Archive: June 2015


  • June 29, 2015

Grand Challenge!!

Grand Challenges are bold and powerful goals that leaders take on to make the world a better place. I am now working with five leaders helping to define and launch …

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  • June 25, 2015

Seth Kahan interviews John Sydnor on Venture Acceleration

John Sydnor is an expert in venture acceleration with a broad and deep background in technology, financial services, and venture economic development. In this short video he covers the three …

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  • June 22, 2015

Floosh!

The genesis of Floosh: Ruchi, my 12 yr old daughter, and I are driving home from picking up our dog, Sita. Sita puts her paw on the divider between the …

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  • June 18, 2015

Association Strategy

There are three important ways that associations are different from private sector organizations. These need to be taken into consideration when going through the strategic planning process.

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  • June 15, 2015

Reframing the Adventure

I was perusing a book once in a bookstore – cannot remember the name – in which the author said something like, “Family vacations are not about vacations. They are …

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  • June 11, 2015

Communities, #1 Tool for Change

Communities are a unique resource in organizations when you are leading change. Learn why.

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  • June 8, 2015

Wake Up!

My best friend once attended a zen retreat in a sparse buiding in the mountains. It was cold. For seven days he sat with about eight other men cross legged.  …

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  • June 4, 2015

Seth Kahan on innovation from the customer’s pov

Here is what good innovation feels like to the customer.

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  • June 1, 2015

Love + Nutrition = Miracles

When my wife and I travelled to India and met our newly adopted daugher, we thought she was about six years old. Her facial features and height seemed like a …

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