Critical Thinking and Curiosity Grow Your Business

8 Brilliant Ways to Develop Critical Thinking and Curiosity to Grow Your Business

Curiosity and critical thinking are essential business skills for our fast changing modern world. They are also identified as important traits of the genius possessed by thought-leaders from our past. Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein, and Steve Jobs were all curious and critical thinkers. They each developed disruptive innovation. Not only were they thinking about the who, what, when, where, …

Entrepreneurship in TIDE

We have discussed in previous posts how the opportunity for business entrepreneurship has broadened tremendously in recent decades as advancing technology has enabled digital transformation on an unprecedented scale. Your next door neighbor may have an idea for the next market-changing wizzy-whig, and is on the internet searching for off-the shelf, market-proven, components, and someone to put them together in a …

8 Steps to a Lean Canvas Business Plan

A planning tool we found helpful in designing our own CabForward℠ business, and helping others plan theirs, is the Lean Canvas. It is a delightfully quick way to define your business, without the need for a full business plan. Lean Canvas uses a 1-page business model that helps an early stage startup iterate quickly through their challenges and target markets, …

Mobility is the new norm

Mobile First

Mobile Is Changing Everything. The first thing many people do when they start their day is check their phone for messages, social network updates, and email. The easy mobile access we enjoy is changing how the business world reaches customers, and how customers find businesses. This presents interesting challenges for businesses, as much of the enterprise technology ecosystem will continue …

Lean Software Development

We employ agile and lean methodologies very aggressively at CabForward℠. Our customers drive our solutions as we build them. We ask “Why?” a lot, because we believe in partnering with our customers to build pragmatic solutions that scratch an itch. We don’t like to build just to be building something. We will sit down with you to sketch out what …