Mon.Nov 13, 2017

Zebras Uniting at DazzleCon

Feld Thoughts

Yesterday, I wrote about the upcoming CO Impact Days. In it, I pointed to a Medium post titled Zebras Fix What Unicorns Break , which turns out to be the Zebra Manifesto.

What Great Bosses And Great Employees Have In Common

Startup Professionals Musings

Everyone in business loves to complain about their boss, and a classic Gallup study found that 50 percent of current employees have left at least one job in their career to get away from a bad manager.

Building A Culture Of Diversity In The Workplace

YoungUpstarts

by Patricia Reed, mentor at Female Founders. Recent revelations on the alleged abuses of Harvey Weinstein and other powerful Hollywood figures have pushed the pitfalls of organizational culture into the limelight.

How To Get A Response To Your Cold Email

YFS Magazine

When you write cold emails with the intention of getting a response, you are helping your future email deliverability. Here's how to get started. Grow Marketing & Sales cold emails communiations email communication email etiquette email marketing

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The Outcome of Incorporating Strong Visuals in Your Marketing

YoungUpstarts

The importance of a visual identity in marketing has always been understood. Going back to the earliest days of print advertising, companies always tried to utilize distinctive visual elements to help grab and retain the attention of viewers.

No Shelf Life: Why Selling Insurance May Be Right for You

Up and Running

They say that some people are born entrepreneurs. While this is certainly true, there are also lots of us who know we have the drive and skills to run our own business if we could just decide on the right product or service to offer.

[Interview] Nellie Mayshak, Founder Of Canaf Consulting Associates

YoungUpstarts

For the last 17 years, Nellie Mayshak has been traveling around the globe, undertaking one high profile initiative after another in an effort to help nations recover and reform rational systems of government and public service after extended periods of disruption, if not chaos.

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How To Effectively Use Merchandising To Boost Brand Recognition

YoungUpstarts

Successful merchandising and branding is the substantial growth driver of any business. Marketing techniques such as visual merchandising are an important way to build a strong brand and consumer association throughout the entire process.

My Advice for StartUps Looking to do Business in China

The Startup Magazine

I run a consultancy where I advise organisations on commissioning artists – often within new build projects but also exhibitions and cultural strategy across the UK and China. Businesses are often curious about how to work with artists.

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Lab Created Diamonds: Starting A Brand New Business

YoungUpstarts

Thousands of people are buying diamonds for their engagement rings every year. This tradition lasts for many years now, but a few years ago, diamond enthusiasts got a new option – lab created diamonds. More and more people are buying these diamonds because they provide many benefits.

How to Buy an E-Commerce Store and Take It to the Next Level

The Startup Magazine

Buying an e-commerce store for the first time is an exciting time. It’ll give you the chance to own an e-commerce business that’s already established and has a small client base for you to work with.

What A Failing Business Looks Like

YoungUpstarts

by Robert Bethel, author of “ Strengthen Your Business: Fail-Proof Strategies from the Man Who Has Rescued 77 Businesses “ One company I took over was a large manufacturing facility. The company was seven years old, had over one hundred employees, and produced about fifteen products.

Shortcuts for the Perfect Startup

The Startup Magazine

Running a startup means operating under tight budgets, solving problems creatively and persevering until you’re able to grow and expand. This puts an incredible amount of strain on a person, so if you’re running a startup, then you need to take every shortcut you can get and turn it into profit.

Too many investors become a “no machine” — here’s how to avoid it

The Next Web

It’s no secret that venture investors hear a lot of pitches. In fact, it is not uncommon for us to see several thousand a year and invest in less than one percent of the startups making them. As you might imagine, we say no — a lot.

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Product Packaging and Why Its Important

The Startup Magazine

Top product manufacturers pay a lot of money to have their labels designed by professionals and for good reason. The packaging of a product has a big impact on peoples’ purchasing decisions.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Tells UT Austin Students Empathy is the Key to Innovation

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK Publisher of Silicon Hills News Two tech giants took the stage at Hogg Memorial Auditorium at the University of Texas at Austin on Monday afternoon to talk about technology and Microsoft. UT President Gregory L. Fenves introduced them. Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella visited Austin to meet with students, entrepreneurs and business partners. […]. The post Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Tells UT Austin Students Empathy is the Key to Innovation appeared first on SiliconHills.

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Pros and Cons of Outsourcing Your Web Marketing

The Startup Magazine

As a business owner, attention and focus are mostly invested in the actual production and service of products or services. A lot of time is put into ensuring quality and customer satisfaction.

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Monday Motivation – It Takes Courage to be Different

Hearpreneur

This motivational video featuring TD Jakes is for entrepreneurs, startups and business owners to start their week off on the right foot. Remember, “It takes courage…” Inspiration courage TD Jakes

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Lessons on leadership during extreme change from Jeffrey Immelt, former CEO of GE

Jeff Hilimire

I’ve recently made a commitment to read more, with a goal of one hour every day. Leaders such as Warren Buffett and Mark Cuban credit reading (and therefore, learning) every day as the biggest reason they’ve been successful. I also believe that, as an entrepreneur, reading is instrumental to improving because there is literally no rulebook for entrepreneurship – its up to you to grow and learn along the way.