Category Archives: Making Deals

Rippling

A friend died recently.  It was really a fluke that we met at all, let alone became friends. I got her name because of a pick-up sticks-like jumble of intersecting acquaintances and business relationships.  We lived in different cities, so … Continue reading

Posted in A Better Way to Work, Build a Culture, Building a Community, Entrepreneurs & Managers, Financing your Business, Growing your Business, Leadership, Live your Life, Making Deals, Survival | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Scalability… is that a real word?

She had a great idea, and unlike so many dreamers, she knew how to make the idea work and acted.  Designer fabrics, specially developed, specially packaged, colorful, a catchy Marimekko with a lighter touch.   It made sense.  She’d studied design, … Continue reading

Posted in Entrepreneurs & Managers, Financing your Business, Growing your Business, Leaping, Live your Life, Making Deals, Navigate the Rivers, Strategy, Survival | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Idea of the Decade

Aping the well-worn, but dazzlingly lit, jerkily choreographed “Idol” format, six entrepreneurs were invited to Radio City Music Hall in New York to pitch their ideas.  Six young business wannabes taking the same stage as Bob Dillon, Yo Yo Ma, … Continue reading

Posted in Financing your Business, Growing your Business, Leaping, Making Deals, Strategy, Vision | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment