Wed.Jan 17, 2018

8 Elements Of A Mindset For Success In Your Business

Startup Professionals Musings

Maybe starting a new business isn’t your passion, but in these days of rapid change, where everyone is dealing with uncertainty, I believe that thinking and acting like entrepreneurs will help you get ahead in any profession.

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Starting Your Own Business in 2018? 3 Questions to Ask First

Up and Running

Are you considering starting your own business this year? If so, you’re not alone. According to a report from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) , nearly 14 percent of Americans are starting or running new businesses.

Reflections on Bored Meetings

Feld Thoughts

Over the past 25 years, I’ve attended approximately 14,387 board meetings. My partners and I talk a lot about how to improve them and today released The Foundry Group Manifesto on Board Meetings.

Outsourcing vs Automation: Is There A Difference?

YoungUpstarts

by Ralph Perdomo, research analyst at Nvoicepay. Did you hear the one about the company that lost its way to outsourcing ? In the early ’90s, a European automotive company began outsourcing part of its operations. At first, it was just in the production of small components and systems.

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5 Keys To A Highly Motivated Workforce

YFS Magazine

The good news is it does not have to cost a lot to keep your team motivated, and when their morale is the key to unlocking your success, isn’t that investment worth it? Grow Human Capital company culture employee motivation HR human capital human resources

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Three Tips To Ensure Your Business Runs Smoothly While You’re On Vacation

YoungUpstarts

As an entrepreneur, you carry a lot of weight on your shoulders. Not only do you likely have a financial investment in your business, but you also take pride in your company and to do your best to ensure it succeeds. Entrepreneurs are known for working long hours and take very little time to themselves, but once in a while, a vacation is not only a good idea but is needed. Taking a break from your job gives you a chance to relax, unwind, and come back that much more focused and energized.

Why the Smartest Businesses Are Turning to Troll Marketing

crowdSPRING Blog

Marketing is hard. Consumers are bombarded with so many marketing messages that it’s becoming increasingly difficult for a brand to stand out. Yet, every company wants their marketing messages to be memorable, effective, and impressionable.

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Valuable Business Lessons To Be Learned At The Grocery Checkout

YFS Magazine

I have to confess. I kind of enjoy going to the supermarket. I don’t know why exactly, but I think it began back when our three kids were little. Uncategorized business lessons startup advice

Is The Next Generation Saving For Retirement? Probably Not – And That’s A Big Problem

YoungUpstarts

There are lots of people that live paycheck to paycheck. This has created a huge shortfall when it comes to saving for retirement. A third of those who live in the US haven’t even started to save for retirement. Another third have less than $1000 set aside in their retirement accounts. These statistics even apply to older adults that are nearing retirement age. It isn’t too late to start saving for retirement. Here are some things that everyone should do in order to prepare.

Winter Blues Getting the Best of You?

Mike Michalowicz

You know the saying: “The early bird gets the worm.” ” Now, I don’t know if you are in the worm business, or if you are even a bird for that matter. But, if you are an entrepreneur, the early time of the morning is when you can get a lot of work done.

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Young Professionals, Here Are Some Top Tips On Managing Your Money

YoungUpstarts

Is there anyone who is truly satisfied with the money they’re earning? Probably not. We can always use more, that’s true. But it’s also true to say that some people can actually manage better on a lower salary than others do on a higher salary. It sounds astonishing, doesn’t it? It’s all down to a useful skill called money management. Read on for some helpful tips: What’s A Good Salary? A good salary is one which can give you the lifestyle you want.

5 Tips for Founding a Tech Startup in NYC

The Startup Magazine

Anyone that wants to found a tech startup in New York will find the fast-paced lifestyle a challenge to deal with. New York City is the Largest metropolitan area in the United States, with a diverse culture and energy that runs around the clock 24/7.

3 Things To Do Before Deciding To Develop A Proprietary Business System

YoungUpstarts

It is not uncommon for businesses to rely on IT-based solutions as a way to streamline their operations. Technology enables better operations and more control over the flow of information, both of which are beneficial to businesses. There are also a lot of solutions on the market, so finding one that matches the specific needs of your business should not be difficult. For a lot of businesses – perhaps including yours – developing a proprietary or custom system is an alternative worth considering.

Bitcoin or Business?

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

I’ve made a lot of money this past year from cryptocurrencies. It has not taken any skill whatsoever to do this. However, it has taken timing… and capital. I had to have money available, money I could afford to lose, and I had to invest this money during a speculative.

Tips for Surviving Late Nights at the Office

The Startup Magazine

Nobody likes staying late at the office. After a long day’s work, there’s nothing better than finally clocking out and going home to rest. Sometimes that’s not possible, especially when there’s a last-minute deadline to meet or an exceptionally large project.

Italian-American Restaurant Serving Uniquely Made Food in Chicago

Hearpreneur

Besides a great taste, quality of food served matters a lot. Franco Francese the owner of Mattone Restaurant and Bar , an Italian-American restaurant, located in the Chicago suburbs knows that too well. The restaurant was once owned by his father where Franco has been in the business his entire life. We had a chance to interview Franco Francese and asked about his story, how he started his business and the future of Mattone Restaurant and Bar. Tell us your story. Why did you start your business?

Podcast Echo Chamber

Babbling VC

A couple years ago I bought a house outside of Hamburg. This led to one major change in my life which wasn't the case for the past twenty or so years.a long commute in the car. I drive in and out of town when in the office in Hamburg and it takes about 45 minutes each way.

Book Short – Another Must-Read by Lencioni

OnlyOnce

Book Short – Another Must-Read by Lencioni. The Ideal Team Player: How to Recognize and Cultivate The Three Essential Virtues (hardcover , kindle is Patrick Lencioni’s latest and greatest.

Why the Smartest Businesses Are Turning to Troll Marketing

crowdSPRING Blog

Marketing is hard. Consumers are bombarded with so many marketing messages that it’s becoming increasingly difficult for a brand to stand out. Yet, every company wants their marketing messages to be memorable, effective, and impressionable.

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Tim Keane

This month's guest on "How Did You Do That" -- Roger Thrun "How Roger Thrun Moved into The World of Moving People" [link

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How to Be Successful By Honing What Makes You Powerful and Authentic

Duct Tape Marketing

How to Be Successful By Honing What Makes You Powerful and Authentic written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing Podcast with Carrie Kerpen. Podcast Transcript. My guest for this week’s episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast is Carrie Kerpen.

Seeding an Alternate Future for Austin

Austin Startup

In 2009 a 60,000 square foot Albertson’s grocery store closed in my neighborhood. Through a series of conversations, I had the unexpected opportunity to test out my ideas about growing community based microbusinesses when I was handed the keys and the freedom to use my imagination.

Transcript of How to Be Successful By Honing What Makes You Powerful and Authentic

Duct Tape Marketing

Transcript of How to Be Successful By Honing What Makes You Powerful and Authentic 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 sponsored by Podcast Bookers. Podcasts are really hot, right?

To my European comrades : 5 reasons why you should consider Austin to start with the American Dream

Austin Startup

When I landed in Central Texas 11 months ago, I was far from expecting what I experienced in Austin so far.

The One Thing Your Business Needs

Growthink Blog

To succeed, a business doesn’t need technical nor finance nor sales nor marketing nor customer support skills and competencies. It doesn’t even need a physical location. But it does need one thing. To illustrate, picture in your mind’s eye what you see when you think about a business.

Bitcoin or Business?

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

I’ve made a lot of money this past year from cryptocurrencies. It has not taken any skill whatsoever to do this. However, it has taken timing… and capital. I had to have money available, money I could afford to lose, and I had to invest this money during a speculative. The post Bitcoin or Business? appeared first on Entrepreneurs-Journey.com. Product Creation

Podcast Echo Chamber

Babbling VC

A couple years ago I bought a house outside of Hamburg. This led to one major change in my life which wasn't the case for the past twenty or so years.a long commute in the car. I drive in and out of town when in the office in Hamburg and it takes about 45 minutes each way. To keep it at this length I leave the house usually at 6am or earlier and try to get out of town early too to avoid the major traffic. What this has led to is my making use of the time in the car as best as possible.

6 non-fiction books to read in 2018

Jeff Hilimire

If you’re new here, I should say that I love reading. I read 40 books last year, and I have a goal to read 52 books this year. A goal that I’ll measure, so it gets done ;) But I just found out that a friend of mine read over 60 books last year, so she puts me to shame. Perhaps that will be my 2019 goal… If you’re not new here, you’re probably tired of me sharing about the books I’m reading…I’m almost done, I promise!