inspire growth Ikigai Stories Podcast - LAUNCH PARTY Get Tickets! Ikigai Workshop AUSTIN Details Here! Monday Morning Joe. A coffee cup's worth of blog post delivered the first Monday of the month. Creativity and perspective before you hit the bottom of your mug. The Bottleneck In The Mirror: A Founding Advisor’s Dilemma. by samushio | December 2, 2018 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments Alex Rogo is the manager of a struggling manufacturing plant. He's under pressure to turn things around or corporate will shut down operations. While leading a hiking trip for his son's scout troop, Alex has a breakthrough insight observing a slow-moving, unathletic... Read More What’s a “GvG17?” The Answer. by samushio | November 6, 2018 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments Get your pocket protectors ready, cause' it's about to get nerdy in here. "GvG" = Gamma via Gestalt ("17" = 2017 year established) Gamma = Gamma brain waves occur when you're at peak performance. Gamma is the brainwave state of being “in the Zone,” that feeling that... Read More What’s a “GVG17?” Part I by samushio | October 1, 2018 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments "You've really gotta do something about that name." The need for simplicity is hardwired into our brain. Mental shortcuts called heuristics leverage rules-of-thumb to sidestep comprehensive analysis and simplify decision-making. Without heuristics, no one would make... Read More The Sellout vs The Magical: A Tale of Two Breweries by samushio | September 10, 2018 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments Imagine an industry where mid-to-small sized businesses find themselves increasingly challenged by scale and/or succession needs. As a result, large aggregators and private equity firms step in with capital to address the challenge with a goal of driving economic... Read More The Path to Differentiation: Cultivating Creativity by samushio | August 6, 2018 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments On June 23rd, 2000, Paul Allen opened the Experience Music Project (EMP). In a tribute to his music idol, Jimi Hendrix, Allen smashed a glass Stratocaster guitar and declared, "Let the experience begin!" Now called the "Museum of Pop Culture" or "MoPOP", the museum... Read More Presentations Consulting LinkedIn Twitter Client Portal Username Password Forgot your password? Login Home About Monday Morning Joe Consulting Presentations DON'T CLICK HERE!