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Knowing the Value within your Business Model is Vital

The Business Model design canvas of Patrick Stähler of fluidminds.Knowing where to start in designing a business model or simply just even trying to describe it to others can be difficult. You need to explain its value. The great advantage of explaining this through a business model canvas that looks for value constantly does help.

fluidminds approach to exploring and explaining the business model does just that- it focuses on focusing the mind - on the value within the business model.

The first value point is in the Value Proposition

Naturally we all look to the Value Proposition to explain the business model but like a car you should always look ‘under the hood’ to see the engine and what gives a car its performance. Equally you should stand back from the proposition and ‘take in’ all that makes this up. For a car it is the styling, the design, the promise and what or who is behind it.Value Proposition on the Business Model Canvas We look to buy on a given ‘promise of value’ and in having the benefits explained it allows us to believe and ‘see’ the potentials. A business model, well designed and described, does just that. It confirms the (new or existing) value that makes up the new business model.

The value proposition shapes much; it identifies and defines where this business model is providing new offerings that advance on existing benefits to customers. The fluidminds business model canvas seeks out the customer and the customer benefit- it is looking to provide value by identifying where there is a clear fresh, new proposition.

We do have to recognize a value proposition is not just looking to resolve the known jobs-to-be-done. In many new business models can be bringing together often fragmented parts of existing offerings and combining them in new ways, or deliberately and completely disrupting existing businesses through adapting new insight, technology advancements or understanding, into new business models.

We only need to think of Apple and how it combined different technologies, revolutionary design and applied new materials into stunning, game changing products that changed our thinking of the actual jobs we thought about into totally different ones, which totally undermined existing business value or perceptions. Those become game changers.

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Explained Part I

by LandRun

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Scoffing at the Poor as the Rich get Super Rich–

by GodAlmighty

–Reverse Robin Hoodism Explained
Nobel Prize winning economist Paul Krugman, a champion of Keynesian economic theories, once said, “I believe in a relatively equal society, supported by institutions that limit extremes of wealth and poverty. I believe in democracy, civil liberties, and the rule of law. That makes me a liberal, and I’m proud of it.” Krugman isn’t alone. In fact, a recent study done by Harvard Business School showed that 92% of Americans would like to see wealth redistributed in a more equitable fashion. Moreover, while some will contend that deviating from the standard laissez-faire capitalism model is “socialism,” the truth is, we have already diverged from the free market capitalism model

The Chilean model

by GodAlmighty

Pinochet's Chile
Or consider the darling of many an '80s conservative: Pinochet's Chile, installed by Nixon, praised by Jeanne Kirkpatrick, George Bush, and Paul Johnson. In twenty years, foreign debt quadrupled, natural resources were wasted, universal health care was abandoned (leading to epidemics of typhoid fever and hepatitis), unions were outlawed, military spending rose (for what? who the hell is going to attack Chile?), social security was "privatized" (with predictable results: ever-increasing government bailouts) and the poverty rate doubled, from 20% to 41%. Chile's growth rate from 1974 to 1982 was 1

Fast-Food Chains Costing Taxpayers The Most

by leftcoasttreehuggr

Fast-Food Chains Costing Taxpayers The Most Money: 24/7 Wall St.
24/7 Wall St. | Posted: 10/27/2013 11:51 am EDT
24/7 Wall St.: The fast-food industry is one of the nation’s largest employers of low and minimum wage workers. According to one group, often the industry workers’ pay is not enough and many turn to government programs for assistance.
....“What this report shows,” explained NELP policy analyst Jack Temple, “is that whether or not you work in the fast-food industry or eat fast-food, the industry is costing you

Report: IBM Named #1 Preferred Provider of IaaS Cloud by Enterprises  — Virtual-Strategy Magazine
Ultimately, the report states, players competing in the cloud services market will need to build to the end-state structure of a cloud service provider business model that resembles the automotive factory model of services delivery involving a robust ..

Reframing the fiduciary debate  — BenefitsPro
Rhoades proposes we reframe the argument by shifting the focus from the service provider's business model to the clients' best interests. Furthermore, he suggests we move the venue from the offices of regulators to the kitchen tables of clients.

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