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How to Bridge the Gap Between a Great Idea & a Great Startup

By Martin at February 23, 2012 | 8:43 am | 0 Comment

How to Bridge the Gap Between a Great Idea & a Great Startup

I have a certain friend who called me a while back, all excited about his latest revelation. “What if you could go to a web site and find all the recipes you could make today, with just the ingredients you already have in your kitchen? I’m going to start a website to offer this service!” I’m sure you all realize that there could be quite a distance between a more...

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Why execution is key for your startups success?

By Martin at August 22, 2011 | 12:35 am | 0 Comment

Why execution is key for your startups success?

A startup begins with a great idea, but all too often, that’s where it ends. Ideas have to be implemented well to get the desired results. Good implementation requires a plan, and a good plan and good operational decisions come from good people. That’s why investors invest in entrepreneurs, rather than ideas. People and operational excellence have to converge in more...

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How to convince an investor that you have a great idea for startup?

By Martin at August 4, 2011 | 8:09 am | 0 Comment

How to convince an investor that you have a great idea for startup?

Being a good entrepreneur means being able to effectively convince an investor that you have a great idea, persuade partners that your approach is right, and convince potential customers that the solution is right for them. If all your ideas are intuitively obvious to everyone, you probably aren’t thinking outside the box, or don’t really have the next big more...

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What happened to the “Great Idea”?

By Sam at January 6, 2011 | 2:47 pm | 0 Comment

What happened to the “Great Idea”?

What happened to the “Great Idea”? I'm alarmed at the trend this past year, which saw business leaders focusing their marketing plans around tactical executions instead of good marketing ideas. Frankly, I’m just as guilty as most in my fixation to blog, chat and discuss all things social media. From the best way to leverage Twitter conversations to the more...

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