Here are some things I believe:
We all have to regularly reinvent how we work. Combining entrepreneurship basics with the Personal Business Model methodology helps us develop our careers by design rather than default.
My personal business model approach evolved over 30 + years of experience doing 40 jobs, from washing dishes and tending bar to starting and running a professional services venture--and later selling it to a NASDAQ-listed firm in a multimillion dollar transaction. The methodology is set forth in Business Model You, ranked first among new business startup books by The Independent in 2012.
I conceived Business Model You while pursuing doctoral studies in international business model portability and serving as a contributing co-author for the international bestseller Business Model Generation, written by Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur (plus a sensational crowd of 470 practitioners from 45 countries)
Previously I started and ran a professional services venture that helped clients expand their businesses overseas. Here are some of the clients we helped:
Today I lead the personal business model movement at BusinessModelYou.com. I'm a former professor of business and hold undergraduate, MBA, and doctoral degrees from Stanford University, the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and Hitotsubashi University's Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy. I'm professionally and academically qualified to teach entrepreneurship.