10 reasons why this works

Image for post
Image for post
Photo by JESHOOTS.COM on Unsplash

Writing online is the best way to build a resume, learn fast, and find peers and collaborators who can create careers and business ventures for you.

The content you create compounds and multiplies over time.

At all times, your unique content searches the globe for other humans and opportunities, mentors, job offers, speaking gigs, mentors, pitches, interviews, investment opportunities, podcast appearances, and exclusive event invitations. All of this can all be possible when you share your ideas online.

You’re in luck. With the ability to read and write and access to the internet, you can create and push your ideas to the world at little to no cost. …

Success in Action

The power to inspire others

Image for post
Image for post
Photo by Franck V. on Unsplash

Many entrepreneurs of the 21st century appear in companies such as Tesla, 3M, and Google. Today entrepreneurship shows massive in forms of strategy rather than the size of the company. Active entrepreneurs are vision-driven leaders who can tolerate doubtfulness, reduce risk, effectively commercialize, and innovate.

These entrepreneurial leaders seek out and pursue opportunities by carefully allocating diverse resources required to create new markets and engage inevitable competition.

Three Principles

Myths still surface about entrepreneurs; among the many is the thought that leaders are born, not made. The grounds of this thinking reflect an old era, when kings and queens were royalty and leadership was part of the aristocracy. …

6 phases that will take your startup to market

Image for post
Image for post
Photo by Henry Ascroft on Unsplash

When it comes to your startup creating a physical product, looks matter. And in a big way. The visual style you and your team develop allows your startup’s identity and personality to shine through. Marketing, signs, logos, buildings, product designs, and packaging all help create your startup’s identity.

In product-heavy companies like Apple, identity plays a vital role in shaping the perception of your company. When your startup’s products follow a consistent and easily recognizable appearance (style, color, form, or even its features), visual congruency is created which is precious when it comes to building a positive reputation.

Product startups must consistently push innovation through aesthetics and ergonomics to create this visual congruency. Product innovation can be created through 6 phases in your startup. …

You must change the way you see

Image for post
Image for post
Photo by Diana Parkhouse on Unsplash

“Think Different,” said the renowned 1997 Apple promotion. Astounding counsel, clearly, to all makers, pioneers, entrepreneurs.

Be that as it may, coming up with innovative ideas is not all about thinking differently, but in seeing differently. Incredible makers, pioneers, and entrepreneurs take a gander at the world in manners that are not quite the same as what the majority of humans do. This is the reason they see openings and opportunities that others miss.

The narrative of Velcro is notable. A Swiss specialist, George de Mestral, chose to look all the more carefully at the burrs (seeds from plants) he discovered sticking to his garments after a stroll in the forest. He took out his magnifying lens and saw that nature had created hooks on the burrs, which had then appended themselves to circled fibers on his outfit. …

#4 Buying is better than renting

Image for post
Image for post
Photo by Joshua Hoehne on Unsplash

Whether the economy is in bull or bear market conditions, you still have to make smart monetary decisions about everyday expenses, loans, investing, and saving options. The marketplace is saturated with “financial gurus” and bad investing advice. That primarily has caused many myths about money, and its time we settle them straight. These seven myths will help you better manage your finances.

1. I Don’t Earn Enough to Save

This is one of the more popular myths. Especially from young adults just graduating college and earning less than they would like.

You often hear “I’ll save in my 30’s” or something along the lines of “The little I have left won’t make a difference.” …

Timeless wisdom from the founder of Wal-Mart

Image for post
Image for post
Photo by Marvin Meyer on Unsplash

Sam Walton, the creator of Wal-Mart, grew up poor in a ranch network in country Missouri during the Great Depression. The low income he encountered while growing up showed him the value of cash and how to make it last.

After going to the University of Missouri, he started working for J.C. Penny, which is when he got his first experience in retail. He served in World War II, after which he turned into an effective franchiser of Ben Franklin five-and-dime stores.

In 1962, Walton wanted to open bigger stores, staying outside of cities, and focusing on cost leadership strategy. The administration would not follow his vision. Steadfast, Walton sought after his vision, established Wal-Mart, and began a retailing example of overcoming adversity. …

Market research tells the truth

Image for post
Image for post
Photo by Khadeeja Yasser on Unsplash

Starbucks has been an active organization over numerous decades, primarily because of its excellent business strategies. The organization strategically utilizes surveying research to keep its products and brand following customers’ values.

Market Research Methods

Researching your market can take a wide range of structures, including following social patterns, checking online networks and social media, gathering purchaser input, and in-store offering tests. Starbucks does these and then some.

One eminent way that Starbucks conducts its own type of statistical surveying is through its “My Starbucks Idea Platform,” which it turned out in 2008 as a significant aspect of the organization’s “Transformation Agenda.” From that point forward, it has experienced some various cycles. Yet, the essential thought behind it continues as before: customers, potential customers, and partners (employees) can go to the site to present any views they have for new contributions. …

Your companies image is crucial to its success

Image for post
Image for post
Photo by Erik Mclean on Unsplash

Decades prior, branding was characterized as a name, motto, sign, image or plan, or a mix of these components, that recognize one organization, item, or administration from another. Today, branding is progressively complex and extremely important to the success of your startup.

What Should a Brand Do?

Branding isn’t just about getting your target market to choose you over the competition. It’s likewise about getting your market to consider you to be the sole supplier of an answer for their concern or need. In its pith, branding is an issue solver. A great brand will:

Convey a clear message

Affirm the brand’s validity in the commercial…

The future of analytics

Image for post
Image for post
Photo by Webaroo.com.au on Unsplash

We hear the term big data getting thrown around, especially in the tech industry. It kind of makes sense since almost everyone uses technology in some fashion of their lives. But what exactly is big data, and why do we need it?

Data is all the information collected from users while they enjoy a product online. It’s gathered from many sources such as videos, social networks, sales records, navigation trails, images, and so much more. Big data refers to the volume of data available.

With vast amounts of interactions held online, it allows companies to record and analyze all of it. …

They need something else.

Image for post
Image for post
Photo by Kon Karampelas on Unsplash

Everyone sees entrepreneurship as having this secret business idea. Sometimes it happens like that. But not every great business was founded on some ultra-complex idea. What you need is a precise execution.

Take Amazon for instance. Bezos’s original idea was to create an online bookstore. The ’90s saw a boom in internet presence and Jeff thought it was valuable to buy books directly from distributors rather than brick and mortar. It was not a complicated idea as people were already purchasing products online. It was a mix of online shopping and books.

Amazon is about as far away from an online bookstore as any business today. They sell everything under the sun, manufacture their own branded items, created AWS, built cloud computing, and so on. …


Blake Lazur

Deloitte Management Consulting | Inspiring the world through Entrepreneurship | Want to know the latest about startups? www.startupologynews.com

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store