Ask Asha! Episode 006: Find the Problem, Offer the Solution

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Lessons from Cuba #5: Find the Problem, Offer the Solution


One tried and true way to stay in business is to offer a solution to a problem. It may be a problem your consumer is aware of, or one they don’t even know they have.

In Cuba, I saw so many innovative ideas used to meet very real needs in the areas of transportation and food.  Bicycle owners welded folding chairs to the sides of their bicycles so they could transport their family members and neighbors around town.

Another neighbor acquired an air compressor and set up an air station in their front yard to fill flat bicycle tires with air. These two businesses meet the needs of the Cuban people and the owners were always busy with customers.

Have you identified a need and branded your business as the solution? Listen to the podcast for more ideas.



About author:
Asha Wilkerson is the founder of The Wilkerson Law Office, P.C. Ms. Wilkerson provides skilled advice and counsel to for-profit, non-profit, and faith-based organizations in the areas of business and employment law. Her mission is to preserve the longevity of your business by ensuring that every aspect of your organization is legally sound and operating in compliance with state and federal law.

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