Thu.Aug 06, 2020

How To Earn Money While Attending College

YoungUpstarts

To earn good grades is your priority as a college student. During this time, you’re expected to spend most of your days attending classes and submitting academic requirements to your professors. College can be challenging, but being able to earn money on your own can make the experience less stressful and more rewarding. Earning money while attending college is very beneficial as this allows you to improve your time management and networking skills.

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From Seed to Series A

Reid Hoffman

The term “early-stage” covers a lot of territory in venture investing, from incubating a brand-new idea, to investing in a Series A.

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Entrepreneurs: Is It Time To Pivot? A Trustworthy Financial Adviser Can Help

YoungUpstarts

by Wayne Titus, author of “ The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Financial Well-Being “ Some of the most compelling stories of the coronavirus pandemic include the those of entrepreneurs who saw a new opportunity and jumped in with both feet. Brewery owners stopped brewing beer and started brewing hand sanitizer. Automobile manufacturers went from producing cars and trucks to making ventilators. Even nail salons, unable to do manicures and pedicures, switched to making and donating masks.

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What’s your personal-business end game?

Berkonomics

Remembering our original vision. When we start a business, we are optimistic that we will succeed and dream of riches to follow when the company is sold or even getting all the way to an IPO. Some of us build our businesses to be lifestyle creations, destined to provide for our families but not necessarily as creators of great equity upon an eventual sale. But most of us dream of selling the business someday for lots of money and building our wealth upon that event.

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.

Is It Too Late To Pandemic-Proof Your Business? 

YoungUpstarts

by Lonny Kocina, CEO of Media Relations Agency and author of “ The CEO’s Guide to Marketing: The Book Every Marketer Should Read Before Their Boss Does “. There are lessons to be learned from this current marketing environment. Not even the best prepared businesses could have planned for the economic fallout that is taking place during this pandemic. How should business owners and marketers respond? Is it too late to make effective changes to your marketing plan?

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Startup CEO Second Edition Teaser: Preparing Your Company for an Exit

OnlyOnce

As part of the new section on Exits in the Second Edition of the book ( order here ), there’s a specific chapter around Preparing Your Company for an Exit. That’s pretty different than Preparing Yourself ( last week’s post ). This chapter really focuses on two things. One is how to think about who within your company knows about the possible deal, which conversations you keep private and which you have more in public. I’ll save the details on that one for the book.

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Could You Launch Your Own Fitness-Related Business?

Women Entrepreneurs Can

For many of us, exercise really is the best medicine. Exercising helps to reduce feelings of stress and helps to keep your body in tip-top shape. Exercise is great for improving health, reducing tension, and having a little bit of fun at the same time. That’s exactly why starting a fitness-related business could be a worthwhile step to take, particularly if you’re someone with a passion for fitness and the aspiration to launch your own fitness-related business.

Using Calendar Apps For A Progressive Life

YoungUpstarts

Calendars have changed countless times throughout history. In recent times, technology has improved upon calendars. In the days when workers would use desktops, Microsoft Calendar ruled the market. After phones became widespread, the generic calendar apps on our phones replaced Microsoft Calendar. With countless calendar apps on the market, here’s how to use the newest Microsoft Calendar to improve your life. Back From The Grave.

Navigating the Family Business Transition

Duct Tape Marketing

Navigating the Family Business Transition written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing Podcast with Charlie Schloegel. In this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast , I interview Charlie Schloegel, General Manager of the Property Solutions division and Co-Owner of Schloegel Design Remodel. Charlie has grown up around the family business. At a young age, he developed the desire to become a part of Schloegel Design Remodel (SDR).

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Top 7 Fundraising Ideas For Business Charities

YoungUpstarts

A lot of business owners, especially the younger generation of entrepreneurs, are coming up with creative ways to give back to local or global communities. One company gives shoes to underprivileged children for every pair sold, while another donates a portion of their profits to provide clean drinking water to families in third-world countries.

7 Tips for Becoming a Better Leader

Women Entrepreneurs Can

It’s often said that people don’t leave jobs, they leave bad managers. Poor management can impact badly on employee retention, and it can also reduce engagement and damage productivity levels. Learning to be a good leader is a very important skill. Here are the top tips to become, and stay, a great manager. Be caring. Caring is the most unexpected but the most powerful trait for a manager to have. People want to know that their bosses care about them.

Introducing Breyer Capital Austin

Austin Startup

I am proud to announce that Breyer Capital has opened a new office in Austin, Texas. I personally will be spending significant time in the city, investing in new opportunities and working alongside longtime friends and colleagues. Breyer Capital’s Silicon Valley presence remains as important as ever, and at the same time, Austin offers a remarkable new frontier of opportunity.

Protect Your Business Reputation by Doing These Things

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Taking a hit to your business reputation could be devastating. It might be possible to recover, but you might find that it takes a long time or even that your business has been affected forever. Although you can do damage control, it’s better to try to protect your business from having its reputation marred. Preventing problems from arising will mean that you can keep your business reputation intact and continue to build a brand that is well-regarded and respected.

Top 10 Strategies for Finding Freelance Work During the Pandemic

Transformify - Recruiting

The employment scenario in India remains fairly bleak during the pandemic, especially from the havoc it’s playing on the national economy due to miscalculated risks of the lockdown. Businesses small to large are waking up to the horrors of losing business while employees find themselves losing jobs rapidly in wake of the financial downturns of their respective employers. Whether the lockdowns fetched the desired results in curbing the pandemic is highly debatable.

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4 Essential Tips for Starting a Brewery

Women Entrepreneurs Can

The beer-brewing industry has been around since ancient Mesopotamia, and the number of breweries across the globe is still on the rise. However, many women feel discouraged from joining the industry because of the perception that beer brewing is a male-dominated occupation. But women are still brewing beer and running major distilleries across the world. In reality, the ancient Mesopotamians thought beer brewing was a woman’s profession—talk about a fun fact!

3 Fun Ideas to Show Appreciation for Your Employees

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Employees are the heart of a business. Their hard work, creativity, and motivation create happy clients, fantastic new ideas, and many other forms of success for your company. This is why it’s important to show your team how much you appreciate them. From celebrating accomplishments to creating a lasting culture of respect and admiration, it’s important to lift up your employees throughout the entire year.

Things You Should Never Say to a Customer

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Customers need to know you are listening, and they require respect. Many businesses lose great and loyal customers because of the way they communicate. Worse, they often won’t know the reason—a customer who feels offended, disrespected, patronized, or treated with indifference will just go elsewhere and not come back. Help yourself and your employees to avoid these things you should never say to a customer to increase your chances of retaining your repeat buyers.