Melinda Richter

A Shaker and Mover You Never Heard of: How to get on the “Richter” Scale

By Robert Steven Kramarz / March 19, 2019

Melinda Richter may take no for an answer sometimes, but you’d better have a good reason. Ms. Richter heads Johnson & Johnson Innovation Labs (JLABS) a unique incubator for medical technology startups that provides “large company” resources, including funding, to boost the success rate of fledgling companies. JLABS boasts an incredible 80% success rate — […]

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Be An Action Hero – Vision Mastery: 5 Disciplines and 3 Steps

By Robert Steven Kramarz / March 13, 2019

Hack #2 in our series – 5 Disciplines and 3 Steps to Vision Mastery   Life would be simple (maybe) if we were all Lara Croft or James Bond. We’d know the correct temperature for chilling fine champagne. We’d know the caliber and spin rate of every handgun. We’d always win at cards. We’d always […]

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Oprah

Vision Master or Entertainment Master or Both?

By Robert Steven Kramarz / March 4, 2019

  Suppose you’re a girl of African ancestry born in the deep South in the 1950s. Your family is poor and rural. You’re the daughter of an unmarried teenage mother.  Shortly after your birth, your parents split up.  You live with your grandmother, then your mom, then your dad. As a young woman, you’re repeatedly […]

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Life Hacks for Vision Master CEOs, Presidents and Founders #1: Pursue Excellence or Passion?

By Robert Steven Kramarz / February 22, 2019

Life Hack categories we will explore: Personal Career Leadership —————————– For a long time now conventional wisdom has advised that in matters of career choice one should pursue what enjoys doing most. The idea is that 1) work won’t seem quite so much like work if you’re doing what you enjoy most, and 2) you’ll […]

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Judith Faulkner Vision Master

Judy and the Yellow Brick Road: A Superstar “Vision Master” You Never Heard Of

By Robert Steven Kramarz / February 16, 2019

Verona is a small town nestled among the low hills and verdant farms of south-central Wisconsin. It’s an unlikely place for one of the largest technology companies in the U.S. to call home. Yet, there among the green fields sprawls the 1,000-acre self-named “Intergalactic Headquarters” of Epic Systems. Nearly as many people work at Epic […]

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The Key to Successful Relationships with Investors

By Robert Steven Kramarz / February 13, 2019

One evening recently I received an urgent call from a client. “We need your help, Rob,” the client’s anxious voice said. I asked what the problem was. “We have two investors, each offering a different type of deal and we can’t decide which to go with.” Now, I realize that this qualifies as one of […]

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The Science of Vision Mastery: 5 Essential Moves in Your Business Playbook (Part I)

By Robert Steven Kramarz / January 30, 2019

Hello Vision Masters! I trust you were inspired by my call to arms in my last post. If so, you may have been thinking “ok I’m ready to roll”, but just what is it that top Vision Masters do on a daily basis to produce success?” Hang on. We’ll cover the 5 Essential Moves in Your […]

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Vision Masters: Be Prepared to Disrupt and to be Disrupted – A Call to Action

By Robert Steven Kramarz / January 28, 2019

Vision Masters . . . to arms! You’ve got to master the science of Vision Mastery or fail.  Read on if you are a CEO, Founder, Partner. This week’s blog applies the lessons of Super Bowl 2019 to this challenge.  Read on and you’ll get just how big the challenge you face really is: I’ve […]

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Decision-Making for Vision Masters – The Importance of Agility (Part II)

By Robert Steven Kramarz / January 21, 2019

In my last post, “Decision-Making for Vision Masters – A Major Factor in Company Growth“, I suggested that frequent, committed decision-making was integral to business success. I introduced you to the OODA loop process, developed by military strategist Colonel John Boyd — observe, orient, decide, act — which has long been employed by military and […]

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Decisions for Vision Masters

Decision-Making for Vision Masters – A Major Role in Company Growth

By Robert Steven Kramarz / January 15, 2019

You’re probably faced with important decisions daily. Such is the life of a vision master leading(the CEO or Founder) a growing company. But let me ask you this . . . How many do you make and commit to fulfilling on every day? How many do you table, perhaps resolving to decide tomorrow, or get […]

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