Entrepreneurism

The Art of the Start: Design for Six Sigma

The Art of the Start: Design for Six Sigma

While many astute businessmen and businesswomen are familiar with the Six Sigma methodology used to effectively improve existing business processes, very few are familiar with (or have even heard of) the Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) methodology used to effectively design and create new business processes from scratch. This became blatantly apparent to me during […]

Every Business Needs a Plan

Every Business Needs a Plan

Many entrepreneurs take business planning lightly and tend to start up and operate their businesses based upon gut-feel or intuition.  Others put off planning until later in their venture—when it may be far too late. Many successful business owners (as well as quite a few unsuccessful ones) will attest to the fact that the failure […]

We Are All Entrepreneurs--Whether We Know It or Not

We Are All Entrepreneurs–Whether We Know It or Not

Whether we are employees, employers, or freelance individuals, we are all entrepreneurs.  Webster’s online dictionary defines an “entrepreneur” as “one who organizes, manages, and assumes the risks of a business or enterprise.” Webster’s goes on to define a “business” as “a usually commercial or mercantile activity engaged in as a means of livelihood and an […]

Does Tiger Woods Really Need a Swing Coach?

Does Tiger Woods Really Need a Swing Coach?

So, what do I mean by the title of this article and what, if anything, does this statement have to do with entrepreneurism or business? You would think that an individual who possesses the golf prowess that Tiger Woods possesses wouldn’t need to (or would prefer not to) listen to Hank Haney–or anybody else for […]