July, 2021

8 Keys To Maximizing Your Confidence and Self-Esteem

Startup Professionals Musings

Confidence and self-esteem are critical to your success as an entrepreneur, or any business role. As a mentor, I’m regularly frustrated by people who try to cover their lack of confidence with ego and arrogance , rather than working on the base issue.

On the road again - Part 2 - the Wild West of business travel

deal architect

In part 1 last week, I described our family's experiences on a trip to Mountain States - 3 airports, 5 flights, 9 hotels, 2 rental cars, plenty of restaurants. While I was balanced and reported what worked well, we saw. Food and Drink New Normal COVID-19 Travel


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The Class That Changed the Way Entrepreneurship is Taught

Steve Blank

This article first appeared in Poets and Quants. Revolutions start by overturning the status quo. By the end of the 20th century, case studies and business plans had reached an evolutionary dead-end for entrepreneurs. Here’s why and what we did about it.

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Inexpensive Branding Strategies For Growing Your Small Business


Your brand is an invaluable tool that can lift your business – or hold it back. These strategic branding investments will enable you to create a compelling brand without breaking the bank. The post Inexpensive Branding Strategies For Growing Your Small Business appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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.

Introducing Peerbagh Stories


We are so proud to introduce our latest Children’s book and storytelling imprint, Peerbagh Stories. For this mega project, we are partnering with Millennium India Education Foundation , Delhi, and storytellers from India, Canada, and the United States.

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11 LinkedIn Posting Tips to Get Viral on LinkedIn


In this article, we will share six LinkedIn algorithm tips and insights and 11 actionable content tips. You can start following these tips on LinkedIn today to gain maximum engagement and opportunities.

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On the road again: Pandemic travel experiences - Part 1

deal architect

Many executives I talk to complain of the fatigue from all-day Teams and Zoom calls. They cannot wait to get on the road again. So, I thought I would share our family's recent experience - 3 airports, 5 flights, 9. Industry Commentary New Normal COVID-19 Travel


Announcing Our Investment in YAA

View from Seed

I’m very excited to announce our investment in YAA. You can read the update from the company’s CEO Zach here , and we are excited to be partnering with our friends at Flybridge and Long Journey on this investment. .

3 Reasons Why Your Remote Workers Are Not As Safe As You Think


Strengthen your business’ security by following best practices and training your employees on security for remote workers. The post 3 Reasons Why Your Remote Workers Are Not As Safe As You Think appeared first on Young Upstarts.

7 Simple Tips To Keep Your Online Business Information Secure

The Startup Magazine

Online businesses involve sharing transactions and other information on the internet. The business model focuses on using Information Communication Technology to transact, trade, and store essential information. Such online business information is crucial and requires protection.

Seven Timeless Tips for Connecting and Building Relationships at Conferences


An important part of honing our skills as business professionals is becoming better at meeting new people and building real relationships. The more we invest in practicing engaging with others effectively — the more natural our ability to build relationships, becomes.

6 Keys To Getting Beyond Basic Incremental Innovation

Startup Professionals Musings

One of the business ironies that many entrepreneurs have learned the hard way in the past is that ideas which are truly disruptive carry the highest risk of failure, take the longest to gain traction, and thus are the least likely to get external funding.

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Analyst Cam: Zoho's new Business Intelligence platform

deal architect

When they held ZohoDay in February, Zoho had briefed me in detail on their BI roadmap. I had given them some feedback. So did several other analysts during the day. They took that input and managed to work through the. Analyst Cam Analytics, Big Data

How to get your mobile app discovered in 2021

VC Cafe

The iOS app store officially launched on July 10 2008 with 500 apps. Almost overnight, a huge new industry was created around mobile.

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5 Tips For The Entrepreneurially Challenged


Feeling entrepreneurially challenged? Sanjay Sehgal, Chairman and CEO of MSys Technologies shares five tips will help you on your way to entrepreneurship. The post 5 Tips For The Entrepreneurially Challenged appeared first on Young Upstarts.

3 Practical Tips to Reduce Your Startup Expenditures

The Startup Magazine

It isn’t hard to see why more and more people are starting their entrepreneurial ventures instead of relegating themselves to working a nine-to-five job. Apart from presenting them with the opportunity to profit from their passions, the financial rewards are more significant.

3 Things I Learned Executing a Business Plan

YFS Magazine

All great business plans start with an idea. Yet an idea won’t become a reality unless there’s a practical plan to go with it. Plan business planning recommended starting a business virtual private network VPN

6 Obligations That Come With Startup External Funding

Startup Professionals Musings

As an angel investor to startups, I’m still surprised to find entrepreneurs who expect investors to give them money, and assume no strings attached. Would you do that if it was your money?

The Timeline of Next

deal architect

A few weeks ago, Cognizant invited a few of us to look at the future of world over the next few years. We considered trends that were already in motion and were accelerated by what happened over the last year


The Tipping Point for 3D content is Now

VC Cafe

The tipping point is that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behaviour crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire. Malcolm Gladwell, The Tipping Point. Some tech revolutions happen quickly, like a tsunami. For example, smart phone penetration.

Three Investing Tips To Earn Passive Income


If you are a young professional just starting to think about investing, this article will help you start your research into what type of investing can generate passive income. The post Three Investing Tips To Earn Passive Income appeared first on Young Upstarts.


Top 5 Ways to ScaleUp Your StartUp

The Startup Magazine

A startup business that has managed to stand out and stay afloat is commendable in itself. The next step is to scale up. For your small business to grow, you need to implement an effective business strategy to boost your performance.

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Creating Community: The 5-Step Startup Road Map

YFS Magazine

Building the concept of community into your business strategy can as simple as you want it to be, while forming priceless community bonds. Company Culture Grow community building community development company culture recommended startup advice

5 Strategies For Recognizing Early The Need To Change

Startup Professionals Musings

Every entrepreneur realizes that change is now the norm, and they have to adapt their business quickly to survive and prosper. In fact, the best entrepreneurs seem to see breakthrough changes coming even before they really happen, and are able to turn them into huge new opportunities.

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Vertical Velocity

deal architect

While there is a lot of noise about "Industry Clouds", I have been encouraged to see specifics in the form of new product launches and M&A/ownership changes in the last few weeks. They promise to bring a lot more industry. Cloud Computing, SaaS Vertical Markets (Banking, Retail etc

Startups Should Start Saying Goodbye to.com,net and.org Domain Extensions


Domain names — the focal point of the internet. There is no doubt the existence of a big-three-domains consisting of the.com,org and.net. These three reign supreme. For over 30 years, these domain extensions have been used to house some of the internet’s most recognized websites.

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6 Skills Every Entrepreneur Must Have On Their Resumes


Entrepreneurs are a diverse bunch but some abilities are universal despite the sector or personality. Discover the 6 key skills every founder needs now. The post 6 Skills Every Entrepreneur Must Have On Their Resumes appeared first on Young Upstarts.

5 Characteristics Of Successful User Interfaces 

The Startup Magazine

A successful user interface must accomplish a lot and still go almost unnoticed by the end-user. The best user interfaces guide end-users seamlessly to the functions they need. That puts a heavy burden on the UX designer. .

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Bitcoin Crash 2021: What Retail Investors Should Know

YFS Magazine

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, has announced that the electric vehicle manufacturers will no longer accept crypto as a form of payment. Finance Grow bitcoin cryptocurrency investment ideas micro cap stocks recommended retail investors small cap investment

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7 Strategies To Prepare For The Next Customer Change

Startup Professionals Musings

If you think your business has weathered the storm, think again. In addition to obvious economic challenges, the emerging generation of customers is determined to radically change the rules for customer engagement.

Help me celebrate International Firgun Day 2021 (July 17)

VC Cafe

Tomorrow, July 17, is International Firgun day ( #internationalfirgunday ).

Content Strategy and PR Prep for More Free Time

Rembrandt Communications

Are you ready to have fun this summer? Summer is here, and that means more fun in the sun with friends and family members… unless you get stuck working long hours in front of your computer.

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Three Misconceptions About Cloud Storage For Business 


We look at three of the main misconceptions about cloud storage for business and an explanation of why they’re not true. . The post Three Misconceptions About Cloud Storage For Business appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others cloud storage IT infrastructure

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How startups with brand purpose can thrive

The Startup Magazine

Establishing a start-up business can be daunting, especially with so much competition around. However, one way that is emerging to ensure success is to focus on brand purpose and how your company can connect with customers on a deeper level. .

Risk Identification: How Business Owners Can Build Operational Resilience

YFS Magazine

The practice of risk management is an essential part of running a long-term successful business. Grow Operations business operations recommended risk management risk management software

6 Management Strategies To Maintain Brand Leadership

Startup Professionals Musings

Every one of you business owners I know has worked hard to build your brand, and recognizes the critical value of instant brand recognition and leadership. You have done everything to register your brand legally , including domains, copyrights, patents, and trademarks.