This is the last in a series of 11 videos produced by the Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University. This one focuses on the challenges of keeping a work/life balance in the startup world.
This is the first in a series of eleven videos produced by the Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University. Under the direction of Dr. Anthony Warren, characters from Starting Something were interviewed in 2006. These professionally produced videos were packaged into a comprehensive entrepreneurship program.
The interviewees were not coached. I asked them to be as truthful as possible and speak from their own perspective. Ouch.
Note: You may notice that my interview sections are heavily edited. The day of the shoot, I had a once-in-a-decade flu, with a 103 degree temp. I was barely able to remain upright... and kept forgetting what I was saying... even worse than usual. Sorry 'bout that.
Previous Neoforma corporate headquarters in San Jose, California
Neoforma stands as a real company now, entirely separate from me. It provides quarterly financial statements. It hosts annual shareholder meetings...
Neoforma Sharpens Focus on Core Strategy, Will Divest Two Business Units
The seed of Neoforma was contained in the remnants of the capital equipment planning division, a group of mostly early employees—who either did not fit or did not want to fit into the new core of the company.
Neoforma.com and Novation Reach Target Ahead of Schedule. 79 Hospitals Representing $2 Billion in Purchases Sign Up
It had started so simply. Or rather, in the beginning, it had appeared to be so much simpler than it was.
There was Neoforma. That was about all that could be said about it. Nobody knew what a Neoforma was. Neoforma was not like anything else in particular...
Hospital Purchasing Co-Ops Link Up to Make Buying On the Web Easier
Properly decorated and fluffed, the lightest of feathers can display a magnificent confidence.
I was still focused on the remnants of the capital-planning group in the company...
What the Heck is Healtheon?
I was lost in the place between external validation and internal detachment. Between elation and dread...
I am an architect, writer, and serial entrepreneur.