Focus

This whitepaper is the fourth in a series entitled “Pillars of Success” by Bill Warner. You don’t have to talk to an investor or company board member for more than five minutes before the word focus comes up. It is death to any business plan that wanders through a dozen possible initiatives for the business. You will […]

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Do You Have a Winner?

This whitepaper is the third in a series entitled “Pillars of Success” by Bill Warner. To have a winning business, you must have a winning product or service. Well, DUH!! That’s pretty profound.  It’s a simple concept, but it’s quite hard to actually accomplish. To have a winner, your business has to have a product […]

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Small Business Startup Marketing Help: Finding New Customers

(reblogged with permission from Photo courtesy of Mildredtalabi.com www.Hippotential.com) The “Cheese” Has Been Moved! There was a book published a few years ago entitled, “Who Moved My Cheese?” In this book, the author made observations about the employment market and how many who thought their jobs safe were laid off, unawares. The main reason these […]

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Grading Entrepreneurs, Part 2

In the last post, we looked at the first half of Jason Nazar’s (founder of Docstoc) 55 question assessment to “grade entrepreneurs.” He posted this on Forbes last year and invited the reader to begin with the end in mind. The second half of the questions are listed below:   28. Make the culture about something bigger than […]

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Grading Entrepreneurs

Can an entrepreneur be graded? What would the assessment look like? Jason Nazar, the founder of Docstoc, created a 55 question assessment to do just that. He posted this on Forbes last year and invited the reader to begin with the end in mind. The first half of the questions are listed below: 1. See […]

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