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More COVID-19 impact - the age of agility

deal architect

The one thing I vividly remember from my first few days as an audit rookie at PwC was a class where the instructor said "never forget - an internal control should deliver more savings than the burden it puts on. Industry Commentary

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7 Tips To Maximize Breakthrough Thinking In Business

Startup Professionals Musings

Most of you realize that survival in business today requires grabbing hold of tomorrow’s opportunities with disruptive innovation , before your competition or a new startup gets there. The challenge is to create a culture of forward thinking in your company, and avoid the traps of following the paths of least resistance and most comfort that appear in every mature company.


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How To Start A New Career After A Business Failure


Every entrepreneur dreams of their business becoming a massive success, setting them up for life, but in reality, this is rarely the case. About 20 percent of businesses fail within their first year of operations, and 50 percent go onto fail by year 5. . If your business goes under, you may feel like your options are limited. You spent a lot of time, money, and effort on this one enterprise, and now you may feel lost. Fortunately, there are several options you can follow to begin a new career. .

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The state of COVID-19 testing

Version One Ventures

In these unprecedented times, we know that controlling the spread of novel coronavirus requires social distancing and testing. While all of us are doing our parts to stay at home, there’s a lot of confusion, chaos and frustration surrounding coronavirus testing in the US. . Before going further, I want to be clear that I am not a medical doctor or researcher.

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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

Increase Productivity While Working From Home


There are a lot of reasons why people work from home; it could be that they do not like their daily commute, their company encourages it, or they may be sick. Regardless of the reason, a lot of people find it hard to be productive when working from home. There are usually so many different things happening that make it a lot more challenging. That said, there are a few things that can help improve your productivity when working from home. Set up a Specific Work Area.

Job hunting in the midst of a crisis

VC Adventure

My posts last week (which included predictions of pending lay-offs at technology businesses) prompted a number of people to reach out and ask a variant of the question: “How can I find a job in the middle of a shutdown/meltdown?”

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3 Ways To Stay Positive and Productive While Working from Home

YFS Magazine

It's time to train your brain to adapt to changing times, create a stable work environment, and crush your professional goals. Lifestyle Workspaces home office pandemic remote working working at home

Common Health Issues Employees Face


There are all sorts of health problems that can impact your employees. As an employer, you want your team to be as well as possible – not only because you care about them as people, but because it helps them stay productive. As an employee, we have a responsibility to ourselves to stay well, it is how we will live a contented life. However, we also need to maintain our health so we can earn a living. Here is our guide to the most common health issues employees might face.

28 Entrepreneurs Share Their Tips and Tricks of Staying Motivated


When the going gets rough in business, you’ll need motivation to keep moving. Motivating yourself can be hard but practicing consistent habits such as reminding yourself of why you started can be a major boost. A network of friends and partners can also serve as a great assurance and reminder that you’re not walking. Here are the various ways entrepreneurs and business owners stay motivated in business. #1- 1- Switched to something fun and doable. Photo Credit: Paul Zalewski.

How The Right College Can Prepare You For Entrepreneurship


Aspiring to become successful and visionary entrepreneurs is a common goal among younger generations influenced by public figures like Steve Jobs or Elon Musk. With the growing disillusionment towards college education, entrepreneurship seems a viable option for ambitious and highly-motivated individuals. Many argue that college lost its power to provide value to a large proportion of young people.

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Updating Content: Process and Results for CXL


The traditional blog format—regular, sequential publishing of diary-style entries—no longer makes sense for most businesses. To be honest, it never did. A B2B website that educates potential buyers isn’t a personal “weblog.” It doesn’t toss out unsubstantiated opinions. It doesn’t age the same way. The earliest articles may cover the most valuable topics, but our throwaway content culture lets older posts rot. If the philosophical argument doesn’t motivate you, search engines will.

Create A Wow Factor Workplace For Remote Employees: 14 Ways To Nurture Employee Engagement


by Deb Boelkes, author of “ The WOW Factor Workplace: How to Create a Best Place to Work Culture “ In 2020, remote work is “normal.” ” There’s a good chance at least some of your employees work from home, a coworking space, or some other distant location. And while the arrangement has benefits for all parties, the trade-off is that remote workers get far less (if any) face time with leaders and coworkers.

Quickbooks Desktop 101: Is It Being Phased Out?

The Startup Magazine

You might be wondering: is QuickBooks Desktop being phased out? QuickBooks consistently gets rated as the best accounting software but most of those reviews talk about QuickBooks Online. This makes it understandable why many people fear the desktop version of the software application is being phased out. The first step of any QuickBooks Desktop “101 level” overview is to identify if the application is going to be around for the long-term.

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“Mount St. Helens” Recession

The Entrepreneurial Mind

Perhaps the recession we are entering into should be called the “Mount St. Helens” Recession. Mrs. C. suggested this to me on one of our walks this past week. When she said that the events surrounding the 1980 eruption reminded her of the current state of the world, I knew it was the perfect metaphor […]. The post “Mount St. Helens” Recession appeared first on Dr Jeff Cornwall. Opportunities coronavirus entrepreneur recession small business

3 Reasons Why Positioning Is Important For Your SaaS StartUp

The Startup Magazine

Rushing your SaaS product to market to capitalize on the still-growing demand for cloud-powered software solutions might seem sensible, but this can also lead to problems if you overlook the importance of positioning. There are lots of factors which dictate the way that B2B SaaS positioning should be handled by startups in this sector, so here is a look at the things which should convince you to prioritize perfecting this ASAP. Image Source: Pixabay. It will avoid confusion.

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Becoming Your Best Virtual You

Duct Tape Marketing

Becoming Your Best Virtual You written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing Podcast with John Jantsch on Becoming Your Best Virtual You. Virtual and work from home is getting a lot of hype right now, for obvious reasons. I’ve been a big fan of virtual work for many years, and there are some tools I’ve come to love and rely on over the years.

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Startup Success: How to Give Your Business the Best Possible Start in Life

The Startup Magazine

If you want your startup business to enjoy unparalleled long-term success, you have to get the basics right during the earliest stages of its conception. It’s important to lay solid foundations right from the beginning, which is why you should seek to put all of the advice laid out below into practice. If you do, you’ll be sure to give your company the best possible start in life. Do you want your startup to be a long-term success story? .