected only 45% of their growth [Continue Reading]
INNOVATION “Innovation is what America has always been about,” President Obama remarked in his recent State of the Union address. It’s hard to disagree, isn’t it? We live in a world dominated by innovative American companies like Apple, Microsoft, Google and Facebook. And even in the face of a recession, Silicon Valley’s relentless entrepreneurs have [Continue Reading]
Innovation and Culture, Culture and Innovation maybe permanently, inexorably linked. Like the age-old riddle about silence–which expires the moment you say its name
Sustainability as a key driver in innovation. Sustainability is the capacity to endure.
Innovation: the creation of better or more effective products, processes, technologies, or ideas
Strategic Imagination Recently I had a chance to catch up with a lifelong friend; he was just finishing a project halfway around the world for a very large firm. My buddy has always been a little “out there”; I remembered years ago when we were travelling together on business, he went to stretch his legs [Continue Reading]