This podcast features Dr. Basil Springer, change engine consultant, pioneer in management consulting in the Caribbean and Venture Capitalist with BimVentures.com delivers piercing words of advice to entrepreneurs at the GramStep Networking session.
He is the creator of the CBET Shepherding Model which he believe will have drastic effects on the failure rate of new business ventures. He is currently on a path to prove this model and in the process realize one of his ultimate dreams in seeing the Caribbean economies grow. Read Basil's Bio
In this talk Dr. Basil explains his background in detail and explains how his experiences brought him to his conclusions on business today. 2 points of the many points that really stuck out to me were –
"(a business) … must be able to contribute to the growth of the environment that you are in. If you don't contribute to the growing of your environment then the size of the cake will probably shrink…"
"you cannot be the managing director of your own business"