Starting a business is an exciting rollercoaster ride filled with new opportunity and wild imagination, but once the honeymoon phase wears off you have to make it work. In a time when everyone and their brother are creating startups, most won’t get past the first two years. So what can you really do? Know Your […]
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Operations and logistics are frequently viewed as secondary functions that can be handled by someone else. But here’s the thing: With data so richly available, using it to help reinvent operations and logistics can help you stand out just as much as the next electric car or purple cow. Just take a look at some […]
Between 2006-2008, the iPhone, Facebook. Google, Amazon, Salesforce, and several other technology companies started to explode. We are still trying to help management catch up with those opportunities. On one hand, diverse fields like sports, medicine, budgeting, etc. are all using more analysis to make better decisions. The three-point play has dramatically increased in basketball […]
Introduction One of the greatest challenges — and opportunities — faced by startup companies has to do with building the brand for their product or service, and distinguishing them from the host of established and emerging competitors. Many entrepreneurs do not fully appreciate the importance and value of a great branding and differentiation strategy. Instead, […]
The Day the Circus Came to Town When considering a marketing plan, perhaps you’ve heard the story of the entrepreneur who asked the old-timer, “What’s marketing?” If not, the story goes something like this: The old timer looked at the starry-eyed kid and said, “Son, I remember the old-time circuses that I went to as […]