Mon.Nov 20, 2017

Good Bad Like Dislike

Feld Thoughts

There’s a magnificent exercise that I like to do for myself on a periodic basis. I’m sure it has a more formal name but I call it “Good Bad Like Dislike.”

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10 Keys To Making Mentoring A Win-Win Relationship

Startup Professionals Musings

Every entrepreneur can learn from a mentor, no matter how confident or successful they have been to date. Most people don’t know that billionaire Mark Zuckerberg , for example, gives real credit to the inspiring mentorship of Steve Jobs for Mark’s Facebook success.

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7 Business Growth Tips For Female Entrepreneurs

YFS Magazine

My husband and I started our business nine years ago. Finance Grow fast business growth money

So why am I writing ‘VS Code Mac’?

47 Hats

A funny thing happened two years ago this weekend: Microsoft released software for developers that did not suck.

Mission Statement Examples

Up and Running

Are you writing a mission statement for your business? Sometimes it helps to look at samples of other companies’ mission statements to get a better idea of how to write your own. In 30 seconds or less, a good mission statement should define: What the company does for its customers.

The Small Business Guide To Creating A Perfect Logo

YoungUpstarts

by Katie Lunden of crowdspring. Everyone has their own take on what makes a logo perfect. New trends (and fads) in logo design appear every year. Be careful not to fall into the trap of following every new fad.

Monday Motivation: Build the Person You Want to Be

Hearpreneur

This motivational video is for entrepreneurs, startups and business owners to start the week off on the right foot. We become what we think about. What will be the best habits to have? Say thank you for what’s already yours.

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Marketing: A Question of "When"

Babbling VC

I'm always been a bit torn about marketing. I've been pretty adamant with startups in the past to not focus too much initially on marketing but asked them to be very aware of needing it down the road.

What You Need To Become A Successful Startup

The Startup Magazine

Everyone would love to own their own business one day. But with the shape of the economy, the prospects of starting a startup business can be slim to none.

25 Buzzwords That You Really Need to Stop Using Right Now

Inc Startups

You may think you're sounding clever, but really, just stop it. Best of Inc

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How Does Merchant Cash Advance Help Your Business

The Startup Magazine

When you are doing or starting a business, you are often faced with situations where you need a large sum of money but are not able to get it through any means. There is always the financing option of getting a loan from a bank or other such related institutions.

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Core Values: The Best Kept Secret of True High Performance

Inc Startups

Core values are the GPS that keeps us from getting lost in any arena.

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Marketing: A Question of "When"

Babbling VC

I'm always been a bit torn about marketing. I've been pretty adamant with startups in the past to not focus too much initially on marketing but asked them to be very aware of needing it down the road. 7 or 8 years ago there was a lot of back and forth on just how much marketing is necessary for startups and when. Brad Feld and Fred Wilson both wrote about it and started an interesting discourse (I just linked to a couple of their posts.Google if you want all of them).

21 Strange Jobs Humans Will Probably Have in the Future

Inc Startups

Automation is creating a whole new set of jobs. Innovate

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Austin Design Week Takeaways

Austin Startup

How the Beach Benefits Your Brain, According to Science

Inc Startups

Numerous scientific studies have shown that the beach has multiple benefits to the body and the mind. Art of Doing Vacations Well

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A blueberry in a bowl of chili or why any Founder should visit Austin.

Austin Startup

image source: [link] If you are a startup co-founder in Central and Eastern Europe, when you hear about about US entrepreneurial communities, you usually hear of course Silicon Valley, but more and more often now east coast as well.

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7 Important Life Lessons Everyone Learns the Hard Way

Inc Startups

It's better to look back on life and say: "I can't believe I did that" than to look back and say: "I wish I did that.".

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Duke Energy agrees to seek smaller rate increase

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Company still wants nearly $200 million a year to clean up the toxic byproducts of burning coal

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine Star Terry Crews' 5-Word Response to Russell Simmons Is a Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

Inc Startups

In a single brilliant (and concise) tweet, actor Terry Crews demonstrated how to fight manipulation and use the power of emotion for good.

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TV host Charlie Rose accused of groping women, making lewd phone calls

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Eight women have told The Washington Post that longtime television host Charlie Rose made unwanted sexual advances toward them, including lewd phone calls, walking around naked in their presence, or groping their breasts, buttocks or genital areas

Not a Cool Kid in High School? Study Says You Should Probably Be Relieved

Inc Startups

Outcomes for the popular kids are not good. The Inc.

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North Carolina woman dies after being trapped in burning car

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

WILLIAMSTON — The North Carolina Highway Patrol says a woman has died after being trapped in her burning vehicle

7 Ways Blockchain Will Enable Entrepreneurs in 2018

Inc Startups

Blockchain is so much more than the technology used for cryptocurrencies. Here are 7 ways blockchain is enabling an entirely new generation of entrepreneurs. Technology

Charlotte police: Man tried to kidnap girl at Christmas show

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE — Authorities say a man attempted to kidnap an 11-year-old girl at a Christmas show in North Carolina

40 Top Motivational Quotes to Inspire You to Greater Determination and Perseverance

Inc Startups

Looking for a burst of motivation when the going gets tough? These inspirational quotes will help you keep pursuing your dreams. Strategy

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Berry scores 29 points as No. 9 UNC beats Stanford 96-72

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) AP) — Joel Berry II scored 29 points, Kenny Williams posted career highs with 20 points and six 3-pointers, and No. 9 North Carolina beat Stanford 96-72 on Monday night in a matchup of Roy Williams against his

A Journalist Who Interviewed 585 CEOs Says They All Have These 3 Things in Common

Inc Startups

The journalist who has interviewed CEOs for the New York Times for a decade shares his observations.

CBS suspends NC native Charlie Rose, PBS halts his show following allegations

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

NEW YORK — North Carolina native Charlie Rose is the latest public figure to be felled by sexual misconduct allegations, with PBS halting distribution of his nightly interview show and CBS News suspending him Monday following a Washington Post report

Google Beats Unconscious Bias by Teaching Its Employees These 4 Tactics

Inc Startups

Making snap decisions is based on more thanjust your intuition. How to Hire the Best

Freshmen Bagley, Duval lead No. 1 Duke past Furman, 92-63

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) AP) — Marvin Bagley III scored 24 points and No. 1 Duke beat Furman 92-63 on Monday night in the on-campus round of the PK80

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How Can You Tell Someone Has True Leadership Skills? This Famous Study Narrows It Down to This 1 Rare Trait

Inc Startups

In 2001, this best-selling management consultant identified one leadership behavior found in the most successful CEOs. Some things just don't change over time.

Rev. Barber to meet with Pope Francis over Thanksgiving holiday

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH — The Rev. William J. Barber II, the former state NAACP head and architect of the Moral Monday protest movement, typically spends Thanksgiving Day meeting with inmates in jails and then sharing a holiday meal with family and others

Ditch the Cold Call and Email Blast: 5 Creative Ways to Reach Your Ideal Prospects

Inc Startups

It's always a race to fill the pipeline. Here's how to get in front of qualified prospects, and never cold call again. Sales

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Howard's huge game lifts Hornets over Timberwolves, 118-102

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) AP) — Dwight Howard had 25 points and 20 rebounds, and the Charlotte Hornets defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 118-102 on Monday night

9 Words and Phrases That Make People Think You're Less Accomplished and Smart Than You Really Are

Inc Startups

Remove these from your vocabulary today. The Inc.

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Fire at NC wildlife rescue kills at least 30 birds; injures 40 others

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

INDIAN TRAI — A wildlife rescue organization in North Carolina has lost at least 30 birds in a fire