Per Bylund

Per Bylund

Guest Writer
Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship at Oklahoma State University

More From Per Bylund

Facebook

Why You Should Ignore the Success of Facebook and Uber

Some entrepreneurs try to replicate the magic of today's blockbuster companies. They shouldn't: Those companies are built on an extremely shaky business model, or no model at all.
Taking Risks

Are Entrepreneurs an Endangered Species? 3 Safeguards to Ensure You're Not Next.

The middle class is withering away and financing is difficult to secure. But that doesn't mean entrepreneurs should abandon their dreams and stick to safer routes.
Cost Cutting

4 Ways to Cut Production Costs Instead of Your Team

When money gets tight, find solutions that don't cost jobs.
Startups

How to Specialize Without Locking Your Startup Out of the Market

Take stock of whether your startup is innovating incrementally or is being boxed in by an unripe market.
Starting a Business

4 Reasons You Should Start a Firm Instead of Launching a Startup

'Startup' and 'firm' are similar terms but with a distinction that can lead entrepreneurs to greatness.
Innovation

How to Harness Joseph Schumpeter's 'Forgotten' Path to Innovation: Organization

Ask yourself these three questions to bring the power of organizational innovation to your startup.
Innovation

Has Innovation Reached Its Breaking Point?

Despite the collective suggestion, innovation is not dead. In fact, you can revive it in three easy steps.
Economic Growth

4 Ways Advancing Technology Promotes Efficiency and Job Growth

Entrepreneurs aren't in business to hire people but that is the roundabout result of the economic growth their success drives.
Sharing Economy

3 Ways the Sharing Economy Changes Entrepreneurial Opportunity

In the sharing economy, the role of the entrepreneur is not to produce but to coordinate production.
Forecasts

The Top 3 Economic Challenges Facing Entrepreneurs in 2016

The upcoming year will favor those who best prepared for changes in the economy, technology and globabilization.
Management

4 Ways to Transition From Founder to Successful Manager

As customers start rolling in, your company needs leadership and a strategy to stake out the road ahead. In short, it no longer needs a founder; it needs a manager.

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