We all seem to be working hard to make things simpler, but they are getting complex. So complex that it gets almost impossible for an individual to do them. We need a team to achieve goals that we are aiming for. But, once we get a team, we realize it is a challenge to get the team members to work cohesively. In a business, teamwork can happen if the team members work toward a big common goal they believe in and can share data with each other and work on it together. Continue reading How Collaboration in ERP is increasing team productivity
- Most ppt files are more than the desired 10-12 slides
- Presenters are mostly in broadcast mode i.e. Who we are, What we do, Our Solutions…
- Presenters are not trained to ask Open ended questions
If you think defining your ideal customer profile is either irrelevant or impossible for you, then it may just be reflecting upon your lack of understanding of your market. As you understand your market better, you will be able to improve your definition.
Some samples: Continue reading Entrepreneur’s Ultimate Checklist: #5 of 100
An entrepreneur once told me that she felt like firing her entire team on most days until she realized one day that the shortcoming may be in the way she was leading her team. I told her that I had doubted the survival of her business until then, but now that she has reached ‘Business Nirvana’, the success of her venture is almost assured.
Most founders are confused about what should they be focusing upon. As Kotler said, outsource everything except for marketing. You can at least organize your business such that you can focus on marketing.
It is best to outsource non-core activities like Accounting/Book-keeping, Hosuekeeping (security, cleaning etc.), marketing support i.e. development of collaterals.