What to do about DISRUPTION?

Why don’t established successful companies acquire startups that create or implement new technology that threatens to cause disruption?

This is a great question. Continue reading “What to do about DISRUPTION?”

Is being underestimated a competitive advantage?

Written by Jamie Irvine | 2.5-minute read

Is being underestimated a competitive advantage?

Yes, I believe so. Continue reading “Is being underestimated a competitive advantage?”

Could You Start a Business with $700?

Starting a business with $700

 I started my dream business in 2009 and all of a sudden…

Tens of thousands of dollars was just gone. I only had $700 left. My family was at risk, I owed $1200 for rent in two weeks.  I was angry at my foolishness and my arrogance, “why did I think I could be an entrepreneur?” Continue reading “Could You Start a Business with $700?”

4 Myths About Being an Entrepreneur

Written by Jamie Irvine | 4-minute read

In this crazy world we live in, every day we produce more and more information, and 90 % of that information is unstructured. In 1992, 100 GB of data was produced each day online. It is projected that by 2018 we will be producing 50,000 GB per second!

To say that there is a lot of opinion and misinformation out there would be an understatement.

What happens to a business owner, to an entrepreneur with a dream, when they try to get the information they need to make their business a great success? Continue reading “4 Myths About Being an Entrepreneur”

The Leadership Lid

The leadership lid is an idea that bothers some people and squarely runs in direct opposition to the idea that “if you just want something enough and work hard anything is possible.”

The genetic code that was passed to you by your grandparents and parents combined with the environment you grew up in shaped your personality. Your personality profile gives you amazing abilities in some areas of business and life and in other areas causes a bottleneck and in some cases a lid that hard as you try you will not be able to get past.  Continue reading “The Leadership Lid”