Corporate Structure, Compliance, and Compensation Plans Can Stifle Employee Engagement

THE THREE SACRED CORPORATE COWS

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Corporations today say they want a more entrepreneurial culture. Some of the top search terms coming out of the C-Suite today are: entrepreneurial culture, employee engagement, and employee empowerment. We have been asked to write a companion to our book, The Barefoot Spirit, which distills out … [Read more...]

Keynote Speakers Set the Tone for Your Conference

A POSITIVE NOTE!

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We have been honored to be keynote speakers for a wide variety of clients from conventions to conferences to symposiums. Since we deliver keynotes regularly, we are often asked, “What is a keynote speaker, and what is the best way to find them?” A keynote speaker in our experience, is a guest … [Read more...]

ICSB Guest Blog Post

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  We are not professors of entrepreneurship, but we are real-life successful entrepreneurs. Rather than retiring with our proceeds from the sale Barefoot Wines, we are devoting our lives to sharing what we have learned, often times the hard way, from our experience starting and growing the … [Read more...]

To Get True Entrepreneurial Culture, Corporations Must Pay for Performance

POWER TO THE PEOPLE

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Some of the most popular search terms we see coming from the so-called C-Suite (top corporate executives) these days are, “entrepreneurial culture, employee engagement, and employee empowerment.” Nowadays it seems even the big corporations want to make the shift to a more entrepreneurial culture. So … [Read more...]

7 Steps to Infuse Entrepreneurial Thinking into Company Culture

REMOVE THE ROADBLOCKS

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Every company wants to stay relevant and be in the forefront of their industry. This requires an imaginative staff creating new solutions and thinking outside the box.  But first you need to change your company culture. This is easier said than done. A positive company culture is what we relied … [Read more...]

Walking Barefoot Into America’s Top Wine Brand

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    While in Chicago speaking at the Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization, Michael & Bonnie were interviewed by Dan Gershenson of Chicago Brander.   To read part 1 of the interview, please visit Chicago Brander Interview Part 1 To read part 2 of the interview, … [Read more...]