There’s a lot that can go wrong when building a business. Here are 7 things I would do differently if I had to start over. (12 min read)
How far off is your ideal lifestyle? Here’s some perspective and an exercise to take the next step forward. (4 min read)
Living life on your own terms is so enticing, and one of the ways to get there is to build a lifestyle business. Here are 5 things to help you decide if a lifestyle business is for you. (8 min read)
The lure of the lifestyle business is enticing – living life on your own terms. Here are the 5 common traits I’ve seen in successful lifestyle businesses (11 min read)
Building a business can seem like a never-ending slog. But if we make time to review just how far we’ve come, we can renew our energy and our motivation. (5 min read)
We all feel Founder’s Fatigue at some point in the game. Here are four things you can do to beat Founder’s Fatigue – and have a life. (5 min read)
Good outcomes start with good intent. And if you don’t plan for something to happen, chances are it won’t. Here’s how to design a dream year, and even if you don’t get close to it this year, you will get better every year. (4 min read)
Yesterday I had a talk with a serial entrepreneur. This guy (let’s call him Cedric) is a serial entrepreneur in the truest sense of the word — he starts building a company but, in his own words, one of the first conversations he has with his team is succession planning. Cedric has learnt two things about entrepreneurship. The entrepreneur’s journey …
Life has a way of throwing us curved balls that get us down. As an entrepreneur, these curved balls seem to come at us more than we would have liked — but that’s life, we think, and part of the price we pay for following the thing that we believe will make the world a better place. The ABC model …
Sometimes we’re doing so many things in our businesses it’s hard to figure out what’s working and what not. The problem is that we’re doing so many things that we do few things well – and we don’t have time to do anything well or put the measures in place that will tell us what’s working and what not.
One way around this is the concept of the Minimum Viable Revenue Engine (MVRE) – the minimum set of activities that we do in each stage of our business’ Revenue Engine that generates revenue. Here’s how it works, and how you can use to do less (and build a more successful business).
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