Tag Archives: entrepreneurship

Studying Your Competitors is Overrated. Studying Your Customers is Underrated

I don’t know that there’s a research report that shows how rampant competition focused mindset is vs a customer focused one. But, you instinctively know this if you spend anytime in the world of business. And you’re probably more focused on studying your competitors than you are your customers.

The Hardest Pill To Swallow For Leaders: It’s All On You

Leadership is lonely. It’s not for everyone. Most people want that leadership position because of the added benefits of authority, bigger salary and recognition. Let me tell that you have no business leading if you’re want to be a leader for these reasons. Why? Because leadership isn’t about you, it’s about others.

Turn Shit Into Sugar: The People Every Leader Wants On Their Team

Who are you going to call when shit hits the fan? Most of the time it’s yourself. You run towards danger with the intent of getting things under control. But putting out fires isn’t a leaders real job, nor should he / she spend her time doing so all the time. You need people who can help and not be so reliant on you.

How Van Moof Reduced Shipping Damages By Changing Its Packing Design

Many people fear that artificial intelligence will replace them and take their jobs. AI has limits that are yet to be overcome, I believe it will happen in phases for jobs that are very repetitive. One skill that artificial intelligence will have a hard time replicating is creative problem solving because creativity is a non-routine activity.

5 Questions To Get Customers To Reveal Their Real Problems

In great pain lies dorman profit. Pain points, frustrations and workarounds are the basis for insights about customer needs. How do you find them and what questions do you ask to uncover them? First thing you’ll have to do is find a problem worth solving, this means you’ll have to talk to potential customers / users of your product or service. Getting this part right is super important because it will determine what you’ll build or won’t!