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. 

LifeExcellence Newsletter: Kaizen: 10 Steps to Continuous Improvement

http://www.lifeexcellence.com/archives/2001/LifeExcellence%20-%20Newsletter%20Archives%20-%205-9-01.htm Kaizen means gradual and orderly, continuous improvement. In his book, Mr. Imai writes “Kaizen means improvement. Moreover, kaizen means continuous improvement in personal life, home life, social life,  and working life.” Mr. Imai offers 10 basic tips necessary to begin the journey of kaizen implementation.