Moving Beyond Positive Thinking | Big Think

http://bigthink.com/robby-berman/moving-beyond-positive-thinking Can too much faith be a problem? Yes, writes Gabriele Oettingen, author and a professor of psychology at New York University and the University of Hamburg. “Positive thinking can make us feel better in the short term, but over the long term it saps our motivation, preventing us from achieving our wishes and goals, and leaving us feeling frustrated, stymied and stuck.”

The 7 Elements of a Strong Business Model – Crazy About Startups – Entrepreneurship, Startups

http://www.crazyaboutstartups.com/index.php/startup-resources/business-planning/item/3932-the-7-elements-of-a-strong-business-model Creating a business model isn’t simply about completing your business plan or determining which products to pursue. It’s about mapping out how you will create ongoing value for your customers.