Business Lessons

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Things to Consider Before Starting a Business (Factors for 2023)

Asking if a business idea is worth any SH*T? Here we tell you 6 things to consider before starting a business. But first of all, two disclaimers: 1st — This article is based on my own experience (as someone who has started three different businesses) as well as the experiences of my fellow entrepreneurs. If you are …

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The Ancient Romans Can Teach Us About Strategic Business Alliances

Caius Julius Cesar was one of history’s most skilled military leaders. The Roman consul, leader of all legions, and conqueror of Gaul will give us a lesson today. A lesson about strategic business alliances. A lesson that can benefit YOUR enterprise and career. Gaul was in the contemporary area that includes France, Luxembourg, Belgium, the …

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6 Things Entrepreneurs Must Never Forget In a Business Location Analysis

It is not always a good idea to rely on your best assumptions or gut instinct. Perhaps it would Be ok for minor risks, such as selecting beer at the supermarket or clothing at a department shop. But not when considering where to establish a business. I’m not suggesting you should abandon your instincts entirely. …

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Negotiation Skills for Business: The Greatest Tips from a Former FBI Negotiator

This article is just one of a series of business lessons (including negotiation skills for business) for entrepreneurs from legendary experts. For the next articles, remember to subscribe (for free!) to my list here. Listen to “Learning Negotiation Techniques with a Former FBI Agent – Isopraxism, Calibrated Questions and etc.” on Spreaker. Why negotiation skills for …

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You Will Never Be the Same After Adopting SMARTER Business Goals

Adopting SMARTER Business Goals is widely acknowledged as one of the best strategies for most entrepreneurs to achieve their missions by focusing on the most important objectives. Listen to “How to Make Goals and Stick to Them – Importance of Setting Objectives & SMART Goals” on Spreaker. The methodology consists of a set of rules …

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How You Can Apply Lean and the 5s to Obliterate Business Bureaucracy

How can you reduce bureaucracy while dramatically increasing productivity in your startup or business venture? Listen to “How to Reduce Bureaucracy in Business by Adopting Systems Thinking” on Spreaker. Is there a solution that can be used in multiple situations? Yes. In a nutshell, combine the Lean Management System, the 5S Method, and Systems Thinking. …

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8 Time-Tested Business Lessons for Entrepreneurs from a Legendary CEO

This article is just the first of a series with business lessons for entrepreneurs from legendary CEOs and founders. For the next articles, remember to subscribe (for free!) to my list here. Listen to “9 Business Lessons for Entrepreneurs from a Legendary CEO” on Spreaker. If you are reading this on a computer, there is …

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The 5 Imperatives of All Business Survival Strategies

These 5 little words helped my business to survive the 2020/21 crisis. This is the first article of a series about Business Survival Strategies. To receive the next ones directly in your e-mail, subscribe to our list for free here. I have one word of encouragement for you if you’re a business owner in the travel …

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