Nurturing an Innovation Ecosystem

There is a saying in California that I used to hear often. “If something is hot, pour gasoline on it”. It’s a good motto for nurturing an innovation ecosystem. Data from the Kauffman Foundation shows that most jobs are created when companies move past the incubation stage and into the sales growth or “gazelle” stage….

Stop Playing the Zero-Sum Game

On every campaign trail and in every smoke-filled room there is a politician talking about “jobs”. The television sound bites and the radio spots we often hear tout a political candidate’s ability to create jobs. However, the question of how jobs are actually created rarely seems to be asked or even answered correctly by a…