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11 reasons why following the lean startup method is not enough

There are many resources on how to start a business. Tactics, ideas and everything necessary to give you the perfect game plan to start the next …

Why would a healthcare professional

WRITTEN BY BILL BROWN<p><i>"Bill Brown's writing is different from any 'professional' out there. This is the first sentence in his 'About Me' page: The</i> …

Successful business people do 10 things brilliantly

WRITTEN BY ROY OSING<p>Successful business people:<p>1. Understand that the way to serve customers in an exemplary way is to <b>serve employees</b> in the same …

Your customers will love you if you take these 3 steps

WRITTEN BY ROY OSING<p>Satisfying your customers isn’t good enough in today’s competitive markets. Meeting their needs falls short of earning their …

8 ways to put marketing on steroids

WRITTEN BY ROY OSING<p>There are organizations that are really good at marketing who they are and what value they create.<p>They have marketing …

Customer Service

Sticking to your strategy can be deadly

WRITTEN BY ROY OSING<b><br>It is very easy to get into the relaxing position of staying the current course of your business.</b><p>"Things are going well, so why …

How to kill initiative in 5 easy steps

I remember when I was new to the business world.<p>I did my academic time and took a management trainee position with a major communications company in …

How to grow your business beyond expectations

Here's the reality. As a small business you know you are limited terms in terms of resources; undisciplined pursuit of growth will squander your time …

Small Business

How a leader can unleash innovation in their organization

People are taught to be cautious and to make decisions based on thorough and rigorous analysis. <b>To get it "perfect"</b>.<br>As a result the process tends to …

Innovation

2 simple reasons most new businesses fail

Some say 9 out of 10 new businesses fail.<p>Others say 50% will not make it 5 years.<p>Ignore the precision of the numbers and you are left with the …

How do you stay organized?

WRITTEN BY ROY OSING<p>So many things to do.<p>So many people to satisfy.<p>So many demands on your time.<p>So many distractions.<p><b>In this milieu you can stay</b> …

Why should I do business with you?

WRITTEN BY ROY OSING<p>How do you answer the question "Why should I do business with you given the number of other suppliers I have to choose from?"<p><b>This</b> …

Marketing

Don't sweat the competition

WRITTEN BY ROY OSING<p><b>Why is there so much talk about the competition?</b><p>How to build a competitive strategy, tips for analyzing your competition, how to …

Disruption

8 steps to create world-class UI and UX for your startup

Have you ever started a UI project and found yourself struggling to come up with a good design?<p>Or you mix and match based on your intuition but the …

6 ways to improve your speed of implementation for startup

Have you ever tried starting a startup with a few peers but it just never took off? You feel starting is so painful why even try? Or you are too slow …

Usability

6 exciting ways a leader can engage every employee

Much has been written on how organizations can engage their employees more successfully and create a competitive advantage.<p>The advice offered tends …

Employee Engagement

13 things I learnt after doing the 10-week wim-hof method

Do you get a migraine or sinus and loose a full days’ worth of productivity? You think yoga is for old people or it is too boring to do it? You tried …

The simple secret to a successful career

For those of you who remember your philosophy courses, here's a syllogism which is undeniably true.<p>Individuals who step outside the rules of …

Leadership