Shore up your tunnel of opportunity — or it may cave in on you

20 Aug, 2011
My Grandpa Huber used to tell a story about an entrepreneurial miner. After a few years of futile picking at his claim, he came up with a "big idea."

Chart Stability With Growth — Not Size

20 Aug, 2011
Kauffman study dispels misperceptions about growth.

Beehiving Buzz

20 Aug, 2011
Digital Library > Defining and serving a market > Differentiating your company “Beehiving Buzz” There’s been a major structural shift in community as America’s monolithic civic arena crumbles. In its place ...

Simplicity Sells: The Unplugged Moment

20 Aug, 2011
Digital Library > Defining and Serving a Market > Business conditions “Simplicity Sells: The Unplugged Moment” Today our lives are divided into two realms. Part of the day is spent in ...

Entrepreneur's Adviser — In the Know

20 Aug, 2011
Digital Library > Defining and Serving a Market > Business conditions “Entrepreneur’s Adviser — In the Know” Question: "How do you maintain current knowledge of markets?" Answer: It’s easy to become ...

Entrepreneur's Adviser — Know Thyself

20 Aug, 2011
Digital Library > Building and Inspiring an Organization > Strategic planning “Entrepreneur’s Adviser — Know Thyself” Question: "How do I define my core competencies?" Answer: Market timing and competition have left ...

Don't Put Me on Hold

20 Aug, 2011
Digital Library > Defining and Serving a Market > Customer service “Don’t Put Me on Hold” Speedy customer service is what consumers want from their online services, whether it’s a mortgage ...

Determining the Real Costs of Lead Generation — and Making It Work

20 Aug, 2011
Keys to a successful marketing program: targeted audience, sharp appearance, valuable offer.

When Errors Are Not an Option

20 Aug, 2011
Digital Library > Operations and Technology > Inventory control “When Errors Are Not an Option” Alaskan Brewing Co. leveraged its biggest operational obstacle to develop impressive organizational muscle. The Juneau-based microbrewery, ...

Armstrong's Secret Weapon: Creativity

20 Aug, 2011
Digital Library > Defining and serving a market > Differentiating your company “Armstrong’s Secret Weapon: Creativity” When advised to "loosen up," a sales manager at Armstrong International dreamed up an imaginative ...