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terry beden : starting your own business
terry beden : You want to start your own business and you are wondering what you could offer as services to potential customers so that your project meets success. Above all, ask yourself: " What methods can I use to find a business idea that works ? " . The chapter on the value creation of the book " Personal MBA " by Josh Kaufmann offers a series of concepts able to help you answer that question .
according to terry beden Mind mapping facilitates the storage of these entrepreneurial concepts. By applying the methods of reactivation long-term , these concepts can become second nature for the apprentice entrepreneur. Good business ideas are legion , and it is often not the cause of the impression of scarcity , it is the mental models to identify and develop . Mind mapping is a good way to acquire them.
One of the keys to business success is the idea . It is not easy to find an idea that suits your desires, your skills and created or meets a need still dissatisfied. However, it can be more easily identified by adapting your behavior.
Adapt your behavior
Your personal and professional environment can give you ideas to take. Your entourage critical services or products because it does not fit. By being attentive to others , you can detect a need that could be generalized , and think of an idea that will respond . Consider what is happening around you !
Also, expand your circle of friend (s) going to meet others . Someone you would not suspect you can share an experience that can give you an idea that you never had in mind . The observation is important, as is openness .
Explore new concepts abroad
You want to start in a market that interests you , but the idea is not yet here? You can follow the news professionals targeted in the media sector , the press and specialized blogs. Intelligence is important to follow the evolution of a market according to terry beden.
Many concepts appear abroad before arriving in usa , you could follow the latest trends and innovations in the most advanced markets of interest ( some tools to achieve ) country!