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The Path of Our Lives

Steve Blank, lecturer, Haas School of Business | July 8, 2014

“Some men see things as they are and say, why; I dream things that never were and say, why not?” Robert Kennedy/George Bernard Shaw I got a call that reminded me that most people live their life as if it’s predestined – but some live theirs fighting to change it. At 19 I joined the Air … Continue reading »

Fly high

Steve Blank, lecturer, Haas School of Business | April 29, 2013

Todd Branchflower was one my Lean LaunchPad students entrepreneurial enough to convince the Air Force send him to Stanford to get his graduate engineering degree. After watching my Secret History of Silicon Valley talk, he became fascinated by how serendipity created both weapon systems and entrepreneurship in World War II – and brought us federal support of science and Silicon Valley. … Continue reading »