Hall Analytics is ready to assist you with your business needs. The volume of information available today on business topics can be overwhelming. Hall Analytics has carefully selected the following curated collection of resources to be an excellent source of information for starting, growing, and operating your business successfully.
Business Model Generation -
This 2010 book by Alexander Osterwalder leads you through a methodical process to identify the key elements required to support a business. This book offers simple tools for designing and implementing a new business model. It guides you through completing a one page canvas of your business model.
Business Model Generation from Strategyzer
The Business Model Canvas
Value Proposition Design -
This 2014 book by Alexander Osterwalder leads you through a methodical process to identify the key elements of a value proposition for a business. It guides you, step-by-step, through completing a one page canvas of your value proposition to design, test, create products and services others will buy.
Value Proposition Design from Strategyzer
Value Proposition Canvas
Why the Lean Start-Up Changes Everything, Harvard Business Review article -
This article appeared in the May 2013 issue of Harvard Business Review. Steve Blank is an adjunct professor at Stanford University and a lecturer. He is also a National Science Foundation principal investigator at the University of California at Berkeley and Columbia University.
Why the Lean Start-Up Changes Everything
The Four Steps to the Epiphany -
This 2013 book by Steve Blank offers a four-step Customer Development process to discover what you can offer that others will buy. His process is about running the paper drill before developing the physical version of the product or service.
The Four Steps to the Epiphany
Extensive collection of Steve Blank videos
Steve Blank's YouTube Channel
The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses -
This 2011 book by Eric Ries "offers entrepreneurs - in companies of all sizes - a way to test their vision continuously." His model focuses on creating a minimum viable product and getting customer feedback quickly and continuously to improve the product. He has borrowed best practices from a number of disciplines.
The Lean Startup
Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make Competition Irrelevant -
The authors W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne propose that huge success can be found by creating new market spaces, or 'blue oceans' which are ripe for growth. "Blue oceans" are uncontested market space as opposed to "red oceans" of high competition market spaces.
What is Blue Ocean Strategy
Blue Ocean Strategy
Financial Intelligence, Revised Edition: A Manager's Guide to Knowing What the Numbers Really Mean -
Karen Berman and Joseph Knight cover the basics of finance for individuals without a financial background. This book is easy to read and understand. It provides a very understandable coverage of financial concepts and financial statements necessary to run a business.
Finance: What Managers Need to Know, HBR Interview
The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else In Business -
This book by Patrick Lencioni describes how when an organization's management, operations and culture are unified it will routinely outperform competitors. Lencioni's four steps to health: "build a cohesive leadership team, create clarity, over communicate clarity, and reinforce clarity."
Organizational Health - Products and Tools
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People -
In this 1988 classic author Stephen R. Covey describes a principle-centered approach for living - as applicable in your personal life as it is in your professional life. He defines a step-by-step guide for living with integrity and purpose.
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Strategy That Works: How Winning Companies Close the Strategy-to-Execution Gap -
Paul Leinwand and Cesare Mainardi identify five practices for connecting strategy and execution. See the related HBR article directly below.
Strategy That Works
Strategy That Works at Strategy&
Develop Your Company's Cross-Functional Capabilities, Harvard Business Review article -
This article appeared in the February 2016 issue of Harvard Business Review. Paul Leinwand and Cesare Mainardi coauthor the associated book based on their experiences at PWC, Booz & Company, and Strategy&.
Develop Your Company's Cross-Functional Capabilities
What is a capability - YouTube Video
Growth Through A Capabilities Lens -
In this series of videos with Paul Leinwand and Cesare Mainardi, they identify keys to leveraging capabilities for growing a company.
Capabilities-Driven Growth (1/6)
Growing the Core (2/6)
Extending into Capability Adjacencies (3/6)
Expanding Geographically (4/6)
Building a New Capabilities System (5/6)
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