Archive | 2013

Teamwork and Culture

This post continues the conversation on entrepreneurship series of the last two blog posts. In this blog I’ll talk about the importance of hiring and retaining a great team to succeed in entrepreneurial endeavors, about structures, systems and people and how they help form your culture, and the importance of clear communication for entrepreneurs. The […]

MIGS 2013 Keynote: Best Practices in Leadership and Communication

Threshold Impact founder Ray Muzyka delivered the opening keynote speech at the 10th MIGS today, speaking on best practices in leadership and communication: http://mtldgtl.com/conference/dr-ray-muzyka-decades-of-best-practices-in-leadership-and-communication/ Some press coverage from the talk is available here: http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2013-11-11-bioware-co-founder-its-easier-to-be-a-half-assed-or-outright-bad-leader

Dr. Ray Muzyka to Chair new entrepreneur mentorship program at the University of Alberta

ThresholdImpact founder Dr. Ray Muzyka will Chair a new entrepreneurial mentorship program at the University of Alberta, the Venture Mentoring Service. The program was announced today by the University of Alberta, second largest university in Canada: http://news.ualberta.ca/newsarticles/2013/november/gaming-guru-helps-students-level-up More information about the Venture Mentoring Service is available on the VMS page, here: http://alumni.ualberta.ca/volunteer/venture-mentoring-service

Dr. Ray Muzyka to deliver opening keynote at MIGS 2013

ThresholdImpact Founder and CEO Dr. Ray Muzyka will be the opening keynote speaker at MIGS 2013, November 11-12 in Montreal, speaking on Best Practices in Leadership and Communication. Dr. Muzyka will present observations around sustainable entrepreneurship, leadership and communication best practices, using lessons from his past work at BioWare and Electronic Arts, and more recently, […]

Core Values and Vision

How did BioWare achieve the steady growth over two decades that I described in the last post in this blog series, a Conversation on Entrepreneurship? Throughout, we focused on our core values. I think this is one of the most enduring attributes of great companies. Entrepreneurs need to have brutal clarity on what they consider […]

A Conversation on Entrepreneurship

A number of venture capital groups and entrepreneurs I’ve met with have said they wish I would share some of my experiences to help other entrepreneurs, and this forum is one of the ways I’m trying to help new business leaders succeed in their ventures. I thought I’d start blogging here on Threshold Impact by […]