These days business just isn’t about playing it safe or going with the status quo. Chances need to be taken. Such is the case for what is commonly called the business outlier, or in other words a professional who doesn’t follow the standard model of business in any given industry or market. Some might even call […]
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I’m not singing you a song here. This is the real deal. You want to start a very successful business — one that will, not might, generate a million dollars in revenue? All it takes is a detailed follow-through on these elements, these prized steps to planning your business. Get Yourself a Whiteboard and Start Planning a […]
Determining the best of several popular organization models is imperative to any business for its long term success. G.E. has, after several decades, finally been trashed for their inflexible, outdated, authoritarian practices which have resulted in reduced earnings and stock price. In contrast, the Golden State Warriors recently won their second NBA championship in three […]
Balancing and considering hugging versus prodding can be a valuable tool in your management efforts. Hugging and support are critical for involvement, confidence and the motivation to keep trying. Prodding and practice are necessary to set expectations, learn technical skills, expertise and experience. Balancing when to hug and when to prod can be critical to […]
Experts frequently focus on their ideas and execution. However, understanding your market’s key concepts can be just as critical. “If you don’t know where you are going any road will get you there. “ – Mark Twain As a business owner, there’s just no getting around having clear definitions for both your market and segments. […]