Give Me That: Entitlement Ethics and The Destruction of Private Property

The definition of entitlement is the belief that one is deserving of or entitled to certain special privileges or others property. Much of the narrative in modern Western culture centers around this definition in one way or another. Headlines are riddled with stories of entitlement and in many instances this behavior is being embraced. What […]

3 Ways Startups Can Promote Innovation in the Trump Era

This story originally appeared in Entrepreneur Dusty Wunderlich  |  Published January 4, 2017 The next four years could mark a golden age for startups if, as he promised during his campaign, President-elect Donald Trump loosens regulations and special-interests influence — and if entrepreneurs hold regulators and policymakers accountable. Related: Trump’s Business-Friendly Economic Agenda When the president-elect declared that he […]

3 Ways to Decentralize Management and Boost Productivity

This story originally appeared in Entrepreneur Dusty Wunderlich  |  Published March 15, 2017 This article is included in Entrepreneur Voices on Strategic Management, a new book containing insights from more than 20 contributors, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders. Corporate structures are flattening. One big reason why is that the strict hierarchies of yesteryear are no longer effective for […]

Venture Capitals Existential Crisis: The Disintermediation of Institutional Capital

Investing in emerging technologies and industries has traditionally been the realm of venture capitalists and only the most elite could participate in this close circle.  The venture capital industry ushered in a great generation of innovation and a new take on investment strategies.  However, as the industry matured and institutionalized it has lost its original […]