The Key to a Successful Entrepreneurial Team

William Hewlett and David Packard, who I have had the honor of meeting personally, were two very different people who together created an amazing company called Hewlett-Packard.  The two made up an entrepreneurial team: a group of entrepreneurs who together launch a new enterprise intelligently combining their capabilities. This is a situation that is becoming…

Five Entrepreneurship Urban Legends that We Need to Let Go Of

I’ve been working with entrepreneurs in Europe for the last 10 years and I have heard time and time again a series of “facts” about European entrepreneurship that are closer to myth than anything else.  Mostly they are urban legends.  An urban legend is a form of modern folklore consisting of stories that may or may…

Empowerment Creativity Skills for a Social Entrepreneur

In his wonderful book on Creativity, Lifelong Creativity, Dr. Pradip Khandwalla talks about the concept of Empowerment Creativity. . History of mankind is replete with examples of great men and women who dedicated their lives to uplift the downtrodden and the poor. Social entrepreneurs provide a great example of empowerment creativity. In this post I…
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