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8 Must Have Tools For Your Next App Build

YoungUpstarts

by Matt Shealy, President of ChamberofCommerce.com. When it comes to app builds, there are three key components that will drive success: People. Tools. Automation. It starts with assembling the right team of developers and IT operations into a collaborative DevOps operation.

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Managing Meetings At Your Startup

The Startup Magazine

Communication is a big part of the vast majority of jobs in this world. It doesn’t matter if you are at a startup, or work in public relations, in graphic design, in the medical field or in the culinary arts.

7 Strategies For Brand Leadership Through Influencers

Startup Professionals Musings

Jeff Bezos via Flickr by jdlasica These days, the influencers at the top of your business make your brand, rather than a brand making influencers of your leaders. Consider Jeff Bezos at the top of Amazon, or Howard Schultz at the top of Starbucks. They were influencers before they were a brand.

Workday: The Power of Focus

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I kept thinking of Southwest Airlines while I was at the Workday Innovation Summit in CA this week. I had read this tribute to the legendary founder, Herb Kelleher on the flight over and it reminded me how revered he. Cloud Computing, SaaS Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

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Physical Space in Boulder for the Media Archaeology Lab

Feld Thoughts

Amy and I are big supporters of the Media Archaeology Lab (MAL). I love the idea of a computer museum and believe Boulder deserves to have a large one.

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The Crucial Questions Every Project Manager Needs To Ask – And The KPIs To Answer Them

YoungUpstarts

by Vadim Katcherovski , CEO of Easy Projects. Much like a GPS plans the best route to guide you to your destination, KPIs help project managers stay on track for successful completion.

8 Advantages of Leader Focus on People Versus Process

Startup Professionals Musings

Image via Pexels Every business needs repeatable processes to grow and thrive, but modern business processes need the right people to make them efficient and productive.

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Back to The Future: Power of SMS-Native

View from Seed

It is the one message-space on your phone that you always pay attention to: SMS text messages. Not just “messaging” broadly, as there are numerous apps where people send and receive communications & messages.

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Why Do So Many Leaders Fail To Build Great Relationships?

YFS Magazine

We are meant to live in community—in relationships with others that encourage us to move toward maturity and are valuable at every stage of business. Lead business books leadership personal development relationships

6 Settings When Ready-Aim-Fire May Doom Your Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

Image via Flickr by Shawn Wolfe I know entrepreneurs who have suffered from premature execution often associated with the ready-fire-aim quick-to-market approach. Yet I believe that many more have benefited from this approach, especially in early startup stages.

How To Modernize Your Family Business While Staying True To Its Mission

YoungUpstarts

by Kevin Xu , CEO of MEBO International. The family-owned business is an important and dynamic component of the world’s economy. According to the U.S.

Defy Colorado Graduation and Coaching Events

Feld Thoughts

Defy Colorado is growing nicely after some overall challenges with the national organization in 2018. Defy Colorado is now a separate 501c(3) and my partner Jason Mendelson and his wife Jenn Mendelson have been playing a huge leadership role with the Defy Colorado team. Defy is in the business of building restorative communities and that community begins with us.

The Single Most Powerful Way To Improve Your LinkedIn Profile

YFS Magazine

"Leadership is autobiographical. If I don't know your life story, I don't know a thing about you as a leader." Here's how to share yours. Lead leadership linkedin personal development social media

5 Keys To Happiness, Even For New Business Founders

Startup Professionals Musings

Image via Pixabay Building a startup is hard work for low pay, it’s risky, and it requires total responsibility to make it work. Yet, many entrepreneurs are the happiest people I know.

How Traditional Marketing Can Benefit From A Digital Twist

YoungUpstarts

by Jonathan Musgrave, owner and chief digital marketer for Steep Digital Marketing. At one time, marketing meant using such tactics as buying commercial time on TV or radio stations, advertising in a newspaper or magazine, or sending your message through direct mail.

How to Adapt to Changing Customer Needs in the Digital Age

The Startup Magazine

Good customer service is based on a basic fundamental principle: Meeting customer needs efficiently and effectively. While that underlying concept doesn’t change, customer needs and requirements do, and businesses have to understand those evolving needs in order to meet them.

Four Smart Marketing Tips To Increase Social Media Conversions

YFS Magazine

Creating a social media marketing strategy designed to increase social media conversions is a wise move for any business. Grow Marketing & Sales marketing social media social media marketing

5 Problems To Solve With Unlimited Startup Potential

Startup Professionals Musings

Image via jisc Potential startup founders are always looking for ideas to implement, when they should be looking for problems to solve. Customers pay for solutions, but there is no market for ideas.

5 Major Factors That Can Ding Your Credit Score

YoungUpstarts

Credit score is the number assigned to a person that indicates their capacity to repay a loan. Simply, it indicates how creditworthy you are in the eyes of bankers and lenders. Add to that, it is the basis of certain services such as telecommunications, broadband, and even apartment renting.

How New Tech Startups Can Differentiate Themselves

ReadWriteStart

Most tech entrepreneurs get lost in the logistical plans for their businesses. You’re worried about the timetables and deadlines for your developers or how you’re going to stretch your initial capital investment to last a full six months.

Entrepreneurs Reveal How They Measure Daily Productivity

YFS Magazine

How do you measure productivity. We asked entrepreneurs to finish the sentence "I know my day has been productive when…" Here's what they said. Lead personal development productivity workflow

Is Cash or Accrual Accounting Best for Small Businesses?

Up and Running

Customers owe your business money. Your business owes its vendors money. Would you rather keep track with records in your books, or just in your head? That, in a nutshell, is the difference between cash-basis and accrual accounting. .

Why Reviews Are So Important For Your Overall Business And Your Products

YoungUpstarts

Today, businesses have a tight competition and reviews play a crucial role so you can achieve success.

Focusing On Debt Consolidation Helps Startups To Be More Organized

ReadWriteStart

More often than not debt consolidation has proved to be the best option for the startups to manage their debts, stay away from further obligations as well as be more organized in their finance and business management.

Business Is A Growth Game – Here’s How To Win It

YFS Magazine

Stop reacting in your business. Declare that money leaks are no longer acceptable and get off the feast-or-famine runway forever by taking action now. Finance Grow cash flow cash flow management money

Growing Your Business: Daymond on Demand Reviews Best Advice for Small Business Owners

The Startup Magazine

Owning a small business comes with a unique set of small business challenges – overcome them with these tips. This post is not affiliated with Daymond on Demand – reviews and opinions in this piece are the writer’s alone.

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Isabel Dos Santos Believes In Investing In Tomorrow’s Leaders

YoungUpstarts

The youth are the future. They are the ones who will bring about the transformative changes so desperately needed in society. Inculcating the youth with the right values is a complex undertaking.

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How a Medical Private Practice Business Can Overcome Obstacles to Success

Up and Running

As I traverse the medical private practice landscape across the U.S. through consultations and speaking engagements, I’ve observed that private practices suffer from a very high failure rate.

Austin-based Affinegy is Acquired by NISC

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK, publisher of Silicon Hills News Homes are increasingly becoming smarter with devices like Nest thermostats, Ring doorbells, voice-activated assistants and more connecting them to the Internet.

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Get the Most Startup Funding Using Your Home Equity

The Startup Magazine

Bootstrapping your startup often means you scrape together your cash, and often tapping your home equity value. For any Residential real estate appraisal , any given house is not as simple as might seem to be at a glance, particularly in diverse markets such as New York City.

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5 Secrets Of A Healthy Young Entrepreneur

YoungUpstarts

It is given that you are busy with work or you are always in a meeting. These are completely understandable, especially if you are just starting a new business. However, these things should not keep you from staying healthy. At the end of the day, your body needs the time to recover and relax.

SaaS 101: Starting a Software as a Service Business

Up and Running

This article is part of our SaaS Business Startup Guide —expert resources to help you plan, start, and grow your SaaS business! If you’re interested in starting a software as a service (SaaS) business, you’ll want to start with the basics.

Which Button Color Converts the Best?

ConversionXL

Color is an essential part of how we experience the world. But do colors really matter for conversion optimization ? Can a button color guarantee better performance for a call to action (CTA)? No single color is better than another.

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16 Design Symbols Your Business Can Use to Improve Its Brand Identity

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Symbols are one of the earliest forms of written communication. From cave walls to hieroglyphics to the printed word as we know it today, symbols are a powerful way to communicate concepts at a glance.

The Easiest Money Transfer Options For Sending Overseas

YoungUpstarts

There are many reasons why you might need to send money overseas. Perhaps you are doing business with an overseas company, expanding your own business outside of your home country, or maybe you’re just helping out a friend who’s traveling or lives abroad.

OJO Labs Gets a Swanky New Office at CityView in Austin

SiliconHills

Soon, OJO Labs, an artificial intelligence startup, will have one of the best views in Austin. OJO Labs is moving to the top floor of CityView, a four-story building under construction at 1007 South Congress Ave.

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Economic Moats: Who Has Them? And How Do You Get One?

ConversionXL

The concept of “economic moats” came from a 1999 Fortune article by Warren Buffett: The key to investing is [.] determining the competitive advantage of any given company and, above all, the durability of that advantage.