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The Business Model Canvas template can be difficult to understand without substantial training, and isn’t right for everyone. Lean Planning offers a flexible, easy to use alternative. Read More
Most of the guidance you see for entrepreneurs is aimed at those who are selling a product (Apple, Tesla, Xiaomi), or selling a service (Uber, Airbnb, Snapchat). Yet, according to statistics from the Small Business Association (SBA), over half of new businesses offer something else - personal profe Read More
Deciding when the time is right to start a business is a huge challenge. How do you know when to take the plunge? Should you go all in, all at once—or take it more slowly? Here's how to decide. Read More

8 Ways Ownership Thinking Will Make You An A-Player

8 Ways Ownership Thinking Will Make You An A-Player Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From http://blog.startupprofessionals.com 4 days ago
Made Hot by: deanuk on February 24, 2017 11:02 pm
One of the biggest challenges in changing your lifestyle from an employee to starting your own business, is focusing on the right ownership elements, versus having a boss who sets the business goals, and provides performance feedback. Most entrepreneurs relish being their own boss, but find the tra Read More
Most budding entrepreneurs don’t realize that nine out of ten startups fail within 24 months. They only see and remember the recent new entrants in the billion dollar valuation club, including Uber, Airbnb, and Snapchat. While last year was not a banner year for new businesses, the startup rate is Read More
Smart people only visit and buy from credible and memorable websites. In the past, if your startup had a website presence, the company was credible by definition. In today’s world, a website is necessary but not sufficient for credibility. Dreamers and gamblers have found out that if the website is Read More

How to Build a Minimum Viable Process Pack for Your Startup

How to Build a Minimum Viable Process Pack for Your Startup Avatar Posted by zolachupik under Startups
From https://www.process.st 9 days ago
Made Hot by: FutureVision on February 19, 2017 5:05 pm
You don't need a ton of processes at a startup, but you do at least need some vital ones. Save time and scale smoothly — use and customize these processes. Read More
Help us celebrate the 2017 National Entrepreneurship Week (NEW). On Feb. 20, we kick off a full week of free workshops, content, webcasts, events and more from a large community of supporters including: Wix, Yelp, LinkedIn, Dun & Bradstreet, and many more. Read More
Within the startup realm, there is a big difference between having an innovative product versus an innovative business. Some startups have a new technology, but stick to a tried-and-true business model. Others take an existing product, and give it new life with a creative business model. The most c Read More

6 Strategies to Keep Your Business Self-Sustaining

6 Strategies to Keep Your Business Self-Sustaining Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From http://blog.startupprofessionals.com 11 days ago
Made Hot by: PMVirtual on February 18, 2017 2:38 am
Every new business owner looks forward to the day when their business becomes self-sustaining, and settles into a long-term growth curve that will assure financial success, as well as a lasting legacy. Unfortunately, in this age of vacillating customer trends and a wealth of new competitors scratch Read More

Give millennials a reason to stay - The benefits that can help you retain young talent

Job-changing is fast and furious in the early years of millennials’ careers: Young adults born in the early ‘80s …
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Woo-hoo! It's Sherryl Perry: BizSugar "Contributor of the Week"

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