Unfortunately, it’s a stark fact of the business world that the majority of startups fail. As Tanya Prive points out, writing for Forbes.com, a new business represents a journey into the unknown, and entrepreneurs need to embrace ambiguity, uncertainty and multiple challenges.
Many people dream of taking the plunge into entrepreneurship but always find a ready-made excuse as to why they should refrain, observes Jeff Haden, writing for Inc.com.
The author lists some of the most common but spurious reasons that would-be entrepreneurs use to talk themselves out of a life-changing move:
Writing for the HBR.org Blog Network, Roger Martin, Dean of the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto in Canada, reveals that an executive on the verge of promotion to head a large global company recently approached him for advice on how to be effective as a n
You might want your organisation to be thought of as innovative, but simply asking your employees to think outside of the box won’t produce game-changing ideas, notes Lisa Bodell, writing for I
Think of a powerful company and it’s likely to have an equally powerful logo. Examples include the golden arches of McDonald’s, Starbucks’ mermaid and the bitten apple of – yes – Apple.