You are a business of one

 

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Each of us is a business of one, whether you are a business owner or work for an employer. In the book, Business Model You, the authors Tim Clark, Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur make the point that we need a personal business model in much the same way as a company does. Our personal version needs to be continually reinvented, just as any business does, as the environment changes.

A key component of a good business model is the value proposition that the business provides.Read more

Has your business model reached its expiry date?!

“Business models are like food in the fridge.  They have an expiry date,” says Yves Pigneur, co-author of the best-selling book, Business Model Generation.

In the video interview below, he suggests that leaders need to be design thinkers, not just decision-makers, as they reinvent business models that have passed their use by date.

The book is on track for 1 million sales later this year.  In a little more than three years since the book was published, Yves and his co-author, Alex Osterwalder, have worked with many key companies around the globe to help them reinvent their business models.… Read more