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8 Must Have Tools For Your Next App Build


by Matt Shealy, President of 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.

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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

deal architect

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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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.

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


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.

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

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SAP Nation 3.0 excerpts: Chapter 7 Diversifier customers

deal architect

My new book is now available to buy here in print version, and in the Kindle eBook version. As with my earlier books, I am excerpting roughly 10% of the 400 page book in a series of posts on my. SAP Nation, the book

How New Tech Startups Can Differentiate Themselves


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.

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

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.

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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Focusing On Debt Consolidation Helps Startups To Be More Organized


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.

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


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.

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.

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

Which Button Color Converts the Best?


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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How Traditional Marketing Can Benefit From A Digital Twist


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.

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.

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

How to Design User Flow


User flow is the path a user follows through your website interface to complete a task —make a reservation, purchase a product, subscribe to something. It’s also called a user journey. And it has a massive impact on conversions.

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5 Major Factors That Can Ding Your Credit Score


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.

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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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

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


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.

6 Business Ideas For Students With Low Investment


Time is college is a great opportunity for those who want to start their own business. Of course, students are usually low on a budget, but there are many opportunities that do not require huge investments. Why is it a great time to start? Well, first of all, students do have time and energy.

5 clever startups that are making money recycling waste

The Next Web

Can you remember what you were doing on New Year’s Day, 2018? Celebrating or perhaps nursing a hangover? What happened that day created a significant change in global recycling.

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How Women And Men Can Communication More Effectively At Work

YFS Magazine

Once you’re aware of your natural strengths and communication style, use the information here to bring them to the next level. Lead communication personal development workforce development

How to Design an Ecommerce Checkout Flow that Converts


Your ecommerce checkout flow is where the money is at. Think about it. Random visitors leave the site before ever entering the checkout funnel. Motivated buyers come here to finish their order.

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


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

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.

6 TV shows or web series which every entrepreneur must watch

Our Own Start-up

These TV shows and web series might or might not be based on entrepreneurship but the lessons derived from them are invaluable.

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Website Information Architecture: How to Optimize for UX


What kind of content should you have on your site? How should you structure the menu? What should be the first-level menu items? One or two menus? What should the menu links be called? This post gives you answers.

Isabel Dos Santos Believes In Investing In Tomorrow’s Leaders


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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Announcing our investment in Guesser, the easiest way to engage with prediction markets

Version One Ventures

We are extremely excited to announce our investment in Guesser , the easiest way to engage with Augur prediction markets. Among all the crypto opportunities, we are most excited about crypto native opportunities – and prediction markets are clearly native. We spent some time with Augur right after it launched (you can read about that initial experience here).

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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. .

How to Conduct Mobile UX Research (and What to Do with It)


The number of people browsing and shopping on mobile devices continues to grow. During the past 10 years , smartphone and tablet browsing has increased to more than 50% of all web traffic. As for ecommerce, projections forecast mobile sales to reach 54% by the year 2021.

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