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.

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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.

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

Chaganomics

&&& 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.

Four Trends In Artificial Intelligence That Affect Enterprises

YoungUpstarts

by Kamal Brar, Vice President and General Manager of Asia Pacific at Hortonworks . We all have seen the headlines: “Google’s AlphaGo defeats world-class Chinese “Go” player”; “IBM’s Watson is tackling healthcare with artificial intelligence”; and so on.

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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.

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Emergent Order

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

Years of listening to the podcast EconTalk has imparted in me at least one big idea: the market is a pretty amazing mechanism for coordinating human activity.

5 Unexpected Ways IT Services Might Save Your Startup

YoungUpstarts

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.

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.

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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

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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

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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.

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

Welcome to the Era of Decentralization

Hippoland

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.

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.

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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

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.

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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.

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

North Carolina county barred from using polling site

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

KING, N.C. (AP) AP) — State authorities have barred a North Carolina county using a polling site where a candidate also has been banned from the property

Here's What Our Home Screen Will Look Like in 5 Years

Inc Startups

Is the app-ocalypse coming? Technology

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.

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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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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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 '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