This sub-stage is all about hiring for your launchpad. (Not for your ventures, but for your launchpad.) After all, to succeed, it all comes down to the people!
As you’ll see, the people part is so important that each of the three stages — Setup, Launch, and Scale — always has a sub-stage dedicated to people.
In this sub-stage, Task 7, Design Target Organizational Chart, shows that you first create the target org chart for your launchpad. The slide for the actual task will look like a shockingly large org chart for a launchpad. That’s done on purpose because you…
This very first sub-stage is truly is essential in the planning of your launchpad.
“Plan Mission” is all about figuring out
To make it more concrete, let’s run through this sub-stage from the perspective of one of my previous clients, a major bank. The bank wants to disrupt itself by creating a launchpad to build multiple innovative fintech ventures. That’s about all that’s clear now. …
The Setup stage is the very first of the three stages of the 100 Tasks. First it’s Setup, then Launch, and then Scale. Each of the three stages has five sub-stages. So that means that there are 15 sub-stages in total. A sub-stage is a set of related tasks.
Throughout the series of these blogposts, I will always do a blogpost introducing each stage (so 3 blogposts) and a blogpost on each of the sub-stages (plus 15 blogposts). So, I’ll provide you with 18 blogposts in total: 3 introducing the stages and 15 about the sub-stages.
Now in this blogpost…
In general, it’s very difficult to find an industry that is easy to learn, easy to start, and has high demand. Those industries are often extremely saturated, and compensates for the ease of access with difficulty in finding clients.
However, I will suggest looking into starting a growth hacking service. The term was coined by Sean Ellis in 2010, and focusing marketing on subscriber/user growth.
How digital is disrupting the financial services industry — Top 4 trends
The financial services industry is facing stiff digital disruption and the status quo is changing rapidly. What is new and innovative in 2018 will be soon outdated. The increasing popularity of fintech, blockchain, data analytics, and AI are disrupting the way financial institutions have been operating. Those financial institutions that fail to upgrade their work environments and keep pace with cutting edge technology will be left behind.
An essential feature of digital transformation is the drive to improve the customer experience using innovative technology solutions. Customer expectations are…
How digital is disrupting the fashion industry — Top 4 trends
Fashion is one of the key industries that is currently being redefined by digital disruption. This phase of digital disruption has not been good news for traditional players in the industry. According to retail think-tank Fung Global Retail & Technology, 6,985 retail stores across the US were closed in 2017 alone. That marks a 200% year-over-year increase in store closures. The same think tank also points to an alarming fact that during the 2008 financial crisis, 6,163 stores were closed across the US. That means that more stores were…
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