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Define Your Distractions

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Define Your Distractions

Distractions can ruin a business. This is particularly true for startups. Just think about it. There’s so much to do and never enough time or people to do it all. That in and of itself can lead to failure, but what do you do when distractions to your business come around? More importantly how do you know what’s a distraction, what’s an opportunity and what’s the typical chaos associated with the mere fact that you’re a startup? One of the most important things your company’s leaders can do is take the time to very clearly define the...

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Facts Are Our Friends

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Facts Are Our Friends

I was sipping coffee and watching a news report on the launch of the ObamaCare Exchanges when my 12-year-old daughter snuggled up to me and asked a question. “How can the government make you pay a fine for not buying something?” She followed up with, “Is that constitutional?” At first I was really proud. After all, how many 12-year-olds ask these kinds of questions? How many even know what’s going on with our government or health care at all? My pride quickly turned to disappointment when I remembered my Lake Powell vacation just got...

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Better Business Models Produce Better Products

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Better Business Models Produce Better Products

Products are awesome. We love everything about them – looking at them, touching them, experiencing them and using them to make our lives more enjoyable, meaningful and productive. But, regardless of how perfect a product may appear, it only becomes truly great when it’s married to an exceptional business model. Take Apple’s iPod for example. The market was littered with digital music players of all kinds at the time of its arrival. What set the iPod apart and made it a runaway hit was its integration with iTunes. iTunes was, in a sense, the...

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