Thoughts & Insights

10 Essentials for Starting a Venture

10 Essentials for Starting a Venture

For many of the people we work with who launch new business ventures, our collaboration together is their first trip to Venture Island. “What’s the weather going to be like?” they often ask. After launching PX, our venture studio, it looks like we’ll be taking even...

2020 Insurance Trends: Good Vibrations for Agile Insurers

2020 Insurance Trends: Good Vibrations for Agile Insurers

If you swim in the waters of insurance and financial services, it’s a good time to paddle out and stand up. While the potential blockchain tsunami remains trapped behind legal and regulatory reefs, several good vibrations are creating strong waves to propel you forward. The question for insurers is: How can we get in the best position to ride these new industry dynamics?

The 8 Hidden Venture-Killers

The 8 Hidden Venture-Killers

Large enterprises struggle at launching fast-growing ventures because they fall victim to hidden venture-killers. Many of these obstacles are the corporate attributes you’re most proud of. Here are the 8 venture-killers, and what to do about them.

The Power of Analogies

The Power of Analogies

It can be difficult to shift away from your conventional way of thinking; at Peer Insight we often use analogies to help stimulate our thinking and get the creative juices flowing in brainstorming sessions.