Practical advice for aspiring entrepreneurs, including easy ways to identify sure-bet opportunities, most not requiring any invention, before you finalize your innovative business idea.
Building successful startups is not easy. That is why only one in ten startups actually succeed. But, if you are going to have any chance of success, you need to K.I.S.S.—Keep It Simple Stupid.
The basics of starting and operating a business have not changed, but the process has become faster and much more efficient. We can only imagine what the future will bring with the addition of new technology and other cloud-based platforms. If you have not made the decision to get your business up and running, there is no better time to do it than now.
Ten universal truths about selling, and the customer decision process, which every business needs to address in their product, business model, and their whole customer experience. Just think of your whole business as the sales engine, rather than just the sales reps.
There’s so much information out there now that it has become nearly impossible for an economic agent to act rationally using all available data. The art of choosing what not to pay attention to has become more important than the science of choosing what to pay attention to.
If you are not investing in these kinds of digital training solutions, you are not just losing your advantage — you are falling behind. Company leaders literally cannot afford to wait to invest in digital training. As you define your strategic vision for the future, it is more important than ever to increase your workforce’s digital proficiency and move past the competition.
Feld and Mendelson identify the five most common negotiating styles that you will see on both sides of the table, and talk about how you can best work with each of them.
Modern parenting needs a much healthier debate. Many parents are creating “fake environments” and entitlement which make kids fall hard later in life. These are some of my honest POVs and ideas on why it actually be beneficial to let kids lose up front.
A voice from the top that is inconsistent with what is heard from the firing line defines a dysfunctional and noncompetitive company for today’s customer. Thus team makeup is the critical success factor.
For entrepreneurially minded millennials in finance, being a contributing part of this shifting culture could serve as excellent grounding for that dream of leading a successful startup.