Per Bylund

Per Bylund

Entrepreneur Leadership Network Writer
Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Records-Johnston Professor

About Per Bylund

Per Bylund, PhD, is assistant professor of entrepreneurship and Records-Johnston professor of free enterprise in the School of Entrepreneurship at Oklahoma State University. His areas of research are entrepreneurship, management and economic organization. He is author and editor of four books.

More From Per Bylund

Company Culture

Forget the Moat and Make Your Startup a Tropical Island

Building a business should be like creating a destination, not erecting a fortress.
Entrepreneurs

4 Ways to Ensure Your Business Survives the Reopening of the Economy

Do the numbers. Is reopening right now right for you?
Starting a Business

4 Ways to Perfect Your Business Model

How are you creating and capturing value?
News and Trends

3 Ways to Safeguard Your Business as Coronavirus Spreads

Act now to ease upstream and downstream impacts.
Starting a Business

4 Reasons Why Pricing Is the Key to Startup Success

What your product costs will be central to its story.
Starting a Business

Entrepreneurs Should Aim to Be Good Monopolists

Contrary to popular perception, one major market leader can benefit both sellers and consumers.
Finance

How Entrepreneurs Can Survive the Next Recession

With speculation about another crash running rampant, it can't hurt to be prepared.
Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship Often Involves Uncertainty. Here's How to Deal With It Productively.

The future may be unknowable, but it isn't unimaginable.
Starting a Business

How to Think About Economic Moats When Starting a Business

Just like in a medieval fortress, an economic moat will keep competitors out by creating barriers.
Entrepreneurs

The Two Things You Need to Know to Succeed as an Entrepreneur

What is it that makes some entrepreneurs so successful?
Decision Making

How to Prioritize When Making Decisions as an Entrepreneur

Making decisions when leading a startup is a constant challenge.
Customer Experience

4 Ways to Make Value Creation Core to Your Business

It's important to direct your business toward making a difference in your customers' lives.
Value

3 Fundamental Ideas on How to Succeed as an Entrepreneur

What is a 'productive' business? This contributor's ideas of what that means may differ from the traditional view.
Robots

4 Choices You'll Make Running Your Startup in the Age of Robots and AI

Machines alone cannot replace humans in everything. Reason: We're unbeatable in dynamic milieus and open-ended tasks.