Do you want to plan something that achieves your goals? Setting and achieving a goal is a difficult process. I talked about the importance of making and keeping promises in my previous post. This post talks about how to keep promises. I've realized throughout the years in managing a business that if something may or … Continue reading Don’t Know if it’s Going to Work Out or Not? Then it’s never going to work.
The Basics of Business – The Principle of Setting Clear Goals Without Excuses
Setting and achieving goals is the fundamental principle upon which companies operate. Generally speaking, when I consult with team members about setting a goal, I only factor in achieving KPIs and milestones. The essence of setting and achieving goals is distinguishing true/false elements without leaving any room for argument. KPIs are good indicators for promises … Continue reading The Basics of Business – The Principle of Setting Clear Goals Without Excuses
Working Amidst Chaos – [Adler’s Business Principles #1: The Grand Principle]
Startups in their early stages are the embodiment of “chaos” in itself. The situation is constantly fluctuating and assigned duties are shifting every day. Even team members themselves have a high turnover rate! At times, the business itself completely flips over under the pretext of pivoting. Adler’s Business Principles are an organized set of survival … Continue reading Working Amidst Chaos – [Adler’s Business Principles #1: The Grand Principle]
Measuring market size is meaningless. Think about excellent execution.
When looking at a business, I believe the market size has little meaning. Because if your business does extremely well in one area, it has potential to expand to another market. However this means “extremely well”, in other words “10 times” better, in a way that it stands out distinctly different from others. In a … Continue reading Measuring market size is meaningless. Think about excellent execution.
The Impact of Habitual Whining
If you are a professional, you should think about what you have to say at work, not what you want to say. You can be honest to your friends and family outside of the office. But having such an attitude at work can be very dangerous. We must be extremely careful not to whine and … Continue reading The Impact of Habitual Whining
Looking at the company on fire, with composure.
Businesses face a range of challenges. Manpower, money is limited. And work, problems, issues are piled up. I feel like a start-up has many of its parts on fire. It is like having small to big wildfires in different parts of a forest. But all I have in my hands is a single fire hose. … Continue reading Looking at the company on fire, with composure.
The sum of trust among employees is the source of company’s profit.
The company’s stance and that of its employees are bound to be opposites.For the company to make a profit, the lower the salary and higher the workload, the better.Employees would say otherwise; As the saying goes, “work less and earn more,” the less work andthe higher the pay, the better. As long as the company … Continue reading The sum of trust among employees is the source of company’s profit.
[Vision of Adler] To enable everyone to be themselves in the virtual world
“Creating something new is cool and easy; achieving perfection is the difficult part” The decision to create something new or to improve existing work must be made carefully. People commonly believe that newly creating all businesses and products is important. This is particularly true with the advent of ideas such as 'lean startup'. However, improving … Continue reading [Vision of Adler] To enable everyone to be themselves in the virtual world
Maximizing Productivity: Getting Multiple Birds with One Stone
Everyone is given the same 24 hours in a day.There's a limited number of actions an individual can take within a single day.As such, business capabilities are dependent on how much output can be produced within a limited number of actions. It's important to consider how much ‘use’ can be rendered with a single usage … Continue reading Maximizing Productivity: Getting Multiple Birds with One Stone
My strength that’s hard to know.
I realized that intelligence was my strength for the first time in 26 years. I didn’t think much of it when people called me smart and just thought they were being polite and making conversation.And as I saw and met the great minds of our time, I began to doubt myself and saw myself as … Continue reading My strength that’s hard to know.