Problem Solving

Every Solution This Founder Created Led Her to a Bigger (More Impactful) Problem to Solve

PopCom founder and CEO Dawn Dickson started out selling shoes to women, and ended up making over the vending machine industry with smart technology.

Stephanie Schomer

· 3 min read

This Is the Key to Running a Thriving Business in 2021

We're heading into an unpredictable year. Focus on growing your business, and don't obsess over what's out of your hands.

Adam Bornstein

· 3 min read

'Failure Is Not an Option:' What Apollo 13 Teaches Entrepreneurs About Problem-Solving

Work the puzzle, "methodically looking for a solution until you run out of oxygen."

Aytekin Tank

· 7 min read

10 Biggest Challenges Small Business Owners Face Right Now

The small business owner and entrepreneur has been challenged over the past year. How can you help those in need? Everyone needs a village.

Doreen Pierce

· 9 min read

The Mastermind Group You Can Start Yourself

Many mastermind groups today are run like expensive, exclusive clubs that you have to be well-connected to access or pay to join, but it doesn't have to be that way. Entrepreneurs, too, can benefit from a mastermind by setting one up themselves -and it doesn't cost a dime.

Michele Meek

· 5 min read

Learn This Useful Way to Approach 'Impossible to Solve' Problems

The biggest mistake companies make is failing to chip away at the corners of a large, long-term problem.

Josh Weiss

· 6 min read

The Best Way to Start a Business Isn't With Finances ... It's With Your Own Frustration

Two moms started a business when they saw a problem with the kids' clothing market. Their solution is now the booming clothing brand Primary.

Stephanie Schomer

· 3 min read

3 Innovation Strategies for Solving 'Impossible' Problems

Innovative ideas start with looking at obstacles causing real harm.

Peter Daisyme

· 4 min read

How to Make Big Decisions When Facing an Unpredictable Future

Stop the quest for a beginning or an end. Let go of clear boundaries. There are no right answers – only directionally correct answers.

Daniel Priestley

· 5 min read

Creativity Is Your Best Problem-Solving Tool -- Here's How to Harness It

Your success as an entrepreneur is contingent on your ability to solve problems effectively, and one of the best tools you have for the job is your creativity.

Timothy Carter

· 5 min read

Why You Should Stop Obsessing Over "Disruption"

After the pandemic, it's time to start thinking about what people truly need.

Jason Feifer

· 4 min read

Is Your Marketing Failing the "Trudge to the Bathroom" Test?

Instead of selling your solutions, speak to your audience's most pressing problems.

Neil Gordon

· 5 min read