Sun.Jul 14, 2019

10 Innovation Myths For New Venture Founders To Avoid

Startup Professionals Musings

Most people think innovation is all about ideas, when in fact it is more about delivery, people, and process. Entrepreneurs looking to innovate need to understand the execution challenge if they expect their startup to carve out a profitable niche in the marketplace, and keep innovating to build and maintain a sustainable competitive advantage. Everyone thinks they know how to make their innovation into reality, but I can’t find much deep research on the subject.

Riding The Digital Nomadism Wave In 2019


It’s the 14 th of July, 2019 today. Do you know what was one of the biggest headlines – globally – just a few days ago? All told, globally, there were 18,000 jobs lost. And due to a variety of reasons, I believe that most of these are permanent cuts. Going…gone…gone… That’s how a whole lot of today’s desk jobs, or 9 to 5 jobs are going to be like in the very, very near future. The jobs market is changing. And this change is structural, which means that it’s here to stay.

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Make All the Asks

This is going to be BIG.

“I didn’t want to bother you.” “I I didn’t want to impose.” “I I didn’t want to show up with my hand out.” “I I feel like if you were interested, you would have said something already.” “I I wasn’t sure if it was ok to ask.” “I I haven’t spoken to that person in a while—it might be too random now.” Do any of these lines sound familiar? Too often, I meet founders that need something, and feel awkward about asking for it for a variety of reasons.

Side Hustle : Things to Know About InboxDollars

The Startup Magazine

So you’re looking to make a bit of extra cash, are you? We’re guessing that’s why you’re an entrepreneur looking for a side hustle. There are a lot of websites out there which claim they’ll pay you to fill out surveys or something of the sort, but too many of them are scams. Too many people are lulled into a false sense of security and end up giving away valuable personal information, which has led to widespread distrust of these kinds of sites. Source: Pexels.

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.

The Future is Female: Rongrong DeVoe Artist & Fashion Illustrator


Fashion artist Rongrong DeVoe is a Chinese native who moved to the US in 2009 to pursue her dream career as an artist. Her art process involves a variety of tools including watercolors, markers, & acrylic.

Why You Should Consider A Career On The Road

Women Entrepreneurs Can

When it comes to finding a career that works for you outside of the typical 9-5 job. The possibilities are endless. As technology has evolved so has the way in which we work and are contactable. Never has working remotely or independently been so easily accessible to as many people. And as technology advances so too do job roles and jobs created as industries adapt to accommodate the ever changing and evolving world. This means that searching for your new career has never been easier.

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6 Cybersecurity Tips To Protect Your Business

Women Entrepreneurs Can

We live in a digital age. Although the internet has brought some huge advantages to small businesses , it has also increased the risk of cyberattacks. A huge mistake that many entrepreneurs make is assuming their business to be safe from hackers. While there are larger corporations with bigger bank balances out there, it is typically the smaller enterprises that crooks target. With that in mind, here are six cybersecurity tips to protect your business. Adopt Good Password Hygiene.

Ethnic Names: Katie Kern on how an ethnic name can impact your career prospects

Transformify - Recruiting

‘’Diversity Hiring’’ series features world diversity and inclusion leaders and their thoughts on diversity recruitment, cultural diversity and equality. Our guest today is Katie Kern, Partner and COO of Media Frenzy Global. Katie has also served on the board of directors for YWCA of Greater Charleston and TAG Marketing society. Katie, what does diversity hiring mean to you?

How to liven up your internal communications materials and make employees pay more attention to what you say


Efficient internal communication is closely related to employee’s engagement which in turn is key for high profitability. How to keep the staff’s interest alive and how to engage them in an on-going two-way interaction might be a challenge. Below are some suggestions on how to freshen-up some of the notoriously most tedious company documents. Code of conduct. This one can be as exciting as watching paint dry.