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8 Startup Excesses Which Will Jeopardize The Business

Startup Professionals Musings

Every entrepreneur I know is short on resources, including time, money, and skills. The last thing they can afford is to waste any of these, but in my mentoring and coaching activities, I see it happening all too often.

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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Our Investment in Lula: Building API-Based Insurance in a Pandemic

View from Seed

“Slowly at first, then suddenly all at once.” ” This quote is variously attributed Mark Twain and F. Scott Fitzgerald, though it actually draws on dialogue in Ernest Hemingway’s writing. . Today Lula announced its $18M funding round led by Founders Fund and Khosla Ventures.

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How To Inspire The Next Generation of Teen Innovators

YFS Magazine

Startup thinking is a crucial skill that can be developed to help young people become the change-makers and success stories of tomorrow. Plan entrepreneurial mindset innovation kid entrepreneurs kidpreneurs recommended starting a business

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.

5 Tips For New Entrepreneurs Needing Investor Funding

Startup Professionals Musings

As a mentor to startups and new entrepreneurs, I continue to hear the refrain that business plans are no longer required for a new startup, since investors never read them anyway.

What To Do After A Car Accident


Few things can be as terrifying as a car accident. Here's what to do if you get into one, from checking injuries to seeking legal counsel. The post What To Do After A Car Accident appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others car accident


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Remote Work: Bridging the Communication Disconnect

YFS Magazine

According to Pew Research, two-thirds of people want to work from home, and 36% would actually choose to work from home over a pay raise. Company Culture Grow communication company culture recommended remote working workplace productivity

5 Ways Creative Startups Can Sustain The Environment

Startup Professionals Musings

As I have said many times, the cost of entry for an aspiring entrepreneur has never been lower, and the total wealth of opportunities has never been larger.

The Effects Of Workplace Bullying On Younger Workers


Workplace bullying has intensified during COVID-19 and can occur in any workplace, or industry. Younger people are certainly more susceptible, says Kate Molloy of Weir Consulting. The post The Effects Of Workplace Bullying On Younger Workers appeared first on Young Upstarts.


Conversion Rate Formulas to Accurately Calculate Growth


Conversions are crucial to your business. But a good conversion rate doesn’t always mean more sales. The magic of a conversion rate formula lies in gleaning marketing insights. It’s a window into what’s working and what isn’t so you can test, optimize, and improve.

3 Factors To Consider Before You Invest In Real Estate

YFS Magazine

You’ve probably heard the expression, “make money while you sleep.” It’s easy to understand why passive income is ideal. Getting-Started property management real estate real estate investing recommended starting a business

7 Keys To Asking The Right Questions To Be A Leader

Startup Professionals Musings

Every entrepreneur has blind spots which limit their effectiveness and success, but due to ego, over-confidence, or deferential subordinates, many live totally in the dark.

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Marketing For Startups: The 3 Types Of Marketing Strategies


As a new business owner, you always search for startup marketing strategies that work to grow your business. The post Marketing For Startups: The 3 Types Of Marketing Strategies appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others marketing strategies Online marketing startup marketing

How To Start A Dropshipping Business — 2021 Startup Guide

Up and Running

eCommerce has become a major business , so it’s no surprise you’re considering joining the 7.9 million online businesses that sell products via the web. Research published by Statista in March 2021 showed revenue from eCommerce in the United States reached $431.6

10 Ways To Convince Reluctant Employees To Return To Work

YFS Magazine

Is having people in the office better for business? While some employees are happy to come back, others are not as willing. Company Culture Grow company culture pandemic remote working workplace productivity workplace trends

10 Keys For Responding To A Reputation Crisis Online

Startup Professionals Musings

In my role as an advisor to small businesses, I still find that many of you still claim to have a negligible online presence , and don’t feel it necessary to monitor your reputation there.

Beware The Pitfalls As You Seek Money To Launch A Business


Starting a business can be an exciting time, but if you aren’t careful and intentional with your planning, your dream of successful entrepreneurship can turn into an overwhelming financial ordeal. .

We’re hiring a contract content creator!

Version One Ventures

A year and a half ago, we published the first edition of our Startup Handbook. It has been well received, with over 30K downloads to date. But any guide book is always a work in progress and we have received a lot of great feedback on how to make it more valuable.

Virtual Travel And Team Building: The Future of Global Remote Work 

YFS Magazine

The remote workforce is here to stay and global talent is both an opportunity and reality in today’s marketplace. Company Culture Travel business travel company culture recommended remote working team building team development

Marketing Analytics: Attribution Is Not Incrementality

Occam's Razor

One of the business side effects of the pandemic is that it has put a very sharp light on Marketing budgets. This is a very good thing under all circumstances, but particularly beneficial in times when most companies are not doing so well financially. There is a sharper focus on Revenue/Profit.

[Interview] Steve And Rob Shallenberger, Leadership And Time-Management Coaches 


Rob and Steve Shallenberger, Founder and CEO of Becoming Your Best Global Leadership, shares insights on how to do what matters most. The post [Interview] Steve And Rob Shallenberger, Leadership And Time-Management Coaches appeared first on Young Upstarts.

Monday Motivation: The Power of Optimism for Leaders


This motivational video is to help CEOs, entrepreneurs and business owners start the week off inspired to become great. Here are some takeaways from the video: Promise to look at the ‘sunny-side' of everything. Make your optimism come true.

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How To Navigate The Independent Contractor vs. Employee Minefield

YFS Magazine

Do you understand what factors make one worker an employee and another one an independent contractor? If not, you should. Editor Picks Grow Human Capital editor picks employment law gig economy hiring tips HR human capital human resources independent contractors

How To Attract The Right Talent

Duct Tape Marketing

How To Attract The Right Talent written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing Podcast with Ryan Englin. In this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast , I interview Ryan Englin.

Gaming And Advertising: Two Divergent Worlds Converging


Recent progress in gaming technology and business models represent an unprecedented opportunity that advertisers can no longer ignore, argues Alan Ngai of Bidstack. The post Gaming And Advertising: Two Divergent Worlds Converging appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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. .

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6 Ways to Cut Shipping Costs for Your E-Commerce Business

YFS Magazine

As your e-commerce store grows it can be difficult to decide where to cut costs. One commonly overlooked area is shipping costs. Grow Operations e-commerce online business shipping

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5 Key Areas of Your Business to Focus on for the Remainder of 2021

Up and Running

With the 1st of July being exactly the middle of 2021, it is now time to undertake a mid-year review of your business. This review is important to amend any processes that aren’t working and gives you the chance to incorporate new protocols to continue evolving as a business.

Six Ways Marketing Operations Can Influence A Bigger Impact


Too often marketing operations is viewed as a button-pushing department. Dr. Debbie Qaqish shares six ways leaders can influence a bigger impact and give a better perception of marketing operations. The post Six Ways Marketing Operations Can Influence A Bigger Impact 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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The Ultimate HIPAA Compliance Guide For Small Business

YFS Magazine

Information privacy requirements in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act affect most every company regardless of its size. Grow Human Capital HIPAA hippo compliance services human resources risk management Small Business Health Insurance small business hipaa compliance

10 Reasons Why Traffic to Your Small Business Website is Dropping

Up and Running

Website traffic is one of the most important key performance indicators for most businesses. Traffic leads to inquiries and sales, and consistent visits from the same users mean repeat customers.

5 Ways To Stay Motivated & Organised As A One-Person Business


Running a one-person business can be challenging. Here are some tips to keep on track towards your goals but that you stay motivated and excited about the future of your business too. The post 5 Ways To Stay Motivated & Organised As A One-Person Business appeared first on Young Upstarts.

Constructive Tips for Small Businesses to Maintain a Strong Social Media Presence

The Startup Magazine

If your small business has yet to fully embrace social media, you’d do well to correct this mistake posthaste. As any digital marketer will tell you, we’re living in the age of social media, and the longer you wait to jump on board, the more likely you are to be left behind.

Can you be an adaptive business leader?


The title of this insight happens to be the name of a CEO roundtable organization I belong to and have been a member since 1989 (Adaptive Business Leader Organization – or ABL).

How to Create a YouTube Channel for Your Small Business — 2021 Guide

Up and Running

Millions of people all around the world use YouTube as their primary source of internet entertainment. There are numerous advantages to creating a YouTube channel that will help a small business.