Built to Sell: Creating a Business That Can Thrive Without by John Warrillow

By John Warrillow

A enterprise parable approximately tips on how to create a start-up that won't seize you in the event you are looking to promote it.

in response to John Warrillow, the number 1 mistake marketers make is to construct a enterprise that is predicated too seriously on them. hence, whilst the time involves promote, dealers aren't convinced that the company-even if it's profitable-can stand on its own.

to demonstrate this, Warrillow introduces us to a fictional small company proprietor named Alex who's suffering to promote his advertisements employer. Alex turns to Ted, an entrepreneur and previous family members good friend, who encourages Alex to pursue 3 standards to make his enterprise sellable:

* Teachable: specialize in services and products for you to train staff to deliver.
* worthy: steer clear of rate wars through focusing on doing something larger than somebody else.
* Repeatable: generate ordinary profit through engineering items that consumers need to repurchase often.

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4). Although these countries publish what are probably the most important series of standards, virtually every country with an industrial base has its own organisation producing its own set of standards. This can obviously lead to a lot of confusion, especially with regard to international trade and tenders. For example, if America were to invite tenders for a project quoting ANSI national standards as the minimum criteria, other countries might find it difficult to submit a proposal, either because they did not have a copy (or a translation) of the relevant standard, or they would not find it cost-effective to retool their entire works in order to conform to the requirements of that particular national standard.

Similar to ISO 9001, ISO 14000 makes use of processes to describe how a product or service is produced and in doing so; systematically reduces the impact of the environmental aspects which an organisation can control. This standard is applicable to any organisation that wishes to:     Implement, maintain and improve an environmental management system; Ensure compliance with environmental laws and regulations; Assure itself of its conformance with its own stated environmental goals; Demonstrate conformance; 44 ISO 9001:2008 for Small Businesses  Seek certification of its environmental management system by an external third-party organisation;  Make a self-determination of and self-declaration for environmental conformity.

Many of its member bodies are part of the governmental structure of their own countries, whilst other members come from the private sector. 5 WHAT IS THE BACKGROUND TO ISO 9000 AND ITS CURRENT STATUS? ‘ISO 9000’ is a generic name given to a family of standards developed to provide a framework around which a QMS can effectively be implemented. e. the ISO 9000:1987 set of standards) was very heavily based on BS 5750 Parts 1–3. 1) was introduced to provide further guidance about the principal concepts and applications contained in the ISO 9000 series.

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