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Why Obama Won

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

But he won yesterday because he managed to convince voters that he was just good enough to see the rest of the job through. Consistency.

Federal Reserve to Entrepreneurs: Party Like It's 1999 (While You Still Can)

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

But this is not 1999. Dunham, managing partner of John Dunham and Associates in New York. Yes, we''re in bubble territory. What Goes Up.

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More Advice from Class of 1999 MBA Entrepreneurs

Launching Tech Ventures

The second is product management. In 1999, Joel Silve r launched SalesDriver.com, which provided incentive programs for sales reps.

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No Regrets (Mostly): Reflections from Class of 1999 MBA Entrepreneurs

Launching Tech Ventures

Two are presidents of medium-sized businesses, having stepped in as professional managers to replace founders. What are these alums doing now?

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7 Tips to Better Manage Your Email

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Here are some simple tips you can implement immediately to manage your email process and be a master of efficiency. 1. Let''s face it.

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How to Give Yourself a Fresh Start

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Looking to make a clean break with the past? Here are three research-backed tips. Making a fresh start and breaking with old ways is hard.

Crisis Management — From the Man Who Helped Save eBay

Redeye VC

By the time Webb stepped in as president of the company in 1999, the world’s largest auction site was going down so often it was a national news story. Maynard Webb looked out the window to the eBay parking lot. CNN’s van was still there, camped out, waiting for another site-wide outage. Webb’s job: turn things around.

The Parenting Of Corporate America (Or Tips On When And How To Say “No” For Project Managers)

YoungUpstarts

By Russell Harley, veteran project manager and Director at PMO. Here is where project managers step in. are done, and so on and so forth.

Why Every Company Needs A DevOps Team Now

Feld Thoughts

Since 1999, my passion has been studying high performing IT organizations.  On this journey, we benchmarked 1,500 IT organization to understand what differentiated the highest performing organizations and allowed them to do what the others only dreamed of. manageability, scalability, reliability, security, and so forth). with one step.

5 Ways to Keep Your Small Business Growing

Up and Running

Tony Hsieh, CEO of online clothing retailer Zappos, has made company culture a focal point in his management style. Build your foundation.

Leaving It All on the Field

Jeff Jordan

Many folks make the observation that it’s challenging to run a fast-growing technology start-up.  I personally think that’s a dramatic understatement.  It’s the hardest thing I’ve ever done…as well as the most rewarding. I’d had very modest experience actually running a business when I got to eBay in 1999.  What a ride! Employees = 10-100. 

Launching Tech Ventures: Managing Your Online Persona, Part I

Launching Tech Ventures

Thursday, April 21, 2011 Managing Your Online Persona, Part I by Brandon Giles (republished from his personal blog ) Why Care? that you make.

If the Customer is King, the Product Manager is Regent

Launching Tech Ventures

If he can’t articulate it well, then observing his behavior as IDEO does will help the product manager figure it out. Thoughts?

No Vision All Drive

Feld Thoughts

little over a year ago, he joined Techstars full time as one of the three managing partners – the other two being David Cohen and Mark Solon.

The Great Coding School Rollup of 2015

Feld Thoughts

When I saw the proposal, I immediately thought of the web consulting rollups of 1999. I just saw my first proposal for a Coding School Rollup. As you are probably aware, 2014 saw the explosion of coding schools all over the US. These are typically four to 12 week programs. Some are full-time, others are part-time. Office supply consolidation?

Measure twice, cut once

Google Ventures

Yet as the product manager, at each team meeting I’d hear from our engineers about the growing burden FTP represented. Though FTP was the right feature for Blogger in 1999, it had become a niche feature whose time had come. Product Management This article was originally published on Medium. In the end, we shut down FTP. Support.

Christine: Zappos Shares Secrets of 75% Repeat Business

Christine.net

Actively manage your culture based on your core values, in every single department. Christine (.net) Quick Followup: VCTips at Web 2.0

15 Famous Companies That Started As Something Much Different

YoungUpstarts

In 1999, Goodrich became the No. Others brand management brands business strategy change managementBerkshire Hathaway. Fujifilm.

Burnham's Beat: Who Will Be The Biggest Loser: 1999 VC Funds or.

Burnham's Beat

Who Will Be The Biggest Loser: 1999 VC Funds or 2006 PE Funds? 1999 vintage Venture Capital funds are infamous for being some of the worst performing private investment funds of recent memory with the average 1999 Venture Capital fund returning only about $0.95 on the dollar through 6/30/08. Content Managment. About Bill.

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After Failure, What’s Next?

Feld Thoughts

How should one manage their own emotions and their own perspectives post failure? And the second VC fund I was part of, which raised $660 million in 1999, was a complete disaster. Recently, I wrote a post titled  After Your First Big Success, What’s Next? But let me establish my bonafides first. What’s next is simple.

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How Long Should It Take For a Startup to Succeed?

Startup Professionals Musings

Six years later, he managed to land a contract with IBM to provide their IBM PC base operating system. Yahoo! In April, 1996, Yahoo! million.

After Your First Big Success, What’s Next?

Feld Thoughts

We figured we could easily live for the rest of our life on consulting income and what we’d managed to save, even if none of the angel investments I was making turned into anything. As exits have been flowing nicely again the past few years, many of the entrepreneurs I work with have experienced their first big exit. Totally brilliant.

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Episode 28: Systemizing and Running Your Business Effectively with Tina Forsyth

Mike Michalowicz

Having worked online since 1999, Tina Forsyth is a ‘jill of all trades’ when it comes to running and growing a profitable service based business.

Zilliant Hires VP and Launches Channel Partner Program

SiliconHills

Zilliant, founded in 1999, makes price optimization and price management software. “We’re very excited […] The post Zilliant Hires VP and Launches Channel Partner Program appeared first on SiliconHills. Hale will lead, design and execute Zilliant’s new channel program. Austin

Jeff Lipton, Barbados Executive, Comments on Expat Culture on the Island

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

As the world becomes increasingly borderless a growing number of people are traveling overseas for work, school and to just live. Business

Launching new businesses from the ashes of failure « Lightspeed.

Lightspeed

As Wikipedia notes: eHow.com was founded in March 1999. Lightspeed is a leading global venture capital firm with over $2 billion of committed capital under management. The company raised close to $30 million.  , hired 200 professional writers, and … employed a 25-person engineering team. We had a different view. says Josh.

KILN Continues to Innovate Innovation Services

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

“The contents are inspiring” – senior research manager, major food manufacturer using IdeaKeg since 2011. IdeaKeg saves time.

Playing Startup

Agile VC

My first startup job was as an early employee at PayPal, where I took a job at the end of ‘1999 and started a few months later in 2000.

Playing Startup

View from Seed

My first startup job was as an early employee at PayPal, where I took a job at the end of ‘1999 and started a few months later in 2000.

Returns for brand-name VC funds

finance.fortune.cnn.com

We agreed to withhold the name of the fund-of-funds manager and to not post the source documents, as a condition of receiving the materials.

A Venture Capital History Perspective From Jack Tankersley

Feld Thoughts

JMB Realty: Real Estate Management company. For many years preceding 1999, the 1982 vintage was known as the industry’s worst vintage year. There are five key risks in any deal:  Market, Product (a/k/a technology), Management, Business Model, and Capital. However, there were some things in it that didn’t ring true for me. Total.

On Bubbles …

abovethecrowd.com

Those that managed companies in 2008 or thirteen years ago in 2001 know exactly how fear feels. What was that percentage in 1999?

6 Things Terrible Bosses Do ('Office Space' Edition)

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

''Office Space'' might be the best movie about working ever made. That''s a guaranteed way to improve my mood. Focus only on the short term.

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Dealing With Generational Change at VC Firms

Both Sides of the Table

The founding partner of Upfront, Yves Sisteron, has been a mentor for me since 1999 and was on the board of my first company.

Scaling is Hard, Case Study: Akamai

Seeing Both Sides

The first year of revenue (1999) was $4 million – a remarkable achievement.  After all, scaling is hard.  Really hard. Akamai:  The Present.

4 Steps To Register A Trademark In India – The Fast And Cost Effective Way

YoungUpstarts

by Raja Selvam,   Managing Attorney with Selvam and Selvam. File your trademark application electronically/online.

Why Your Startup Needs a Sales Methodology

Both Sides of the Table

In my journey to better understand the sales process, my management team and I developed a sales methodology. We called our methodology PUCCKA.

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Unpacking the Grocery Stack

Jeff Jordan

Photo: Getjustin. commerce has disrupted a number of large categories, including media, electronics, apparel, and home furnishings. Your fridge awaits!

Why I'm Sick of Slick Design

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

If it all sounds like a throwback to 1999, it actually kind of is. We''re redesigning Basecamp''s website, and it''s plain as can be. And so on.

3 Weird Ways to Make Employees Happy

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Second Life, the largest virtual world, was created by the company Rosedale founded in 1999, Linden Labs. Step one: Introduce the "LoveMachine."