Tue.Apr 17, 2018

Recruiting Should Be Your #1 Priority From Day 1

YoungUpstarts

by Felix Winstone, Co-Founder and Managing Director at Talkative. As a new entrepreneur or business owner, the most important thing you will do is hire talent. As a startup co-founder with a growing team, here are the recruiting tips I’ve learnt over the last couple of years. Hiring = Sales.

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Hanging Out In Pioneer Square

Feld Thoughts

I’m in Seattle for the next few days. I’ve built this trip around Techstars Seattle Demo, a bunch of time at PSL, and a Moz board meeting. Oh – and time with several of our portfolio companies as well as some nice social stuff with long time friends. Today, PSL announced their new $80 million venture fund. We are significant LPs in the fund and my partner Lindel is joining the PSL advisory board.

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[Interview] Cindy Dayman, Founder of Take Time Home Cleaning & Lifestyle Services

YoungUpstarts

Cindy Dayman is the founder and owner of Take Time Home Cleaning & Lifestyle Services , a multiple award winning, full-service Winnipeg cleaning company established in 2009.

4 Ways to Improve Your Online Storefront

Up and Running

In our connected world, people shop online almost as often as they physically shop in stores. In fact, according to Shopify , global retail ecommerce sales are on track to reach $4.5 trillion in 2021, up from $1.3 trillion in 2014.

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Why We Wrote Being Boss

YoungUpstarts

Why It’s Time To Rethink Your Office Culture

YFS Magazine

Traditional thought assumed that drab, sterile offices or cubicles would promote greater productivity because they would offer fewer distractions. Surprisingly, it turns out the opposite is true. Company Culture Grow company culture office design Office Space workplace trends

Developing Content for Your Mobile Audience

Duct Tape Marketing

Developing Content for Your Mobile Audience written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Have you ever seen content on a mobile device that you’re excited to read and click through to view it only to realize you need to squint or zoom in to read it?

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Meet the Committee: Estevan Aviles

Austin Startup

Estevan Aviles, a native Austinite and life-long gamer, serves as a Festival Programming Specialist for the SXSW Gaming Festival.

6 ideas to help you get organized and get more done

Jeff Hilimire

I spend a lot of time focusing on time optimization and focus. The ability to focus on the right things and “get stuff done” is the difference between mediocrity and greatness. Since we’re all here to try to accomplish greatness, here are six ways you might consider getting on top of things: #1 – Identify your personal Operating System. We all have a “way” that works for us. Listen to others and research techniques, and then lock down your OS. #2

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What Are Poverty Olympics and Why Are They Terrible?

Austin Startup

I’ve made no secret about that fact that I grew up in a low income household, and that I was a very low income earne r for the first few years after college. I share this because I’ve found that very few people are sharing their stories of being low income.