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Recommended Reading for Entrepreneurs

There are a lot of great resources out there for entrepreneurs and business leaders, ranging from mentors, to university and college courses and e-learning, to educational videos, and the vast array of business-related information available on the Internet. Books – whether paper or e-books – still remain one of the best values for money as […]

ThresholdImpact founder at TEDx UAlberta

Dr. Ray Muzyka has been announced as the final plenary session keynote speaker of the upcoming TEDx UAlberta conference, to be held at the Citadel Theatre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on March 6, 2016. The TEDx UAlberta conference features an inspiring roster of speakers and performers, all guided by the theme of “Looking Glass Into […]

Persistence, Decisions, Disruption and Exits

This post continues the Conversation on Entrepreneurship series from the last few blog posts.  In this blog, I’ll talk about life as an entrepreneur, why focusing entirely on an exit isn’t the best way to grow a company or create enduring value, some things to keep in mind when making decisions, and how to successfully […]

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 […]

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 […]