Entrepreneurship blog

Innovation requires experimentation
I wish I had known about Clayton Christensen’s research on living overseas as one of the three ways illustrating how innovation requires experimentation  to contribute to success before I relocated to the Middle East almost six years ago! “In fact,...
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Disrupting corporate innovation education
As many of you are aware, I was an Australian ex-pat and start-up entrepreneur, who resided in Israel fro six years, which is globally acknowledged as The Start-Up Nation (despite the colossal failure of Better Place, the story outlined in...
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Fear of failure, what drives it & how to deal with it?
In the 2014 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Report more than 206,000 individuals were surveyed across 73 economies and 3936 national experts on entrepreneurship from 73 economies participated in the survey. GEM participant economies represent 72.4% of the world’s population and 90%...
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Dancing with Disruption
In the Executive Summary of the 2014 Front End of Innovation Conference, produced by the Institute for International Research, the author introduces us to the notion of dancing with disruption by welcoming us to the report with this statement; “Welcome...
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Three forces disrupting business as usual!
I recently participated in the Disruptive Innovation Festival (check it out, at http://thinkdif.co) where I presented an exciting new webinar on "How the lean start-up is disrupting business as usual". Whenever I design a new webinar, blog or learning program, I...
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Igniting a passionate purpose for innovation
I was reminded recently “that you always teach what you most need to learn” so I am happily sharing a key learning from one of the amazing executive coaches on the current global Coach for Innovators Certified Program™. This is...
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What are the entrepreneurial success factors?
I am not sure how many of my valued ImagineNation™ community friends and colleagues have ever purchased a completely new, “make believe” apartment “off the plan?” Nor am I aware of any who have attempted such a huge challenge in...
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What motivates entrepreneurs to innovate?
I have just commenced facilitating the latest Coach for Innovators Certified Program with an amazingly diverse and enthusiastic group of mostly female consultants, academics, facilitators, coaches and start-up entrepreneurs. As I started the program, I found myself being quickly brought...
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Surviving the innovation roller-coaster
I am pleased to be back in unseasonably freezing cold Israel after more than nine weeks of constant traveling along the global innovation superhighway! I spent my time focusing on learning, making distinctions, developing The Start-Up Game™ business, catching up...
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Entrepreneurship isn’t learnt at business school!
It takes enormous passion, deep vision and incredible anti fragility for successful entrepreneurship or intrapreneurship to occur, more than most of us could ever imagine! My recent experience at the recent European Innovation and Entrepreneurship Conference in Brussels, last month...
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