The hardest part of becoming the business leader you need to be is learning and changing yourself, rather than trying to change the people around you.
Data-driven decision making has been the mantra of most good CEOs and CMOs over the better part of the last decade. They want all marketing decisions to be based on solid data, which had previously not been available but is today in high amounts. But, data can be deceiving. It may lead you in one direction, when in fact the right answer may be completely in the opposite direction.
American Express started off originally in express mail) and J.P. Morgan in chemical manufacturing. Why the shift in models?
It’s time for all services organizations to take a future-oriented view of customer experience and relationships, rather than the traditional retrospective view. Services are no longer a simple people-to-people business.
New startups actually have an advantage over mature businesses in anticipating and reacting to the four key decisive customer buying moments.
An honest and candid look at startup challenges to save entrepreneurs some grief and money.
Getting equity back from an existing stakeholder isn’t easy — but it is possible. It’s a situation that very few Founders have ever been through before, so no one really knows how to go about it. Let’s talk a bit about how the situation develops and what we can do to get some of that […]
There is an old saying that good lawyers run away from risk, while good businessmen run towards risk. Entrepreneurs see “no risk” as meaning “no reward.” In reality, all risks are not the same. Many risks can be managed or calculated to improve growth or provide a competitive edge, while others, like skipping quality checks […]
I’m neck-deep in startup issues ranging from raising capital to dealing with frustrating employees to trying to chase down customers for payment. Is there some point where this all just sorta goes away and the business starts to run more comfortably?
We take a look at how to run a tight Series A process to help you get multiple competing term sheets, while not taking a lot of time.