What it Takes to Become a Co-Founder
Are you looking for a co-founder to realize a business idea? I believe that quite a few people (myself included) love the idea of working with others in an exciting small business environment, spending their days doing what they love while creating a great organization. To do this you need a great team consisting of committed and highly skilled individuals. How do you get such people aboard your...
A Steve Jobs Approach to Business
Now that Steve Jobs has stepped down from his position as CEO of Apple I was reminded of his most famous speech held at Standford in 2005. You probably have seen it already. If you haven’t, please find it here here. It’s one of those speeches which you simply have to see. His message is put forward in three main points which I have all put in a business perspective below. “You...
Elevate Your Business To The Next Level
Are you currently running your own business? Have you reached a state where your client base is rather stable? After reaching a certain level of entrepreneurial success you might feel like you need some new input to get things moving faster. It’s easy to get too focused on the daily routine tasks when things are stable. If you feel that you are in that sort of situation you might want to...
Eliminating Three Obstacles for Outstanding...
To become a successful entrepreneur you need to be an achiever. You need to invest time, effort and money, and you need to show an outstanding level of execution to make those resources work for you. I have found three main reasons for under-achievement in business contexts. If those are eliminated, you have taken a great step forward towards success. Lack of Knowledge You should know your stuff...
This Is a Good Time to Start a Business
Some people look at the current economic climate thinking that this is the worst possible time to start a new business. Fortunately some people think differently. Apparently General Electric, Microsoft and CNN were all founded during times of economic crisis in the U.S. I found a really interesting article in Cincy Magazine about this that you can read here. So why would you consider this a good...
Is This a Good Time to Start a Tech Business?
Go Virtual - Go Global
Inspired by an article from Inc Magazine about creating a virtual office, I decided to outline the basic steps for making a business go virtual. You can read the original article here. I will here assume that you are in a business providing products or services which can be both created and delivered via the web. However, if you are producing something physical you might still be able to...
The Critical Start-Up Skill: Restoring Momentum
Business start-ups, as well as many other organizational projects, might at some stage reach a point where the momentum is lost and there is stagnation in the progress. Deadlines are breached, email responses take longer, you start hearing excuses for why things can’t be done in time and fewer new initiatives are taken. If you are not blessed with an exceptionally self-driven team there is...
Do you have an amazing Startup idea?
If so: How do you plan to make it a reality?
Personal Performance for Entrepreneurs
As an entrepreneur the performance of your business is highly dependent on your own, personal performance. We will here look into how personal performance can be increased. Let’s just define the term. The level of performance can in most cases be considered a measurement of how achievements compare with set goals. Personal performance might be related to work, exercising, studies,...