Miscellaneous

12 Questions to Ask Before Starting a Small Business, From ‘Billions’ And ‘Ridiculousness’ Star Rob Dyrdek

Other than “Can you give me Kirk Hammett’s email address?” (um, no), the question I’m most often asked on LinkedIn is, “How can I tell if I have a great idea for a new business?”  Ideas are easy to evaluate in hindsight. Objective criteria certainly apply, but predicting whether an idea forms the basis for a profitable, […]

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Bill Gates Always Asks Himself These 2 Questions Before Tackling Big Problems

Having the right answers is important, but success can also be achieved by asking the right questions. Takke Southwest Airlines founder Herb Kelleher, who regularly asked himself one question: “Will this (decision) make Southwest Airlines the low cost provider?” Or Steve Jobs, who regularly asked one question: “How many times did you say ‘no’ today?” Add Bill Gates to the […]