The Phoenix Project

OnlyOnce

The Phoenix Project : a novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win, by Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, and George Spafford is a logical intellectual successor and regularly quotes Eli Goldratt’s seminal work The Goal and its good but less known sequel It’s Not Luck.

Don’t be a Unicorn. Be a Phoenix.

Reid Hoffman

You’ll also hear from other “Phoenixes” who have re-invented themselves, like Robert Pasin, the CEO of Radio Flyer, whose grandfather (an Italian immigrant) introduced his iconic toy wagon in 1917. In this week’s episode, John shares what he’s learned from Fiat’s near-death experience and rebirth.

The Digital Phoenix

deal architect

Everyone likes to talk about companies destroyed by technology’s march – Blockbuster, Borders etc. Personally I find inspiring companies which use technology to survive near death experiences – and no, not just Apple. On the New Florence blog, I have

Use The Phoenix Effect To Make Customers Raving Fans

Mike Michalowicz

But on the flip side there is the Phoenix Effect. In the Phoenix Effect, customers know you have the ability to rise, but are currently below them, so they root for you and support you. If you are touting your business is #1 in your industry, you are not using the Phoenix Effect.

These Fast-Growing Phoenix Companies Are Burning Up the Silicon Desert

Inc Startups

From cars to e-cigarettes, these Phoenix companies are making a buck in the sun.

Forget Unicorns. You Should Aspire to Be a Phoenix

Inc Startups

Female entrepreneurs need to forget about creating unicorns. Women CEOs should aspire to new heights of leadership and success, on their own scale

Harvard vs. University of Phoenix: Who's Got the Better Business Model?

Inc Startups

Your business model needs to be an effective combination of results-driven, customer-driven, and revenue-driven

The Phoenix has yet to rise

EIN News

These included deep, relatively democratized capital markets, venture capitalists, "angels", and merchant and investment banks and. more than 100 years that the continental United States found itself attacked on its own territory

Bundling Up in Phoenix

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

The low today is 46. It's brutal

As the Cost of Living in Silicon Valley Explodes, Startups Look to Phoenix

Inc Startups

Here's how leaders of some of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S. say the tech boom is affecting them

The 10 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in Phoenix

Inc Startups

Meet the startups that are thriving in Arizona''s capital city

Blaney wins pole in critical playoff race at Phoenix

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Ryan Blaney probably needs to win at Phoenix Raceway to earn a shot at NASCAR's championship AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP)

Avoid Envy At All Costs

Mike Michalowicz

But on the flip side there is the Phoenix Effect. On the other hand, we want to see Phoenixes soar. In the Phoenix Effect, customers know you have the ability to rise, but are currently struggling (in some fashion), so they root for you and support you.

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The Latest: 3 killed in wrong-way crash on Phoenix freeway

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on a fatal wrong-way freeway crash in Phoenix (all times local

Phoenix favorite Harvick chasing 3rd straight NASCAR win

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He figures to be even harder to beat Sunday at ISM Raceway, the mile oval in the foothills outside Phoenix where AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) AP) — Kevin Harvick left everyone else behind the last two weeks in Atlanta and Las Vegas.

Phoenix police ID dead gunman who shot parents, 2 sisters

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

PHOENIX — Authorities trying to rescue a family begging for help after their 26-year-old son opened fire in their Phoenix home arrived to a chaotic crime scene they could not prepare for

Jimmie Johnson's title chase ends with wreck in Phoenix

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AVONDALE, Ariz. Jimmie Johnson's bid for a record eighth NASCAR championship is over

Flight diverts to Phoenix after bird strike cracks window

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PHOENIX (AP) — An American Airlines plane diverted to Phoenix after a bird strike cracked a cockpit window during takeoff from Las Vegas on a flight to Charlotte, North Carolina

Martin Truex Jr. wins NASCAR Cup pole in Phoenix

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) AP) — Martin Truex Jr. won the pole Friday for the NASCAR Cup Series race Sunday at ISM Raceway

Erik Jones wins again at Phoenix

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AP) — Erik Jones won the Camping World Truck race at Phoenix International Raceway for the second year when a power outage Friday night forced NASCAR officials to end the event with 2 AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP)

Charlotte-bound flight diverts to Phoenix after bird strike cracks window

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PHOENIX — An American Airlines plane diverted to Phoenix after a bird strike cracked a cockpit window during takeoff from Las Vegas on a flight to Charlotte, North Carolina

Mercury players meet with Phoenix police; will keep kneeling

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Here's why Matt Kenseth's win at Phoenix brought him closure, pleased so many others

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AVONDALE, ARIZ. — The love taps on the side of the car, those bumps from behind – it may not look like it, but those maneuvers are all about respect

Thompson, Elon bench power Phoenix past Delaware, 81-59

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

ELON, N.C. (AP) AP) — Dmitri Thompson scored 22 points and Elon's bench almost matched Delaware's total in an 81-59 Colonial Athletic Association victory in Saturday night's regular season finale

How to Take on a Billion Dollar Project, According to This Real Estate Developer

Inc Startups

Phoenix-based developer Don Cardon shares the three life principles that have helped him complete high dollar projects like airports and skyscrapers.

Newman's late pass dooms Gordon at Phoenix

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AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) AP) — Kevin Harvick dominated a race he had to win to advance to the final round of NASCAR''s playoffs, while Jeff Gordon was knocked out when Ryan Newman completed a last-lap pass

Why Businesses are Moving to This Valley Instead (Hint: It's Not Silicon)

Inc Startups

The Mayor of Phoenix and two local companies talk about why the Valley of the Sun is the better one for business.

The Secret to Transforming Failure into Success

Inc Startups

Here's how you can rise like a Phoenix from the ashes

Police: Barricaded homicide suspect found dead in Phoenix

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NBA Owner Says Millennials Can't Handle Setbacks

Inc Startups

Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver doesn't admire millennial culture one bit. He says technology may be to blame

How a Tragedy Inspired This CEO to Build a Better Addiction Recovery Center

Inc Startups

For a long time, Jake Shoff, co-founder of the Phoenix Recovery & Counseling Centers, seemed likely to become a construction mogul. The addiction and suicide of his troubled business partner took him on a very different path

Austin Tech Happy Hour Next Week

Austin Startup

Events athh phoenix staff It''s Austin Startup Week, and we''re happy to host another happy hour event while all our tech friends are out and about the downtown area. The next day will begin the second weekend of the ACL Festival, so we''ll also be hoping for the cooler fall weather to decend upon us. Come and share a cool beverage with your friends from the Austin technology community. See you there!

The Tiny Baseball Bat Company That Made the Big Leagues

Inc Startups

Phoenix Bats evolved from a niche vintage bat business into a maker of bats coveted by professional ballplayers

Just the beginning

Seth Levine's VC Adventure

Just the beginning | Seth Levine

Seth Levine's VC Adventure

Over Scotch and Cigars, These Entrepreneurs Created a Movement to Inspire Thousands.

Inc Startups

Successful startup ecosystems that I have lived or worked in like Boulder/Denver/Fort Collins and Phoenix, have been built around Brad Feld's "give first" concept popularized in his book Startup Communities.

Walgreens Tells Theranos to Stop Using California Lab That's Under Scrutiny for Testing

Inc Startups

The nation's largest drug store chain told the blood-testing startup on Thursday to only send tests to a certified lab in Phoenix that Theranos runs, or to an accredited third-party lab

Suns win NBA draft lottery, right to pick No. 1 next month

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CHICAGO (AP) — Phoenix has won the No. 1 pick in next month's NBA draft

Hornets rally from 21 down to beat Suns 115-110

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PHOENIX (AP) — Nicolas Batum scored 22 points and the Charlotte Hornets rallied from a 21-point second-half deficit to beat the Phoenix Suns 115-110 on Sunday

ConfirmX Launches Urgent Care Check-In Service

SiliconHills

Austin-based ConfirmX has launched its Urgent Care Check-In Service in Austin, San Antonio, Dallas, Houston and Phoenix, Arizona. The company, founded by Dr. Sherard Houston, an emergency room physician, makes online search and check-in for emergency rooms and urgent care facilities easier for patients. And the company drives more business to the healthcare facilities. Dr. […] The post ConfirmX Launches Urgent Care Check-In Service appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin San Antonio