Posts Tagged ‘Zol Cendes’

CEE Review: Seinfeld and procrastination, Faster blood tests, Trader Joe’s withdraws, and more

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

News and Opinion

At Entrepreneur magazine: How the ‘Seinfeld Strategy’ Can Help You Stop Procrastinating.

Stanford dropout Elizabeth Holmes invented a new testing method that requires only a drop of blood. “With that they can perform hundreds of tests, from standard cholesterol checks to sophisticated genetic analyses. The results are faster, more accurate, and far cheaper than conventional methods.” Feature in Wired magazine.

Like working in your pajamas? “6 gigs that let you roll out of bed and into your job”.

The Kaizen interview with software entrepreneur Zol Cendes is now up at the Kaizen site.

Trader Joe’s drops plan to open store in distressed neighborhood in Portland, Oregon. The Orange Country Register explains.

Announcements

Southern Illinois University professor Larry Hickman will speak at Rockford University: “Teaching About Religion in a Globalizing Culture.” Time and place: Thursday, April 10, at 4 p.m. at Fisher Chapel, Rockford University campus. Here is a PDF flyer. The talk is free and open to the public. All interested parties welcome.

A blast from the past: When CEE won its Templeton Award for Excellence in a University-Based Institute.

See you next time with our digest of new and interesting items in entrepreneurship, ethics, and political economy.

Kaizen 29: The Zol Cendes interview on entrepreneurial software development

Monday, February 17th, 2014

Entrepreneurial Software

k29 thumbOur latest issue of Kaizen [pdf] features our interview with Zol Cendes. We met in with Mr. Cendes in Naples, Florida, to discuss his experience founding Ansoft, a $900 million software company that revolutionized engineering modeling.

Ansoft’s software is used widely for improving the air and fluid dynamics for products such as Ferrari sports cars and the swim caps used by Michael Phelps in the Olympics, as well as many household products such as microwaves and printers.

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Also featured in this issue of Kaizen are guest speakers John Chisholm and Robert Lawson, along with two students, Amour Muro and Alex Patnou, who were the co-winners of CEE’s essay contest in Business and Economic Ethics.

pathlines-gt2ferrariPrint copies of Kaizen are in the mail to CEE’s supporters and are available at Rockford University. Our next issue will feature an extended interview with Guillermo Yeatts on the theme of Entrepreneurship in Latin America.

More Kaizen interviews with leading entrepreneurs are at our Kaizen page.

Kaizen 28: Surse Pierpoint, Logistics, and the Panama Canal

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

k28 thumbThe latest issue of Kaizen [pdf] features our interview with Surse Pierpoint on the theme of Entrepreneurial Logistics in Panama. Stephen Hicks met with Mr. Pierpoint in Panama City to discuss the Free Trade Zone, the Panama Canal’s history and major expansion project, and worldwide trends in transportation and logistics.

Also featured in this issue of Kaizen are guest speaker Professor Nicholas Capaldi, the High School Business Day, and Professor Shawn Klein’s initiatives in Sports Ethics and Sport Studies.

Print copies of Kaizen are in the mail to CEE’s supporters and are available at Rockford University. Our next issue will feature an extended interview with Zol Cendes on the theme of Entrepreneurial Software.

Titanic compared to a contemporary cruise ship, Allure of the Seas:
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More Kaizen interviews with leading entrepreneurs are here at our site.

Kaizen 29: The Zol Cendes interview

Friday, February 1st, 2013

k29-coverThe latest issue of Kaizen [pdf] features our interview with Zol Cendes on the theme of Entrepreneurial Software. We met in Naples, Florida, to discuss Mr. Cendes’s experience founding Ansoft, a $900 million software company that revolutionized engineering modeling. Images from this issue show the uses of Ansoft’s software in improving the air and fluid dynamics for products such as Ferrari sports cars and the swim caps used by Michael Phelps in the Olympics.

speedo-swimsuit-04michael_phelps

Also featured in this issue of Kaizen are guest speakers John Chisholm and Robert Lawson, along with two students, Amour Muro and Alex Patnou, who were the co-winners of CEE’s essay contest in Business and Economic Ethics.

pathlines-gt2ferrariPrint copies of Kaizen are in the mail to CEE’s supporters and are available at Rockford University. Our next issue will feature an extended interview with Guillermo Yeatts on the theme of Entrepreneurship in Latin America.

More Kaizen interviews with leading entrepreneurs are our site here.