Tue.Jan 08, 2019

The Fatal Flaw of the Three Horizons Model and How To Fix It

Steve Blank

I’m a big fan of McKinsey’s Three Horizons Model of innovation. (if if you’re not familiar with it there’s a brief description a few paragraphs down.) It’s one of the quickest ways to describe and prioritize innovation ideas in a large company or government agency.

How to Get the Most Out of a Sample Business Plan

Up and Running

The basic idea of a sample business plan makes perfect sense. If you haven’t done a business plan before, a sample plan gives you an instant idea of what you should include, how to structure it, and even what to write.

Starting Up a Business? Do These Things First

The Startup Magazine

Many people say that no one gets rich working for someone else all their life. They continue that starting a new venture business is the way to go, and this is indeed what many of them do. While starting a business is not at all bad, it’s something that must be done with caution.

10 Workplace Safety Tips For Office Employees


Workplace health and safety is a crucial component of office environments, for both the employer and the employee.

My Mom’s Haiku Project

Feld Thoughts

I love a Haiku My mother is an artist Haikus in winter. My mom has started a haiku project. She takes haikus that friends write and turns them into a collage. Following is a haiku I wrote after my mom sent me an email asking me for one. Yes, I was in Charlotte, North Carolina at the time.

5 Tricks To Make Your LinkedIn Profile Stand Out


LinkedIn is one of the largest professional networking platforms in the world. It has over 500 million users worldwide making it the ideal place to connect with people who can elevate your career or business.

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International Student Success in Tech – A CTO’s Journey

The Startup Magazine

When International Technological University’s CTO Kranthi Lammatha was a boy in the Indian farming village of Kasipuram, he would walk nine miles to get to school every day and another nine miles to get back home in the evening.

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Four Smart Ways Business Leaders Can Prioritize Work And Home Life

YFS Magazine

Your ability to prioritize work and family time takes practice and fine-tuning. Make it a life priority, and then find a system that works for you. Lifestyle lifestyle work-life balance


‘The Future of Everything’: Chicago Booth’s Annual Conference, SeedCon

The Startup Magazine

This year, The Startup Magazine is proud to sponsor the entrepreneurship and venture capital conference, SeedCon, run by the Chicago Booth business school. On Friday, January 25, the entrepreneurial community at Chicago Booth looks forward to hosting their annual conference, SeedCon.

Q4 2018: Portfolio News and Activities

Version One Ventures

We are well into 2019. And yes, this is the time of year when people are thinking about resolutions and looking ahead. And while we are very excited about the new year and new fund, we also want to spend a few minutes to reflect on last quarter. Q4 was an important quarter for our firm and portfolio companies. As we move ahead into 2019, we can ride some great momentum. Announcements.

Breathe Life Back into Employee Onboarding Trainings

The Startup Magazine

The new recruits that you hired are sitting in a room, facing a screen. The instructor is literally reading out from a Powerpoint presentation projected on that screen.

10 Business And Leisure Travel Hacks For Female Entrepreneurs

YFS Magazine

Whether you're wheels up for your next conference, meeting or annual sabbatical, there are travel hacks that can make your trip hassle-free. Lifestyle Travel business travel global global travel lifestyle travel

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Startups Push The Limits Of MedTech, But Must Check FDA Compliance

The Startup Magazine

For medtech startups hard at work on innovative products, new FDA regulations could present challenges in 2019.

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Promotions, Opportunities and Gratitude for 2019

Austin Startup

Capital Factory Promotions, Opportunities and Gratitude for 2019 2018 was an incredible year for the Capital Factory community that introduced new roles and team members, expanded to multiple locations, and partnered with the US Army. WP Engine, Sparefoot and Aceable raised massive rounds of funding.

A Secret Weapon in Your Entrepreneurial Success: Solution Architect

The Startup Magazine

A survey conducted in 2017 by Planview revealed that 49% of companies witnessed a project fail. At this rate, businesses may be thinking of lasting solutions to ensure their projects remain successful. At the centre of all this are the Solution Architects.

How To Reliably Generate Big Ideas for Your Business

Duct Tape Marketing

How To Reliably Generate Big Ideas for Your Business written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing Podcast with Mike Brown. Podcast Transcript. My guest this week on the podcast is Mike Brown, an author and strategist who specializes in operationalizing design thinking.

TinySeed Applications Open January 18th

Software By Rob

Two-and-a-half months ago Einar Vollset and I announced TinySeed , the first startup accelerator designed for bootstrappers. The response was overwhelming.

Transcript of How to Reliably Generate Big Ideas for Your Business

Duct Tape Marketing

Transcript of How to Reliably Generate Big Ideas for Your Business written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Back to Podcast. Transcript. This transcript is sponsored by our transcript partner – Rev – Get $10 off your first order.

Why Behavior Scoring is the Missing Ingredient in Your Marketing Approach

Duct Tape Marketing

Why Behavior Scoring is the Missing Ingredient in Your Marketing Approach written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. With inbound marketing becoming ever more popular in recent years, a marketer might be tempted to think broad when it comes to their approach. After all, when anyone can happen upon your brand, it means that anyone’s a potential customer, right? That’s not quite true. In fact, the number of leads that actually become customers is only around 10 percent.