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Every business team has blind spots which 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 f Read More
Every business owner and entrepreneur I know really believes that they can make a difference, yet so few actually do. I’ve long wondered what these few have that the rest of us are missing. After many years working and consulting with real business leaders, I’ve become convinced that the key is in Read More
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
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
You can’t win as a new venture founder working alone. You need to have business relationships with team members, investors, customers, and a myriad of other support people. That doesn’t mean you have to be a social butterfly to succeed, or introverts need not apply. 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
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