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Generosity Burnout

Feld Thoughts

HBR recently did an interview with me around the idea of generosity burnout. It’s part of the challenge that Adam Grant is exploring after the huge success and impact of his book Give and Take. There’s a longer article on HBR by Adam about the general concept of generosity burnout. I already say no 50+ times a day.

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The End Of The Level Playing Field

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

I am old enough to remember the gogo days of cable TV when entrepreneurs who wanted to launch a new cable channel would go, hat in hand and cap table in tow, to the big cable companies and beg to get distribution on their networks. When the Internet came along in the early 90s, we saw something completely different. There is no doubt about that.

Mark Cuban on Why You Need to Study Artificial Intelligence or You’ll be a Dinosaur in 3 Years

Both Sides of the Table

Mark Cuban opened the Upfront Summit in an epic interview by Jason Hirschhorn , founder of Media REDEF. 20 years ago there were 9,000 public companies.

Nailing go-to-market strategy

The Equity Kicker

This chart, from First Round Capital’s recent post Leslie’s Compass: A Framework for Go-To-Market Strategy is super interesting.

All That We Share

Feld Thoughts

In our very divided world right now, this video is worth three minutes of your life on this Super Bowl Sunday. Personal

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Soggy In San Francisco

Feld Thoughts

I arrived this morning to a downpour and a city that feels exceedingly waterlogged. I’m sitting at a coffee shop in Berkeley in advance of a talk I’m giving on Startup Communities , a topic that to me suddenly feels even more relevant than before given the self-inflicted chaos going on at a macro level in America.

14 Brilliant Ways to Get People to Take You More Seriously

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

If your presence doesn't make an impact then your absence won't make a difference

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7 Steps To Driving A Culture Of Business Innovation

Startup Professionals Musings

Yet most don’t really know how to create that environment, or assess when they have achieved it. Take time to create a structure for innovation.

How to come up with a Business Idea

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

If you think starting a business is the right thing for you, then you need to come up with a good business idea. Which things bug you on a daily basis?

Foundry Group on The Twenty Minute VC

Feld Thoughts

I’ve become a huge fan of Harry Stebbings, the intrepid entrepreneur turned VC whose age (20) matches the title of his podcast ( The Twenty Minute VC.) Today, at SaaStr at 1:40pm in the Hypercritical section , Harry is interviewing me about – well – whatever he wants. This post is now the shortcut.

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Here's What Happened After A Flight Attendant Ate A Sandwich Her Manager Gave Her (Clue: She Doesn't Work For The Airline Anymore)

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

And the reason she was fired was, oh, seriously

10 Top Rules For Marketing In Today’s Digital World

Startup Professionals Musings

Innovation in marketing is perhaps more important than product innovation. Don’t repurpose, re-imagine. Don’t just join the conversation, spark it.

Venture Capital Demystified: A Fundraising Guide for Entrepreneurs, Investors, and Lawyers

YoungUpstarts

You’re passionate and ready to act! But first comes the tricky part: securing funds to make your dream a reality. Don’t get discouraged.

Ways to Take Blogging to Another Level

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

We live in an exciting day and age, and it’s now possible to reach a large audience at the click of a mouse. Switch up your game plan. Blog & Gro

2017's Hottest Tools for Productivity

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

These productivity tools, tips, and strategies are the gifts that keep on giving

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Five Business Technology Trends for 2017

Up and Running

There are many year-end rituals, including time with the family, shopping online for sales, and making last-minute tax moves. Big data for all.

Carvana Opens a Coin Operated Car Buying Vending Machine in Austin

SiliconHills

Just like buying a can of Coke, a giant Carvana fully-automated coin-operated car vending machine will deliver consumers cars. IH 35. Austin

7 Businesses You Could Start Right Now

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Many of us dream of starting our own business. Or, perhaps because we have seen the mistakes others make, and feel we could do better. Blog & Gro

This Simple Exercise Can Help You Live a More Meaningful Life

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A few minutes of self-reflection can help you feel a much greater sense of purpose and joy

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7 Key Actions to Align Business Elements For Change

Startup Professionals Musings

New business owners are rightfully proud of the changes they bring to the market, so they readily admit that change is good.

Why You’re Not Consistent In Business

YFS Magazine

So many of us struggle with consistency. Here are 5 common reasons why you are not consistent in business and what you can do about it. This article Why You’re Not Consistent In Business appeared first in YFS Magazine. Lead goal setting managing workflow personal development productivity workflow

The Perks of Using Instagram for Business

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Instagram is a social networking app which is similar to popular desktop mediums like Facebook and Twitter. Blog & Grow

If You Want To Build An Innovative Culture, You Need These 4 Things

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

We tend to think innovation is about ideas, but it depends on people even more

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What is Leadership?

David Cohen

Recently Steve Wulchin (who has also been an investor in our funds at Techstars since the beginning) was asked by two of his nieces to talk to them about leadership. As part of his preparation for the session, Steve polled a number of people that are in leadership positions, including me. What are 3 traits of ineffective leaders? Confident. Honest.

Why Was Winter in Venture Capital Funding so Short?

Both Sides of the Table

Yet as we enter February 2017 the VC funding markets are booming, Snap, Inc has filed for its IPO, AppDynamics was just purchased for $3.7 Ok, Suster.

Learning How Businessmen Can Deal With Stress More Effectively

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Businessmen deal with stress on a daily basis in their personal and business life. How To

An Interview with Deepak Chopra on the Muslim Ban, Global Warming, and the Universe

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Deepak Chopra talks books, Donald Trump, and global warming

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OwnLocal Acquires Print2Web

SiliconHills

Austin-based OwnLocal announced its acquisition of Print2Web, a digital service provider to the newspaper industry, on Monday. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Print2Web, founded in 2001 in St. Petersburg, Florida, was one of the first companies to digitize print ads for newspapers. Austin

How To Survive A Deadly Drag On Startup Productivity

Startup Professionals Musings

No matter how smart or experienced this person may otherwise be, things must change or they will kill your startup. I’m always tired or stressed out.”

How to Use Single Keyword Ad Groups in AdWords

ConversionXL

Recently, we increased our CTR by 28.1%, improving our Quality Score from 5.56 to 7.95 (out of 10). How’d we do it? First, what is Quality Score?

Stand Out on LinkedIn With These Profile Must Haves

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

How to create a LinkedIn profile that gets you new clients and job offers

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uShip Names New CEO

SiliconHills

Austin-based uShip, an online shipping marketplace and freight automation software provider, on Wednesday announced Mike Williams has joined the company as its new Chief Executive Officer and board member. Williams previously served as general […] The post uShip Names New CEO appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Make Price the Last Thing

David Cohen

I receive lots of pitches, and one of the things I notice is that sometimes these pitches are very clear on pricing. Entrepreneurs will name the pre-money or post-money valuation, and sometimes they even lead with the pricing. If you make price the first thing, it’s an easy reason for an investor to say no to your pitch right away. Startups

SAP: Hidden Figures

deal architect