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Your isolation as an entrepreneur is a danger to your mental health and to the success of your venture. This is especially so if you’re a lone entrepreneur without a team around you. I’ve been there. You stand, staring out into … Continue reading →
At the risk of sounding like a nerd, I found myself taken this weekend by an article in Stanford Social Innovation Review on impact measurement. It is entitled, “The Next Frontier in Social Impact Measurement Isn’t Measurement at All”. The authors, … Continue reading →
Failure of your venture is difficult to envisage as the idea behind it seems so powerful. This is especially the case at start-up before you and your venture have been tested by trying to sell your service or product. However, … Continue reading →
Crowdfunding has reached a tipping point in terms of virality and impact. That was clear to me when I attended the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada’s (NCFA) full-day conference at MaRSdd in Toronto on March 3 2015.
A Crucible: A place or situation in which different elements interact to produce something new. The process entails a severe test or trial. In industry, it is a container where metals are mixed at high temperature to create a new material. … Continue reading →