Friday Favorites: Big Picture Edition
Regardless of your situation, everyone can stand to take a step back and do some big-picture thinking. Here are a few great resources we’ve come across this week to get the gears turning!
- 5 Lessons From the Recession for Young Entrepreneurs by Young Entrepreneur
Young or old, entrepreneur or veteran business owner, everyone can benefit from the money-saving and sanity-preserving tips that Martin Zwillig has extracted from Donna Fenn’s new book.
- Why Ignoring Feedback is Critical to Blogging Success by The Sales Lion
This characteristically sound advice from Marcus Sheridan is applicable to both business and blogging—while feedback is important, it’s important to keep in mind that what pleases one person to no end might infuriate another, and it’s important to keep in mind that you can’t be everything to everybody.
- Small Biz Case Study: Expansion Options – Invest or Acquire? by BizCompare.com
It’s the age-old question: you know you’re ready to grow, but how? Take a look at how Geoff Vincent breaks down this case study so that you can make sure you’re asking the right questions and drawing accurate conclusions in your own case.
- Blinded By the Light—The Epiphany by Steve Blank
If you don’t think epiphanies and business have anything to do with each other, think again. Business plans aside, when you take a step back and let the pattern recognition part of your brain have a chance to take over, you could be struck by the epiphany you’ve been waiting for! Give yourself a chance, and take notice of great ideas when they come to you. It could be the best decision in your entire career.