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Rock leaf river

The stink of desperation is a turnoff. This is just as true with startups as it is with dating. We’ve all seen it. Startups that are struggling to find customer fit and traction. But, there is a fine line between being nimble, lean, and responsive; and tossing and turning like a leaf in the wind.…

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Why Do Businesses Fail to Successfully Adapt to Change?

Interesting infographic on GigaOM on why businesses are failing to successfully deal with disruption, competition, and change. Many of the reported causal factors will be quite familiar to anyone who has worked in a larger corporation. Although this highlights some of those factors, there isn’t much offered in terms of potential solutions to overcome these issues. Some…

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Larry Cornett Joins Primal Board of Advisors

I’m proud to announce that I have joined the board of advisors at Primal; a very interesting startup that is developing powerful semantic technology to enable smart automation of the tasks you do daily on the Web. Imagine a smart assistant that better understands how you think and what you want. Very interesting indeed. I…

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Welcome to Brilliant FORGE

I’m proud to announce the launch of Brilliant FORGE, a new company that I founded to provide Product and Design advisory services to Fortune 500 companies and startups. With over 16 years of experience in the industry ranging from 2-person startups to large global corporations like Yahoo, Apple and eBay; I’m looking forward to sharing…

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