TechCrunch: Building a great startup requires more than genius and a great invention

Shahin Farshchi Contributor More posts by this contributor Investing in frontier technology is (and isn’t) cleantech all over again The dos and don’ts of crafting frontier-tech companies Many entrepreneurs assume that an invention carries intrinsic value, but that assumption is…

Inc.: The Next Phase in Office Design is Here

The open office was once declared the solution to stagnating profits, slow product development, and the loss of talented workers. Cube farms were passé, and wide, sweeping rooms with no walls or physical barriers in sight were suddenly the answer. Rallying…

TechCrunch: Distributor of plans for 3D-printed guns puts his product back in circulation

Cody Wilson, the self-described crypto-anarchist who on Monday was blocked from distributing schematics for 3D-printed guns online, is making good on his promise for “one hell of a week.” I am about to give you one hell of a week.…

Facing Resistance? Don’t Fight the Storm

Resistance has a bad reputation. When facing opposition, we tend to feel stuck or fight back. Actually, building on a phrase that Bob Sutton repeated over and over when I was at Stanford last winter, resistance is caused by change. When it happens, it is a good signal. Instead of fighting it, we can use that energy in our favor. This story is about how we dealt with resistance in the shape of two storms: a natural catastrophe and an internal one.

The Ultimate Guide to Brand Styleguides

Having a proper styleguide is a thing that your business requires in order to keep your brand identity consistent regardless of who creates it and consistent through any medium of communication; however, not many businesses keep one.