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A Teachable Moment on Race

Both Sides of the Table

It was signed into law 13 years ago by then president George W. Shouldn’t he protest in a different way?” I dunno. Would we be having the conversation?

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10 Tried-And-True Strategies For Funding New Ventures

Startup Professionals Musings

Of course, every alternative has advantages and disadvantages, so any given one may not be available or attractive to you. Fund your startup yourself.

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The Innovation Insurgency Scales – Hacking For Defense (H4D)

Steve Blank

Hacking for Defense is a battle-tested problem-solving methodology that runs at Silicon Valley speed. It was a good three days. Train the Trainers.

Need A New Idea? Study Says Go Take A Shower

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Why creativity thrives in strange places

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How To Stretch Your Comfort Zone For Business Success

Startup Professionals Musings

haven’t found a successful and satisfying venture yet that was a comfortable and easy win. The idea is the only easy part.

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Want to Dread Mondays Less? Science Says Stop Doing This

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Uh oh. It sounds like somebody's got a case of the Mondays

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From Wall Street to Entrepreneurship: 6 Hard Lessons Learned

Up and Running

The transition from the corporate world to entrepreneurship is jarring for anyone who takes the leap. Get used to a lack of short-term feedback.

5 Tips for New Investors

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Investing. What is it? hobby for successful businessmen? Informed gambling? Before we get ahead of ourselves, let’s lay down the definition.

Is Canva the Company That Will Disrupt the Design World? Not Quite

crowdSPRING Blog

Canva, the graphic design platform promoting itself as tool that empowers the world to design, is not new. It launched in 2013 with $3 million in seed money from American and Australian investors, and offers a series of templates intended to make good design easier to execute and more accessible. Impressive stuff, right? This tool was her answer.

Silicon Hills News Publishes its Third Annual Life Sciences Edition

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News NarrativeDx is an Austin startup pioneering a social-based feedback system that gives hospitals and clinics timely information about their patients’ experiences. The Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin selected its inaugural class of 50 students this past summer. Austin San Antonio

7 Perks the Best Employees Crave (and They're All Completely Free)

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

There's a difference between attracting the best and keeping them around. Here are 7 ways to do both

Why You Should Stop Worrying About Raising VC Money for Your Tech Startup

Up and Running

However, if you look at the history of today’s biggest tech companies, nearly all of them started without raising outside funds. Product development.

Don’t Let Bad Breath Ruin Your Career

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

According to the Bad Breath Institute, approximately 40 percent of people worldwide have some level of halitosis, or bad breath. Poor oral hygiene.

Our future should be one where we sell our data

Start Up Blog

People should be able to see all information that any digital company, for example  GAFA  collects and sells about them, at a point in time, on demand.

Key Contracts Every Business Must Use

YoungUpstarts

by Tej Prakash, co-founder of ShouldiSign.com. It’s these relationships that, more often than not, make a business successful. Employees. Freelancers.

How Tony Robbins Created an Empire by Being the Most Confident Man on Earth

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The 'great commercializer of self-help' lets us into his lair

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Convenience as a Service

Venture Chronicles

I hate going to the gas station. For a few months now I have been using Filld. Instead of going to the gas station, the gas station comes to you.

News Trading and Binary Options – Do They Mix?

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

But is that really a viable binary options strategy ? The other part actually prefers to base their predictions on market fundamentals and news flow.

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Empathic Design: Mapping Your Brain, Brand, and Data

ConversionXL

What’s the best way to increase conversions? Problem is, discovering user motivations is one of those things that is much easier said than done.

How To Create Irresistible Content For Your E-Commerce Website

YFS Magazine

Content marketing is critical for every e-commerce site these days. It is not just enough to offer a good product at the right price.

New Research Says There Are Four Basic Personality Types. Which One Are You?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

According to a recent study, 90% of us are either optimists, pessimists, trusting or envious. Guess which group was the biggest

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5 Reasons Why People Don’t Read Your Content

Rembrandt Communications

Stop wasting time on copy that doesn’t work. If you are like most small business owners, you spend a lot of time writing your own marketing materials.

7 things a large stinkbug on the back porch can teach startup founders

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

Clickbait works. Stop clicking on crap and get back to work. How-To

Audio Of The Week: Kara Swisher Talks To Bill Gurley

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Regular readers know that I am a big fan of Bill Gurley. He and I are in the same generation of VCs. We started our careers in the PC era and learned VC in the first generation of the Internet era. Bill and I also bring a “fundamental investor mindset” to our work which is not the only mindset in the VC business.

Three Reasons You Can No Longer Ignore the Mindfulness Trend

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Once optional, mindfulness has emerged as a unique solution to the demands of the modern workplace

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7 Steps to Hacking for Defense

Steve Blank

Filed under: Hacking For Defense , Teaching. Hacking For Defense Teaching

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Data should be the Common Language in an Organization

Instigator Blog

If I was to ask you what you do, I’m sure you could provide an answer. Most people lead with a title–“I’m an engineer working on software systems,” or, “I’m a senior marketing manager that drives marketing initiatives for our products.” ” Fair enough. That’s a reasonable answer.

Smart Event Planners Do These 7 Things Really Well (And Clients Love Them for It)

YFS Magazine

Here’s an inside look at 7 things the world’s best event planners do really well to create extraordinary experiences.

These 5 Killer Questions Can Help Set Goals People Will Actually Care About

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

As leaders we can set goals that fall flat, getting compliance but not commitment. Here's how to encourage the latter

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10 Keys To Great Startup Encores Following An Exit

Startup Professionals Musings

Encores are tough, especially in the high-risk world of startups, yet every entrepreneur I know can’t wait to start over and do it again.

Why I Backed a 24-Year-Old Trying to Assess Human Potential

Both Sides of the Table

We led a $4 million investment along with Thrive Capital, GLG and Sound Ventures. How does one come up with the right idea to start a company?

Oracle: Time to push the pedal on cloud apps

deal architect

Larry Ellison joked at Oracle OpenWorld he was told Fusion applications would be developed in 4 years. They have taken over a decade.

How To Sell And Not Reek Of Desperation

YFS Magazine

As a service-based business owner, you cannot afford — nor do you want — to alienate a prospect just because they're not buying today.

How to Conquer Your Bad Habits--Forever

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Conquer your bad habits or they will conquer you

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