Posts Tagged "new business"

Leadership Series: Strategy

Posted on Oct 27, 2016 in San Diego Lawyer | Comments Off on Leadership Series: Strategy

Leadership Series: Strategy   Today we’re going to discuss a leadership topic of great importance—strategy. We’ll talk about the “What” and“Why”  of strategy and how to apply it to your life and business. But first, a quote from legendary Japanese swordsman Miyamoto Musashi: “Perception is strong and sight weak. In strategy it is important to see distant things as if they were close and to take a distanced view of close things.”   What is strategy? Michael D. Watkins, Chairman of Genesis Advisers, in his HBR article, Demystifying Strategy: The What, Who, How, and Why, defines the...

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Time Management

Posted on Feb 27, 2016 in Entrepreneur, Inspiration, Small Business Tips and Tricks Series, Success, Tips for Entrepreneurs | Comments Off on Time Management

Time Management   Time management is truly a fundamental “make or break” in the life of anyone. The wise use of time produces powerful results and the misuse of time can be devastating. Today, we’ll provide some tips on how to manage this invaluable and wasting (constantly diminishing) resource.   1. Roles and Goals The first step in time management is to understand your roles and goals as an individual. Take a minute to write down each of your roles: husband/wife, father/mother, employee, boss, volunteer, student, coach, etc. Experts recommend having no more than 6-7 roles...

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The Business Model Canvas

Posted on Jan 30, 2016 in Entrepreneur, San Diego Lawyer, Small Business, Small Business Tips and Tricks Series, Tips for Entrepreneurs | Comments Off on The Business Model Canvas

The Business Model Canvas     Now that we’ve spoken about the Business Idea Canvas, our next tool in line is the Business Model Canvas. This revolutionary tool is a simple, yet powerful method for setting structure to your business idea/new product/new branch of your existing business in order to understand your “business model.” Well, that’s a catchy, often over used term, but what is a business model? Investopedia defines it as: “The plan implemented by a company to generate revenue and make a profit from operations. The model includes the components and...

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The Big Idea Canvas

Posted on Jan 23, 2016 in Entrepreneur, San Diego Lawyer, Setting up a Small Business, Small Business, Tips for Entrepreneurs | Comments Off on The Big Idea Canvas

The Big Idea Canvas     So you have this great idea to start a new product line, to make a new branch in the company or to start a brand new business. Well, does it have potential? That’s where the Big Idea Canvas comes in. The Big Idea Canvas is a very useful tool to analyze any new or planned changes in your business model. It will take you through five main areas to discover your idea’s potential: Pain of the Customer – Who is your customer, what is their pain and how bad do they need your remedy? Potential of the Market – Is this a big enough problem to put real...

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2016: A Year of Innovation

Posted on Dec 30, 2015 in Entrepreneur, San Diego Lawyer, Setting up a Small Business, Small Business, Small Business Tips and Tricks Series, Tips for Entrepreneurs | Comments Off on 2016: A Year of Innovation

2016: A Year of Innovation   Innovation is quite the buzzword these days–and with good reason. In this fast changing, digital era, creative change is constantly happening in the business world. For some, being innovative or creative in a business environment may come easily, but what if you feel like you’re more of the “put your head down and get it done” kind of person? Here’s what Jeffery Dyer, Hal Gregersen and Clayton Christensen have to say.  As a result of an extensive study of some of the most innovative entrepreneurs in recent years they share:...

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