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Evolution in Progress: How the Entrepreneur Is Changing the World
E-books / Sales Management / Jul 28, 2017 / Posted by Nikolaus Kimla / 5947

Evolution in Progress: How the Entrepreneur Is Changing the World

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This is a book about freedom—the freedom that once existed, the little freedom we have left that we can still take advantage of, and a strong hope for a greater freedom in the future.

Within these pages I am opening some old yet crucially relevant arguments and placing them squarely on the table for discussion, debate and perhaps resolution. I believe, as do many others, that the entrepreneur is the heart and soul of a free economy—and today that freedom is being seriously eroded, blocked and in some cases outright prevented.

– Nikolaus Kimla

1. Bureaucracy & Taxes

Let’s start off with a fictional but all-too-realistic picture of what it is like to run a small-medium business, and the severe burden taxes and bureaucracy place on its very survival and existence.

2. Understanding Social Welfare

It seems that it isn’t enough that small-medium businesses pay more than their fair share of taxes and are inundated with bureaucracy. Now the burdens of health care and social responsibility are falling on them as well. What once were voluntary beneficial activities are now being made “mandatory.”

3. Inequality in Funding

The oft-cited principle of “equality” does not seem to apply to small and medium-sized businesses. Huge amounts of tax money have been made available to big corporations—in particular under the banner of “fighting the crisis”—while smaller businesses have been left empty-handed. Yet they are responsible for a lion’s share of the value and jobs that are generated.

4. Competition With Big Business

Small and medium-sized business nearly always have a different culture than large corporations. Within a small-medium business, the individual human being is much more the focus of the relationship. This is compared to the highly professionalized, anonymous structures found at big corporations.

5. In the Beginning Was the Family

For small-medium businesses, no discussion of staffing issues would be complete without a mention of the family unit. Families were the original source of human resources for farms and, only a short time later, for small businesses.

6. Mega and Micro Solutions

Unfortunately, “businesses create problems and government solves them” is a prevailing sentiment regarding business and government. Companies and the economy as a whole are stigmatized as “perpetrators”; others like to see themselves in the victim role, a victim that only the State with a capital “S” can help.

7. Technology Means Knowledge–and Power

There are many others that have not recognized the true power that knowledge managementbrings companies—especially to small-medium businesses operating against much larger competitors.

8. Software: The Great Equalizer

Like it or not, the IT revolution is here, and there is no way around it. What we are experiencing and using today—from the global knowledge encyclopedia to local administrative tools—is just the beginning. IT and the e-applications connected to it are calling into question a multitude of customary practices and opening up completely new perspectives.

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CEO and partner of and the uptime ITechnologies, which I founded in 1994 and has since played a significant role in the development of the IT-environment. pipeliner is the most innovative sales CRM management solution on the market. Pipeliner was designed by sales professionals for sales professionals and helps close the gap between the requirements of C-level executives for transparency and the day-to-day operational needs of field and inside sales. I am also the founder and Initiator of the independent economic platform GO-AHEAD!, which orientates itself on the principles of a free marketplace in terms of liberal and social responsibility. Connecting people, the trust of business leadership in terms of values such as freedom, self-responsibility, and entrepreneurial spirit, and strengthening their awareness in order to create a dynamic boost within the economy triggered through spontaneity, all stand for the initial ideas surrounding GO-AHEAD! I studied in Los Angeles and Vienna and received my Masters's Degree in 1994. I am married and have 3 children My Specialties are in: Sales Management, Sales CRM Software, CRM Cloud Solutions, SAAS, Business Strategy, Software Development, "Pipeline Management", Social responsibility, outbound sales, b2b sales, inside sales, sales strategy, lead generation, sales process, entrepreneurship, coaching, mentoring, speaker, opportunity management, lead management, Austrian School of Economics

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