Sat.Jun 16, 2018

Weekend Favs June 16

Duct Tape Marketing

Weekend Favs June 16 written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week. I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you to check them out if they sound interesting.

Who is the Customer in Higher Education?

The Entrepreneurial Mind

Just who is the customer? This is a question that comes up in all corners of higher education. Is it the student? Is it their parents? Is it employers? Is it the community and the broader society? As entrepreneur, this question leaves me more than a bit unsettled!

Innovator Behind a New Tech App That Makes it Effortless To Do Some Good

Hearpreneur

Giving back has never been this innovative. Leena Patidar is the brain behind a new tech app that makes it effortless to do some good this year by donating to a cause you’re passionate about.

3 basic rules for entrepreneurs who want to expand internationally

The Next Web

I’m often asked how the company I work for managed to successfully expand from Sub-Saharan Africa to Poland, a very different type of market, to say the least. It’s complicated but I can tell you one thing, we didn’t follow any existing playbook.

The Simple Art Of Leadership That Few People Understand

Inc Startups

Jack explains that leadership is all about people. When the leader gets relationships right, everything else falls into place.

Strategies And Tactics: Do You Know Why You Are Doing What You Do?

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

Inside the Blog Profits Blueprint I talk about a key distinction, the difference between strategies and tactics when it comes to online marketing and building a blog-based business. Here’s a relevant quote from the Blueprint: Strategies are in place to educate your mind about why things happen. Strategy helps you. The post Strategies And Tactics: Do You Know Why You Are Doing What You Do? appeared first on Yaro.blog.

This "I'm On Vacation" Auto-Reply Email Is Freaking Brilliant

Inc Startups

Why should you be burdened with digging through two weeks of emails the moment you get back? Work-Life Balance

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What Is A Strategy Versus A Tactic? (And Why It’s So Important You Understand The Difference)

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Inside the Blog Profits Blueprint I talk about a key distinction, the difference between strategies and tactics when it comes to online marketing and building a blog-based business. Here’s a relevant quote from the Blueprint: Strategies are in place to educate your mind about why things happen. Strategy helps you understand outcomes and helps predict […]. The post What Is A Strategy Versus A Tactic?

KFC Just Announced the Unthinkable. Here's Why It's a Bad Idea

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Just when you thought IHOB was a bad idea, KFC one upped them. Strategy

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Statesville officer shot in the back; vest stops bullet in apparent ambush

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

A Statesville police officer escaped serious injury late Friday night when his protective vest absorbed the brunt of a gunshot fired by an unknown suspect in an apparent ambush

Want to Get Organized? Here Are 6 Simple But Remarkably Powerful Organizing Secrets

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Getting organized isn't rocket science -- it just takes a system. Productivity

Former N.C. mayor on his travels to North Korea: They don't trust us

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

HICKORY — Jeff Cline’s been to 122 countries, but he can’t think of another nation like North Korea. There is nothing on the planet, nothing that I’ve seen, that compares,” Cline says

If You Want To Innovate, Learn These 5 Things

Inc Startups

There is no one "true" path to innovation. Innovate

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ACA lawsuit could have spillover effect on employer-provided health plans

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

An estimated 160 million Americans who get their health insurance through their employers could be affected by the controversial decision of the U.S. Justice Department to not defend elements of the Affordable Care Act

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This Is the Age You're Most Likely to Succeed as a Startup Founder (Hint: It's Not 21)

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If you've ever thought it was too late to start a company, it's time to think again.

That $200,000 N.C. taxpayers were giving to 35 Charlotte schools? Gone. Here's why.

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE — Teachers in state Sen. Jeff Tarte's district will no longer get to compete for $200,000 in state money for classroom projects

How Thinking Like a User Can Fuel Business Growth

Inc Startups

Investing in usability testing -- learning to see through users' eyes -- can be a game changer for not only customers, but also for the businesses serving them.

N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper vetoes judicial district, election bills

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

One adjusts many judicial election districts in Wake, Mecklenburg, Pender, and New Hanover counties. The other in part prevents the Green and Constitution parties this year from nominating for the November ballot any losing candidate primaries for the same office

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This is the Secret Trick Carmakers Allegedly Use to Get You To Pay More (It's Really Quite Clever)

Inc Startups

Did you ever suspect? Marketing

Brett Moffitt claims hometown win in NASCAR Truck Series

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Brett Moffitt won the NASCAR Truck series race Saturday night at Iowa Speedway, his hometown track

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What Entrepreneurs Can Learn About Leadership from This McDonald's Executive

Inc Startups

Farhan Siddiqi, Chief Digital Officer of McDonald's shares three tips on how to be a great leader in the age of digital.

Tar Heels knock out Heimlich early, beat Beavers 8-6 in CWS

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) AP) — North Carolina knocked out Oregon State ace Luke Heimlich during a five-run third inning and went on to beat the Beavers 8-6 on Saturday in the opening game of the College World Series

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3 Successful Entrepreneurs Share Mistakes Most Founders Make (And Can Avoid)

Inc Startups

I spoke with 3 successful entrepreneurs who talk about what mistakes they avoided and how it made them successful.

Gov. Cooper vetoes judicial district, election bills

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

One adjusts many judicial election districts in Wake, Mecklenburg, Pender, and New Hanover counties. The other in part prevents the Green and Constitution parties this year from nominating for the November ballot any losing candidate primaries for the same office

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Passengers Applauded When This Plane Landed. Then They Screamed. Then They Disobeyed the Flight Attendants

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Safety, and the role the cabin crew plays in it, is sometimes a difficult issue. Best-Kept Travel Secrets

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Raleigh still in contention for new Army command headquarters

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

A U.S. Army spokesman says officials have narrowed to five the number of cities under consideration to house a prestigious command center that’s meant to modernize Army operations and technology

Meet the Father-Daughter Duos Selling Everything From Condoms to Nuclear Waste Storage

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There's no shortage of drama in traditional family businesses. But these founders think they've found a workaround. Startup

Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 5' game

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

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

There's a New Ranking of America's Favorite Grocery Stores (Walmart's Position Is Startling)

Inc Startups

Consumers seems to be finding satisfaction in quite a few grocery stores.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Evening' game

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

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

Where Elon Musk's Mother Gets Her Motivation to Pursue Her Dreams

Inc Startups

MayeMusk talks candidly about why she is so driven to succeed.

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Evening' game

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

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

Want to Build Elon Musk's Mars Rocket? Make Sure You Don't Have This One Key Thing Before Applying

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Designing "BFR" will take smarts, the right experience and an empty social calendar. Innovate

That $200,000 North Carolina taxpayers were giving to 35 Charlotte schools? Gone. Here's why.

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE — Teachers in state Sen. Jeff Tarte’s district will no longer get to compete for $200,000 in state money for classroom projects

Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Day' game

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