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Decision patterns – an actionable mental model for startups

In his book, The Founder’s Dilemmas, Noam Wasserman highlights in multiple places the need for a comprehensive and shared mental model among the co-founders of a new business.  Many of the root causes of failed start-ups can be traced to: … Continue reading

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Every decision is an oppportunity to innovate

I’m driven to innovate; I’m always asking “How could this be done or made better?”.  Most of my innovations have come in the area of methods – improving how individuals or groups think to create the future. I naturally see patterns; … Continue reading

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Decision patterns enable agile thinking

Over the past 20+ years, I’ve developed a large portfolio of decision patterns.  As a consultant to high-tech industries, I’m often thrown into situations where I’m not a technical expert and I’m in a room filled with lots of folks … Continue reading

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