Surviving Innovation

How to get ready to fail

by Carl Natale on November 2, 2010

Last week I was listening to Doug Hall motivate the MaineBiz Momentum Convention to innovate and strive to be meaningfully unique. There was a lot of good stuff there. While Doug was explaining how fear of failure got in the way, I got a text from the Pittsburgh Steelers that said: “Emmanuel Sanders is AFC […]

What is Blockbuster’s business?

by Carl Natale on September 24, 2010

Blockbuster – no surprise – is filing for Chapter 11. The stores are going to stay open while it tries to renegotiate debt and cut costs. It’s in this mess because it can’t compete as a distributor of DVDs. Mashable does a nice job of summarizing the problem: It’s the same thing that’s been happening […]