Tag Archives: Running a Growing Business

Opportunity vs Focus is the key struggle of the entrepreneur

Simplicity is necessary for excellent execution. Excellent execution is necessary for bringing a product to market. The flash of insight that starts the ball rolling is the critical big bang, but that same insight adds complexity, which is anathema to excellent execution.

A Practical Guide to Writing Your First Business Plan

So you want to start a business. You’ve heard that you should have a business plan. You’ve got a vague idea that you should get started on that sometime. That vague idea has been sitting in the corner getting grumpy as you’ve neglected it. And now the idea is a mean looking little monster with big pointy teeth. The best way to get that sucker is to take a step by step approach that breaks down this big “MAKE A BUSINESS PLAN” task into a bunch of smaller pieces.