Shellye Archambeau

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4 Ways Startups Can Harness Innovation and Disruption
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4 Ways Startups Can Harness Innovation and Disruption

We live in a time when doctors no longer have to rely on costly and unwieldy medical imaging devices to diagnose illnesses. A simple “visual stethoscope” would help them see deep into the human body more easily than ever, thereby accelerating both diagnosis and therapy. Meanwhile, if you’re a chronically ill patient, you no longer […]

Balancing Risks and Opportunities: The Board’s Perspective
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Balancing Risks and Opportunities: The Board’s Perspective

People start a business for many reasons. Some do it out of sheer passion, while others do it to create wealth and economic growth. Yet, underlying it all is a willingness to take risks. Entrepreneurs and established companies make risky decisions every day in the hope that those risks will translate into better opportunities, better […]

“Innovation” in a Competitive Startup Economy
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“Innovation” in a Competitive Startup Economy

Seventy-three percent of U.S. adults  agree that we’re living in an age of significant innovation. Indeed, the pace at which new products and services are being developed is truly incredible. In 2014 alone, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) granted a record 300,678 utility patents – the most issued in a single year, ever. Meanwhile, 81 percent of […]

3 Key Workplace Policies that Startups Can’t Afford to Ignore
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3 Key Workplace Policies that Startups Can’t Afford to Ignore

Most startups are focused on getting their business off the ground. As a result, they usually delay policy development until a later date. But here’s why it’s important to draft and implement certain policies right at the start of your business: policies pre-empt and prevent misunderstandings between employees and employers about obligations and behavior at the […]