Tag Archives | success

lifestyle

Do You Really Want a Lifestyle Business?

Last year, I got into a discussion at my Scale-Up Business Bootcamp about lifestyle businesses versus growth-focused businesses. Of course, there are some who set out specifically to have a lifestyle business. But in my experience, some entrepreneurs suddenly shift from “Let’s grow a company” to “I want a lifestyle business.” When this happens, they […]

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12.10

Mistakes Entrepreneurs Must Avoid To Find Success

Lately, I’ve been spending a ton of time studying success. I’ve always wondered why some succeed when others fail. As I’ve dug deeper into my research, I’ve noticed patterns on both sides. Of course, success has many definitions, but while I was studying, I was looking at business success. It’s easy to have it all […]

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uncertainty

Don’t Fear Chaos — Get Great by Choice

How do businesses become great by choice? Well, that’s a question for James Collins. Since penning his first book while teaching at the Stanford University School of Business, one question has dominated James Collins’ authorial career: How do companies thrive? With rigorous research and a healthy amount of skepticism for traditional wisdom, Collins has pursued […]

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7.10

Overcoming Amazon

If you’re in retail, you’re likely aware of the “Amazon effect” — an ongoing disruption of the retail market. This disruption is affecting prices and sales. It’s devalued and even bankrupted what were some of the most successful and well-known retailers in the world. One reason Amazon has been successful is their price strategy. They […]

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