Thank You, from a Veteran and Entrepreneur We’re Still Celebrating 6 Years of Independence! We had a great July 4th at my house and here in Austin, Texas. It’s a great time of year for me as I also celebrated six years as a business owner and liberation from a company job! Pearson Strategy Group was
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PSG alliance partner and creative marketing consultant Tuck Kamin has launched the Design Your Age Podcast. Kamin’s recent book Design Your Age debunks outdated ideas about aging and introduces fresh approaches to creating better later years. An award-winning writer and creative strategist, Kamin’s quest is to rebrand “aging.” In the premier episode of his podcast,
Andrew Eisenberg is a partner and intellectual property attorney at the Austin office of Michael Best & Friedrich LLP. I have enjoyed getting to know Andrew and learning about his company as we both mentor small business owners. Andrew’s legal knowledge is very impressive and his experience is broad. He holds three patents himself and
As a veteran-owned business, Pearson Strategy appreciates the hard work and dedication required of those now serving or separated from the military. We thank you for your service as we celebrate this Independence Day and the freedoms that you’ve helped guarantee. In addition, we want to salute those entrepreneurs, inventors and business owners from any
Recently I wrote about the many innovation styles that I’ve encountered as a consultant in the world of business strategy. Perhaps the most recognizable is the Cowboy or Cowgirl – those people (or companies) that love coming up with a new idea. The excitement is contagious and often leads to immediate action. Invest! Patent! Hire!
Have you heard of Patent Prison? That’s my term for the quagmire that too many companies – especially brand-new ones – get sucked into when handling innovations. Odds are the company you’re currently working at has been there, too. Patent Prison is time-consuming, legally complicated and expensive. It can keep businesses from moving forward with new ideas.
After working with and mentoring hundreds (maybe thousands) of new and established companies, I’ve noticed that they typically fall into predicable groups. I decided to share these groups with you to see how well they stack up against your perspective.
Trump’s platform sends a strong message of support for intellectual property as an essential component to American innovation and economic stimulation. Moreover, his policy indicates tougher penalties against infringement and stricter enforcement of domestic and international intellectual property rights. This is encouraging, as are the potential ramifications of some of Trump’s policies.
I just came back from the Chicago Toy Fair and wrote about some of the hottest new toys I saw in my last post. Aside from the fun for kids, there were many takeaways for inventors and entrepreneurs that I’ll share with you here.
I’ll share more details about my favorites and the latest trends I saw in my upcoming blogs, but here’s a sneak peek at one of my favorites: the tiny, shiny Tesla. Ready to drive and create memories.