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Run & Grow

How to Make a Million -- Even a Billion -- Dollars Commercializing Your Great Idea and Questioning Conventional Wisdom

Take it from this heart surgeon who first challenged conventional wisdom as a medical student 28 years ago

A healthy skepticism toward the traditional ways of doing things is crucial for an entrepreneur -- whether with medical devices, my own field, or for that matter, with any other field. My drive to seek improved alternatives, to ask, "Is there a better way to ...

by Lishan Aklog M.D.  | December 09, 2017 02:00:00
Startup Tips

The Last Laugh: Why Good Ideas Are Often Ridiculed at First

There are hundreds of businesses that sounded preposterous when they were first considered

There’s a meme floating around the internet that states: “The next time you’re afraid to share ideas, remember someone once said in a meeting, ‘Let’s make a film with a tornado full of sharks.’” The humor here is that the Sharknado film franchise, ...

by Jayson Demers  | May 21, 2017 06:00:00