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How to get meetings with people too busy to see you

How to get meetings with people too busy to see you | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it

Asking, “Can I have coffee with you to pick your brain?” is probably the worst possible way to get a meeting with someone with a busy schedule.  Here’s a better approach.

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A take from Steve Blank but, mainly a "how to" get a customer discovery meeting too.

A fair piece of advice for any entrepreneur aiming at landing meetings be it with investors, advisors or customers.

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10 Questions to Ask Before Determining Your Target Market

10 Questions to Ask Before Determining Your Target Market | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
A guide to understanding your customers and how your product meets their needs.
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A great article reminding about the very foundations of a business.

#Entrepreneurs do have great ideas and great drive (well, or not) ut they often get caught in the flow of things and just miss asking themselves the right questions.

And the target market, e.g. the customer(s), is among the most critical ones.

This article is a fair - and easy-to-read - reminder.

People, just make sure you do not launch a company, uild and sell a product, and ask yourselves the question of the market 6 months later (true story). That is if you do not wish to nail your own coffin.

 

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Lost in (poor) quality

Lost in (poor) quality | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
Be it for startups or more "settled" companies, quality, in general, is a key component or should be, at least. However, this seems to be long lost for most businesses and definitely not improving....
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Quality is also about listening, caring, continuously improving, ... .

 

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