Monthly Archives: April 2008

Inverted Box Theory

For a long time I have thought of the phrase “out of the box” as a platitude.  I now think it is an easy way to frivolously express an idea while clinging to a safe position.  Therefore it is dangerous.  Here’s how …

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Jeffry A. Timmons, Entrepreneurship's "Johnny Appleseed": Goodbye.

Dear friend and colleague Jeff Timmons unexpectedly died today April 8, 2008.  He was a bigger than life person whom combined a brilliant intellect with a charismatic personality and a special soul.  He taught for many years at Northeastern, Harvard, and …

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