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Friday, July 31, 2015
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
How do you start a new business?
The short answer: Get a customer.
Of course there is more to it than that. Usually there is the decision to be in business. Then preparation. Then selling the first customer.
This is not a linear process. Some may be on the step of making a decision until they die without ever starting anything. Or some who have definitely made up their mind spend their life getting ready.
And some start with seemingly no decision and no preparation. But if you get them alone and listen carefully you can here some moment when a decision is made, often with the preparation already in place.
A very, very successful business person told me this moment happened on a ski lift, the preparation had already taken place with education and job experience he suddenly saw. Until that moment he'd never thought of being in business for himself. Getting fired or treated poorly in some other way by an employer often has this effect.
The best book for people who are starting? Just Start, Harvard Business Review Press. Go to Amazon, search on Just Start. While you are there take a look at my little book, very simple, talks about the four phases of startup, search for it on Amazon with my name John Wren Daring Mighty Things.
This life, this day, is very short. Let's go get started!
Posted by John S Wren at 11:11 AM
Friday, July 24, 2015
Friday, July 17, 2015
JohnWren.com +Recover+Start+Grow+Flourish+: Today! The Startup Show: Me and old college friend Karl Rove. This morning and each Friday, right here at 10 a.m. Mountain Daylight Time, It's The Startup ...
Posted by John S Wren at 8:43 PM
Thursday, July 2, 2015
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WrenCollege.org + Learning and Praxis Since 1727 + AGDM + Enroll now! Call (303)861-1447: Wren College Convocation: John Cleese.: Our first WrenCollge.org convocation speaker. Click here: https://youtu.be/nL0dmBy5qTw Your comments very welcome here on our websit...
Posted by John S Wren at 11:12 PM
JohnWren.com +Recover+Start+Grow+Flourish+: The Startup Show, today with Russell Dennis.: Live here Friday, July 3 at 10 a.m. Mountain Daylight Time or anytime after that via video recording, Russell Dennis! Russell is well-known ...
Posted by John S Wren at 9:57 PM