Business

People, Process, THEN Technology ~ Not the other way around

Business, Project Management

I’ve written about this before but I’m still surprised at how many organizations still don’t understand this simple phrase and its power when it comes to making...

Help: Should I give up?

Entrepreneurship, Goals, Mindset

I was surfing through the Millionaire Fastlane forum & came across a desperate cry for help from a new entrepreneur. I had to see what was wrong so I jumped in to see if I...

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

Books, Entrepreneurship, Sales Funnels

When you hear people talking about their “soft skills” they’re talking about personality traits, social graces, communication skills, language, personal habits...

How to find your Million Dollar business idea

Entrepreneurship, Online Business

Million Dollar business ideas are really just problems that need solutions. If you’re paying attention, there are problems ready to be exploited all over the place. You just...

What is Product Management?

Business, Entrepreneurship

A few years ago I took Pragmatic Marketing’s Product Management course. I took this while working on the Product Development team at Central1 building banking and other...

Ultimate List of 100+ Online Business Ideas

Business, Business Ideas

Are you looking for an online business you can start and run out of your home or from anywhere in the world? It’s not a surprise. In a recent Gallup research study, 90% of...

Turn your drive into your classroom

Books, Business

It takes a lot of work both in learning what you need to know and then executing on that knowledge to create streams of passive income. The more time you invest in reading and...

The difference between Startups & Small business

Business

Startups and Small businesses are not the same thing. They do share many similarities but there is a difference.  The biggest difference between these two company types is in...

Important Stoic Reminders

Entrepreneurship, Mind & Body

I recently listened Tim Ferriss’ book, the 4 Hour Workweek again for the 2nd time because it’s so full of great nuggets of insight. It’s a very informative...

33 markets ready for a disruption

Business, Entrepreneurship

If you’re wondering where the next big opportunities are going to be, here is a list of markets ready for significant disruption. In this digital age we live in today,...

How to lose $10 million a minute

Project Management

That’s what it can cost when you implement technology systems poorly. News stories like the one about Knight Trading losing over $440 million dollars due to “a...

19 Billionaires’ and 19 quotes

Brain Dump, Business, Entrepreneurship

Steve Jobs: Live Each Day As If It Was Your Last Bill Gates: From Those To Whom Much Is Given, Much Is Expected Oprah Winfrey: We All Need Makeovers From Time To Time Michael...

Understand & apply any consumer trend with the Consumer Trend Canvas

Business

Understand any consumer trend and use it to your advantage Inspired byAlex Osterwalder’s Business Model Canvas, the Consumer Trend Canvas created by Trendwatching.com is an...

Quote: The next industrial revolution

Business

“There is a secular trend going on, in which launching a start-up is a more common thing to do. It used to be there were two things you could do after college: go to grad...

Gary Vaynerchuk on Storytelling in 2013

Sales

If you’ve never heard of Gary Vaynerchuk, you should check him out. He’s one of today’s great marketers that get’s it. Gary’s latest post is about...

The Startup Ecosystem Report

Entrepreneurship, Financing, Squamish

“Countries are shifting from service-based economies to become increasingly driven by a new generation of fast-moving software and technology organisations.”  The...

The value of Degrees

Entrepreneurship, Project Management

Harvard Business review just published a post called “Stop Requiring College Degrees” and I couldn’t agree more with what they are saying.  Just because you...

Redesigned our WYSIWYG Ventures website

Business

We redesigned the WYSIWYG Ventures website recently to simplify the navigation and layout as well as get a simplified message to our visitors as to what we do right when they hit...

The 4 Hour Workweek

Books, Entrepreneurship

Just finished listening to The 4-Hour Workweek audio book by Tim Ferriss. Tim has put together a great collection of ideas on how to become what he has coined the New Rich or...

Lean Startup Principles are not just for startups

Business, Entrepreneurship

I just finished listening to The Lean Startup by Eric Ries. It’s a great book that’s targeted at startup entrepreneurs but I think the information also has...