Success

External Cooperation, Internal Competition. A winning strategy to shap...

The recent evolution of organizations shows that competing only on price or becoming larger will bring more problems than solutions. So...
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Cognitive Biases? What Are They And 6 Practical Ways For Startups To A...

Much has been written about cognitive biases — below is a particularly good diagram by Jeff Desjardins summarizing some of the...
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How to start building customer centric business models with the philos...

As an entrepreneur you are continuously posed with the difficult task of developing business models and go-to-market strategies. For many entrepreneurs...
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#1 Thing I Need to See in a Startup— from a Venture Capitalist

– What do you need to see in a company before you’ll invest? – What is the main reason startups fail?...
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Inventor Vs Innovator — What Can Entrepreneurs Learn From Who Bu...

Let’s start with three key principles: Principle 1: Inventors create a technology. Innovators bring the technology in everyone’s hands. Sometimes inventors...
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Startups Vs Incumbents — How Davids Can Take On Goliaths

Startups are great at creating new markets, corporates are great at scaling them. But what about startups trying to win an...
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How “Imposter Syndrome” is killing your innovation and how to figh...

As persons, professionals, and organisations we fear impostor syndrome too much. Both towards others and ourselves. We live in a world...
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3 Timeless Lessons I Learned From Barack Obama’s Book

If Barack Obama called, would you answer it? Some would, other’s may not. Regardless of your political views, lessons are still...
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Left-Brain v Right-Brain. Doesn’t Really Matter. Be Flexible In Your...

According to conventional wisdom, people tend to have a personality, thinking style, or way of doing things that are either left-brained...
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Be a Better Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs always look for the right recipe to increase the odds of success. Steve Blank was probably one of the “recipe”...
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Selling encyclopedias door-to-door taught me 5 crucial facts about sel...

Let’s start with a caveat emptor. I hesitated writing about this subject because so many have made their life’s work researching...
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Three fundamentals for a fulfilled life

In 2020, I was part of a monthly class hosted by Business Mastery Club, an initiative sponsored by The Plenipotent Company....
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