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Delegating & Micromanaging: Leading Your Team Successfully

By | February 5th, 2018|Categories: Entrepreneurship|Tags: , , , , |

Joe Johnson, Ph.D. Entrepreneur. Investor. Startup Expert. There’s a distinct difference between giving people control of particular tasks/projects and seemingly ceding control while still ensuring that everything is being done to your standards. The first [...]

Obtaining and Applying Quality Feedback on Your Business or Products

By | January 30th, 2018|Categories: Entrepreneurship|Tags: , , , , |

Joe Johnson, Ph.D. Entrepreneur. Investor. Startup Expert. Feedback is an important tool for entrepreneurs, most especially for those operating under the lean method. Quality feedback can help you to apply the necessary changes to spur [...]

Do You Have What it Takes to Be an Entrepreneur?

By | January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Entrepreneurship|Tags: , , , , , |

Joe Johnson, Ph.D. Entrepreneur. Investor. Startup Expert. Entrepreneurs are described in a great many ways. They’re go-getters, innovators, and doers. They’re makers, creators, and inventors. How you conceptualize entrepreneurs in general, as well as how [...]

Is Kiva U.S. the Right Lender For Your Business?

By | January 17th, 2018|Categories: Entrepreneurship|Tags: , , , , , , |

Joe Johnson, Ph.D. Entrepreneur. Investor. Startup Expert. Kiva is well-known for offering loans to small businesses in third-world countries. As one of the first international providers of microloans, Kiva presented kind-hearted citizens a means of [...]

Finance 101: What You Need to Know to Start a Business

By | January 8th, 2018|Categories: Entrepreneurship|Tags: , , , |

Joe Johnson, Ph.D. Entrepreneur. Investor. Startup Expert. You may have some great ideas and believe that you’re ready to make one of them a reality - but starting a business isn't just about amazing ideas; [...]

Why Now is the Right Time to Start a Business

By | January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Entrepreneurship|Tags: , , , |

Joe Johnson, Ph.D. Entrepreneur. Investor. Startup Expert. If you’re considering starting a business, you’ve likely debated whether the time is right. Dependent on whom you ask, you’re likely to receive a range of answers. However, [...]

Do You Need an MBA to Run a Business?

By | December 26th, 2017|Categories: Entrepreneurship|Tags: , , , , , |

Joe Johnson, Ph.D. Entrepreneur. Investor. Startup Expert. These days, it seems as though every college or university is offering continuing education aimed at professionals and entrepreneurs. “Earn your MBA while you work!” they advertise. For [...]

What Makes a Business Ethical?

By | December 18th, 2017|Categories: Entrepreneurship|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Joe Johnson, Ph.D. Entrepreneur. Investor. Startup Expert. When we mull the company we’re currently running or envision creating a new company, we may not necessarily consider whether it’s an ethical business. However, consistent ethics are [...]

How to Pitch Your Business

By | December 11th, 2017|Categories: Entrepreneurship|Tags: , , , |

Joe Johnson, Ph.D. Entrepreneur. Investor. Startup Expert. When you’re standing before an investor, you must be able to seize the moment quickly and decisively. Investors will be able to sense if you’re at all unsure [...]

Understanding Your End Game

By | December 4th, 2017|Categories: Entrepreneurship|Tags: , , , |

Joe Johnson, Ph.D. Entrepreneur. Investor. Startup Expert. It may sound foolish to focus on the finish line when you're just gearing up for the race, but having an exit strategy can be a vital element [...]

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