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If you are one of the many business professionals still trapped between jobs by circumstances outside your control, or are about to dump the loser job you have now, you should be actively defining and starting your own business, in parallel with looking for that ideal job. Let me explain why this Read More
I often hear the popular notion that successful businesses are built from a single heroic insight or a single innovation. This is just plain wrong. The business world is a symphony of players and elements that only works when everything interconnects harmoniously. Continuous innovation and continuo Read More

6 Principles for Developing a Disruptive Innovation Mindset

6 Principles for Developing a Disruptive Innovation Mindset - https://www.inc.com Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From https://www.inc.com 71 days ago
Made Hot by: businessgross on April 11, 2024 4:46 pm
One of the business ironies that many new business owners have learned the hard way in the past is that ideas that are truly disruptive carry the highest risk of failure, take the longest to gain traction, and thus are the least likely to get external funding. Some entrepreneurs stick with incremen Read More
Many budding new business owners struggle mightily with that first step – out of their comfort zone and into the unknown. They keep asking people like me whether the time is right, and the truth is that there’s never an ideal time to start your own business. It’s like starting a personal relationsh Read More
If you think your business has weathered the storm, think again. In addition to obvious economic challenges, the emerging generation of customers is determined to radically change the rules for customer engagement. Their expectations of relationships and personalization are already taxing businesse Read More

8 Ways That Businesses Spend Resources With Minimal Return

8 Ways That Businesses Spend Resources With Minimal Return - https://www.inc.com Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From https://www.inc.com 91 days ago
Made Hot by: thecorneroffice on March 25, 2024 12:56 pm
Every business owner I know is short on key resources, including time, money, and relevant skills. The last thing they can afford is to waste any of these, but in my mentoring and coaching activities, I see it happening all too often. Waste in any business is any activity that burns resources, but Read More
In finance, a bubble is too much money chasing assets, greater asset production and a herd mentality. In new venture plans, a bubble is too many aspiring owners and too many investors chasing the latest “next big thing,” like Google search engine, Facebook social network, or Amazon e-commerce site. Read More
Every business team has blind spots that limit their effectiveness and success, and due to ego, over-confidence, or deferential subordinates, many live totally in the dark. Some leaders are smart and humble enough to assume that they don't know what they don't know but lack an effective process for Read More

6 Symptoms of a Dysfunctional Business Leader in a New Venture

6 Symptoms of a Dysfunctional Business Leader in a New Venture - https://www.inc.com Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From https://www.inc.com 106 days ago
Made Hot by: BizWise on March 13, 2024 6:39 am
New venture owners almost always cite a shortage of cash as the reason for failure, but if you look deeper, I believe the reason is more often about dysfunctional people and leadership. Sometimes it comes right back to the owner, in terms of a malaise often called "founder's syndrome." A few years Read More

5 Steps to Making an Ethical Decision in Every Business Challenge

5 Steps to Making an Ethical Decision in Every Business Challenge - https://www.inc.com Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From https://www.inc.com 110 days ago
Made Hot by: bizyolk on March 11, 2024 9:32 am
Many people seem to have the sense that a real code of ethics is becoming rare in business, and unfortunately most startup professionals and business owners I know don't believe they can survive by fighting the trend. They don't realize that if they don't take an active role in the solution, they b Read More
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