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Benevolent dictators

We need more benevolent dictators in the startup world, as well as on the investment side – the opposite of the uniformity so prevalent in Silicon Valley today.

An article I was going to write about that subject was preceded by an article by Michael Feuer, the CEO of OfficeMax who grew the company from nothing to $5 Billion. Get some excerpts from his book “The Benevolent Dictator: Empower Your Employees, Build Your Business, and Outwit the Competition” online here.

[Links TechJournal South]


About Georges van Hoegaerden

After my ideas had raised $14M and returned over $100M to investors in Silicon Valley I could not help but detect a systemic flaw in the way we detect, build, fund and support systems of innovation. On an entrepreneurial quest to root-cause I evolved my focus from the economics of innovation to the innovation of economics, and ended up completely rewriting the playbook of economics that must guide us all. I named my invention Renewable Economics™.

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