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The Ideal Financial Reporting Tempo For A VC-Backed Company

Feld Thoughts

Over the past few days, I’ve had a similar conversation about reporting tempo with three different people (2 CFOs and 1 CEO). In each case, we snuck up on the issue, rather than starting with it. The fundamental question addressed what the reporting tempo to the board should be. This does not mean that quarterly financials work for me.

Innovation – something both parties can agree on

Steve Blank

On the last day Congress was in session in 2016, Democrats and Republicans agreed on a bill that increased innovation and research for the country.

6 Elements Of Every Message Stand Out Above The Text

Startup Professionals Musings

Effective communication is an absolute requirement for successfully starting a business, but it doesn’t come naturally to many entrepreneurs. Empathy.

Here's What's Wrong With Your Great Idea

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A flash of insight will not make you Steve Jobs, it just means that you've recognized a pattern that may or may not really be there

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Is 2017 The Year Of Flat Headcount?

Feld Thoughts

If you are growing at a rate of less than 50% year over year, you should consider viewing 2017 as  the year of flat headcount. As budgets are settling down and getting approved for many of the companies I’m on the board of, I’m seeing a general trend of much less headcount growth in 2017 than in 2016. agree that it’s a feature.

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4 Skills Every Project Manager Needs

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Being a project matter is tough, yet rewarding work. Everyone has a set of soft skills unique to their personality. Blog & Grow

The Application Vendor is dead. Long live the Application Vendor!

deal architect

I have just come back from a round the world trip with frequent reminders of Great Britain's wide influence - Victoria Harbour, Raffles Hotel, Brabourne Stadium, Kipling's Kim in bookstores among others. You could almost visualize the rise and fall. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP) Industry Commentary

10 Habits That Will Get You Promoted In Any Business

Startup Professionals Musings

Everyone knows that that startups are risky, but they also expect that the job will be exciting and potentially very lucrative (think early employees at Facebook and Google). Yet we have all heard stories about the high turnover, unstructured work environment, lower base pay, and unpredictable expectations from the top. You can’t outsource that one.

12 Things That Can Really Influence What People Think of You

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

You will never get a second chance to make a first impression

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Meet Amy Ingram

Jeff Hilimire

Amy Ingram is my assistant. She schedules my meetings and reminds me about appointments I have. And, most impressively, she’s a robot. Random

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Hurricane Oracle

deal architect

Three presentations really stood out during the Oracle Cloud analyst day in NYC this week.

10 Ways Aspiring Entrepreneurs Are Often Victimized

Startup Professionals Musings

One would think that with all the sad stories and tools published over the past twenty years, this problem would be behind us. Phantom fund investors.

9 Toxic Habits That Are Slowly Wearing You Down

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Stop taking everything so personally

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How To Dress Like An Entrepreneur Everybody Wants To Invest In

YFS Magazine

While you should wear what you feel the most confident in, dressing to impress is also a goal.

Grayline is the Brainchild of Joseph Kopser and Bret Boyd

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News Austin entrepreneurs Joseph Kopser and Bret Boyd have launched Grayline, a corporate consulting firm. Kopser previously worked as global president of moovel, a subsidiary of Diamler AG. Moovel recently announced plans to consolidate operations to Portland. Austin

How tech is turning CMOs into Chief Collaboration Officers

The Next Web

For marketers, the easy days are over. Once upon a time, maybe four or five years ago, it was fairly straightforward to segment customers, predict their behavior and schedule broad but impactful marketing campaigns. Technology has changed all that. Business Entrepreneur Insider

What Martin Luther King Can Teach You About Achieving Your Dreams

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Martin Luther King fought hard for his dream and inspired a nation. MLK Quotes and observations to help you to achieve your dream

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The best fiction books I’ve read over the last two years

Jeff Hilimire

Crushed this series, really well done. The Yard , suggested by Steve Swanson. LOVED this book, tore through it in less than a week. Good stuff. Rando

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Roomify Relocates to Austin to Scale its Dorm Room Furnishing Business

SiliconHills

By Laura Lorek Reporter with Silicon Hills News Roomify moved from Dallas to Austin last summer to plug into the city’s vibrant tech entrepreneurial scene. This is where we wanted to scale the company,” said Shanil Wazirali, the startup’s co-founder. Austin

The Latest Product Management Mentors

The Product Guy

We are very excited to announce The Product Mentor Session 6 has just launched! Help us with our global backlog of mentees and…. Sunday, Feb. Enjoy!

The Essential Martin Luther King, Jr Leadership Lesson All Good Leaders Should Master

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Exercising this skill will make you more effective, and will give you a competitive advantage

What separates a $100 idea from a $1,000,000 one?

The Next Web

As an entrepreneur you hear this question nonstop, how big can your company get? The underlying way to show value as a startup is scalability.

7 Steps To Launch A Passive Income Business Selling Services Online

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

Welcome to a complete overview of the steps to launch what I call a Services Arbitrage business.

5 Hidden Ways Paying By Check Is Hurting Your Business

YoungUpstarts

by Karla Friede, CEO, co-founder, and member of the Board of Directors at Nvoicepay. Payment errors. Payment errors are a big part of the AP process.

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5 Failed Entrepreneurs Who Made a Big Comeback

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

From Ariana Huffington to Warren Buffet, these 5 entrepreneurs missed on their first attempt, but made a big comeback

How Blacklane went from one city to over 250 around the world

The Next Web

Today, Blacklane Co-Founder and CEO Jens Wohltorf shares the story of how the Blacklane went from one city to over 250 round the world.…

Conscious Startups Will Shape The Future Of Social Good

YFS Magazine

Here are five ways you can hit the ground running as a conscious startup.

How to Get 70 Percent of Your Invoices Paid Instantly

Up and Running

You’ve probably had to ask yourself: Why don’t my clients pay on time? Payment delays are often a matter of life and death for a small business.

Start a Business: 9 Steps to Validate a Business Idea While Keeping Your Full Time Job

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Think you have a great idea for a new business, but want to make sure? Here's how -- without having to quit your full time job

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How to use data to make killer content decisions

The Next Web

The end of the year isn’t merely the end of the financial year for many companies, it’s also the time when many people take a few extra days off.

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How To Survive As An Expat Entrepreneur Abroad

YFS Magazine

With opportunities for business in every corner of the world, many entrepreneurs travel far and wide in search of success.

Plan To Make Your Long Distance Road Trip Ideal

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Everyone enjoys a good road trip. It’s an experience friends and family can share for years. This preference will impact routes selections.

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11 Essential Travel Tips From an International Coach

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Smart preparation can take the pain and frustration out of business travel - whether you're flying one hour or 20

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“Stay away from just making what the market is asking for” – How SF Gear Company DSPTCH Thinks About Design

Hunter Walker

I’ve got a backpack problem. In the sense that I buy too many. DSPTCH founder Richard Liu saw me talking about the bag online (I love it!)