Foundation

Inventor vs Entrepreneur: Transitioning to Turn Your Vision into Reality

2020-09-02T11:43:55-07:00Entrepreneurship, Foundation, Personal Growth|

Inventor vs entrepreneur is a topic I was asked to revisit for an upcoming presentation.  Back in 2010 I gave the same presentation to the Tampa Bay Inventors Council and it was well received. Not [...]

4 Areas of Operational Focus in the Foundation Stage

2019-08-24T17:23:05-07:00Featured, Foundation, need keyword, Operations|

This week let’s get back to looking at the strategic objectives within each business function as you move your business along the growth model.  So, far we’ve looked at marketing and sales.  The next logical [...]

Listening – The Best Marketing for Startups

2015-12-04T19:33:01-07:00Featured, Foundation, Sales & Marketing|

Marketing for startups is often difficult because small business owners don’t understand the difference between sales and marketing. (see my previous post Sales Slump? Do You Have the Right Resource Assigned?).  Marketing for startups is [...]

Selling for Startups – 3 Critical Questions Every Business Must Answer

2019-12-14T09:20:46-07:00Featured, Foundation, Sales & Marketing|

If you’ve been following along on our blog then you are already familiar with the business growth cycle.  This week we want to begin looking functionally at what you should be doing within each phase [...]

How to Have Success – Getting Out of Your Own Way!

2019-12-14T08:41:51-07:00Featured, Foundation, need keyword, Personal Growth|

Recent activity in my consulting business has revolved around a number of start-up companies.  It has made me revisit the foundation of the small business growth cycle once again.  One of the observation I that [...]