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February 1, 2012

Lean Startup

Wiki , blog and a video

August 24, 2010

Parasole Group and cycling

Three successful restaurant openings in the midst of a down economy. Could be an interesting way to look at cycling concepts. Could invite guest speaker to last class and or/cater food.

January 11, 2010

Strategic inflection points, Andy Grove and AOL/Time Warner

A quote from Tom Friedman NYT column 1 11 10:

"Andy Grove, co-founder of Intel, liked to say that companies come to "strategic inflection points," where the fundamentals of a business change and they either make the hard decision to invest in a down cycle and take a more promising trajectory or do nothing and wither."

An example of cycling. The AOL/Time Warner merger was a big bet around the internet. Right idea, bad execution. Not much hedging.

October 29, 2009

Morola Droid

Wonderful innovation journey story from 10.29.09 NYT. Shock, cycling, external relationships- its all there.