Mon.Jul 27, 2020

7 Tips To Getting A Bank Interested In Your Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

Many entrepreneurs are convinced that banks are not worth the effort for startups, especially early-stage ones that still don’t have a revenue stream, or collateral to back up their financing needs.

5 Stress-Reducing Tips To Build Immunity During Pandemic


by Julie Potiker, author of “ Life Falls Apart, But You Don’t Have To “ It’s natural to feel overwhelmed and stressed out during these uncertain times, but numerous studies have shown that stress weakens the immune system.

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Tim Ferriss Podcast: The Art of Unplugging, Carving Your Own Path, and Riding the Entrepreneurial Rollercoaster

Feld Thoughts

Tim Ferriss did one of his very long-form (150 minutes) podcast with me last week. I met Tim for the first time in 2007 and we’ve been friends since, although we’ve spent relatively little time together in person.

A Guide To Build A Strong Brand Image For Startups


According to the survey, 59% of people choose to purchase products from brands familiar to them. As a startup business, you may be competing against big brands having unlimited marketing budgets and loyal customers. That’s why you need to build a powerful brand image.

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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.

Resume Coaching Resource

VC Adventure

If you’re not familiar with Energize Colorado , I’d encourage you to check them out. Energize CO is a volunteer organization working to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 in Colorado.

All In Or Out? How Business Owners Can Deal With COVID’S Cloudy Future


by Michael Sipe, author of “ The AVADA Principle ” and founder of 10x Catalyst Groups. As the coronavirus pandemic continues, small businesses have reopened across the nation but certainty and optimism are a long way from being restored.

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5 UK Cities Perfect For Building A Career


Young professionals in the UK have an enviable range of options when it comes to building a new career. Each city offers something slightly different, and there are reasons to favour each of them. Your particular interests and skillset might make one of them jump out at you, however.

How to Manage Cash Flow With Accurate Cash Flow Forecast

Up and Running

If you’ve built a budget and forecast for your business, you’re already one big step ahead of most businesses. In fact, just by taking this step, you’ve already improved your chances of success by up to 40%.

Starting A Flower Business? A Floristry Course May Help


Studying professional floristry can lead to various life avenues, including starting your own business in the future. Most floristry courses will impart you with the necessary knowledge and skills to start and run a flower delivery shop or an event design business.

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How To Scale Ecommerce With Data

The Startup Magazine

Ecommerce is a data-based pursuit, even though many practitioners aren’t aware of the fact. Forbes mentions that data and analytics can have significant benefits to eCommerce if businesses incorporate them. However, how you use the information is as important as the data you use.

Things You Have To Know About Debt


Managing with debt is one of the key aspects of our lives that we all have to learn to master. Yes, this is an approach of dealing with your finances in a way that you can use all of the benefits of the loans.

What Problem Does Your Business Solve For You?

Duct Tape Marketing

What Problem Does Your Business Solve For You? written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Don’t misunderstand the title of this entry – I’m talking about you, the business owner, the start-up entrepreneur, the employee. What Problem Does Your Business Solve For You?

Creating A Man And Van Business In Bournemouth


Nothing is more frustrating than putting in long hours and receiving minimum wage or less. The reality of working for an established business is that you always have to listen to somebody else calling the shots.

Ways to Improve Productivity in Construction

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Construction projects are always facing deadlines, which is why productivity on a site needs to be high. There are several tactics you can utilize in your construction projects that can ensure work gets done on schedule.

3 Ways Content Creators Are Making Profit


We live in a brave new era for content creation. From artists crowdfunding their living, to young entrepreneurs making entire careers out of their YouTube channels and Instagram accounts, the demand for online content is out there and people are willing to pay.

New Changes to Robert’s Rules of Order

Board Effect

Governance is one of the most important functions of a board of directors. Vast changes in the financial arena, as well as in society, have kept the issue of governance in a state of evolution over the last couple of decades.

New book from Brad Feld: The Startup Community Way


My long-time friend and former Board member Brad Feld has become a prolific writer on the startup world over the years and is the person (other than me) most responsible for me getting into that scene as well. Startup CEO is part of his Startup Revolution series, which followed me writing an essay for Do More Faster , and then writing a series of sidebars call “The Entrepreneur’s Perspective” in Venture Deals. All Brad’s books are listed here.