The Energy for Transformation

The Energy for Transformation

My most recent book, The Startup Way, is all about the methods and tools big corporations, government, and non-profits can use to innovate: think of it as Lean Startup at scale. One of the things people asked me over and over when I was talking to companies about how to start doing this kind of…
An Interview with Steve Liguori, Serial Innovator

An Interview with Steve Liguori, Serial Innovator

I first met Steve Liguori when we were both working at GE, where he was heading up a lot of their innovation efforts. But he’s been a change agent for much longer than that. We spoke recently about his path as a serial innovator, his beginnings in marketing, and what he’s been doing lately with…
An Interview with Steve Ligouri, Serial Innovator

An Interview with Steve Ligouri, Serial Innovator

I first met Steve Liguori when we were both working at GE, where he was heading up a lot of their innovation efforts. But he’s been a change agent for much longer than that. We spoke recently about his path as a serial innovator, his beginnings in marketing, and what he’s been doing lately with…
New Power: An Interview with Henry Timms

New Power: An Interview with Henry Timms

To write their equally fascinating and practical new book, New Power: How Power Works in the 21st Century—and How You Can Make it Work for You, Henry Timms, the President of the 92nd Street Y, a major cultural and community institution in New York, and Jeremy Heimans, the CEO of Purpose, a company that builds…
Using The Startup Way to Turn Big Orgs into Lean Startups

Using The Startup Way to Turn Big Orgs into Lean Startups

Written by Misti Yang, Contributor for Lean Startup Co.In the opening paragraphs of Eric Ries’s upcoming book The Startup Way, Eric sets the scene: He arrived at GE in the summer of 2012 amidst a multi-hundred-million-dollar, five-year plan to develop a new diesel and natural gas engine. He knew next to nothing about the engine…
7 Tips for Building Your Lean Team

7 Tips for Building Your Lean Team

Guest Post by Misti Yang, Writer for Lean Startup Co.“Think big. Start small. Scale fast.” This is the mantra of Lean teams described by Eric Ries in his upcoming book, The Startup Way. Whether you’re struggling in an actual startup or trying to build an internal one at an established organization, a Lean team approach…
Two Weeks until “The Startup Way”

Two Weeks until “The Startup Way”

“Mission critical reading.”    -- Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn and co-author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers The Alliance and The Startup of You  In just a few weeks, my new book, The Startup Way, will be available in print, digital, and audio formats.One of the most gratifying parts of writing a book…
We’re Programming Around Your Needs: Highlights of Lean Startup Week 2017

We’re Programming Around Your Needs: Highlights of Lean Startup Week 2017

Guest post by Jennifer Maerz, Program Chair of Lean Startup Co.For eight years, our flagship conference has focused on sharing stories and lessons of putting Lean Startup’s entrepreneurial methodology into practice. We’ve hosted talks, workshops, and interactive sessions on the challenges and successes of modern management techniques from a wide variety of business leaders around…
Publication Day for “The Startup Way”

Publication Day for “The Startup Way”

Today, my new book, The Startup Way, finally hits bookshelves! It's a huge day for any author, but I also hope it can be a huge day for the future and growth of the startup movement and for the future of our country.I want people to use my book as a way to start conversations…
What’s Next for “The Startup Way”

What’s Next for “The Startup Way”

We’ve had an amazing first week following publication of The Startup Way. I’ve loved traveling to talk about the book and hearing what readers and supporters have to say and what their most pressing questions are. Launch week was busy to say the least, with lots of interviews, Quora and Reddit AMAs, and events across three states. A heartfelt thank you to…

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