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5 Tips For Startups Looking For A Great Solution Idea

Startup Professionals Musings

Potential startup founders are always looking for ideas to implement, when they should be looking for problems to solve. Customers pay for solutions, but there is no market for ideas. I’m often approached by people with a “million dollar idea,” but I haven’t seen anyone pay that for one yet.

Save the Date! the 5th Lean Innovation Educators Summit

Steve Blank

SAVE THE DATE for the 5th Lean Innovation Educators Summit on The Role of Educators and the University in Building Sustainable and Innovative Ecosystems February 3rd, 2022 from 1 to 4pm EST, 10 to 1pm PST Join me, Jerry Engel, Pete Newell, and Steve Weinstein as well as educators from universities around the world for this upcoming event.

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What’s Plan B? – The Small, the Agile, and the Many

Steve Blank

This post previously appeared in the Proceedings of the Naval Institute. One of the most audacious and bold manifestos for the future of Naval innovation has just been posted by the Rear Admiral who heads up the Office of Naval Research.

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Before Leading Others, Manage Yourself: 3 Ways To Improve What You Can Control 

YoungUpstarts

Tom Noser offers three areas in which you can better manage yourself while improving the things you can control. The post Before Leading Others, Manage Yourself: 3 Ways To Improve What You Can Control appeared first on Young Upstarts. Thinking Aloud personal development self awareness Tom Noser

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

Best Advice For Hosting A Corporate Event Safely

The Startup Magazine

Hosting corporate events is an integral part of running a business in the US. You have to organize them to stay visible and ahead in the competitive landscape. But a successful event is not only about connecting with your audience.

How Negotiations are Mutually Beneficial in the Age of eCommerce

ReadWriteStart

Popular online shopping sites like Nordstrom, Best Buy, and other retailers give their store managers the power to share deals on prices. In addition, other retailers like Staples, Toys R Us, and Target offer price matching policies on their merchandise.

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Businesses You Can Start With Little Money

YoungUpstarts

Here are six small-cost ideas — mostly business ideas — you can think about while you’re considering quitting your day job. The post Businesses You Can Start With Little Money appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others business advice starting a business

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Areas to take seriously when applying for a bridging loan

The Startup Magazine

Taking out bridging finance is a big decision and one that requires plenty of research and consideration to ensure it is the right choice for you. To help you decide, here are four of the key areas that should be taken seriously when applying for a bridging loan. Understand how a bridging loan work.

Five Ways To Develop A Growth Mindset For Success

YFS Magazine

YFS Magazine YFS Magazine A growth mindset is key to unlocking your hidden potential. A mindset dedicated to improving, expanding and honing your gifts and talents. YFS Magazine YFS Magazine. Lead personal development recommended

8 Reasons Why Great People Make Processes Repeatable

Startup Professionals Musings

Every business needs repeatable processes to grow and thrive, but modern business processes need the right people to make them efficient and productive. In addition, today’s customers judge a company by perceived people relationships through social media, phone conversations, and sales experiences.

The Role That Luck Plays In Our Success

Hunter Walker

Why Being Thankful For Good Fortune Doesn’t Have to Ignore Impact of Effort & Skill. There’s no free lunches,” was the mantra my father repeated to me most often as a kid.

The Best Paid Jobs In The IT Industry

YoungUpstarts

The demand for programmers has been high for many years and is constantly growing. The post The Best Paid Jobs In The IT Industry appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others career advice job search

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A simple guide for startups

The Startup Magazine

There’s no shortage of information out there on how to start a business. However, with so much startup advice coming from so many different sources, it can be tough to know where to start.

Nine Benefits of Mentorship Programs in the Workplace

YFS Magazine

YFS Magazine YFS Magazine Mentorship is a powerful tool that can help business leaders successfully navigate many of the obstacles companies now face. YFS Magazine YFS Magazine. Company Culture Grow company culture mentorship workplace development

5 Key Attributes Of A High-Performing Business Leader

Startup Professionals Musings

Every business leader I know struggles with the challenges of leadership , and is constantly honing their formula for success. We all wish it could be boiled down to a short list of actions, but we continue to be surprised and frustrated by new situations that seem to be beyond our thinking.

Pro Tips When Starting Up

Eric Friedman

I finalized my notes for the ODX Accelerator program, the early stage accelerator I am building at On Deck , and I wanted to summarize here. I love the start of programs, when teams are excited – all at the earliest stages of company creation.

5 Tips To Make Your New Barbershop Stand Out

YoungUpstarts

What makes a barbershop stand out from the rest? Here are five tips to make your new barbershop more successful than the others. The post 5 Tips To Make Your New Barbershop Stand Out appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others barbershop business advice

What Do Amazon Sellers Need to Know In 2022?

The Startup Magazine

As Amazon continues to grow, so too do the challenges Amazon sellers with Amazon seller accounts face. When you add a global pandemic and supply chain shortage to the mix, things become even more complicated.

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Tips For Starting A Transportation and Logistics Business

YFS Magazine

YFS Magazine YFS Magazine The transportation and logistics industry is a highly integrated supply chain network that links producers and consumers through multiple transportation modes. YFS Magazine YFS Magazine. Plan recommended

5 Keys To Being Seen As A Valued Contributor At Work

Startup Professionals Musings

As I talk to business owners and entrepreneurs, I’m surprised at how many complain about team members who feel taken for granted , or have contributions not appreciated. As an advisor and mentor, I’m always looking for more ways to improve communication, get people more engaged , and get more done.

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Fintech: the 21st-century assembly line

View from Seed

In my second blog post, I wanted to share a bit about myself and the intersection of three things that I am passionate about: cars, fintech, and marketing. As a kid, I was enamored with anything possessing an engine that could go fast (Fast and Furious is my favorite movie series). My fantasy as a kid was to work at the Audi HQ in Stuttgart, Germany, designing and building my dream car.

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Advantages Of Business Text Messaging

YoungUpstarts

Here's a look at business text messaging and highlight why it needs to become part of your business's communication strategy. The post Advantages Of Business Text Messaging appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others business advice text messaging

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Qualities of a Successful Entrepreneur

The Startup Magazine

According to statistics, nine out of ten startup entrepreneurs go bankrupt in the first year of their activity. Even those who stay afloat cannot always become prosperous business owners.

For Lev Jewelers Founder Adi Vaknin Technology Keeps Tradition Alive 

YFS Magazine

YFS Magazine YFS Magazine Adi Vaknin, owner of Lev Jewelers, takes pride in with her high-end jewelry and watch retail store which is rooted in family traditions. YFS Magazine YFS Magazine. People Success Profiles recommended

Editorial: We owe a duty of care to founder mental health and it requires a collaborative solution

NZ Entrepreneur

I didn’t know Jake Millar, save for a few emails swapped with our editor when he was just getting started with Unfiltered. As for so many others though, the news of his death by suicide last year still came as a shock and with a deep sense of sadness.

How to Fund Water Damage Restoration for Your Church

Our Own Start-up

When your church has suffered from water damage restoration, the entity might not have the funds to cover the costs. The post How to Fund Water Damage Restoration for Your Church first appeared on Our Own Startup.

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3 Tips To Improve Your Skills As A Presenter

YoungUpstarts

A thoughtful, engaging, and precise PowerPoint presentation bundled with your public speaking skills empowers you to establish yourself as the expert on the subject matter. The post 3 Tips To Improve Your Skills As A Presenter appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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Finance Assistance: Getting a TailoredPay High Risk Merchant Account

The Startup Magazine

Merchant service is the term used to describe payment transactions made using credit and debit cards. It is an electronic transaction. This payment could be made via an account established by the business owner.

What is Brand Equity in Marketing? (How to Become Memorable)

ConversionXL

There are two cans of soda on a table. One is a Coca-Cola can, and the other is a cheaper, white label cola brand. Which do you choose? You’ll probably choose Coke because it’s more familiar. It’s the safer bet. Coca-Cola has brand equity that makes people gravitate towards it.

26 Entrepreneurs Reveal The Word That Could Represent Them and Their Business in 2021

Hearpreneur

2021 has been simply an incredible year that has seen new businesses start and some existing businesses shutdown. We asked entrepreneurs and business owners of a word that could represent their business in 2021. Here's what they had to say: #1-Evolution. Photo Credit: Brian Donovan.

What You Need When Preparing Your Business for Advertisements

Our Own Start-up

Even if you know you need to run ads, you first need to know what you need when preparing your business for advertisements. The post What You Need When Preparing Your Business for Advertisements first appeared on Our Own Startup.

The Best Neighborhoods In Washington DC For Your Next Real Estate Investment

YoungUpstarts

Washington, DC is routinely rated as one of the hottest real estate markets in the country, with high average rent. Grant McDonald shares his views on its investment potential. The post The Best Neighborhoods In Washington DC For Your Next Real Estate Investment appeared first on Young Upstarts.

Top UI UX Interview Questions You Should Answer

The Startup Magazine

It will be a breeze to land a job interview when you are 100% ready and prepared as a UI/UX designer. Usually, there are easy-to-moderate and moderate-to-difficult Interview Questions for UI UX Designer which you should really know beforehand. It has to be done for the purpose of ensuring success.

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Brand Strategy vs. Marketing Strategy (And How they Work Together)

ConversionXL

Humans love shortcuts to decision-making. Brands do that. More than three-quarters of consumers (76%) say they would buy from a brand they feel connected to over a competitor.

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30 Entrepreneurs Share Their Goals for 2022

Hearpreneur

It’s a new year and, right after the ball drops, it’s time to go to work. Often entrepreneurs and business owners create their New Year’s Resolutions around their business.

Cybersecurity Firm Infocyte Sold to Datto Holding Corp.

SiliconHills

Infocyte, a cybersecurity software company started in San Antonio by two U.S. Air Force veterans, has been acquired by Datto Holding Corp. Datto, a cybersecurity and data backup company based in Norwalk, Connecticut, did not disclose the purchase price.