I cannot tell you how many times, I have heard of newcomers turned down for loans simply because they could not produce a business plan. In our lending systems, as covered in a past blog, it is customary to ask for a business plan. In many cases, lenders will not even look at your business… Continue reading Business Plans for Newcomers – Part 1
Ways to Kill an Idea – #4. It is too expensive Here is part 4 on my blog series of how to kill an idea. I’ll quickly recap three ideas from a recent conference that motivated me to write these posts: 1. Fail fast, fail forward. 2. Do not be afraid to think big. 3.… Continue reading #waystokillanidea – It is too expensive.
Ways to Kill an Idea – #2. We Have No Time. As I wrote previously, at a conference I hosted, we focused on 3 key ideas: 1. Fail fast, fail forward. 2. Do not be afraid to think big. 3. Do not say no. We are too often quick to say no, even when it… Continue reading #waystokillanidea – We Have No Time.