Fri.Nov 17, 2017

6 Steps Required From A New Venture Dream To Reality

Startup Professionals Musings

It seems like everyone wants to be an entrepreneur and get rich these days. As a business mentor, I sometimes feel besieged by people begging for my view and support of their latest idea.

Fortune’s Term Sheet Ultimate Business Book List

Ask The VC

It was fun to see Venture Deals on the most recent Fortune Term Sheet Ultimate Business Book List. It’s a pretty awesome list. I’ve read most of the books on it and just bought the few that I haven’t yet read. Books fortune

6 Ways Marketing and Support Can Work Together to Improve Customer Experience

Startup Life

This is a guest post from our friends over at Campaign Monitor. Kim Courvoisier will teach you 6 ways marketing and customer support can collaborate to create more consistent customer experiences.

How LinkedIn Can Help with Your Online Branding

Duct Tape Marketing

How LinkedIn Can Help with Your Online Branding written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Every business wants to be seen. In this day and age, the best way to get noticed is online, especially through social media.

Online Networking Tips – Important For Every Career


Online networking has become an integral part of career growth in the modern world. Regardless of your age or your position, there are benefits to online networking that are too great to be ignored.

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The Founder’s Identity Crisis: When Your Startup Becomes An SMB


by Reggie Bradford, SVP, Oracle , Startup Ecosystem & Accelerator. It’s a great time to be an entrepreneur.

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Successful CEOs Use These 5 Hacks to Always Stay Productive

Inc Startups

You don't always have to feel behind. Here's what it takes to get out of the perpetual cycle of busyness and stay two steps ahead. Productivity

Twitter Link Roundup #315 – Terrific Reads for Small Business, Entrepreneurs, Marketers, and Designers!

crowdSPRING Blog

Diego Velázquez, Old Woman Frying Eggs, c. 1618, National Gallery of Scotland. When you take a look at some of the famous works of art from the 17th century, you can learn about the globalization of food crops, and how food trends influenced the global market’s tastebuds in wide-reaching ways.

7 Rules to Follow If You Want to Live a Life Without Regrets

Inc Startups

Live so that you feel you've left nothing on the table. The Inc.


4 North Carolina WWII veterans receiving French honor

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — Four World War II veterans from North Carolina are being celebrated by the French government with a ceremony in which they'll receive that country's highest military honor

Top 10 Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) To Watch Heading Into 2018

Inc Startups

If you thought the incredible rise of BitCoin was crazy, you ain't seen nothing yet. When it comes to cryptocurrencies, we're just getting started. Money


Austin’s Smart Mobility Roadmap

Austin Startup

How Austin’s tech sector can impact the future of transportation in our community and beyond Last month, the City of Austin and CapMetro jointly released a draft of their Smart Mobility Roadmap, which examines Austin’s approach to shared, electric, and autonomous vehicle technologies.

Jeff Bezos Just Revealed the Shocking Event That Made Him Self-Reliant and Wildly Successful

Inc Startups

The lessons Jeff Bezos learned during summers on his grandfather's ranch were priceless, and remarkably powerful. Icons of Entrepreneurship


In Only 36 Seconds, Tom Hanks Outlined the Single Greatest Thing to Do for Your Career

Inc Startups

Taking every opportunity you're given? You might want to rethink that. Innovate


Millennials with Disabilities: A Large, Invisible Talent Cohort with Innovative Potential

Inc Startups

A new study from the Center for Talent Innovation (CTI) found that, according to the 2015 US government's definition of disability, 30 percent of professionals have a disability. Fully a third of Millennial professionals have a disability--a higher rate than Boomers or Gen-Xers.

How 1 Man's Love of Dance Helped Him Create a World-Famous Fitness Company

Inc Startups

Creator and co-founder of Zumba Fitness, Alberto Perez, remembers when he started to develop his passion for dancing when he was a kid in Cali, Colombia

This '5,000 Friends' Strategy Made Amazon More Successful Than Any Company In the World

Inc Startups

The surprising thing? It's so crazy simple. Strategy


Change Your DNA? Hospital Just Edited a Patient's Genes To Try For a Cure

Inc Startups

Hospital uses gene editing to treat a patient for the first time in the United States. More gene editing companies have treatments coming in the next few years. Innovate

It's 10 AM. Do You Know How Many Bots Have Influenced You Today?

Inc Startups

Distil Networks tried to warn everyone that the election could be manipulated. It didn't work. Innovate

Why Bitcoin Is Super Hot in Zimbabwe

Inc Startups

People in Zimbabwe and other countries in political and economic turmoil increasingly are turning to digital currencies. Money

This 4-Minute Bedtime Routine Will Help You Sleep Soundly (It Might Even Change Your Life)

Inc Startups

Follow this rather rigid routine at night, sans all gadgets. You'll sleep better and feel less stressed out. The Inc.


10 Perfect Holiday Gifts For Your Employees

Inc Startups

Your employees deserve a holiday treat. Countdown: Holiday 2017

How to Grow Your Business Using the Rule of 3 and 10

Inc Startups

Knowing when to scale up -- or down -- your business is an important aspect of management that often gets overlooked.

WOMENtrepreneurship: Stepping Up and Out

Inc Startups

To commemorate Women's Entrepreneurship Day, we share challenges and successes from three distinct entrepreneurial journeys. Pivot: Reinvention Central


Not Enough Money to Start a Business? Here's How to Get It

Inc Startups

Not Enough Money to Start a Business? Here's How to Get It. Design

It's Time for Tesla (and Everyone Else) to Take Racial Harassment Seriously

Inc Startups

We should all grow thicker skins, but not as a condition of employment. HR/Benefits


What To Do When Bitcoin Falls

Inc Startups

The hidden warning In bitcoin's losses. Personal Finance: Spread the Wealth

A New Study Reveals 1 Surprising Fact About Leaders With High IQ

Inc Startups

New research in the Journal of Applied Psychology finds startling evidence about what too much intelligence can do to your leadership skills.

10 Most Common Business Models to Make a Profit

Inc Startups

One of the most critical elements of any sustainable business is achieving a positive cash-flow. Without that, even the best intentions will fail. Startup

5 Ways to Build Creativity and Boost Your Business

Inc Startups

5 Ways to Build Creativity and Boost Your Business. Creativity


Why Your Company Needs to Hire a Writer (And How to Find the Right One)

Inc Startups

Whether it's a freelancer, in-house position or something in between, hiring a writer is crucial to marketing success. Marketing

Twitter Launches a New Way to Promote Tweets

Inc Startups

Twitter launched its first ever subscription-based ad model in an effort to reverse declining ad revenues. Marketing

McDonald's is Trying Out This Stealthy (But Smart) Tactic to Sell More Burgers

Inc Startups

You may never look at digital billboards in the same way. Innovate


The Greatest Sales Lesson I Ever Learned (And It Took Just 2 Minutes)

Inc Startups

Sometimes leadership lessons appear when you least expect them. Sales