Are you making a plan or blindly optimistic about your future?

Would you consider yourself an optimist or a pessimist? It’s always interesting to me to hear how others view the future. Will it be bright? Dark? Or somewhere in between Recently, I read a book about starts ups and the Future called Zero to One. In this book, it highlights an idea that more of … Continue reading Are you making a plan or blindly optimistic about your future?

Creating Something Different to Unlock New Value

Have you ever started a business that failed? I believe many of us thought we were doing something unique, but got caught up as a me too business. Because most industries are commoditized and competitive, how do you create new value? Something that will work. It seems to come down to identifying what you’re uniquely … Continue reading Creating Something Different to Unlock New Value

Small Experiments, Low Risk, and Big Results

To follow up yesterday’s post, it’s important to keep the 1000X concept in mind. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, read the post here One of the tasks of a business owner should be to make sure there is constant testing. Not big bets, but small ones to constantly grow. Each successful innovation … Continue reading Small Experiments, Low Risk, and Big Results

Business Simplified in 2 minutes or less

Business as you know it in a nutshell. I’m not sure who this will serve, but this is something I wish I had access to. Below is a list and order of operations on how to find a customer, build a product for that customer, determine messaging to deliver that value, hire people excited to … Continue reading Business Simplified in 2 minutes or less