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Business Predators & Prey 

Design strategy and Innovation are preparing businesses for survival. Many aspects contribute to a business succeeding. I believe these include intuition, speed, and…

Is Guilt a Sustainable Way to Pry Open Pockets?

The following post is part of the course work for “Live Exchange” the foundational course on communication for The MBA Design Strategy Program…

Make Crowdfunding a Part of Your Product Strategy

Crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and IndieGoGo give social entrepreneurs a way to test product and service ideas, reach new audiences and generate marketing…

Indian Women Find Self-Reliance Through Embroidery Businesses

In a store in my hometown of Ahmedabad, India, I was immediately charmed by the colorful display of intricate handcrafted embroidery on pillow…
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WEconomy: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption

Have you ever shared a car ride, lent someone a book, made a mix tape, or traded clothing? Then you’re part of the…
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Credit Unions Ask, ‘Now What?’ Answer: Invest in Cooperatives

Credit union membership continues to surge after the successful 'Move Your Money' campaign. The opportunity now exists to better articulate the connection between…
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Vertical Folding Containers Reduce Wasted Ship Space

Staxxon, a development-stage start-up based in Montclair, NJ, has developed a vertical folding container. The Staxxon system allows a standard 20-foot container to…
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Greening for Survival, And the Bottom Line

By Ashok Kamal For decades, it has been clear that a better understanding of sustainability is necessary to ensure humanity’s survival. Now the…

Complete the Loop by Buying Recycled

This article outlines the 3 stages of recycling and argues for a closed-loop recycling system that protects the environment and promotes a greener…
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Mobile Unlocks the Future of Local

Mobile is unlocking possibilities for local lifestyles that could very well redefine consumption as we know it. Location based micro-economies are emerging with…
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Defining Conscious Capitalism

Conscious Capitalism is the emerging integration between awareness and capitalism. How does it apply to business?

Why Focus on More than Making Money in Business?

In the emerging Conscious Capitalism economy, making money requires more that focusing on making money.
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Detroit: Stakeholder Power at Work

The reporting on Detroit seems to be shifting away from the narrative of the once great American City disintegrating into a burned out…
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The FOMO Generation? Is ‘Fear Of Missing Out’ Destroying Happiness

Increasingly my world is filled with overachievers who feel like underachievers. Are we the FOMO Generation? Is 'Fear OF Missing Out' destroying happiness.…
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Behind Bars, Prepping for Life…as an Entrepreneur?

The State of Oregon Department of Corrections, partnering with several other sponsors, has promoted a different paradigm for inmates in its Coffee Creek…