11/10/14 – In the first of a new series, Madison Industries' CEO and president shares his insights on growing organizationsFull Story
11/05/14 – Alumni and faculty share their secrets for growing companies Full Story
11/03/14 – A professor and a grad match Chicago startups with world-class companies Full Story
11/01/14 – eNEWSLINE
Article by Professor Linda Darragh argues that entrepreneurs find success by finding a solution to a problem, then following the Discover, Test, Launch process.
11/01/14 – Family Business
Article by Professor Lloyd Shefsky argues that, in certain cases, trying to improve bad family business relationships is counterproductive, and everyone would be better off if no such attempts were made.
10/31/14 – Washington Post
Article cites research by Professor Ben Jones that found that the average age of innovators is steadily rising, with the average age of greatest achievement for Nobel Prize winners and great tech inventors having increased six years to 45.
10/27/14 – Bloomberg
Quotes Professor Lloyd Shefsky on Whirlpool and P&G’s Swash. “You can’t really get through life without a washing machine, but you can get through life without this,” Shefsky said.
10/21/14 – CNBC
Financial news contributor Herb Greenberg mentions Professor Lloyd Shefsky and his book, “Invent, Reinvent, Thrive.” Greenberg talks about IBM’s current earnings and how Shefsky’s book argues the need for constant reinvention and explains how IBM did that in the past. Segment begins around 1:30.
10/21/14 – Investors.com
Article quotes Professor Lloyd Shefsky on leaders’ need to sharpen their entrepreneurial mindsets constantly and includes examples from his book, “Invent, Reinvent, Thrive.”
10/20/14 – A tech guru and a floral manager team up to launch two winning startupsFull Story
10/13/14 – Chicago Tribune
Article reports on Social Impact Investing: Financing a Better World, a panel hosted by Professor Linda Darragh at Chicago Ideas Week. Takeaways include that “anyone can be an impact investor” and “sell the win-win.”
10/13/14 – Womenetics
Article by Professor Lloyd Shefsky explains how to continuously innovate and reinvent one's self and business to meet constantly changing conditions in the marketplace, using examples from his book, Invent, Reinvent, Thrive.
09/30/14 – Fortune
Article by Professor Linda Darragh lists six lessons that entrepreneurs can learn from B2B companies about how to launch the next great startup, including targeting the first customers wisely and focusing on opportunities to generate reoccurring revenue.