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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: Entrepreneur Quality Improvement Needed!

Apparently venture capital needs some quality improvement… in entrepreneurs.  It seems that even venture capitalists like Mark Andreessen, Bill Gurley and Fred Wilson are sounding the alarm. There are a lot of young entrepreneurs who aren’t really grasping numbers.  A lot of investor money is being spent by startups at […]

 

Spotting Good Customers, Nurturing Great Customers

Is it really possible to do customer quality improvement?  Can we dream like this? “I’d really like more good customers.  I dream of having great customers.” Today we’re going to talk about what good customers can do for our business, describe the good customer, and then discuss a few things […]

 

Inspirational Quotes by Steve Jobs and Warren Buffett

Inspirational quotes from Steve Jobs and Warren Buffett about the difference between yesterday and tomorrow.

 

Learning Business Tradeskill: Learning by Doing

Let’s talk about learning business tradeskill; learning how to perform the elements of tradeskill, over and over, until they become ingrained in our lives… or until you decide that they’re not for you. Business tradeskill is a package of 5 separate skills: persistence facing the facts minimizing risks learning by […]

 

Learning Business Tradeskill: Facing Business Facts

Business tradeskill is a package of 5 separate skills: persistence facing the facts minimizing risks Learning by doing grasping numbers This is the second post in the the Tradeskill series: facing the facts.  In the first post I discussed a way to cultivate persistence. “At the heart of tradeskill is […]

 

Entrepreneur Quotes to Ignore

Entrepreneur quotes… there’s a lot of egregious fiction (lies) about entrepreneurship in today’s social media. Some are uninformed, some are merely funny… and some can bankrupt you.  Here are my “favorites”. “I’m starting my business because I want to be my own boss” So you actually started your business and […]

 

Learning Business Tradeskill: Persistence is the Essential Business Skill

Let’s talk about learning business tradeskill; learning how to perform the elements of tradeskill, over and over, until they become ingrained in our lives… or until you decide that they’re not for you. We’ll start with a skill that will serve everyone well, regardless of what we do in life. […]

 

‘The Effective Executive’ Business Book Review

Do you want… no, need desperately… to get things done?  Why did GoodBusiness bother to review Peter Drucker’s “The Effective Executive”, a book first published in 1967 and a business classic?  Why should you read further? I have a friend, a long time member of the Service Core of Retired […]

 

How to Set High Business Standards

Setting high standards can happen anywhere in the enterprise. Here’s how one hospital learned from a nurse.