Innovation is the Only Way Out

Notes on Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Volume 7 (2011-2012)

Whats Inside?

A collection of notes from the inspirational lecture series

Innovation is the only sustainable competitive advantage any company can have.

David Friedberg (The Climate Corporation)

Now is the best time in the history of the universe to start a company.

Phil Libin (Evernote)

Eliminate the word try from the vocabulary.

Brad Feld (Foundry Group)

Decisions must be documented and distributed to everyone.

Marten Mickos (Eucalyptus)

One of the most important things in starting a business is realizing the difference between customers and consumers.

Adam Lowry (Method)

You want to show the passion, the idea, and the vision. That is contagious.

Dana Mead (KPCB)

Measure more than just intelligence.

Jessica Mah (inDinero)

Carry the banner for creative chaos.

Deborah Hopkins (Citi)

Prototyping is actually the conversation you have with your ideas.

Alexander Osterwalder (Author)

We were talking about Moore's Law fifteen years ago. Now we're living it.

Ted Zoller (Kauffman Foundation)

You can think big or you can think small. It takes the same amount of energy.

Sukhinder Singh Cassidy (JOYUS)

People want to know you care before they care what you know.

Kristina Johnson (Enduring Energy)

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About the Author

Will Johnson

Will Johnson

I am a serial entrepreneur who has passionately launched and grown platforms that help small business owners, financial advisors, and filmmakers.

My enthusiasm for entrepreneurship and helping others can be found in the many books I have curated on those topics.