October 31, 2013
Ever noticed that company innovation is at it's best before the company ever gets off the ground? In the early stages,new business owners are focused on innovation, creation, and development of their business concept. There is a lot of excitement and hope as time is spent investigating competition, fashioning a value proposition, and so on. But once that initial excitement wears off, and money is being spent, innovation slows way down. This month, in our ongoing column "Small Business Breakthrough", we'll learn the importance of maintaining a culture of innovation throughout all stages of business growth, and how to leverage the insights of the entire team to stay one step ahead of the competition.