Sun.Feb 17, 2013

Entrepreneurs Need ‘Go-To’ People, and Be the Model


Image via Facebook. Go-to people get things done. As an entrepreneur, you need these people, and you need to be one, if you expect your startup to be successful. That may be easier said than done, since resumes do not tell the story, and without real nurturing, the best people won’t stay around long.

Infor: a grown-up stealth start-up

deal architect

I have known Charles Phillips, CEO of Infor for going on 2 decades now. He was a polymath way before I wrote a book celebrating them. He has computer science and law degrees in addition to an MBA. He is. Enterprise Software (other vendors

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Myths Prevent Entrepreneur Thinking About Employees

Startup Professionals Musings

Every startup lucky enough to get some traction gets to the point where they decide to hire some “regular employees” for sales, marketing, and administrative tasks. Then they are surprised to see productivity and creativity take a big dip.

Insights For New Business Owners


by Greg Glebe, founder and CEO of Pedestal Source.

Lots of data, all the time

Venture Cyclist

This infographic is already, no doubt, out of date. It is from last June, but was probably out of date in July! People ask where big data comes from. This is a partial answer – as this is “just” data generated on the web and related web-facing activity.

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PaperCash Affiliate Program Review An Internet Entrepreneur's Journey

The following is a paid review for written and reviewed by Michael Kwan. It is completely of Michael Kwan’s opinion and is not influenced by being paid. If you’re interested in having your site or product reviewed, please view my advertising page.

[Infographic] The Gender Gap Is Also A Virtual One


Despite the advancement of women’s rights around the world – such as women’s suffrage and better education opportunities – women continue to suffer discrimination as compared to men, whether it is at the workplace , or having access to vital services such as the Internet.

Sales Positions at Device Ident

Babbling VC

Please excuse this commercial break on BabblingVC. We've recently launched Device Ident out of Liquid Labs and are looking to quickly build out the team. Due to very positive market resonance, we're looking to quickly ramp up a sales team of two to three people. Initially, we need a Head of Sales to help us get going. If you or anyone you know has some start-up experience, comes out of the sales space and wants to be part of a quickly growing, financed business let us know.

Maternova Experiences Impressive Growth Since Winning Palo Alto Software’s First LivePlan $10,000 Business Boost Competition

Up and Running

In its goal to make the world a better place for mothers and babies worldwide, Maternova has enjoyed landmark achievements since winning LivePlan’s $10,000 Boost business plan competition. Eugene, OR (PRWEB) February 14, 2013.

WORSHIP SUNDAY: Bed of Nails by Texas in July - Back with some.

Mark Birch

WORSHIP SUNDAY: Bed of Nails by Texas in July - Back with some Christian metalcore this week. The band Texas in July alas does not hail from Texas, nor is this post an ironic cover of the Alice Cooper tune of the same name (leave that to Children of Bodom). However, these kids do rock (defying most expectations, they started in high school and managed to stay together over the last six years). Bed of Nails does not sway much from the metalcore formula.

4 New Strategies For Your 2013 Marketing Plan

Growthink Blog

An effective marketing plan is necessary to grow your business. Among other things, the right marketing plan details your target customers, your unique selling proposition (USP), and your pricing strategy.

The Space Between the Notes


“Music is the space between the notes.” ~ Claude Debussy. Everyone is so busy these days. We fill our lives with things that take us from here to there in minutes, when even just fifty years ago it might have taken us hours or days to do something.