Fri.Oct 19, 2018

How Asking Someone How to #GiveFirst to Them Undermines #GiveFirst

Feld Thoughts

I got an email this morning from a close friend who asked how I reconcile a particular issue around the concept of #GiveFirst. Following is the setup from the email I got. “I I was thinking of you yesterday. I recently met with someone in town who was looking to connect. I took the meeting because, well, I always take such meetings. I’m just wired that way and you never know what good things can come from such random meetings. So I love doing them.

7 Push-Backs That New Venture Founders Must Overcome

Startup Professionals Musings

In business, and in your personal life, the ability to anticipate and overcome criticism is one of the biggest differentiators between leaders, who make things happen, and followers, who may have great ideas but never seem to get things to go their way.

An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Funding the Business

The Startup Magazine

A lot of people are choosing the entrepreneur life right out of college instead of finding a traditional job. People have ideas, and these startups are what fuel much of our economy. They’re important, but in order to propel these ideas forward, entrepreneurs need business funding.

Common Digital Marketing Mistakes Small Businesses Should Avoid 


It is so much easier to start a business when you have resources that do not require a lot of money to use. For instance, nowadays digital marketing has enabled small business owners to compete with even big brand names in the online landscape.

Why More Brands Are Investing In Live Events

YFS Magazine

Today's most successful brands are investing in live events. Here's a look at four reasons why event marketing is on the rise. Grow Marketing & Sales event event marketing Event Planning marketing

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The Difference between Debt Financing and Equity Financing: Which Is Right For You?


Getting the capital you need to run your business can be a struggle for any business owner. You need money for operations, but most importantly, you need money to grow. When you’re looking for extra funds, there are typically two options: debt financing and equity financing.

Cristal Glangchai, Author of Venture Girls, Says an Entrepreneurial Mindset is key to Success


Cristal Glangchai, Ph.D., was the founding director of the Blackstone LaunchPad and the director of the Texas Entrepreneurship Exchange at the University of Texas in Austin.

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What Every Entrepreneur Should Know About Worker Safety

The Startup Magazine

As an entrepreneur, one of your top-most priorities ought to be ensuring that your workers are safe when they are working. Worker safety entails providing an environment that is risk-free and conducive for work.

20 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Names


The idea of exactly what your business is going to usually come first. Secondly, most often, is giving a title to your idea. What exactly is going to be the name of your business? Some people turn to their childhood for inspiration or a beloved family pet.

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Why Entrepreneurs Should Look At Offshore Banking

The Startup Magazine

Global diversification is a great move for your investment portfolio, but you might want to start with a savings account in your home country before venturing offshore for greater investment or lending. However, entrepreneurs should consider establishing an offshore savings account instead.

10 Loss Aversion Marketing Tactics to Help Your Small Business Retain Customers and Win Sales

crowdSPRING Blog

People don’t like to lose. Whether it’s losing a game, an argument, or an item we want to buy, we don’t like it. In fact, people make buying decisions that are motivated by their desire to avoid a loss. Savvy marketers know this.

Killer Marketing Plan For Startup Entrepreneurs


Why break the bank for your marketing needs when you can brainstorm your way to a killer marketing plan? The best marketing ideas come simple and cheap but these ideas do not come out of the blue. Your actual business plan will require an out-of-the-box, innovative thought process. You’ll want to get your marketing wheels […]. The post Killer Marketing Plan For Startup Entrepreneurs appeared first on ReadWrite.

Data and Technology Play a Key Role in Winning the Formula 1 Grand Prix Race


This is a sponsored post. The Formula 1 Pirelli 2018 United States Grand Prix starts Friday in Austin and thousands of people are in town to watch the racing.

The Freedom Episode: How To Build A Business To Create Financial, Time And Mental Freedom by Yaro Starak

? [ Download MP3 | Transcript | iTunes | Soundcloud | Raw RSS ] From the day I was born I valued freedom (well I assume I did as a baby, I can’t quite be sure).

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Why Buying into a Franchise Could Be Right for You


There are many different types of franchises that you may want to think about. While fast-food, hotels and health care are some of the most popular kinds of franchises, many are surprised to learn that many professionals like chiropractors and lawyers also belong to franchises.

Capital Factory and Bose AR collaborate to support innovation

Austin Startup

Capital Factory and Bose Corporation have launched a collaboration to support innovation development for Bose AR, the world’s first audio augmented reality platform for wearable devices.

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5 Essential Jobs Society Can’t Function Without


While one of the biggest decisions in the second half of high school is deciding whether to pursue a college degree or go into a trade, it is important to remember that there are several undervalued professions that society needs in order to function properly.