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Moments of truth for entrepeneurs

Ode to entrepreneurs

Time flies! Your own Venture has now been in action for 3 years and we have been able to help dozens of entrepreneurs. From strategic plan to companysale, from pivot to financing. Thank you for all...

Arjen Schutte24 May 2022

Implementing strategy with OGSM

Imagine the following. You are a driver of the Paris-Dakar rally. You are full of fire at the start. You are ambitious and you have one clear goal, which is to win! The different stages are your pi...

Wiebo de Vries23 Feb 2022

Eat and be eaten

Yes, you read that right: eat ánd be eaten. Not in every sector, It’s a ‘survival of the fittest’. Where you are almost forced to become ‘the biggest’. I know plenty of markets where similar compa...

Arjen Schutte20 Oct 2021
Strategic plan for entrepreneurs

To plan or not to plan?

Entrepreneurs are just like people. Often restless, enterprising and decisive. But sometimes also thoughtfully, systematically or very creatively. While one only wants to set up new initiatives, th...

Arjen Schutte15 Jun 2021

Do something!

Beaten up by setbacks? Without ideas after so many years of being an entrepreneur? Lifeless due to private concerns? We all have those moments; entrepreneurs are like people. And it’s okay for a wh...

Arjen Schutte15 Apr 2021
Unique strategy

Stick to the strategy

An entrepreneur who sticks to his or her strategy. It sounds so nice and powerful from the (digital) soapbox: “stick to the strategy”. Is that still of this time? Organizations nowadays have to be ...

Arjen Schutte8 Mar 2021

Accounting lessons from the entrepreneur

Many entrepreneurs have a love-hate relationship with their financial administration. It’s just not their thing, they don’t have the patience for it, and it often feels redundant and bureaucratic. ...

Arjen Schutte11 Jan 2021

Unique

“What does your company actually do?” How do your customers and future customers view your product or service? Do you know it? “That is clear, isn’t it?” You hear often. Or: “Just look at my websit...

Michel Stuijt24 Nov 2020

Financial planning in times of crisis

Many entrepreneurs have gratefully tackled the government’s financial lifebuoy. All attention is focused on finding enough cash to survive now. At first glance you may seem to stay out of troubles....

Arjen Schutte16 Nov 2020

What to do now?

Imagine: You have a thriving business. Then Covid strikes. With the right actions you get through the first wave well. But now: the second wave is here. Fortunately, you, your loved ones and collea...

Michel Stuijt27 Oct 2020

A little bit in love

You have fallen in love with one of your competitors. How do you get in touch? What can you expect? What is possible? Do your homework In private, you may have fallen in love unexpectedly after tha...

Arjen Schutte12 Oct 2020

StartUp and ScaleUp: take an Advisory Board!

What if the kick-and-rush of a StartUup diminishes? What if the euphoria of starting a business turns into doubt or panic? A ScaleUp with growth trouwbles? What if you reach a point with your compa...

Michel Stuijt28 Jul 2020

The sales is not performing

It is just like the striker in the football team. The expectations are high, there can be no misunderstanding about the results and everyone has an opinion about you. That is the fate of B2B sales....

Arjen Schutte7 Jul 2020

Help, the bench fills up

For many consultancy and secondment companies, the demand for their services is now very difficult to estimate. Clients step on the brakes and projects come to a standstill. Future scenarios range ...

Arjen Schutte8 Jun 2020

Networking during Corona

Many entrepreneurs find – whether during Corona or not – networking difficult. However, networking is essential, especially right now. Why? Because by keeping in regular contact with your business ...

Michel Stuijt11 May 2020

Financial planning in times of crisis

Many entrepreneurs have gratefully tackled the government’s financial lifebuoy. All attention is focused on finding enough cash to survive now. At first glance you may seem to stay out of troubles....

Arjen Schutte29 Apr 2020