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  1. Installing GDAL and QGIS on OSX Yosemite

    Posted 2 January 2015 by Scott Davey (Scott Davey)

    For those of you working on geospatial datasets, if you're like me then your go-to tools will be QGIS and GDAL.

    Here's my latest homebrew setup for these tools, on a freshly built OSX Yosemite ...

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  2. Installing GDAL 1.11 on OSX using Homebrew

    Posted 12 April 2014 by Scott Davey (Scott Davey)

    UPDATE: There's now an easier way to do this.

    For those that work on GIS software development, GDAL is probably your go-to toolkit as it is mine. 

    Recently I had to read data from the ...

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  3. The rise of the Entrepreneurial Leader

    Posted 12 September 2012 by Scott Davey (Scott Davey)

    It is clear that leadership and entrepreneurship are many things in common, and often this is due to the fact that well-known entrepreneurs are also leaders.

    McGrath and MacMillan (2000) explain ...

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  4. Entrepreneurship as corporate culture

    Posted 12 September 2012 by Scott Davey (Scott Davey)

    Continuing the safari through the schools of entrepreneurship theory, this article explores entrepreneurship as corporate culture.

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  5. Entrepreneurship as a skill

    Posted 12 September 2012 by Scott Davey (Scott Davey)

    A skill could be defined as "an ability to perform an action", so it makes sense that entrepreneurship, when viewed as a skill, will have plenty in common with both the activity and trait-based ...

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  6. Entrepreneurship as an activity

    Posted 12 September 2012 by Scott Davey (Scott Davey)

    I'm now midway through an in-depth exploration of entrepreneurship and its relationship to leadership. In the last article I explored entrepreneurship as a leadership style. In this article in the series, I explore entrepreneurship as a series of activities.

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  7. Entrepreneurship as a leadership style

    Posted 12 September 2012 by Scott Davey (Scott Davey)

    Previously I explored entrepreneurship through the lens of trait theory. Unfortunately, the "trait" model does not always fit with observed entrepreneurial activity.

    Many academics have made ...

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  8. Entrepreneurship as a personality trait

    Posted 12 September 2012 by Scott Davey (Scott Davey)

    Continuing my exporation of entrepreneurship and leadership, in this article I explore entrepreneurship through the lens of trait theory.

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  9. Is entrepreneurship merely a special case of leadership?

    Posted 12 September 2012 by Scott Davey (Scott Davey)

    The Entrepreneurial Leader has become a powerful cultural symbol in today's society, and is instrumental in driving important changes in business and in society. An entrepreneurial leader is often viewed as charismatic with a grand vision, strong influencing powers and the drive to introduce innovative change. Depending on the definition, this figure can be found in small business, large business, politics and even the arts.

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  10. What's my speed?

    Posted 14 September 2011 by Scott Davey (Scott Davey)

    I'm sure the Holden Cruze was designed and built by engineers that never actually drove any prototypes of the car they designed.  It may have even been designed by engineers that have never driven any car.

    It is so bad it makes a great lesson to every engineer that wants to build a great product.

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