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32 Hour Work Week

Does Your Business Model Support a 32-Hour Workweek?

“Every moment I have with my kids I realize is something I can’t buy back. No matter how much money I make or how powerful I get, I can’t buy time.” – Ryan Carson, Founder and CEO, Treehouse

My enlightened yoga practicing mediating self has my thumbs way up. Think about the positive consequences – the children and friends of these people will be more connected. Their hearts and nervous systems and overall health will benefit from being disconnected from work for three full days per week. How enlightened.

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myths-debunked

3 Business Model Myths Debunked

When is the best time to begin thinking about your business model?

Now.

If you are wondering about how your business will generate revenue and profitability to grow, then start if you haven’t already. But first let’s clear up some myths that plague early stage founders and intrapreneurs when they start tinkering with a new idea:

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The Day the Business Model was Born – A Personal History

A business model is:

A buzzword
A set of hypotheses for how a company creates and captures value
The way a company makes money
All of the above

The history of business models does not stretch back very far. According to Google’s fine NGram Viewer which analyzes published texts, the concept has only become popular in the late 1990s, trailing the term “business plan.”

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