Fri.Nov 15, 2019

Salesforce's vertical journey

deal architect

As part of my series of posts on vertical solutions, I had an excellent briefing this week from Neeracha Taychakhoonavudh, EVP of Industries at Salesforce. I am also impressed at the wide range of sessions by industry that are being. Cloud Computing, SaaS Vertical Markets (Banking, Retail etc

Why You Need Tools And Analytics For Employee Metrics

Startup Professionals Musings

Even after many years mentoring entrepreneurs and advising businesses, I continue to be surprised by the primary focus on products and processes, and the often incidental attention to hiring and nurturing the right people.

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5 Steps For Organizing Your Paperless Office


by Farica Chang, Principal of Anderson Archival. As your company expands, safeguarding important legal and business documents becomes crucial for the well-being of your company.

22 Entrepreneurs Explain What They Love About Being An Entrepreneur


Being in love is great. Being in love with your business, when you’re an entrepreneur, is even better. Waking up each morning knowing you are getting to do exactly what you love is more than most people could ever say about any “job” they have had.

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.

How Management Styles Are Affecting The Retention Crisis


by Michael McCloy of Maximillion GPS Adventures. Whether you are running an organisation or managing a team, you always look for people who are committed, diligent, feel satisfied at work and are willing to stick around. But here’s the bummer.

Shirt Competition: Brad Feld vs. Warren Katz

Feld Thoughts

For almost 30 years, I’ve shared a huge number of life experiences with Warren Katz. Yesterday, I did a breakfast AMA at Cooley’s office near La Jolla with the Techstars MDs and PMs from the western half of the US.

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Saturday Startup Spotlight: ROBOAMP

Austin Startup

Capital Factory’s Saturday Startup Spotlight series returns this week with the Founder and CEO of ROBOAMP : Roberto Inetti. ROBOAMP makes running a business on the internet easier with just a single line of code.

Watch the highlights from Seoul’s leading startup event

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South Korea and its capital Seoul are best known for cutting-edge tech giants like Samsung and LG, but now there’s a big push to put its startups in the spotlight.

Why Boardroom Technology Is Necessary for Effective Succession Planning

Board Effect

As soon as a new board director gets appointed, that’s the best time to start planning for their replacement. Recruiting, nominating and appointing board directors takes time. If boards wait until they have a vacancy, it could leave them with an unbalanced, or an inefficient, board.

Accelerate Innovation — With Experiential Learning

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Experiential Learning Accelerates Innovation. Innovation Session Designs Don’t Engage. New Study: Drawing is the Fastest, Most Effective Way to Learn. I read with interest an article stating that drawing accelerates learning. It does.

Hiring for Startups: Why is It Critical to Get the Recruitment Right?


Our guest today is MARTIN SANDHU, Founder and Owner of NUOM. Martin, as a start-up founder, what is the biggest challenge you have faced as of day one? In my experience, it’s about knowing the right areas to invest in and this comes from doing your homework.

The Marketing Book Podcast – The Self-Reliant Entrepreneur

Duct Tape Marketing

The Marketing Book Podcast – The Self-Reliant Entrepreneur written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. John Jantsch appeared on The Marketing Book Podcast to discuss his latest book, The Self-Reliant Entrepreneur. This is Jantsch’s sixth book, and while the others have been focused on marketing strategy and tactics, this book is designed to be a daily devotional for entrepreneurs of all stripes who are looking for guidance in running their business and living their life.