If you’re bringing a technology-based product to market, then you could be at risk of falling in love with your product – to a dangerous extent.
Toyota is, and has been for many years, an undisputed top-dog in the global automotive industry. Notwithstanding its well-documented recall-driven blip in the early part of this decade, the firm remains the world’s largest automobile manufacturer and is well-placed to deliver insight on how to achieve continuous improvement.
One of the truisms of life and business is that “every cloud has a silver lining”. The last recession certainly proved this for SMEs as they have driven the UK out of recession and to record employment levels. But as economic gloom lingers overhead, we’ve got five ways that companies can prepare for a shift in corporate climate.
Entrepreneurship is an increasingly glamorous idea in the modern world. It conjures up a vision of daring, ingenuity, and wild success. In part because of this alluring image, droves of new businesses are started every year – three quarters of these by men.
Autumn is coming; that means new opportunities for business after the summer's tranquility. To prepare, think about this: the only way to success is the constant striving for self-improvement.