Monthly Archives: January 2015

Recommended Read: Bankable Business Plans, by Edward Rogoff

The secrets behind creating compelling and successful business plans sure to attract financial backers are revealed step-by-step in this invaluable guide. Containing detailed information on Risk Management Association (RMA) data and clear explanations of the guidelines that banks, venture capital firms, and the Small Business Administration (SBA) use to grant loans and other financial support…
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Recommended Read: Accidental Genius, by Mark Levy

When it comes to creating ideas, we hold ourselves back. That’s because inside each of us is an internal editor whose job is to forever polish our thoughts, so we sound smart and in control, and so that we fit into society. But what happens when we encounter problems where such conventional thinking fails us?…
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The Questions Entrepreneurs Must Always be Able to Answer.

1. What are your thoughts on [this recent news item]? If you’re an entrepreneur who hopes to disrupt your industry, staying current is vital. Magazines and websites specific to your industry are great starting points, but general news is also important. You’ll be better positioned to meet the needs of your customers if you’re aware…
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Featured Read

In Purpose, world-renowned thought leader Nikos Mourkogiannis turns the entire idea of leadership on its head and shows that the choice between values and success is no choice at all. Mourkogiannis argues that companies must satisfy the need for purpose--a set of values that defines an organization and inspires and motivates its employees.   Rather than…
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