Startup Help Blog - by Hans van PuttenSome Great Stories
My startup help blog are just a few great articles I like to share with you, whether based on stuff I have encountered over the past 20+ years, new experiences, or the latest trends and best-practices. I hope you enjoy!
Tiger Woods - 2019 Masters - An Entrepreneur Lesson I don’t know about you, but I was glued to the TV the whole weekend when this year’s 2019 Masters golf tournament was on. I am a true golf enthusiast, so it was normal for me to watch the tournament and...read more
The Entrepreneur's Chef Syndrome – a Startup Killer! I came about the Chef Syndrome years ago. I have found, during 20+ years of working with startups and entrepreneurs, that the Chef Syndrome can be a Startup Killer. Before I outline how I arrived at this...read more
Fashion Store Closures Increasing Fashion store closures like like Michael Kors are continuing to grab the headlines. Michael Kors is another victim of competition in general and online shopping in particular. Reuters Business News describes in detail the more than...read more
Job Hunting with an MBA Job hunting with an MBA: The original article about Hamish Forwood-Stokes an MBA who is doing an internship at Splittable in London, hoping to get a full time job appeared in the Financial Times see link below. The article argues that private...read more
A Positive Attitude Creates Business Success A positive attitude creates business success, at least according to Barbara Corcoran know from the reality TV series "Shark Tank". There are two distinct statements that come back to me whenever I deal with people, whether...read more
Online Battle with Amazon In the online battle with Amazon, will Walmart be able to catch up with Amazon. Frankly, I believe it will be difficult but not impossible. In my mind Walmart will only be able to catch up with Amazon if they become a clone of Amazon in every...read more