Wed.Feb 12, 2020

6 Personal Assessment Tools To Optimize Career Growth

Startup Professionals Musings

Too many people, young and older, let their career and their lifestyle happen to them, rather than proactively making things happen based on their personal passions, skills, and interests.

Four Tricky VC Questions and How To Handle Them

View from Seed

During the course of a fundraise, founders are likely to encounter a few questions from VC’s that seem awkward or even a bit unfair.

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An advisory to small businesses about mobile bank deposits

deal architect

I am big fan of automation and how it can make workers more productive and customer-friendly. In my book, Silicon Collar, I had a number of examples of automation which led to "super workers" - drivers who can drive millions. Industry Commentary

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You All Instead of You Guys

Feld Thoughts

While reading Kim Scott’s book Radical Candor: Fully Revised & Updated Edition: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity , I came across an anecdote from a discussion she had with Dick Costolo.

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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

4 Marketing Fails You Must Avoid


You can build the best store or website of its kind in the world, but if you don’t market it accordingly, customers aren’t going to come to you. For new businesses, there’s no doubt that marketing is one of the hardest things to crack.

14 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Are Incorporating Social Entrepreneurship in Their Business


It’s argued that social entrepreneurship is the new business model due its ability to help one connect with the world and live a purposeful life while serving others. It also improves the image of business through collaborations and fosters relationships for a better society.

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LiveOak Venture Partners Adds Four Executives to its Venture Advisors Program


LiveOak Venture Partners, founded in 2013, this week announced it has added four executives to its Venture Advisors Program. The venture capital firm, which invests in early-stage companies, is adding Lynn Atchison, Peter Klante, Dave Rubin and Keith Zoellner to the program.

How To Build A Career In Agile Software Development


It is no surprise that Agile as a revolution of the software development and project management world is still picking up its pace.

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Board of Advisors Vs. Board of Directors

Board Effect

Regardless of the type of organization, businesses need a wide range of expertise to achieve their missions and remain sustainable. Having access to a full range of advice can help an organization grow and surpass its competitors and increase the value and reputation of the organization.

Energy Efficient Lighting Tips From The Experts At Stream Energy


Lighting design is a serious decision when it comes to creating the look of your home or office. From style to energy efficiency, there’s a lot to consider when choosing the light sources for your space.

PurPics Closes on $2 Million in Funding to Connect Brands to Generation Z


PurPics, a Generation Z intelligence, and brand advocacy platform announced recently that it has raised $2 million in funding. The Austin-based startup reported that Felton Group, the family office of Jaffray Woodriff, led the round with participation from The Syndicate Fund and Techstars Ventures.

4 Of The Best Small Business Tools To Use In 2020


by Leonard Callejo, Director of Online Marketing at Cisco Webex. Small-and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) can face pressures that larger organizations may not.

Is Your Business Ready for These New Challenges?

Women Entrepreneurs Can

No matter what kind of business you’re running, you’re always going to run into certain challenges here and there.

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What Information Should Be Exchanged After A Car Accident?


There are few things that can interrupt your life quite like a car accident. You have a plan for the rest of your day and a list of things you need to get done and people you need to see. Then, in just one moment, all of those plans can be thrown out the window.

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What Improvements Could Your Construction Business Make in 2020?

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Running a construction company is different from running other companies. Businesses in this industry are held to a higher standard. You’re responsible for so much more than just selling a high-quality product to the market. You have to sell safe products to the market.

Expert PR tips to get your startup in the media

NZ Entrepreneur

“We are frankly swamped with PR now,” says Rebecca Stevenson, Stuff’s National Business Editor. In a world where new startups and new businesses appear every day, it’s increasingly difficult to cut through. Which is why having a strong story for your business is so important. “It

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How to Pick Yourself Up After a Challenging Time

Women Entrepreneurs Can

No matter what it is, if you have recently gone through a hard time, you have to allow yourself time to recover.

Finding Happiness at Work

Duct Tape Marketing

Finding Happiness at Work written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing Podcast with Bruce Daisley. Podcast Transcript. Today’s guest on the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast is author and podcaster Bruce Daisley.

Being Proactive Is the Key to Landing a Promotion, and Here’s Why

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Success is relative. What you see as successful might be entirely different from a colleague or coworker. However, there comes a time in a person’s life when they want more, and that might be in the form of a promotion. Everybody wants one, yet only a select few secure them.

SXSW Pitch Finalist: Renzoe Box

Austin Startup

René Graham with her ingenious, portable makeup solution: Renzoe Box. The Forrest Four-Cast: February 12, 2020 Women who wear makeup know that leaving the house with more than a single lipstick is a pain.

Transcript of Finding Happiness at Work

Duct Tape Marketing

Transcript of Finding Happiness at Work written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Back to Podcast. Transcript. John Jantsch: This episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast is brought to you by Gusto, modern, easy payroll benefits for small businesses across the country.