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All About Transitions

February 19, 2018

Olympic Games bring out the best in all of us.  Athletes from across the world set aside national differences and reconvene to honor the pursuit of excellence.  To stand shoulder-to-shoulder as the world’s best, each hoping to take center stage of behalf of their nation – fourteen days during which anthems and admirations stream across the world.

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“Intrastructure”

February 7, 2018

“The Red Apple” was the elusive prize of medieval conquest for an uninterrupted 800 years.  Secured behind what had proven to be the most formidable combination of building ingenuity and natural defenses was the fortress city of Constantinople.  Dedicated in 330 AD by its namesake Emperor Constantine the Great, it quickly became the center of wealth and commerce of the Middle Ages.

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Yesterday the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to multiple people, inviting discussion of why two (or more) brains are often better than one. History is full of creative pairs whose impact stemmed from collaboration – from Watson and Crick, to Lennon and McCartney, to Langer and McGuire. How can creative tension drive success in the innovation and start-up worlds?

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