Every entrepreneur has their doubts at some point. The battle to keep your business alive while you try to find the next sale or opportunity can be difficult. Even a successful business that tries to venture out into a new market or offering a new service does so while the entrepreneur holds their breath. Will the decision bring new found riches or will it drain the company coffers forcing the team to regroup and reconsider their options? Unfortunately there is no easy answer.Continue reading “Sometimes you have to shut it down.”
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Where can an entrepreneur find growth? Sometimes growth can be found offering more products and services to existing customers. Sometimes growth can be found by taking your business into new markets. Other times growth can be found by looking at opportunities being missed by others.Continue reading “One company’s garbage is another company’s treasure. Gas and bitcoin mining – who knew?”
Every good business depends on good people who use their skills, talents and experience to deliver products and services to customers. As a business grows, managing team dynamics can be tough for an entrepreneur and if not done properly, can lead to an unproductive culture. Culture changes are difficult to monitor and unfortunately most culture changes are only obvious when an entrepreneur looks back over a period of time.Continue reading “Managing your team can be tough. Just ask Google.”
Being an entrepreneur is tough. It’s tough because you have to find a way to have vision and lead your team when non-entrepreneurs tell you that you are crazy. It’s tough to put on a smile every day and go to work to prove that your ideas make sense. Every entrepreneur has their days of doubt when maybe the noise made by non-entrepreneurs is louder than their own internal voice of optimism. If you feel like this maybe Tesla can put some wind in your sail today.Continue reading “A boost of encouragement thanks to Tesla :)”
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Growing your business matters. It matters to your team and to your bottom line. If you want to understand why growth matters – tune in and take notes.
Seeking new revenue? Stuck for ideas? Looking at your business the same way through the same lens each day can prohibit you from seeing new opportunities. How can you leverage the skills, talents and resources that your business has into new revenue? How can you grow your top line without shrinking your bottom line. The key is leverage.Continue reading “Need a simple way to leverage your business into new revenue? CloudKitchen.”
Entrepreneurs are always looking for a competitive advantage but it can be tough to find real examples of companies that do it well. Disney’s decision to enter the streaming video market is a decision every entrepreneur can learn from.
Being a leader means leading. Leading by example. Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky decided to counteract some challenges in his business that provides a great example of how to deal with challenges in your business.Continue reading “Want to learn how to counteract problems? Watch Airbnb’s Chesky.”
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If there is something going on in your business that is causing you to feel frustrated and anxious, the best thing you can do is to counteract – not react.Continue reading “Don’t react – counteract.”