Most Businesses fail… sooner or later. They fail in all sorts of ways: collapsing from the inside, succumbing to outside pressures, etc. In fact, there are far more ways to fail than succeed.
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“Sweat equity is the best kind of startup capital.”— Mark Cuban
This is a huge question for startup founders. If you are a founder, you know what I am talking about: how much of my startup should I give away?
All companies face risks. Startups are no exception. As the entrepreneur considers seeking financing from third parties, it is important that they recognize that once financing is obtained, the business no longer exposes only the personal resources at risk, but also that of their outside investors.
Board resolutions are numerous issues to address as one creates and establishes a new company.
How to kill a mockingbird? The best way to kill a mockingbird is to keep your sights set on the goals and dreams that drove you to create your startup. The fact that your company’s mockingbird exists at all is proof that you are onto something.
Founders spend considerable time creating plans: Business Plans, Strategic Plans, Marketing Plans, etc. The basic question that most plans leave unanswered is, “How do I know if my plan is working?”
There are two key factors to consider in order to be great startup advice from outside experts: Pick the right team, and always know what you want before you ask.
We often think of business as a special function. In reality, it operates in much the same way normal things around us do. In fact, the concepts behind Newton’s Three Laws of Motion are as applicable to business as they are to physics.
The hallmark of a great organization is not one that follows the plan precisely, it is the one that, when everything goes to hell, still manages to accomplish the mission. One dark rainy night on a muddy hillside in Germany, I learned what it meant to be a great organization.