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Year End Brand Review: Where Do You Stand Today?

Brandanew

Year end brand reviews are a touchy topic. Mid-level managers in large companies may have over 10 people reporting into them, and no one really enjoys the evaluation process. Usually it takes up valuable time and can often be seen as a mere formality.

How Startups Actually Grow

Seth Levine's VC Adventure

We’ve all seen the growth curve on the left – all successful startups strive for a version of one. But in reality, the notion of a smooth growth curve actually masks how most successful companies truly grow.

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How To Remain Productive When You Feel Like Giving Up

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

Like most people, some mornings I wake up and feel less than enthusiastic about working. Sometimes, this feeling doesn’t stem from laziness or apathy, it’s a stronger power, a sense of futility and helplessness. I know a lot of people look to my story of success as a source of.

4 eLearning Tools To Train Your Remote Employees

YoungUpstarts

by Anand Srinivasan, founder of LeadJoint.com . Between 2012 and 2016, the number of people working remotely at least sometime rose eight percentage points from 39% to 47%. Nearly a third of these workers spend between 80 to 100 percentage of their time working remotely.

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Driving Product Priorities with a Stakeholder Roadmap

The Product Guy

Guest Post by: Marc San Luis (Mentee, Session 5, The Product Mentor) [Paired with Mentor, Dave Skrobela]. In the education-technology sector, there is one hard-set deadline. That deadline is simple: you must release a working product before back-to-school begins. Period.

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How Fresh Graduates Can Build A Tech Career

YoungUpstarts

by Nikhita Elizabeth Cyriac, Head of Talent Acquisition, ThoughtWorks. Encouraging and supporting a career in tech continues to be a key focus in Singapore, with the government announcing a $120m fund to prepare and develop Singapore talent for 30,000 new ICT jobs by 2020.

So, your boss’s boss walks into your office and changes your roadmap…

The Product Guy

Guest Post by: Jessica Waite (Mentee, Session 5, The Product Mentor) [Paired with Mentor, Radhika Nayak]. So, your boss’s boss walks into your office and changes your roadmap…. No, this is not a bad joke. As a product manager you prep, plan and execute.

To Raise a Venture Round These Days, You Need To Be a Little Crazy

Hunter Walker

None of our portfolio companies seeking additional dollars in 2017 had a “standard” venture fundraise. You know, the one where you advise the company “plan to take 2-3 months to get one or more term sheets and then another month to close.” ” Zero.

Five Tech Events to Attend in San Antonio in December

SiliconHills

Things are getting jolly in San Antonio for the tech industry for the month of December. Codeup is having a Demo Day. Capital Factory is taking a road trip to Geekdom and Joshua Baer is hosting an Intro to Fundraising in Texas panel. There’s Tech Bloc’s holiday party and Bunker Labs’ San Antonio ribbon cutting […]. The post Five Tech Events to Attend in San Antonio in December appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio

Decision Making

Babbling VC

There is a problem in most organisations that teams want to generally be in agreement when making decisions. I think this is a mistake. I was pleasantly surprised when recently reading a Jeff Bezos investor letter where he specifically alluded to this issue.

3 Key Steps To Successful Customer Onboarding And Technology Adoption

YoungUpstarts

by Allison Yount, Director of Customer Success at Scout RFP. Customer happiness is the lifeblood of any business — after all, happy customers mean lower churn rates, increased word-of-mouth marketing, a boost for internal morale, and so much more.

How to calculate your total addressable market and make a great TAM slide for investors

For Entrepreneurs

I’ve seen hundreds of startup pitch decks in my time at Matrix, and have found total addressable market (TAM) slides to be among the most frequently mis-executed. I get the sense they are often included as a formality in an attempt to get VCs to check a mental box and continue on hearing about other. Getting Funded Startup Help Business Model Funding SaaS TAM TAM slide Total Addressable Market Venture capital

Katie Couric Just Broke Her Silence on Matt Lauer--and Taught a Major Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

Inc Startups

Faced with a harsh accusation, the world-famous journalist responded with class, self-respect, and extraordinary emotional intelligence.

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12 of the Best Austin Tech Events to Attend in December

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK Publisher of Silicon Hills News Austin is shining brightly in the month of December with all kinds of great events to put knowledge into your noggin. But it’s also a time to have fun and celebrate our successes, which is why we invite you to our 2018 Austin Tech Calendar Party on […]. The post 12 of the Best Austin Tech Events to Attend in December appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Adopting Kai

Jeff Hilimire

On this blog, I mostly write about my entrepreneurial journey. But today, I’m excited to share an article that my wife had published on a terrific adoption blog! In the article, she talks about adopting our youngest child, Kai, from China, and the medical conditions that he (and we) deal with on a daily basis. It’s wonderfully written (if I do say so myself) and I wanted to share with you in case adoption is somewhere in your path. Plus, I wanted to brag :).

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Quick Ways To Make Money Whilst Studying At University

YoungUpstarts

When you’re busy studying away at university, finding efficient but quick ways to make a little money can be difficult. Luckily, it doesn’t have to be.

Buying Your Way Into Entrepreneurship: What You Need to Know

Up and Running

Entrepreneurship. Startup. These are buzzwords for many Americans that aspire to start a business of their own—and there are indeed many. In fact, the 2016 Kaufman Index on Startup Activity reported that 550,000 new businesses are started every month in America.

The 70-20-10 Rule

Inc Startups

A simple principle for managing scarce resources. Innovate

DivInc Spotlights Austin’s Diverse Tech Founders at its Third Demo Day

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK Publisher of Silicon Hills News Austin’s rare snow and ice storm didn’t stop the tech community from turning out at DivInc’s Demo Day at Google’s Austin downtown office Friday night. The night shined a spotlight on women and minority tech founders who are launching startups in Austin. “It’s It’s about startups. It is […]. The post DivInc Spotlights Austin’s Diverse Tech Founders at its Third Demo Day appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Dragon Army’s Purpose is to Inspire Happiness

Jeff Hilimire

How about this for bold: I’m on a journey to create the world’s best company. . Not the biggest. Not the most profitable. Not the most famous. The best. To me, “best” means a company that creates a positive force in the world. A company that enables people to be the very best versions of themselves. A company that has a heart for helping the community. A company that makes decisions based on morality and a clean conscience.

8 Things To Consider When Choosing Workflow Management Software For Your Business

YoungUpstarts

by Owen McGab Enaohwo, CEO and Co-Founder of SweetProcess. Well-executed workflows are the backbone of any successful business. They keep everything running smoothly, ensuring every department and member of staff knows what they’re doing and when.

The Future of Workin an automated world

deal architect

This time, last year I felt very lonely. In writing Silicon Collar, I was one of the few voices who is not pessimistic about automation killing masses of jobs. I kept getting asked, how can you ignore the rapid pace. Industry Commentary Silicon Collar

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Employees Trust Bosses That Display Any of These 5 Successful Leadership Habits

Inc Startups

Countless studies have confirmed that trust is the one human behavior you cannot afford not to have for your business to profit.

Podcaster and Author Tim Ferriss Moves to Austin

SiliconHills

Tim Ferriss, angel investor and bestselling author and podcaster, recently moved to Austin. For 17 years, Ferriss lived in Silicon Valley. But now he’s a resident of Austin. Ferris is the author of “The 4-Hour Workweek,” “The 4-Hour Body,” “The 4-Hour Chef,” “Tools of Titans,” and his latest book: “Tribe of Mentors.” “In In the end, […]. The post Podcaster and Author Tim Ferriss Moves to Austin appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Why growth and profit are REQUIRED for a Purpose-driven company

Jeff Hilimire

In the post where I introduced Dragon Army ‘s Purpose – “ Inspire Happiness ” – I talked about my passion to create the world’s best company. I stated that “best” does not mean we need to be the biggest, or the most profitable, or the most famous. Instead, I said: To me, “best” means a company that creates a positive force in the world. A company that enables people to be the very best versions of themselves.

How To Be A Location-Independent Entrepreneur

YoungUpstarts

by Inés Ruiz, founder of the Women Entrepreneur Community. I became a location-independent entrepreneur as a matter of necessity. I had always worked the typical 9-5 workday like the vast majority of people.

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5 Tech Trends that Dominated Headlines in 2017

VC Cafe

In my last post, I covered 5 tech trends that shaped 2017 including the proliferation of AI, Blockchain and crypto currencies the growing dominance of GAFAM, etc. Below, I cover the trends that. This is a content summary only. Click on the post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the website and more! In my last post, I covered 5 tech trends that shaped 2017 including the proliferation of AI, Blockchain and crypto currencies the growing dominance of GAFAM, etc.

McDonald's Is Tearing Down Its First Ever Store. Here's Why

Inc Startups

Don't worry McDonald's fans, they're saving all the valuable Ray Kroc and other historical memorabilia before sending in the wrecking ball. The Inc.

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Introducing TNW X: Your ultimate tech ecosystem matchmaker

The Next Web

TNW has always been about promoting innovation. Be it through our media platform, or our conference, if there’s a red thread that runs throughout all our endeavors, it’s the idea that innovation and technology will lead to a better society.

Make Renewables so Cheap that they KILL Fossil Fuels

deal architect

Peter Diamandis, of Abundance fame, put out this rallying cry in a recent post. Renewables definitely need a kick in the behind. A recent conversation with my lawn guy, Bruce told me how far they still have to go. Sustainability, Green Computing

Studio Estates Near Kyle Seeks to Attract High Tech Companies

SiliconHills

By STUDIO ESTATES Sponsored Post On a former cotton farm in Kyle sits a beautiful piece of land with expansive views and Hill Country charm. At Studio Estates, David Cuddy has built a burgeoning business park, home development, movie studio complex and now tech center. Cuddy’s 800 acres is prime real estate in one of […]. The post Studio Estates Near Kyle Seeks to Attract High Tech Companies appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

4 Reasons Why Your SEO Campaign Might Not Yield Results

The Startup Magazine

Search engine marketing, or SEO, has become a celebrated marketing technique for small businesses to grow and reach their customers. In fact, the cumulative SEO spending is forecasted to hit $80 billion by 2020.

The 1 Thing Any Leader Who Cares About Work-Life Balance Needs to Know

Inc Startups

Work and life can't function as a balance, but they can coexist as an integration. Work-Life Balance

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Bigger isn’t better: Smaller engineering teams are the key to innovation

The Next Web

We used to make scientific leaps. Engineers, scientists, and manufacturers once made bold steps and drove the human race forward.

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