People can be inspired to meet stretch goals and tackle impossible challenges if they care about the outcome. I’ll never forget the story of how a new general manager of the Daimler Benz operations in South Africa raised productivity and quality at the end of the apartheid era by giving the workers something to do […]
You can be more successful in two month by becoming really interested in other’s people success than you can in two years trying to get other people interested in your own success. Keith Ferrazzi: “Never eat alone“.
The problem is, early stage sales isn’t about making money. It’s about finding out what people care about and figuring out what the sales roadmap looks like. Rob Fitzpatrick: Why tech founders can’t hire in early salespeople
Multichannel ohne zusätzliche Nutzenstiftung anzubieten, halte ich für einen Fehler. Matthias Weber, Gründer und Geschäftsführer von Weber Schuh und ehemaliger Geschäftsführer von Lidl/Schwarz E-Commerce auf der K5 Konferenz (Quelle). Eine ausführliche Zusammenfassung der K5 gibt es bei Channelpartner.de: K5 Konferenz für E-Commerce – Die Erfolgsstrategien der Online-Überflieger (v...
Don’t prepare. Begin. Remember, our enemy is not lack of preparation; it’s not the difficulty of the project or the state of the marketplace or the emptiness of our bank account. The enemy is Resistance. The enemy is our chattering brain, which, if we give it so much as a nanosecond, will start producing excuses, […]
I learned that the only way you are going to get anywhere in life is to work hard at it. Whether you’re a musician, a writer, an athlete or a businessman, there is no getting around it. If you do, you’ll win—if you don’t, you won’t. Bruce Jenner
Why not take 5 of your brightest people – say a marketing geek, a design God, two coding Titans and a server wizard – leave them alone for a half a year and let them create the best shop they can come up with. Don’t bother them with reporting or meetings. Don’t have them waste […]