- published: 01 Feb 2014
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Why is it so important to define a culture in the early stages of company formation? Because cultures aren't something you can easily back into over time; they're the fertile compounds that foster growth and inspire employees' actions and behaviors. This session with Michael Skok, a serial entrepreneur turned venture capitalist, will help you tackle the hard issue of how to define a culture that can help you encode the values that support standards of excellence and empower and drive teams to collaborate around shared goals. In that vein we will also discuss the importance of having a compelling vision and mission. The team from Salsify is our featured case study and they will share how culture has been established at their company. Learn more about the Harvard Innovation Lab at http...
Vision, mission and culture are vital to your company - even at this early stage - do you know how to set yourself up for success? Michael Skok, a serial entrepreneur turned venture capitalist, will share best practice and case experiences for this foundational area of your venture. Viewers will learn: What it takes to form and build an enduring company. Understanding the crucial aspects of establishing a vision and mission. Establishing and operationalizing your culture to ensuring your team have the tools to win. Special guests include, Paul English, (@englishpaulm) most recently founder of Blade (@bladebos) and before that Kayak, Mike Duffy Founder of Cylent and formerly with Open Pages, and Adam Melonas, CEO & Founder Chew-Labs. To get the most out of this session, follow this lin...
"My clients were my friends ... the beautiful thing about being a trainer is that you can blur that distinction. The things that would be wrong to do as a shrink, an attorney or an accountant, we do." Greg Glassman, Founder and CEO of CrossFit, was invited to the Harvard Divinity School by the authors of "How We Gather" to examine the similarities between CrossFit, religion and church. CrossFit® - Forging Elite Fitness® (http://crossfit.com) The CrossFit Games® - The Sport of Fitness™ The Fittest On Earth™
Innovation is less about breakthrough moments and more to do with channeling organization-wide intelligence, says Linda Hill of Harvard Business School. For the full article: http://www.i-cio.com/big-thinkers/linda-hill/item/building-a-culture-that-stimulates-collective-genius More Big Thinker interviews: http://www.i-cio.com/big-thinkers About: Linda Hill Professor of business administration at Harvard Business School and the co-author of ‘Collective Genius,’ Linda Hill is an authority on leadership and innovation. That focus sees her working with numerous global figures, from the president of Pixar to the Prime Minister of Japan.
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Please subscribe! Harvard University Rachel Huebner student joins Fox News Channel's Megyn Kelly to share observations of the totalitarian left-wing political culture at her school. Two included anecdotes are student who feel uncomfortable with displaying the American flag and persons who believe abortion is immoral and should be criminalized.
Michael R. Bloomberg MBA '66, an entrepreneur and civic leader who built an information technology company into a global news and financial information service and served three terms as mayor of New York City, was the principal speaker at the Afternoon Program of Harvard's 363rd Commencement. "Mike Bloomberg's career represents a rare blend of public leadership, private-sector entrepreneurship, and powerful philanthropic engagement," said Harvard President Drew Faust.
"We cooked together...there were plenty of house parties that didn't involve the final clubs."
The Harvard i-lab sponsored a faculty-led Winter Break trip to New York City for 37 students from across Harvard University. The trip focused on cultural entrepreneurship in NYC: new ventures in fashion, food, fine arts, performing arts, music, video entertainment, literary fiction, etc. Harvard students explored how new ventures in the creative arts are launched, and how proximity to NYC's rich ecosystem of established companies, investors, and supporting organizations (e.g., universities, foundations, trade press, industry associations) influences the ventures' evolution.
"We all recognize and respect the performance and effort it takes to be an athlete."