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Why Some Entrepreneurs Crash and Burn

The New York Times covers several aspects of the Uber CEO Travis Kalanick’s demise. It references the culture in the organization, speed of growth, shareholder concerns, and the aggressiveness of the leader. In specific, it highlights Kalanick’s pattern of risk taking and references his lack of integrity. For example, the many years where Uber engaged […]

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Trump Trauma, the Only Conversation in Town

Whether you are talking to your financial advisor, doctor, therapist, friend, partner or in line at the supermarket, somewhere the conversation will turn to President Trump. Coping with significant change is difficult for most people. Then add a sense of disappointment in outcomes, and people feel unsettled. When organizations make changes, the conversation around the […]

Changing Corporate Cultural, a Behaviorally Smart Guide

Your Dream Investment

Many people invest heavily in self-help courses, books, and conferences but in what, exactly, are they investing? How many of us have a deep understanding of how we tick based on our natural talents, passions, mission, values and purpose? It occurs to me that a good starting point before heavily investing in self-help stuff – […]

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Behavioralizing Advisors & Financial Planning

“Identifying each person’s financial personality regarding how that drives decision making, will reduce costly complaints.” Leon Morales, DNA Behavior International [The Institute for Innovation Development interview series invites innovation experts, innovative business leaders and emerging FinTech companies to talk to our readers about their latest innovation activities. The series seeks to learn from innovative business […]