Wed.Jun 20, 2018

Do You Consider Yourself a Texan?

Feld Thoughts

Did you know that 28.5714% of the partners at Foundry Group are Texans? Recently, I was asked if I consider myself a Texan. I answered that I grew up in Texas, live in Colorado, was born in Arkansas, and went to school in Massachusetts. While I have a house in Alaska, I never lived there (that’s where Amy grew up.). I hadn’t really thought about this before I answered the question. While Massachusetts was very good to me, I never felt at home living in Boston or Cambridge.

Central America and Caribbean Economic Outlook Worsens

Chaganomics

REAL SECTOR | Growth momentum stays solid in most countries, although Puerto Rico distorts the regional picture Preliminary estimates suggest the economy of Central America and the Caribbean remained largely in good shape at the outset of the year, with growth expected to have reached 2.1%

20 Secrets To Create Content Your Ideal Customers Will Love

YFS Magazine

Great content attracts and converts. Here are 20 tips to ensure your content is simple, clear, and compelling to your audience. Grow Marketing & Sales content creation content marketing inbound marketing marketing

Finished a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign? Go Straight to Amazon

Up and Running

Congratulations on tapping into crowdfunding to get your project off the ground! There are plenty of million-dollar Kickstarter projects, such as Pebble and Bunch O Balloons , that make crowdfunding look easy. But—as you’re probably aware—successfully crowdfunding a project is a challenging endeavor.

Influencer Endorsements: What Every Small Business Should Know

YFS Magazine

As a small business owner, you may not have an extra million or two laying around, but you can also benefit from the power of influence. Grow Marketing & Sales celebrity endorsement celebrity seeding Influencer Marketing marketing

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The Long Game

deal architect

Have you been watching the FIFA World Cup? I have been watching highlights. And peeks at an occasional game on Fox Sports Go. It’s humbling to think I will likely watch less than 1% of the 96 Group Stage games. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

5 Free And Awesome Tools For Small Businesses

YoungUpstarts

by Elijah Masek-Kelly , founder of PowerfulOutreach. Being a small business owner is constantly juggling different tasks while making sure that you perform well at all of them. At the same time, you have the titans of your industry in the background always providing both competition and concern.

11 Uncommon Behaviors That Define Great Leaders

Inc Startups

Consider this your personal guide to a higher and purer form of leadership.

The Long Game

deal architect

Have you been watching the FIFA World Cup? I have been watching highlights. And peeks at an occasional game on Fox Sports Go. It’s humbling to think I will likely watch less than 1% of the 96 Group Stage games. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

This Simple Routine is the Best Way for Desk Workers to Stay in Shape

Inc Startups

The physical inactivity involved in sitting in front of a computer all day will ruin your physique, but these tips can help. The Inc.

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Right to hunt and lowering state income tax rate among proposed state constitutional amendments

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH — North Carolina Republican legislators are ready to advance proposed constitutional amendments, some which could make it more attractive for conservatives to go vote in November

4 Ways to Attract and Hire Your Company's Next Generation of Leaders

Inc Startups

Tomorrow's leaders have different visions and intentions when it comes to working for and leading companies. Here are their 4 top priorities.

Parents, fans brawl during girls softball tournament involving NC teams (Video)

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

KINGSPORT, Tenn. Video shows a brawl that broke out between parents and fans of two North Carolina girls softball teams at a Tennessee park

Want to Deliver Unforgettable Presentations? Use the 30-Second Rule

Inc Startups

The secret to making a great presentation is winning over your audience in the first 30 seconds (and keeping their interest through the last 30 seconds).

An example of what we do here at Dragon Army

Jeff Hilimire

Some of our dragons working on the roof of our new HQ. At Dragon Army , we’re focused on helping our clients thrive in a connected world, mostly through web, mobile, and innovation products/experiences. And I realize it can be hard to really understand what we do based on that schpeel, so I thought I’d share an example.

Here's How People With the Fewest Regrets Spend Their Valuable Time

Inc Startups

People who get to the end of their days and assess their lives positively have one thing in common--they're intentional about their behaviors in the here and now.

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Beavers' late rally keys 11-6 win, ousts Tar Heels from CWS

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) AP) — Brett Daniels walked in the go-ahead run after Adley Rutschman tied it with a three-run double in the eighth inning, and Oregon State knocked North Carolina out of the College World Series with an 11-6 win

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This School Surprisingly Produces More CEOs Than Harvard

Inc Startups

The public university is the No. 2 school for future CEOs, according to LinkedIn.

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Good to be a King? Eyes on Sacramento at No. 2 in NBA draft

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

NEW YORK (AP) — Marvin Bagley III and Michael Porter Jr. believe they are the best players in this NBA draft, though the best they can hope for is probably the No. 2 pick

How to Weather the Worst Moments of Starting a Company

Inc Startups

Mental health conditions are more common among entrepreneurs than you might think. One psychiatrist--and former entrepreneur himself--explains how to prepare for the darker moments as a founder. Mental Health and Wellness Resource Center

Tired of Your “Old” Business? Then Do This

Growthink Blog

A friend of mine runs a successful 8-figure IT security business, with a clientele consisting primarily of federal government agencies. He has built the business via long term relationships, and via a deep understanding of the government procurement and competitive bidding process.

Starbucks Just Made an Eye-Opening Decision That'll Change Many People's Breakfast Habits

Inc Startups

It was time, surely.

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3 Archdale family members killed in head-on collision in Utah; 1 in critical condition

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Three family members from Archdale were killed and a fourth one critically injured in a head-on collision Tuesday in Utah

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Netflix, Airbnb, and Uber Prove Hiring For Experience Fails

Inc Startups

It's not what you know. It's how quickly you can learn. Innovate

5 Best Canadian Cities For Startups and Entrepreneurs

crowdSPRING Blog

What are some of the things that come to mind when you think of Canada? Hockey? People who say “eh”? Celine Dion? Our neighbors to the North carry a lot of stereotypes on their broad but polite shoulders. One that you probably want to add to that list is “start-up powerhouse.”.

5 Simple Things You Can Do to Help Immigrant Children Separated From Their Parents

Inc Startups

It's easier than you think to send assistance to a detained child.

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were

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Women Entrepreneurs: Here Are the 3 Types of Confidence You Must Have to Succeed

Inc Startups

Building confidence is beneficial for all women leaders, but it's absolutely non-negotiable for women entrepreneurs.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 5' game

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the North Carolina Lottery's "Cash 5" game were

Work Remotely? This Little-Known Tax Provision Could Save You Thousands

Inc Startups

If you work remotely overseas, you could be eligible for a tax break of $16K via either the Physical Presence Test or the Bona Fide Residence Test. Personal Finance: The Lowdown

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Evening' game

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the North Carolina Lottery's "Pick 3 Evening" game were

5 Ways to Drastically Improve Your Leadership Skills Right Now

Inc Startups

There is nothing easy about becoming a better leader but you might as well start here.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Evening' game

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the North Carolina Lottery's "Pick 4 Evening" game were

Is Norway the New Silicon Valley? The Answer Might Surprise You

Inc Startups

This Nordic kingdom conjures up images of fjords, pickled herring, and minimalist design. But did you know that Norway is also a prime location for budding startups? Startup