Business Model Innovation Blog


Our blog http://blog.business-model-innovation.com has been around for many years and has many followers.

Below you find an RSS feed that links directly into the blog. We appreciate your input and are always keen to have guest bloggers featured on our site.

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Business Model Innovation Blog


Our German blog is a great resource for new products or services offered by Orange Hills GmbH.

Currently most entries are in German language. The fluidminds newsletter for Australia translates many of those articles and makes them available in english for you.

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- Patrick Stähler

How do entrepreneurs develop a business model that is highly scalable, unique, loved by customers, a money-making machine, disrupt an industry, be a unicorns and just work 4-hours per week? In this post, you find the golden keys to success. Guaranteed! Well, not really. A 4 hour work week might work for Tim Ferries, but you […]

- Patrick Stähler

Business Modeling is often seen as process to rearrange the building blocks to an innovative business model. What people forget is that a business model is not just the building plan of your business but also should give answer to the question “Why should your business exist from a customer perspective?” So a business model […]

- Patrick Stähler

In recent posts, I looked at the right boxes to think in and the process to develop an innovative business model, it is now time to look at the people who are suppose to innovate the business model in large corporations. This seems to be a simple question and in large corporation there should be […]

- Patrick Stähler

Normally, we do not use the blog for announcements, however we have two good news that we want to share with you. First, a workbook for startups was just released and second, we have teamed up with Orange Hills to form fluidminds Australia. New Book on “Starting with the Right Business Model” The book “Das Richtige gründen: […]

- Patrick Stähler

Volkswagen, the world’s second-biggest carmaker admitted that it has been dishonest with customers and regulators. It has installed a software in its cars that falsifies emissions data of its diesel cars. Unfortunately, it is a perfect example where the values promised to customers and the real behavior outright contradict. And because of the mismatch, Volkswagen […]

- Patrick Stähler

One of the beauties of the business model thinking is that we learn to see a business totally different if we really apply stringent thinking and dissect a business into its building blocks. And one of the most important concepts is that the value proposition is not the product. Why? It’s not the product that […]

- Norbert Haehnel

When I joined Microsoft in 1993 my decision to do so was stimulated by the picture I had from Bill Gates as a visionary leader. The company’s mission Bill Gates created at that time was “A computer on every desk and in every home”. It was an aspirational vision and motivating target for the scorecards. […]

- James Streeton-Cook

So you need to know what your customer will love? What excites them? What moves them? This of course allows you to begin the process of designing a business model that delivers to both the customer and the business. Traditional business motivations are usually a push approach. But is this the future? Guest post by James […]

- Patrick Stähler

Recently, I had an intensive discussion with David Siegel who just moved to Zurich. His big idea is business agility and he is so right since the missing part in business model innovation is the process moving from your current business model to a better future. He calls it business agility. We at fluidminds use […]

- Norbert Haehnel

’Our industry is unique and should not be compared with other industries!’ This is a common phrase I have heard countless times throughout my consulting career. But is it true? Strangely enough the most successful companies become prosperous not by excluding comparisons, but by leveraging other industries success factors and applying them in a new context. […]