While there are plenty of reasons to lament the direction of Indianapolis, civic entrepreneurs like these inspire hope.
From an organizational standpoint, incubating innovation is incredibly difficult.
To achieve such a balanced approach, history provides ample learning opportunities.
As gardens require the right mix of soil nutrients, sunlight and water to help seeds grow and thrive, entrepreneurial ecosystems also require a complex system of interdependence and care.
When businesses focus more on short-term profits over long-term mission, it encourages the corner-cutting integrity gaps that have led to many scandals.
Polarized races inherently attract the politically extreme and push away moderates.
The reality is, constraints can be a catalyst for creativity. Or as the cliche goes, “Necessity is the mother of invention.”
Studies … show trends that paint a picture of a strong connection between social media usage and a teenage public health crisis.
Slow processes and imperfect laws built on compromise are features, not bugs.
If avoiding the tyranny of the urgent is a goal, building in disciplined disconnection through rest is the antidote.
Many social media relationships are one-sided and consumptive, and lead to tribalism.
Current and future lawmakers should consider tax reforms that create more simplicity and consistency during the critical infancy stage.
Belief in a person and the corresponding social VC investment could be the structure that nurtures a business to growth.
As Gov. Eric Holcomb looks to fill the shoes of departing Secretary of Commerce Jim Schellinger, he can forge a path for the Indiana Economic Development Corp. that focuses on fostering an entrepreneurial ecosystem that makes Indiana the best place to start a business in America.