Tag: entrepreneurship

When your startup just won’t pivot. Hint: It ain’t your startup’s fault.

Most entrepreneurial dreams start out the same way — a kernel of an idea meets initial exploration of market need with a few conversations, followed by months of development, self-funding, promotion and ultimately stagnation. Why? Because we’re just too damn rigid to pivot. Why admit that our beautiful product, service or experience just hasn’t found …

Who knows what’s good and what’s bad?

[chapter below is from Zen Golf – Mastering the Mental Game – by Dr. Joseph Parent] Long ago, there was an old farmer living on the outskirts of a little village. He was quite poor, possessing only a small piece of land, a small house in which he lived with his only son, and one horse. One …

Why tiny actions deserve BIG recognition

Every company, of every kind, runs on one ingredient — human capital. From the entry-level analyst at an investment firm, to a mid level regional sales manager at a consumer products chain, to even the upper echelon of a C-suite executive at a Fortune 500 firm — the DNA where culture is sowed, and profits are harvested, …