Being rooted in your community isn’t simply about giving back, it’s being part of the fabric of that community. Something that Bo Burlingham refers to as: “a sort of spiritual terroir” - a French word that has to do with how the soil and climate in a region contribute to the flavor of the food and wine.
Last year when I joined forces with fellow Small Giant Vlad Bodi, we decided to base our core team in Iasi, Romania. A small East European university town, which on the surface seems rather quirky and scrappy.
Shinobu Ishizuka of LA-based Dyna-Search helps Japanese companies learn management and leadership strategies from U.S. companies.
At the recent Small Giants Summit, Ishizuka shared two stories that can inform U.S. companies of the way values are changing in Japanese culture and society, and helping companies win in the marketplace:
We recently asked more than 100 women entrepreneurs from the Inc. 5000 about the topics and issues they wanted to build relationships around.