Each day, your actions build your brand. Even the small moments have an impact. Be mindful to create your desired identity as you interact with your (potential) customers.
Engineering the pitch
In anticipation of the upcoming Designer of Things Conference, where I will be speaking and leading the Pitch Coaching Workshop, Susanne Deffree, EDN's executive editor, interviewed me about tips for bringing a product to market. I think this could be helpful for all entrepreneurs more generally.
Here is a copy of Susanne's article:
I'm looking forward to the DoThings Conference. Are you an engineer? Designer? Inventor? Interesting in the Internet of Things? If you're planning to attend, let's connect there.
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Wow! Volvo may have figured out how to end one of the biggest hassles of being a parent--maneuvering a bulky car seat. This inflatable car seat, which blows up in less than a minute, has us buzzing. This car seat is a strong reminder that companies - from the smallest of startups to the biggest of the Fortune 500 - must assess market deficiencies and respond with innovative solutions. Assuming this lightweight portable car seat meets safety requirements, it will make parents' and grandparents' lives easier. What problem are you trying to solve?
This blog is dedicated to all things entrepreneurial. Included here we hope you find both inspiration and useful tips. Unless otherwise noted, this blog is written by Coach Jen, founder of Alayne Strategies.