Find Your Ideal Job and Build Your Dream Business

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I S IT POSSIBLE to have your cake and eat it too? If there was a way to find your ideal job and build your dream business, would you consider both? Most people see this dichotomy and feel that they need to choose one dream over the other. Having worked with more than 10,000 entrepreneurs, innovators, inventors, hobbyists and side hustlers, they often struggle with when it is appropriate to leap from the job environment into the entrepreneurship maze.

Some Ideas To Help Accelerate Your SWOT Analysis

Six Disciplines

A SWOT analysis is a tool used to assess an organization''s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. The purpose of using the SWOT tool is to uncover or reveal the organization''s competitive advantages, and what opportunities (sales, profitability) to capitalize upon. It''s also used to articulate the challenges an organization has, enabling contingency plans. Marketing (company image, reputation, positioning, market share, growth).

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Ideas To Help Accelerate Your SWOT Analysis

Six Disciplines

A SWOT analysis is a tool used to assess an organization's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. The purpose of using the SWOT tool is to uncover or reveal the organization's competitive advantages, and what opportunities (sales, profitability) to capitalize upon. It's also used to articulate the challenges an organization has, enabling contingency plans. Marketing (company image, reputation, positioning, market share, growth).

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The Microfinance Contagion Scenario

Harvard Business Review

That's not to say it's likely, but it is certainly possible and a threat that social investors of all stripes should be thinking about how to defuse. Although the situation in AP remains fluid, one thing hasn't changed over the last few months: repayment rates have fallen to about 10%. A large exposure to AP with its abysmal repayment rates is an existential crisis for MFIs in India. Losses in AP will overwhelm many institutions' equity cushion.

What You Don’t Know About Sales Can Hurt Your Strategy

Harvard Business Review

There are basically four ways to create that value: (1) invest in projects that earn more than their cost of capital; (2) increase profits from existing capital investments; (3) reduce the assets devoted to activities that earn less than their cost of capital; and (4) reduce the cost of capital itself. In effect, the C-suite is saying to salespeople: “go forth and multiply!” Isn’t that a function of risk parameters and the debt-to-equity ratio?

A Refresher on Price Elasticity

Harvard Business Review

In fact, determining price is one of the toughest things a marketer has to do, in large part because it has such a big impact on the company’s bottom line. To better understand this concept and how it impacts marketing, I talked with Jill Avery, a senior lecturer at Harvard Business School and an author of HBR’s Go To Market Tools. Say that a clothing company raised the price of one of its coats from $100 to $120.

End the Religion of ROE

Harvard Business Review

Return-on-equity hurdles threaten them all. Conversely, why market cigarettes? We think there's more to business success — and that something as straightforward as a simple equation could put capitalism on a better path. To an extent not widely recognized, it was an equation in the first place that gave ROE the power to dominate not just investment decisions, but an entire business culture. The revolution ran on equity capital, which was in short supply.

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