Is Self-Interest Complicating Your Budget Planning Process?

  Part 1 of a two-part series Are you familiar with any of the following scenarios? “My business unit leaders never set realistic budgets, I have to push them and prod them to get growth—did Read More...

Category: Applied and Practice

Author: Joseph Astrachan

Simple Rules Can Power Up Your Global Strategy

Leonardo Da Vinci once said, "Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” But in today’s world of international business, things have never been more complex. The combination of intensified Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Author: Yoel Asseraf

From Riches to Rags and Back: One Entrepreneur's Heartfelt Journey

Many entrepreneurs dream of the day when their hard work pays off with riches and financial security.  For Grant Muller, that day came before he was age 30, when the startup he was involved in Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Grant Muller

Attract and Retain the Best People As You Grow

All businesses confront their own talent management challenges at some point. Small businesses and startups, typically consisting of the founder/owner and perhaps one or two key employees, struggle Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Author: Doug Farren

Digital Transformation: Can Your Business Keep Up?

Digital transformation is adapting an established business so it can continue to grow in the digital era. What does that really take? It turns out -- much to the surprise of many -- the most Read More...

Category: Practice Insight

Author: David Rogers

Leveraging Generative AI Tools Like ChatGPT for Startups and Small Business Growth

Artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming the way businesses operate, especially with the advent of generative AI tools such as OpenAI's ChatGPT. These cutting-edge technologies offer an array of Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: David Townsend

Startups With Onsite Employees Grow 3 1/2 Times Faster

Data shows that pre-seed and seed startups with employees showing up in a physical office have 3 ½ times higher revenue growth than those that are solely remote. Let the discussion begin. During the Read More...

Category: Applied and Practice

Author: Steve Blank

How 'Job Creators' Think

Much has been said about the importance of “job creators,” mainly small and medium-sized startups and businesses, as engines of economic growth. Far less has been said about the thinking Read More...

Category: Theory and Research

Authors: Keith Brigham , Ron Mitchell and Jeff Stambaugh

After the Big Idea: Entrepreneurial Success Through High Performance Start-Up Teams

Only a small fraction of entrepreneurial start-ups go on to achieve long-lasting success. Most often, they fail not because of flawed “big ideas” but because of problems executing the big ideas. Read More...

Category: Applied and Practice

Author: Brian Janz