The minimum viable product (MVP), as defined by Eric Ries in his book the Lean Startup, is a learning vehicle. It allows you to test an idea by exposing an early version of your product to the target users and customers, to collect the relevant data, and to learn form it. For instance, to test the viability of using ads as the major revenue source, you could release an early product increment with fake ads, and measure if and how often people click on them.
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This is a financial literacy quiz for aspiring and existing entrepreneurs. This is the kind of information every entrepreneur big or small should be familiar with.
Pinterest has quickly become the fastest-growing social media site based on its huge popularity with women, as well as its unlimited potential as a marketing tool for businesses. “Pins” help companies promote their products, develop their brand personalities, drive tremendous referral traffic to their websites, and gain exposure among the Pinterest community
If you are one of the 98% of the world’s population that could never figure out what a balance sheet is, this video may be your only chance to learn…
This is an excellent video that features various women leaders offering their best advice for women entrepreneurs
A Twitter resource to inspire, inform and celebrate women entrepreneurs. Click on the image below to access this web link.
Women entrepreneurs aren’t micro — so why do they only get micro-loans? Reporter Gayle Tzemach Lemmon argues in this TED talk that women running all types of firms— from home businesses to major factories— are the overlooked key to economic development.
It’s a fact that many managers find it difficult to delegate. Delegation is a key leadership and management skill but nobody tells managers how to do it well. Managers ask their staff to do a job, and then spend almost as much time re-doing the work as it would have taken them to do it from scratch themselves. They ‘learn’ from experience that delegating isn’t worth the effort.
But if you can learn to delegate it will bring huge advantages. Not only will it save you time but it will create a workforce that is more innovative, more engaged and more productive.
So how do you delegate effectively? What do you need to take into account? What rules do you need to follow?
You can download here a tool that provides some tips on how to give constructive feedback to improve your human resources management as well as the motivation and performance of your employees. You may adapt it to your business needs and employment conditions. Click the image below to access the web link:
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A model that works to help small companies led by women entrepreneurs into large enterprises suggests that the most successful entrepreneurs do five key things to scale small companies into large ones. They think big and are bold, they build a public profile, they work on the business rather than in it, they establish key advisory networks and they leverage financing for expansion. Click on the image below to access the web link.