This article is about how to create or improve a product so that it solves the problem of your audience. We will create the product using design thinking.
Smart foreheads preparing the Global Entrepreneurship Monitoring report say: “In Russia, only 3.4% of entrepreneurs pass the 3.5-year threshold, the rest leave the market.”
We can look for reasons in the crisis and economic downturns, generational change from X to Y and Z, in astrological forecasts, and even in the fact that “all buyers are goats.” But. A business closes when its product does not solve the problem of the audience. Continue reading
Establishments Starbucks is a world-famous brand. These coffee houses are most popular, of course, in America. But in other countries they are no less in demand. Americans even have a common expression that they spend almost as much time at Starbucks as they do at work and at home.
What allowed a popular coffee house to win such love of customers? Only the presence of quality coffee, which in these establishments is undoubtedly beyond praise? The high-quality food products presented at Starbucks are by no means the only reason for the popularity and relevance of this brand. We’ll talk about how Starbucks started and developed. Continue reading
Man is a social being. And that means that social ties play a big role in our lives. A lot of useful acquaintances can solve almost any problem in a person’s life – from placing a child in a good school to getting a high position. And if you immediately thought that the discussion in this article would be about working on the Internet (and you would think so, because net is a network, and work is work), then you were mistaken – it will be about the science of building useful business (and not only) connections.
Wikipedia tells us that networking is “a social and professional activity that aims to quickly and efficiently solve complex life problems and business issues with the help of a circle of friends and acquaintances.” This is the most accurate definition of networking, however, I would like to add that this is not just friendship for the benefit, but building relationships based on trust, sympathy and desire to help. Continue reading