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Traction vs Growth

Traction vs Growth | Business Development | Scoop.it

Broadly speaking, a startup goes through three phases of growing.
1. Traction
2. Transition
3. Growth
The goals, metrics, channels, focus, team structure, everything evolves and changes as you move...


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Solid article, one minor suggestion is most firms should have more than 1 channel in the transition stage.

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Always Low Wages? Wal-Mart's Other Choices

Always Low Wages? Wal-Mart's Other Choices | Business Development | Scoop.it
Wal-Mart’s holiday public-relations headache began when a Canton, Ohio, store decided to hold a food drive for needy local families for the holidays.
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Who should pay for always low prices?  Corporations, shareholders, or the public?  Today, WalMart’s fulltime employees collect, on average, $5,815 in government help.  Barry Ritholtz’s multi-part series quantifies current practices.

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Traction vs Growth

Traction vs Growth | Business Development | Scoop.it

Broadly speaking, a startup goes through three phases of growing.
1. Traction
2. Transition
3. Growth
The goals, metrics, channels, focus, team structure, everything evolves and changes as you move...


Via ukituki
Brian O'Connor's insight:

Solid article, one minor suggestion is most firms should have more than 1 channel in the transition stage.

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The Economics of Star Trek

The Economics of Star Trek | Business Development | Scoop.it
I promise this is about Star Trek. Sort of. Bear with me a moment.

I’ve been reading a lot about robots lately. When I …
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Good insight into what the future may hold.  Wonder how bumpy the social transition would be.

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