Mon.Feb 13, 2017

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Alexa, Techstars, and Cooper

Feld Thoughts

I thought I’d give some a try. If you have an Alexa, give these a try. What is the Alexa Accelerator? What is a start-up accelerator?/What

5 Success Practices of Ultra-Effective Business Teams

Startup Professionals Musings

It takes an effective team to attract and serve a community in business these days. Thus team makeup is the critical success factor.

5 Exercises That Will Train Your Brain for Happiness and Success

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Get your brain in shape with a little mental strength training

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Top Startup Mistake: Unrealistic Forecasts

Up and Running

True story: I sat down for lunch with a friend, a Sand Hill Drive venture capitalist. ” See Also: How to Forecast Sales. Growth is good.

Ending Your Emails With This 1 Word Vastly Improves the Response Rate

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The art of effective emailing begins with how you end

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Want to Sharpen Your Focus? Science Says to Drop These 5 Habits

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Our days are filled with activities that sabotage our focus and slow us down. Here are 5 ways you can stop distraction in its tracks

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3 tech founders on scaling multi-million dollar businesses

The Next Web

Creating a startup may be one of the most difficult things you ever attempt, but scaling the venture to a mass market is even harder.

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7 Things You Must Quit Doing to Be More Productive This Year

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Work hard. Work smart. And think about your work differently than everyone else

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Katie Rae and the Engine at MIT

David Cohen

Everyone who knows Katie Rae at Techstars is thrilled that she’s taken a lead role with The Engine at MIT, a new venture fund and incubator space there. Katie was the Managing Director at Techstars for our Boston program from 2010 to 2014. Congratulations on the next chapter, Katie! MIT is lucky to have you! Startups

9 Personality Traits of the Most Persuasive People

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

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Austin-based My Fit Foods Closes all of its Stores

SiliconHills

Austin-based My Fit Foods posted a notice on its website announcing the closure of all of its stores effective immediately. The company, founded in 2006, has stores in Austin and San Antonio. The company expanded to a total of 80 locations in five states nationwide. It specialized in creating healthy prepared meals for customers. Austin

Science Says 'Random Acts of Kindness' Week Has Astonishing Health Benefits

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

February 12th marks the beginning of Random Acts of Kindness week -- so get in on the acts

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Who is the Best Wrong Person for the Job?

This is going to be BIG.

I asked a founder the other day the following question: Can you describe a candidate that would be a fantastic hire somewhere else that would never thrive in your organization? If you can't answer that, it's going to be really difficult to find the people that *will* thrive in your company. Not every candidate is a great hire for every company.

3 Lessons From Steve Jobs on Building Trust

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The CEOs of Apple, Pixar, and Disney couldn't be more different in personality and background. And yet, they all share the ability to build trust

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a16z Podcast: Securing Infrastructure and Enterprise Services

Ben's Blog

The modern enterprise holds all sorts of applications, devices, and workflow needs. How should we be thinking about securing infrastructure — and identity — in this context, for entities like major news media outlets or financial institutions such as News … internet of things security & privacy a16z Summit 2016 blockchain

The Surprising Word Great Business Leaders Refuse to Use

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A startup veteran who's worked with Zuckerberg, Page, and Dorsey claims all three avoid this word

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The Emoji Economy: Why Little Stickers Have Become A Multi-Billion Dollar Business

YoungUpstarts

by Dana Loberg, co-founder and CEO of MojiLaLa. For them, the question is, “How do I even start to monetize my work?”.

Find Your Passion Today With These 14 Questions

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

If you don't even know where to start looking for your dream job, take a step back and ask yourself these revealing questions

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8 Life Hacks For Better Productivity

YFS Magazine

We’re all looking for ways to increase productivity and reduce stress. Here's a look at 8 life hacks that will do the trick.

How to Use Your Personality To Achieve Unlimited Success

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

How to use your personality to unleash your success potential in business

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5 Essential Guidelines To Selecting The Right CRM For Your Startup

YoungUpstarts

by Rohit Thakral, CEO of Target Integration. Customer relation management is one of the most important aspects of any business. Flexibility.

How to Effectively Train Millennials in the Workplace

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Here are the six elements needed to professionally develop your Millennial employees

Three Huge Market Opportunities For Startups Interested In Fintech

YoungUpstarts

The success stories of startups that grew from humble beginnings into billion-dollar brands are also fuelling interest and hope for entrepreneurs.

The 3 Daily Routines That Have Allowed Grammy Award Winning Musician Wyclef To Find Work-Life Balance

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

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Registering A Domain Name For Your Business

YoungUpstarts

Even if you don’t plan to use a website for business, it’s wise to register a domain name. To check available domain names , follow the steps below.

5 TED Talks That Will Cure Your Bad Day

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

When you're having a bad day, watch one or all of these funny, moving, and inspiring TED Talks to turn thingss

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[Infographic] Calculating The Cost Of An Online MBA

YoungUpstarts

According to an infographic created by Washington State University , the cost of obtaining an MBA can be anywhere between $25,000 and $94,000.

The 3 C's of Building a Great Team

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

We look to hire a great team with Culture, Capacity and Craft

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Monday Motivation: The Law of Attraction [VIDEO]

Hearpreneur

Share. This motivational video is for entrepreneurs, startups and business owners to start their week off on the right foot.

How to Trump-Proof Your Company

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Ask nNot for whom the 140 characters toll

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Architect shapes nation's view of African American history

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

DURHAM, N.C. (AP)

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Organizational Change, and Why You Can't Go It Alone

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Organizational transformations are always more difficult, take longer and require more resources than we think. Build a powerful team to help lead

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Blue Cross CEO to retire from largest NC health insurer

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

DURHAM — The top executive running Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina will retire later this year from the state's largest health insurer

What Adele Got Right in Last Night's Grammy Acceptance Speech (That Most Others Get Wrong)

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Lots of people say they're humbled by an experience. Most are lying

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