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Qualcomm Life Vice President and Chief Medical Officer James Mault discusses how mobile will make health care more effective and cheaper.

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3 lessons for the future of hospitals

Qualcomm Life Chief Medical Officer James Mault discusses the business lessons hospitals can take from taxicabs, airlines and coffee shops

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Podcast EP. 30 – Invent, Reinvent, Thrive with Lloyd Shefsky

09/15/14 – Moved By Purpose
Interview with Professor Lloyd Shefsky, who said that successful entrepreneurs don’t ignore the naysayers but investigate their claims.

Invent, Reinvent, Thrive

09/14/14 – WTIC
Interview with Professor Lloyd Shefsky, who said that people don’t have to change their whole skill set to reinvent themselves.

TEL 046: Invent Reinvent Thrive with Lloyd Shefsky

09/12/14 – The Entrepreneurs Library

Interview with Professor Lloyd Shefsky about his book, Invent Reinvent Thrive. “It carries the concept of needing to invent and reinvent through various stages but it also uses real stories,” Shefsky said.

Should scientists handle retractions differently?

09/05/14 – MIT News
Article reports on an MIT study about the fallout for scientists whose fields suffer high-profile retractions. Quotes Professor Ben Jones, who said that the study “uses rigorous empirical methods to establish an important fact: Retractions matter for the ensuing progress of a field.”

Episode 26

09/04/14 – Extreme Biz Dev with Bernie Brenner
Interview with Professor Lloyd Shefsky about how businesses should adapt through all stages of success.

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Start me up: Jen Moore ’04

09/02/14 – Meez Meals makes cooking dinner a piece of cake

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Family businesses letting go

09/01/14 – EY Family Business Blog
Article by Professor Lloyd Shefsky argues that a founder’s “control from the grave” can be positive, such as ensuring the staff will respect the incoming leader’s authority.

The Making of an Entrepreneur

09/01/14 – Wealth Magazine
Quotes Professor Lloyd Shefsky, who said, “Being an entrepreneur is like a relay race. You might get it to a certain point and then hand off the baton. Take pride in priming the next guy for success.”

The Paul Miller Show

08/27/14 – WPHM
Interview with Professor Lloyd Shefsky about his book, Invent, Reinvent, Thrive. “Companies really weren’t made to last forever,” Shefsky said. “You have to be prepared to implement the reinvention.”

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Video: Khosla hits TheStreet

08/26/14 – Watch Kellogg Senior Fellow Sanjay Khosla discuss global lessons on growth with

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The “ghost on the wall” theory of family control

08/25/14 – EY Family Business Blog
Article by Professor Lloyd Shefsky uses Henry Crown and Company as an example of subtle family influence serving the business better than more overt family control. It allows leaders to make their own decisions while still being guided by the family’s legacy.

How Entrepreneurs Must Reinvent Themselves to Thrive

08/22/14 – Huffington Post
Article summarizes Professor Lloyd Shefsky’s advice to entrepreneurs in his book, Invent, Reinvent, Thrive. Article also appears on the author’s blog.

What do famous entrepreneurs have in common? Author Lloyd Shefsky has a theory

08/21/14 – Upstart Business Journal
Article reports on what Professor Lloyd Shefsky has learned from interviewing entrepreneurs. Shefsky said that the ability to ignore critics, listen to customers and alter as needed is what helps the most successful entrepreneurs thrive.

08/20/14 – Lifestyle Radio Network
Interview with Professor Lloyd Shefsky, who talks about the need for businesses to continuously reinvent themselves in order to thrive. Segment starts at 5:15.

Millennial Recruitment and Impact Investing

08/19/14 – Huffington Post

Article lists b-schools that offer courses on social enterprise, impact investing or sustainability, including HBS, Wharton, Kellogg, Booth, Stern, Stanford, Columbia and Ross. Also mentions Kellogg’s Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge.

A grave matter for family businesses

08/18/14 – EY Family Business Blog
Article by Professor Lloyd Shefsky explores the potential consequences of family business leaders who try to continue controlling the company after they’ve left it.

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Videos: Career transitions and leadership agility

08/14/14 – Staying open to change and recognizing new opportunities will keep your career path fresh

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What To Do When Investors Think You're Crazy

08/13/14 – Fast Company

Excerpt from Invent, Reinvent, Thrive by Professor Lloyd Shefsky encourages entrepreneurs to turn to potential future customers and industry leaders when experts don’t believe a business idea will work.

Groupon and enterprise apps

08/08/14 – WBEZ’s Tech Shift

Interview with Professor Linda Darragh about Groupon’s disappointing second quarter earnings.  Darragh said that Groupon is “probably looking deep as to what their core competency might be to see how they can reinvent themselves.”

To Be Successful, You Have To Repeatedly Reinvent Yourself

08/07/14 – Business Insider

Q&A with Professor Lloyd Shefsky about his book, Invent, Reinvent, Thrive.  Originally appeared in Kellogg Insight