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How Blockbuster Flopped – A Case Study for Entrepreneurs

How Blockbuster Flopped – A Case Study for Entrepreneurs

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Hello everybody, Tom Ellsworth here, and welcome to Case Studies with the Biz Doc. This is where we study what happened to other companies to find important lessons out of the case study that you can apply to your business today, or the one you’re going to build tomorrow. This week we’re going to talk […]

The Groupon Disaster – A Case Study for Entrepreneurs

The Groupon Disaster – A Case Study for Entrepreneurs

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Hello everybody, Tom Ellsworth here, and welcome to case studies with the Biz Doc. This week we’re going to be talking about Groupon and digital coupons. You know, when you look at technology, there’s been so many ways that technology has made life better for us. And it’s infiltrated and changed a bunch of legacy […]

How Starbuck’s Made a Comeback!  A Case Study for Entrepreneurs

How Starbuck’s Made a Comeback! A Case Study for Entrepreneurs

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Greetings. I’m Tom Ellsworth, and we’re going to do some case studies. Today’s case study is Starbucks. The first thing we’re going to learn is that during growth, big or small, replication is everything – whether you’re replicating your product, whether you’re replicating the experience of the customer buying it, or the experience of the […]

What Made Uber?- A Case Study for Entrepreneurs

What Made Uber?- A Case Study for Entrepreneurs

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Hello everybody, Tom Ellsworth here, and welcome back to Case Studies with the Biz Doc. This week it’s the making of Travis Kalanick and Uber. We’re going to find out what made Uber co-founder and CEO, Travis Kalanick into the man he is today. More importantly, the highly successful leader and CEO. And along the […]

Wells Fargo: A Culture of Corruption – A Case Study for Entrepreneurs

Wells Fargo: A Culture of Corruption – A Case Study for Entrepreneurs

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Hello everybody, Tom Ellsworth, and welcome back to Case Studies with the Biz Doc. This week, we’re going to take a look at Wells Fargo and talk about the unintended consequences of sales incentive programs running without controls and when that becomes part of your culture, what happens. That’s what we’re going to talk about. […]

Top 10 Books for Entrepreneurs

Top 10 Books for Entrepreneurs

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I’ve read many great business books, but recently people kept telling me, “Pat, can you just explain your top 10 books of all time in entrepreneurship?” So that’s exactly what I’m doing in this video. The top 10 best books that I believe every entrepreneur ought to read and why. I may read a thing […]

Top 10 Marketing Books for Entrepreneurs

Top 10 Marketing Books for Entrepreneurs

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So when you hear the word “marketing,” what do you think about? Really, marketing, because the world of business is a lot about marketing, right? How you market yourself, your product, what do you think about? What word comes to mind? See, for me when I think about the word marketing, I think about how […]

Book vs Book: Anything You Want – Derek Sivers vs It’s Not How Good You Are… – Paul Arden

Book vs Book: Anything You Want – Derek Sivers vs It’s Not How Good You Are… – Paul Arden

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Hello and welcome to Book VS Book, each episode two books go head to head in a book battle. In this episode we have “Anything You Want” by Derek Sivers vs “It’s not how good you are, it’s how good you want to be” by Paul Arden. Is your talent being wasted because you’re doing […]

How to Choose the Right Books to Read

How to Choose the Right Books to Read

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I think there’s two different types of readers, people who read books. There’s the accidental reader, and then there’s the intentional reader. What’s the accidental reader? Accidental reader. What’s the accidental reader? The accidental reader is somebody that just says, “I accidentally found this book” or “somebody told me about it, so I’m reading it.” […]

Top 10 Books for Teenage Entrepreneurs

Top 10 Books for Teenage Entrepreneurs

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So there are many great books out there for any entrepreneur to read in general, but I chose 10 specific books for young or teenage entrepreneurs to read. And I chose 10 different subjects and topics for you to read and study before you become an entrepreneur or if you’re already on the journey of […]