- Jay Maharjan
Living in Los Angeles, I come across creative types who are often struggling to balance between mastering their craft versus marketing them. Creative professions, by nature is highly competitive in regards to making monetary gains. Creative types disregard the realistic aspect of making it and truly follow their passion. And by [...]
Like millions of readers around the world, I read and watched Michael Crichton’s classics growing up. Crichton became the only author ever to have works simultaneously charting at #1 in television, film, and book sales (with ER, Jurassic Park, and Disclosure, respectively). An MD turned author who loved to mix medical fiction in his body [...]
In 2004, Peter Schulberg learned that tons of billboard advertising vinyl was routinely tossed into landfills. He came up with way of stretching the vinyl into art “canvases”, offered opportunity for local artists to be seen – thus LA’s first “drive-by” gallery was born. We sat down with Peter Schulberg on the sidelines of GoGreen [...]
By Jay Maharjan
The rules of entrepreneurship still apply in principle, but the medium has changed drastically. This is probably the best time in our history to pursue entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurs are defying the logic and business rationale to make things happen individually. Gone are the days when you needed huge capital and veteran management teams to [...]
- Jay Maharjan (06.08.09)
The business landscape and the economy as we know it is changing and it is changing fast. What you have is an endless collaborative opportunities, with an abundance of knowledge and free means at your disposal. How can an entrepreneur take advantage of this historic time of abundance?
Regardless of the changing settings [...]
Part I – Entrepreneurship in the conceptual economy – endless creative entrepreneurial opportunities
Never before in the history that entrepreneurs had so much flexibility and tools at their disposal like they have now. With the technology advancement and globalization of high speed internet, entrepreneurs have power to do amazing things. This is a welcoming news [...]
I followed Peter Drucker’s work for over ten years – both as his student at the management school named after him and as an entrepreneur thereafter. As the legendary management guru often said that one could not manage change, whether it was a change in market demand, political climate or a change in socio-economic [...]
When I attended business school in 2001, there was a big hype on how dot com companies would change the way people lived their lives. You name it and there was a dot com company that promised to deliver that service. That was then. Welcome to the new world of web 2.0 today – [...]
Marketing in Conceptual age
Traditional marketing and PR still apply in principle, but the medium has changed drastically. A friend appropriately pointed out to me the other day that these days PR stands for page rank – indicating the importance of being seen on the web.
Being seen on the web is not enough. It’s true [...]
Role of management and executives in the conceptual economy
I was a student of Peter Drucker at Drucker School of management. I followed Drucker’s work for over ten years. As the legendary management guru often said that one could not manage change, whether it was a change in market demand, political climate or a change in [...]
Conceptual age is going to be different. As I write regularly on this topic, the government needs to enhance measures to foster entrepreneurship, this time around focusing on encouraging traditional knowledge workers to get into conceptual entrepreneurship.
Entrepreneurially driven knowledge workers have traditionally raked in better rewards than their fellow counterparts who work for larger [...]
I have been writing posts on conceptual economy, especially on how it will impact you – whether you are an entrepreneur, a start-up company, a thriving business, or an employee of a Multi national corporation. It is critical to understand where you stand, so that you can prepare yourself accordingly. As the legendary Management guru [...]
By Jay Maharjan
In October, I wrote an article on “Creativity, Entrepreneurship and the emergence of conceptual economy”. I often get asked by my clients what conceptual economy is and how it is going to affect their businesses. Obviously, the answer is not that simple. If you look at the history, Peter Drucker coined the term [...]