Wed.May 22, 2019

Tariffs and Hardware Startups

Feld Thoughts

If the majority of your understanding of how tariffs work is from Twitter, CNN, or Fox News, I encourage you to go read Trump’s China Tariffs Hit America’s Poor and Working Class the Hardest. And, if you think China is paying the U.S. directly for the tariffs, well, no … We have a lot of hardware companies in our portfolio so I’ve been living in the world of “what to do about tariffs” for several quarters.

As An Entrepreneur, Are You Ready To Meet The Press?

Startup Professionals Musings

Not so long ago, training to meet the press and television reporters was a realm reserved for top business executives only. Now, even the earliest stage startup can rise to visibility or be forever lost by their first media spotlight, so it behooves us all to know the rules early.

Announcing Projector?—?A Startup I’ve Been Excited to Tell You About for Years

Both Sides of the Table

Announcing Projector?—?A A Startup I’ve Been Excited to Tell You About for Years A few years ago I spent time in prison with Trevor O’Brien , the founder of Projector. Yes, I always imagined announcing the company that way.

How To Survive Your First Year In Business As A Consultant

YFS Magazine

Here's an inside look at best practices for staying successful (and sane!) as you get your consulting practice off the ground. Launch business coach business consultants consulting starting a business


Why Moving Your Small Business Online Doesn’t Have To Be Scary


Making a success of your small business isn’t something you accomplish all at once. If you’re serious about keeping your company growing and prosperous on an ongoing basis, it’s important to keep your business knowledge current and continue to embrace change as it comes.

How to Protect Your Startup’s Website From Malware and Cyber Attacks

Up and Running

Congratulations! Now that you officially have a website , what started as a seed of an idea has grown into a full-fledged business—and the possibilities are endless.

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How To Improve Your Employee’s Skills In The Workplace


If you are in a nearly managerial role, starting your own business, or simply want to improve your own skills as an employee, here is a compilation of some of the best methods that you can try if looking to increase the skills of your workforce.

How to Upgrade Your Cyber Defenses to Protect Growth


Data breaches make the news all the time, but only when they affect major companies like Equifax or Marriott. Focusing on the highest-profile attacks makes sense because they also have the most victims.

Which Industries Are Best For Entrepreneurs Looking To Do A Startup?


If you’re an entrepreneur looking for the next big business idea, you’ll find a vast array of opportunities on offer.

What Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs can Learn from the College Admission Scandal


Likely the most notorious item coming out of the college admissions scandal in recent weeks is a method involving doctoring photos. Applicants’ heads were actually made to appear on athletes’ bodies for scholarship applications.

How To Start Your Own DWI Lawyers Utica NY Firm


You have finally finished your studies at law school and successfully passed the bar exam. What comes next? It’s time for you to open your own firm in Utica, New York.

6 tips to bridge cultural differences in marketing communication

The Startup Magazine

Your products and services are successful in your home country. There’s nothing stopping you to enter foreign markets. If it works here, your neighbors must love it too! But then results disappoint. What went wrong?

Creating a Winning SEO Strategy

Duct Tape Marketing

Creating a Winning SEO Strategy written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing Podcast with Brian Dean. Podcast Transcript. Today’s guest on the Duct Tape Marketing podcast, is Brian Dean. He is an SEO expert and the founder of Backlinko.

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Hidden Secrets

Mike Michalowicz

The world is full of hidden secrets. To find them, you have to ask. The post Hidden Secrets appeared first on Mike Michalowicz


Modern Governance: Powering Better Outcomes in the Digital Age

Board Effect

Governance has struggled to keep pace with today’s business landscape. The world we live in is switched on, digital and decentralized. Cyberattacks can originate from anywhere in the world. Social media amplifies the voice of every stakeholder and employee.

Talk about bad advertising!

Mike Michalowicz

What opportunities are you missing because of bad advertising? The post Talk about bad advertising! appeared first on Mike Michalowicz

Transcript of Creating a Winning SEO Strategy

Duct Tape Marketing

Transcript of Creating a Winning SEO Strategy written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Back to Podcast. Transcript. John Jantsch: Hey, this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast is brought to you by

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Start your day with exercise

Mike Michalowicz

We’re running to the meeting! How do you start your day? The post Start your day with exercise appeared first on Mike Michalowicz


Internet Pioneer Bob Metcalfe Celebrates Ethernet’s 46th Anniversary


Ethernet’s 46th anniversary is Wednesday, May 22nd and on this occasion, Silicon Hills News has done a special edition Ideas to Invoices podcast with Bob Metcalfe, founder of Ethernet. Metcalfe is also professor of Innovation at the University of Texas at Austin. On Tuesday morning, he spoke to Silicon Hills News on the outdoor deck […]. The post Internet Pioneer Bob Metcalfe Celebrates Ethernet’s 46th Anniversary appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Location & Demographics for your Restaurant by Kasey Anton

Mike Michalowicz

The location of your restaurant will impact its success nearly as much as the menu – or anything else. If your restaurant is in the wrong place, you won’t attract the amount or type of customers you will need to stay in business.

Empower Operational Employees to Innovate

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

The Benefits of Innovation Training for Operational Employees. 85% of CEOs put Innovation as a Top Three priority. Consider a Brown Bag Innovation Training or Immersion in Innovation Concepts. Why is it that organizations don’t invest in training operational employees?

Managing communication tools in distributed companies

David Cohen

Last week, I did a talk as part of YPO Innovation Week on “managing distributed innovation.” ” Effectively, this was about strategies and tactics for innovating using globally distributed teams.

How I found my passion?—?Lessons from an ex-consultant

Austin Startup

How I found my passion?—?Lessons Lessons from an ex-consultant Passion is a pretty underrated thing. I didn’t realize how underrated it was until I actually did something I was truly passionate about. I’m not saying that I didn’t care about my last few jobs or that I don’t actually enjoy my hobbies, but I think passion is something…a little different, something a little bit more. We started building Reset in 2018, opening our doors in the fall.