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The Myth of Serial Entrepreneurship

Tuesday, 17 June 2014 by

There is a whopper of a myth that exists about so-called serial entrepreneurs.

California Chrome, was the perfect personification of the entrepreneurial horse until last Saturday when the horse, jockey, and owner blew it at the Belmont Stakes.

Loretta Lynn’s big 1974 hit “Trouble in Paradise,” opened with the lyric “I can see it and I know the signs so well.”

Cliff Oxford will now be a weekly paid columnist for, the established site for innovation, leadership, politics, entertainment

I had to laugh out loud when I saw the picture cross my screen. It was one of those motivational posters with dolphins on it and had a heading that said “Sea, Change is Easy.”

Return of the Brilliant Jerk

Friday, 30 May 2014 by

It caused a bit of a stir (and elicited more than 150 comments) when I wrote in 2012 that, no matter how painful it may be, fast-growth entrepreneurs have to fire the “Brilliant Jerk”…

Leaders in Sustainability/Entrepreneurship, Office Expansion done right, and more…

When the Boss Calls After Hours

Monday, 12 May 2014 by

We shouldn’t laugh too hard about the agreement announced last month in France that sought to protect employees from after-hours texts and emails but confused a lot of people.

This seminar exclusively CEO/CFOs and Oxford at Brenau Program participants will illustrate how to decide if you should invest in the next level of growth or take the highest possible exit. All information will be confidential – no outside guests. * High Stakes Negotiation – Go First * Next Level Growth – Cost & ROI

When I tell people the first business lesson I ever learned was with Louisiana Pinks, they often think I was in the nail polish or lipstick businesses