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10 Great Ways To Crush Creativity In Your Business

Startup Professionals Musings

Success in any business these days requires a constant flow of new and innovative solutions, to keep up with changes in the market, competition, and to attract new customers.

5 Ways Venture Capital Is Shaking Up The Tech Startup Landscape In Asia

YoungUpstarts

by Marek Danyluk, managing partner at Space Executive. There is a thin line between success and failure for startups, and that is usually determined by capital. The more capital a startup has, the easier it is to get off the ground and ramp up growth.

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The Weekly Independent: November 20, 2017

Startup Professionals Musings

News and notes for independent professionals and their clients. This is the November 20, 2017 edition

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How To Improve Your Business Broadband Speeds

The Startup Magazine

Today’s commerce is done online. Having your online operations perform well is a significant step towards securing its lifeline. You need a quick and reliable broadband connection to sustain your online activities.

Party time! Dale Earnhardt Jr. throws epic retirement party after finale

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

HOMESTEAD, Fla. Dale Earnhardt Jr. threw his own retirement party on pit road. Earnhardt popped out of his car, flashed a thumbs-up sign and chugged a Budweiser. Drenched in sweat and suds, he grabbed another cold one. It was

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The 3 People That Every Company Must Have

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Founder & CEO of Work It Daily, J.T. O'Donnell, explains the different types of employees your company needs to succeed. People

How A/B Testing Can Help Your Small Business Increase Conversions and Revenues

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A/B testing: fork in the road for your customers: which one is best? photo credit: Richard Croft ). We all have times when we wished, “what if?”. What if I had done this instead of that, or chosen this item instead of the other? What would have happened?

American Airlines Made Me Hold My Child in My Lap for 4-Hour Flight, Says Mom

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What could have happened here? Best-Kept Travel Secrets

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Rethinking Our Heroes

This is going to be BIG.

As I sat in the movie theater watching Justice League, I thought a lot about the idea of a hero in the context of 2017. Generally, we've thought of heroes as possessing some kind of special power--or larger than life. We've confused the powerful and influential for people we should look up to. Yet, as we've seen in the retelling of a lot of the comic book stories on screen, our heroes aren't always purely good, nor are they as good at being people as they are at being powerful.

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If You Prioritize Your 2018 Goals This Way, You'll Reach Every Single One Of Them

Inc Startups

Goals only get achieved when you prioritize them the right way. Innovate

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Kyle Larson wins 2nd stage of NASCAR's season finale

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) AP) — The Latest on NASCAR's season finale (all times local

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Delta Is Removing Something Incredibly Basic From Some Transatlantic Flights

Inc Startups

We have come to this. Best-Kept Travel Secrets

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TOP 25 REWIND: Spartans' Izzo hopes to see No. 1 Duke again

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Duke and Michigan State offered an early 1-vs-2 gem featuring a preseason All-American, a star-laden freshman class and a senior adding another big moment to a career that includes winning a national championship

4 Proven Ways to Prepare Tonight for a Productive Tomorrow

Inc Startups

It's well known the way you start your morning affects the rest of your day. Productivity

Jordan Murphy leads Minnesota past Western Carolina

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jordan Murphy had 23 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 14 Minnesota cruised past Western Carolina 92-64 on Sunday

21 Trends These Executives Saw in 2017

Inc Startups

Here's what has been gaining momentum in the last 11 months. Bringing Innovation to Market

Teravainen scores twice, Hurricanes beat Islanders 4-2

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — Teuvo Teravainen had two goals and an assist in the Carolina Hurricanes' 4-2 victory over the New York Islanders on Sunday night

If You're An Entrepreneur, This Is The Only Type Of Content You Should Be Creating 

Inc Startups

Content creation for entrepreneurs is about one thing, and one thing only. Innovate

33 inhumane violations found at Morganton poultry plant

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

MORGANTON — A poultry company in western North Carolina says it has installed cameras in the plant where live birds are present after a federal report found 33 inhumane violations

5 Marketing Success Metrics You Probably Aren't Measuring

Inc Startups

These underused indicators of success will help you see where you stand in the competitive landscape. Marketing

Sexual assault reports from Fort Bragg increase 28 percent

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH — A summary released by the Department of Defense shows reports of sexual assault from Fort Bragg increased by 28 percent in 2016 over the year before

The One Thing Nobody Ever Tells You About Innovation

Inc Startups

The next big thing always starts out looking like nothing at all. Innovate

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Martin Truex Jr. caps career season with 1st NASCAR title

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

HOMESTEAD, Fla. Martin Truex Jr. capped the most successful season of his journeyman career as NASCAR’s champion

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Beyond Marketing: 4 Departments That Need Your Content

Inc Startups

Your content marketing efforts may start with the marketing department, but you're losing out if you let them end there. Marketing

Oklahoma veteran recalls surviving a ship sinking

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

TULSA, Okla. (AP) AP) — Although happy to have escaped it, Glenn Huffman couldn't watch what was happening to his ship without feeling his heart sink

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8 Tricks For Maximizing Holiday Sales With Facebook Ads

Inc Startups

Maximize your holiday sales numbers with strategic use of Facebook advertising. Social Media Toolkit

Coal ash is focus in Duke Energy's $478M rate increase bid

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — The nation's largest electric company is fighting to persuade regulators that North Carolina consumers should pay 15 percent more on average, including nearly $200 million a year to clean up the toxic byproducts of burning coal

This CEO Stayed By Her Paralyzed Husband's Side and Ran a Multimillion Dollar Company At the Same Time

Inc Startups

Donna Carpenter, CEO of Burton Snowboards, explains how she--with the help of the company--pulled her husband (and the founder of Burton), Jake through the darkest moment of their lives.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Day' game

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the North Carolina Lottery's "Pick 3 Day" game were

This Hardware Store Does What Amazon Can't: Blinking Lights, Santa Claus, and a Harpist in the Tool Aisle

Inc Startups

As the holidays approach, Boulder, Colorado's McGuckin Hardware starts to resemble Santa's workshop. Main Street

NC Lottery

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — These North Carolina lotteries were drawn Sunday

This Startup Got Banned From Google (But 3 Days Later, They Had a Meeting With Apple)

Inc Startups

Andrew Paradise, the co-founder of Skillz, recalls one meeting that changed the course of his company. Startup

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Day' game

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the North Carolina Lottery's "Pick 4 Day" game were

This CEO Wants Employees to Leave Work Early (and Loudly Let Everyone Else Know That They're Going)

Inc Startups

Robbert Rietbroek, chief executive of PepsiCo Australia and New Zealand, says he wants leaders to "leave loudly" so everyone else feels comfortable doing it too. But does that make any sense in business?