justkeshav asked: It's not just Idea that matters. The location where it is put into action also matters a lot. What is your opinion on this?
YOUR FIRST START-UP MEETING
The first time you run a meeting to explain and sell your business idea to potential partners there are a few topics that should be covered. Below I have put together what I from my experience believe are the most important areas to cover. Purpose This includes the what and the why that summarizes the business idea. What product or service would you like to offer potential customers? Be as...
FINDING CO-FOUNDERS AND ENTREPRENEURS
Below are a three questions for helping you realize where to go and what to look for when trying to find a co-founder for your business. 1. Who am I looking for? You need to define what skills you are looking for. You might be looking for a designer, a programmer, a salesman or a writer. These people might also need to be specialized within their areas. Besides the technical skills you also...
Entrepreneurship and Lifestyle
Imagine getting your job done using just a laptop, a headset and a mobile phone. There are plenty of great tools to communicate and collaborate online: teamworkpm.net, dropbox.com, Skype, Google groups and many others. As long as your tasks can be performed all online, you can spend your time on a beach in Spain, learning a new language in Asia or doing horse riding on Iceland. A rather common...
Becoming an Entrepreneur at Work
A few years ago I was working in the financial industry selling financial services to small and average sized stock companies. One thing I learned during that period I never forgot: A great salesman is always a great salesman, no matter if he is at work or not. Being truly outstanding in any craft requires passion and authenticity. You can’t be a great salesman 40 hours per week and be the...
Corporate Leaders vs. Entrepreneurs
“Ultimately, the best test of any product is to go to your target market and pretend like it’s a real business. You’ll find out soon enough if it is or not.” The above is taken from How Great Entrepreneurs Think, a very interesting article about entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial attitudes: http://www.inc.com/magazine/20110201/how-great-entrepreneurs-think.html They...
Looking for Aspiring Entrepreneurs
Have you ever thought about starting your own business? Have you tried to find people who are interested in taking part in such a project? Have you managed to keep things going until the envisioned product is ready to be sold? Finding suitable people for a business project is not easy. I have been involved in a few smaller entrepreneurial projects myself and what I have found to be the number...