Are You Following the Old or New Business Model?


Times are changing. The critical thinking question is, are you changing fast enough for the times? It’s easy to say but hard to do in this fast paced, exhilarating world. Unprecedented problems present big opportunities. These are exciting times. Are you taking advantage of new ideas and innovations? Are you thinking about your business in new ways? Watch this short video I shot at Fox News in Minneapolis, and I’ll look forward to your comments.¬† Steve Siebold¬† (1:50)

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  1. Beverly P. says:

    Hi Steve,
    You are absolutely right and I actually have been thinking about it — only just thinking about it. Your blog has confirmed what I’e been thinking and I will begin to inch out and get my feet wet. I’ve said it and now I will have to make good on that. As always,
    Thanks, Beverly

  2. Hi Steve,
    Great post – I think I had taken in all the doom and gloom and brought myself down a few levels. This post has given a right good kick up the backside. As a cartoonist I am a creative – I should be exploring new ways of using technology instead of sticking to the old. I’m sure there must be opportunities for a cartoon feature on these smart phones. In fact I’m sure there must be opportunities all around us – I for one wasn’t looking for them until now!
    Thanks for the kick up the butt!

  3. Chris says:

    Ah – at last a blog post I can wholeheartly agree with! You are absolutely right – despite all of the doom and gloom out there – there’s plenty to be excited and enthusiastic about.

    Personally, I still we are roughly in the early silent movie era as far as the internet goes – and it will have much wider ranging impact on our lives than the movies. I can’t wait for the internet equivalent of sound, film grammar, colour and even 3D to be discovered!

  4. That might work actually, Jaroslav.

    Steve, you ask a question everyone is grappling with in some way which is what old is still useful and how does the new and rapidly changing work. You combine lots of old and new with your cross country interviews and blog videos.

    Putting it all together in the right delivery system for the product for the niche market is the real challenge. Even with smart folks helping us work in a contemporary technology mode, much if not most is experimental and on going pioneering.

    Anyone not excited about all this is missing out.



  5. Steve!

    What a great idea! I think I’ll start using Photoshop instead of exercise to help my clients change the way they look and feel about themselves. (lol)

    Be Well,


  6. Leveraging technology, digital rafting, Deep into creative critical thinking. Anyone who’s not will be swept away without ever knowing what hit them – changes are happening too fast and these are pioneering times.

    At the same time my people skills – relationship commitment, listening and probing, team work – mean more than ever.

    If you’re totally revved up lliving in such dynamic times you are missing out.