Business in Action, 8th Ed.
Chapter 1: Developing a Business Mindset
"There are lies, there are big lies, and then there are myths.
"A business model is an outline of how a company plans to make money with its product and customer base in a specific market.
"There are many different reasons why you might want to influence people.
"Steer clear of these traps if you're planning to manage a business from home.
"Chris Zook explains how you can fight bureaucracy by thinking like a founder.
This in-depth guide based on extensive research tells you what works and what doesn't.
"Leadership comes in many packages.
"Artificial intelligence (AI) is already becoming entrenched in many facets of everyday life, and is being tapped for a growing array of core business applications, including
predicting market and customer behavior, automating repetitive tasks and providing alerts when things go awry.
"In the last five years “Lean Startup” methodologies have enabled entrepreneurs to efficiently build a startup by searching for product/market fit rather than blindly trying to execute.
"Predictable Success author Les McKeown [photo, left] understands why some business founders find the “startup mentality” so appealing.
"Movies are also a great way for leaders to learn about leadership on their own!"
"Here’s a list of my 20 favorite leadership movies, updated with links to purchase the DVD on Amazon.
"Imagine that you’re sitting at a poker table.
"Making mistakes is a great way to learn tough lessons, but can be costly in terms of time and resources.
"How to fix the most common blogging bloopers.
"I asked a few highly successful founders to share their advice for other entrepreneurs going through a rough patch.
Explore a host of topics for managing a business by visiting this website published by the Small Business Administration.
The coffee giant’s guidelines for its employees offer good advice for all business communicators.
"Analyze your start-up like an actuary.
According to Bill Reichert, "Most entrepreneurs should just throw out their elevator pitches and start over.
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"Editing and proofreading are often neglected, but they are the crucial final stages of the writing process.
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Bill Reichert, Managing Director of Garage Technology Ventures, reports.
"What do Silicon Valley and Stockholm have in common?