"Rapidly and Inexpensively Learn How to Create Billion Dollar $tartups"
Toyota's Lean Improvement Meets Silicon Valley's Lean Innovation
Started by Andrew Reasoa Feb 18, 2010.
Started by Rod. Last reply by Rod Dec 19, 2009.
Traditional Business Planning theories and tools are becoming obsolete. Traditional Business Planning theories and tools are not keeping pace with the high rate of change and innovation in the startup world. Many startups are no longer using traditional business plans. Many startups do not formally start with applying Porter's Competitive Strategy or Value Chain. For the many billion dollar startups that…Continue
Posted by Rod on April 27, 2015 at 1:34pm
“Customer Growth Hacking is at the heart of the Entrepreneurial Revolution (ER), the epicenter of which is in Silicon Valley.” Rod King
First, let’s take a short quiz:
Who is a CUSTOMER GROWTH HACKER?
1. Is (s)he someone making TRADITIONAL BUSINESS PLANNERS obsolete?
2. Is (s)he someone making TRADITIONAL MARKETERS obsolete?
3. Is (s)he someone making…Continue
Posted by Rod on April 27, 2015 at 1:32pm
The late Peter Drucker once said, "The purpose of business is to create and keep a customer." How wise!
And what a customer-centric presentation of a business's main goal especially for startups: create and keep customers. But, how can entrepreneurs as well as startups rapidly and inexpensively acquire, retain, and grow customers?
To answer the above question, this article introduces the concept…Continue
Posted by Rod on April 27, 2015 at 1:29pm
It would not come as news to many that use of the traditional business plan is steadily declining especially in the world of Lean Startups.
Some advocates in the Lean Startup world have even issued a war cry: “Burn the Business Plan!” But, should the business plan be burned?
Right now, we simply do not know whether the business plan should be burned. We simply do…Continue
Posted by Rod on April 14, 2015 at 9:18am
(WARNING: This is a concept paper on the emerging paradigm of Lean Storyboarding. Some readers may find this article unusually long. But …)
“The Lean Startup isn’t just about how to create a more successful entrepreneurial business; it’s about what we can learn from those businesses to improve virtually everything we do. I imagine Lean Startup principles applied to government programs, to health care, and to solving the world’s greatest…Continue
Posted by Rod on March 16, 2015 at 2:00pm
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