Tue.Sep 19, 2017

Removing the Roadblocks to Corporate Innovation – When Theory Meets Practice

Steve Blank

Innovation theory and innovation in practice are radically different. Here are some simple tools to get your company’s innovation pipeline through the obstacles it will encounter.

Cloud Europe 2017: The Factory is Cranking

Cracking the Code

Recent SaaS trends and the Accel Euroscape of the 100 most promising companies in Europe and Israel This article was co-authored with my colleague Pia d'Iribarne and published initially on Tech.eu.

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4 Fundamentals Of Good Financial Management For Startups

YoungUpstarts

by David Tattersall, Head of Client Relations at Handpicked Accountants.

Google Unveils its new Office in Downtown Austin

SiliconHills

BY LAURA LOREK Publisher with Silicon Hills News From the outside, 500 W. 2nd street might look like any new skyscraper in downtown Austin. But inside, it’s got that Google flair with scooters in the lobby, a swing, balance boards, a ceiling made of recycled canoes, an Airstream trailer food truck, outdoor movie theater, dog […]. The post Google Unveils its new Office in Downtown Austin appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Techbikers Copenhagen to Berlin 2017 – Mission Accomplished!

VC Cafe

Trying to sum up the ride will have to wait for another post. Instead, I’d love to share some of the thoughts that riders shared after the ride (I kept them anonymous for privacy). One can meet. This is a content summary only. Click on the post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the website and more! Tech for Good Techbikers charity Copenhagen to Berlin Cycling Education Room to read tech for good

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How to Hire Your Dream Employee

The Startup Magazine

Certain well-known executives from recent history, like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs, might have stood out as excellent business leaders; however, they hardly built their enterprises singlehandedly.

The 6 High Performance Habits Only the Most Extraordinary People Share, Backed by Science

Inc Startups

Incredibly successful -- and happy -- people consistently do six things. And you can, too.

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How to Fund Your Startup Without Losing Control

Up and Running

Capital investments are like gasoline on a startup business’s metaphorical fire. They allow you to hire more people, purchase new technology, and establish new business connections, among many other benefits. If you’re like most startup CEOs, your startup has been your personal fiefdom and baby.

9 Proven Steps to Effective Leadership

Inc Startups

Leadership is a skill as much a talent. Mastering the habits of great leaders will set you on a path toward success.

Quantified Media Continues to Grow

The Startup Magazine

Quantified Media is media agency creating opportunities for skilled graduates and professionals in the field of digital advertising and direct response marketing.

79 Percent of Employees Quit Because They're not Appreciated. Try These 4 Things Before You Say Good-Bye

Inc Startups

70 percent of employees are not engaged at work and bosses may be to blame. There are four things employees can try before thinking about a new job.

Why You May Be Missing the Boat When It Comes to Local SEO

Duct Tape Marketing

Why You May Be Missing the Boat When It Comes to Local SEO written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. If you own or work for a local business within your community, you simply can’t ignore local SEO if you want your business to stay competitive.

This Airline Just Canceled 2,000 Flights for a Reason That May Boggle Your Mind

Inc Startups

Wait, they didn't know? Best-Kept Travel Secrets

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Why Your Tiny Startup Needs A Business Plan

YoungUpstarts

by Bob Adams, serial entrepreneur and founder of BusinessTown.com. You might be thinking that a business plan doesn’t make any sense for your small new enterprise. After all you are not planning on trying to get even a bank loan, let alone venture capital.

Want to Be Happier? Stop This 1 Self-Defeating Habit

Inc Startups

Gaining a sense of control in our life is hard enough. Why would we give it away with this one particularly self-defeating habit (that you can end)? The Inc.

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Why Every Business Should Integrate PR And SEO

YFS Magazine

Today, PR and SEO are two sides of the same coin. One depends on the other to spread content, drive branding, and of course, keep Google happy. Grow Marketing & Sales digital marketing PR public relations publicity seo seo content

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The Brutal Truth About Life That Will Set You Free

Inc Startups

When you embrace this simple but powerful reality of live, your life will change. What is it? Read and find out.

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Fake Cues: Why The Next Photo Innovation May Be Helping You Tell a Lie

Hunter Walker

I want to share something which might be a bit unsettling – whenever I’m looking at you, I’m judging. Whether it’s in person or a static photo. I just can’t help it. It’s how I’m wired. By the way, it’s how you’re wired too.

You've Got 60 Seconds to Impress. 5 Ways to Make Your Resume Stand Out

Inc Startups

A new study shows how HR managers are talking a closer look than ever at your resume. Many don't like what they see. How to Hire the Best

Is Work An Opportunity To Follow Your Bliss?

YoungUpstarts

When most people think of work, they focus on earning enough to pay for all their living expenses. If they’re aspirational, they may think of it as a vehicle for creating a wonderful lifestyle. Still, few people think of work as an opportunity to be happy.

In the Future, the World Could Face a Massive Food Shortage. One Accelerator Plans to Change That

Inc Startups

Like food? The Yield Lab in St. Louis has invested in 19 companies that are trying to make sure the world has enough to eat. Startup

The World’s First Data Marketplace: Startup Disrupting $120B Industry

The Startup Magazine

We work hard at selling ourselves: at work, with our significant others, to the world. We sell our time and skills to employers and clients, but when it comes to our information, we witlessly give it away for free and forfeit most of our control over it.

More than Half of New Managers Fail. Here's How to Avoid Their Common Mistakes

Inc Startups

More than half of new managers fail in their first two years. Here are five ways to make sure you don't.

Agile Development Methods, and How to Apply Them

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

The Agile software development methodology is the one that a.Net development company can follow to speed up its project development processes and make them more effective. Some of the various Agile methods are reviewed below. Adaptive Software Development (ADS). This method was created by James A. Highsmith III. It mainly focuses on the problems related to the development of complex systems. Hence, the method greatly assists in preventing failure of such systems.

Want to Be a Better Problem-Solver and Opportunity-Finder? Strategic Design Thinking Holds the Key

Inc Startups

Design thinking awakens creativity and activates innovation. Strategic design helps youcreatethe conditions for business success. Design

Why the Former President of Nickelodeon Joined mitú as CEO.

Both Sides of the Table

Why the Former President of Nickelodeon Joined mitú as CEO.

Millennials Need To Be Put In A Position To Succeed. Here are 5 Things Older Generations Can Do To Help

Inc Startups

The next generation needs positive guidance.

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Engage in Boulder’s Upcoming Local Election

Feld Thoughts

Boulder has local elections every odd year. That means we are having a local election this year , with mail-in balloting starting on 10/16/17 and ending on 11/7/17. Because it’s on an odd-year cycle, turnout has historically been relatively low (under 50%). As a result, a very small number of votes can have a big impact on the election results. This is especially important for the city council election.

The New Habit You Need to Develop Now If You Want Every Employer to Do Anything to Hire You

Inc Startups

It's time to step up and manage your performance. Productivity

The Zebra Lands $40 Million in Venture Capital and Hires Keith Melnick as CEO

SiliconHills

The Zebra, an insurance comparison marketplace, announced Tuesday that is has closed on $40 million in financing and hired Former Kayak Executive Keith Melnick as its new Chief Executive officer. The Austin-based startup reported Accel Partners led the Series B financing round, the largest Texas Series B financing this year. Melnick, former president of travel […]. The post The Zebra Lands $40 Million in Venture Capital and Hires Keith Melnick as CEO appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

iOS 11 Is Officially Here. Here Are The Top 5 Jaw-Dropping Features

Inc Startups

iPhone? Either way, hold onto your hats. Innovate

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Panthers TE Olsen heads to IR; will miss at least 8 games

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) AP) — Greg Olsen will miss a minimum of eight games after the Panthers placed the three-time Pro Bowl tight end on injured reserve with a broken right foot Tuesday

You Want to Be a Self-Made Billionaire? Here's What You Should Study

Inc Startups

Out of the 100 richest people in the world, 75 went to college. Money

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Kasey Kahne to stay in NASCAR and drive for Leavine in 2018

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) AP) — Kasey Kahne will stay in NASCAR next season and drive for Leavine Family Racing in the No. 95 Chevrolet Camaro