Sun.Aug 20, 2017

5 Principles For Working With Someone You Don’t Like

Startup Professionals Musings

One thing is certain in any business – not everyone you have to deal with will be like you, or will like you (and vice versa). These people may include one of your business partners, an investor, a key vendor, or even one of your best customers.

4 Tips to Help Entrepreneurs Stay On Top of the Latest Trends

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

As fast as the business world is moving these days, it can feel impossible to stay up to date on the latest trends – especially when you’re a solo practitioner or small business owner. What you need is a plan of attack for staying current.

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Why You Should Insure Your Business


Any business owner could face disaster at any point, regardless of how successful the business is. Having suitable business insurance may be essential to keep your company running even when the worst happens.

6 Easy Ways to Improve Your Conference Call Quality

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Conference calls are a necessary evil for most entrepreneurs. Email is a remarkably efficient mode of communication, but it lacks the conversational nature of a conference call.

Why energy will be free in under 10 years

Start Up Blog

It’s easy to forget how many things we used to pay for that we now get to use and consume for free. Energy is very close to becoming one of them. The global economy is very quickly transforming to an all electric economy. Yes, for both your house and your car. Very soon we’ll only.

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101 Positive Quotes to Help You Look on the Bright Side

Inc Startups

Here's the ultimate list of positive quotes to give you inspiration and encouragement in any situation.


Why security leadership is essential for your company

The Next Web

Nobody needs to be told how the internet’s growth is giving way to new opportunities and opening new doors — but what exactly are these new possibilities? Security leadership is one of many new opportunities, but it’s often not taken seriously enough because.

Why You Must Make It A Point To See the Great American Eclipse

Inc Startups

Solar eclipses are not rare, but the Great American Eclipse will be once in a unique, once-in-a-lifetime event that you should not miss. The Inc.


Automation and Jobs: the tide turns

deal architect

I felt lonely last year as I was writing Silicon Collar. I had a minority view that modern machines will not lead to dramatic job losses, at least not any time soon. In recent weeks I have read many articles. Silicon Collar


3 Reasons Email Can Make You Amazing at Content Distribution

Inc Startups

Email marketing is very effective; in fact, it converts three times better than social. That's why leaders can't solely rely on social shares. Marketing

A terrific story about leadership and inspiration

Jeff Hilimire

Simon Sinek’s book, Start with Why , is bound to inspire any leader. It’s currently inspiring the pants off of me, and I had to share this story from Chapter 6: The Emergence of Trust. — Consider the story of two stonemasons. You walk up to the first stonemason and ask, “Do you like your job?” He looks up at you and replies, “I’ve been building this wall for as long as I can remember. The work is monotonous. I work in the scorching hot sun all day.

The Power of Partnering With a Private Equity Firm

Inc Startups

Private equity firms are often targeted by the press as inherently evil and exclusively driven by profits, often to the detriment of everyone else-- but that is far from accurate.

How you and your co-founder can develop a reliable relationship

The Next Web

Many entrepreneurs think that once they’ve found the right person to partner with, the rest of the relationship will be smooth sailing.

Here's How to Tell--to the Second--When You Should Stop Working and Watch Today's Solar Eclipse

Inc Startups

Partial or total, an eclipse is always worth a (safe) look.


5 Unexpected Ways IT Services Might Save Your Startup


While startups can (and often do) operate with as few as a handful of employees using personal laptops in a shared workspace, the successful ones encounter rapid growth and the challenges that come with transitioning to a larger scale.

How to Find Your Next Big Idea, According to a Self-Made Millionaire

Inc Startups

Hard work, perseverance and diligently practicing the right daily habits are key in getting ahead in business and life. But finding a big idea helps, as well. Creativity


Don’t miss the 1st Women in Tech Summit at Capital Factory!

Austin Startup

One of the first Women@Austin meetings at Capital Factory. It’s no secret that women are changing the world of tech. Take a look at Kimberly Bryant , Founder and Executive Director of Black Girls Code, Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, or Gwynne Shotwell, President of SpaceX.

The Bubble Has Not yet Burst as Another Initial Coin Offering Emerges

Inc Startups

Co-founders backing a new ICO recognize that viable products are needed to avoid pitfalls attached to cryptocurrency raises. Money

North Korea and U.S. Relations: The Same As The Past 65 Years


&&& Right now it is common knowledge that the U.S. has a nuclear reactive POTUS - but the chance we will go to war is slim. There is a chance NK has nukes, or at least is in the later stages of nuke development. However, diplomatically the U.S. has not changed on the fundamental opinions of keeping the peace on the Korean peninsula. There is a clear permanent government and leadership in U.S., and the ever changing presidents will never affect that.

What a Simple Shoemaker Can Teach You About Business Success

Inc Startups

You can follow Elon Musk on Twitter. Or read every word Warren Buffett writes. But you'll learn just as much about how to succeed in business by visiting a small shoe repair shop in Passaic, N.J. and talking to Reynaldo Acuna. Sales

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Welcome to the Era of Decentralization


This is an exciting time to be a software entrepreneur and investor. We are living in a time when there’s about to be massive disruption in tech infrastructure that will affect almost every industry. I haven’t felt this same level of excitement since the late 90s. But, let’s first take a step back in time.

21 Ways To Market Your Small Business On A Shoestring Budget

crowdSPRING Blog

Thinking of ways to market your small business can be overwhelming, especially when you consider the cost and return on investment. Big companies spend millions of dollars every year marketing and building their businesses.

One dead; two injured in domestic incident at UNC-Chapel Hill

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Campus police said in a news release that the fatality happened at UNC's Baity Hill family housing community

Attend Austin’s Tech Town Hall on Aug 24

Austin Startup

The Forrest Four-Cast: August 20, 2017 More than any other mayor in the history of Austin, Steve Adler has courted and created strong ties with the city’s tech and startup community. These ties proved to be an important pillar of his successful election bid in the spring of 2014.

Clemson's Doc Redman makes big late rally to win US Amateur

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Doc Redman rallied from two holes down with two to play and won the U.S. Amateur on Sunday, beating Doug Ghim on the first extra hole

Making Decisions in Context

Austin Startup

August 20, 2017: This is another in my series of posts all leading up to a book on Startup Decision Making. One of the most common mistakes I see in startups is making decisions that lose sight of the context , including the past, present, and future. Early stage startups have to survive one day at a time and are often presented with limited choices of the moment that enable them to continue. But, later on they often wish they had the ability to erase many of them.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 5' game

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the North Carolina Lottery's "Cash 5" game were

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Evening' game

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

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

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Evening' game

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

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

Fort Bragg medics train on life-saving surgery skills

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) AP) — Minutes after hitting the ground in the middle of a battlefield, a tent is popped, an operating table is set up and human blood is rushed off pallets that had been dropped from 1,200 feet

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

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

NC Lottery

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

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

5-year-old dies in domestic violence at UNC-Chapel Hill

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) AP) — Authorities say a 5-year-old has died and his parents were injured in a domestic violence incident at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill