Meeting Shanley Pearl over lunch, I can’t help but associate her with the Perrier carbonated water she chose. It’s become part of my perception of her. Like Perrier, she’s bubbly, she appeals to those with fine taste, and she’s got a bit of a sarcastic bite to her. Shanley spoke to our class during our… Continue reading Shanley Pearl’s Refreshing Definition of Success in Entrepreneurship
The world needs more Peter Shankmans. Since graduating from Boston University, Peter has experienced a great amount of success, including starting several businesses and writing four books. His latest is a website and podcast called Faster Than Normal that shows how ADD and ADHD can be a gift — not a curse — for people.… Continue reading Peter Shankman: ‘If You’re Not Failing, You’re Not Trying Hard Enough’
On our class trip to Detroit on Friday, March 24, Jeanette Pierce, our tour guide from the Detroit Experience Factory, told us people often ask her: Why Detroit? Instead of telling you her reasons, I am going to tell you my “why.” Why my love for the companies started there and the reasons March 24,… Continue reading Why Detroit?
By Meg Dedyne My first praise of the Nieman Reports article is for the pull quote saying that successful companies will realize the jobs people do everyday and create products that can do those jobs or at least make them easier. If companies do this, then people will start to pull their product into their daily… Continue reading What are we really selling?