• Strategy

    Who Stole My Idea? The Executionist!

    I was watching the evening news last year and I was shocked as I saw a school launching a product I had proposed to work with them on a month earlier and I yelled, “thieves! they stole my idea.” Shamelessly, they even used the same name I proposed. We all have many of these stories. How do we prevent idea theft and why do the fast keep winning the slow? Have you ever heard the phrase, “there are a million and one ideas?” Ideas become worthless or merely wishful thinking if they are not executed. The person who conceives an idea is not necessarily the one who can execute it.…

  • Book Review

    3 Books That Changed the Way I Think

    Let’s start by saying that my greatest reading weakness is I don’t remember much of the message of a poorly written book. That been said, I must add that the common denominator of all the books on this list is that I will eternally remember their central message and how these books have influenced some big decisions I made. I can only claim that a few books have changed my thoughts 360% apart from the Bible, so I actually mean 3 books that literally changed the way I think.  I think I have read over one hundred motivational and business books, well, I am not that old, hint: i I am still a…

  • Strategy

    How Businesses Evolve

    There is a saying that goes that it is what you knew that brought you to this level, to get to the next level, you need a new set of knowledge. So do not rest on your oars because you may need to deliberately unlearn what you knew about business management and gain fresh knowledge on how to navigate your way to the next level. Here are the stages of business growth, many small businesses either die or get stuck at the first or second stage. Cash flow Creation Cash flow Sustenance Cash flow Growth Stage One: Cash Flow Generation In the first stage, you have this amazing idea of…