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Zane’s Cycles: A 34 Year Small Business Success Story

An amazing, inspiring small business success story. 34 years of continuous growth by selling service along with every bicycle and helmet. How? Read here.

 

 Nine Ways Small Business Plans Should be Different

In 1994, I wish I’d known what I know now; small business plans should be different than big business plans.  I could have saved myself time as I wrote the plan for my consulting business.  I would have developed my plan differently.  I should have used my plan differently to […]

 

Business Innovation Sweetspots: 5 Places, 5 Qualities… and 8 Truths

There is not just one place where business innovation can thrive.  But some places are better than others. Innovation on the Factory Floor At Toyota’s Georgetown, Kentucky car factory there’s an empty space the size of a basketball court where Top Coat Booth C used to be.  In Booth C, […]

 

Business Innovation from Senior Entrepreneurs? Yes!

Today I experimented; I Googled “Senior Entrepreneurs” and “Innovation” together.  0.44 seconds later I had 369 results.  Just 369. We are very busy talking about the surge in senior entrepreneurs.  Innovation is one of today’s most-discussed topics.  But there is almost no one discussing business innovation via seniors.  Doesn’t that […]

 

Business Plan or Business Model? Or Both?

In depth insights, detailed help. Why traditional business plans are still relevant and why business modeling is powerful. And… when to use both.

 

4 Sweetspot Entrepreneur Ages: 7, 16, 22 and 65

The best entrepreneurship opportunities don’t depend on your skills, profession or location. In this short post I explain why I think that 7, 16, 22 and 65 are the “sweetspot” ages to start your new enterprise.