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These Five Principles Will Accelerate Innovation

Steve Blank

As Director of the U.S. Army’s Rapid Equipping Force Pete Newell delivered innovation at speed and scale in the Department of Defense. Pete is now CEO of BMNT, a company that delivers innovation solutions and processes for governments.

5 Ways To Make It Easier To Do What Matters At Work

Startup Professionals Musings

During all my years in business, I’ve noticed that some people seem to make their job look effortless , while others are always in a struggle, no matter how simple you thought the task should be.


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Analyst Cam: Everybody wants to rule the world

deal architect

As we have moved to virtual briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission ), as part of my Analyst Cam series. I know the title suggests it is about the Tears for Fears hit. Sorry, click.

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Eye Care At Work


Looking after the safety of your employees’ eyes at the workplace is something that should be taken seriously at all times. The post Eye Care At Work appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others employee health

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.

How Emily Wells Launched A Brand Design Agency For Creative Entrepreneurs

YFS Magazine

Here's an inside look at how Emily Wells launched her brand design agency while in college and why she loves bringing ideas to life. People Success Profiles branding creative entrepreneurs success profile

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6 Practical Keys To Enhancing Your Business Acumen

Startup Professionals Musings

The most successful entrepreneurs and executives I have seen are savvy business people first, and experts in their field second. This may seem counter-intuitive to technologists, especially in an era when technology seems to be driving the world.

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5 Fun Ways To Reward Your Employees


There are many inexpensive ways to reward your employees. Creativity is key to getting the desired result. The post 5 Fun Ways To Reward Your Employees appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others employee motivation managing employees motivating employees

Techstars Accelerating Black ParentPreneurs

Feld Thoughts

I recently nominated James Oliver’s ParentPreneur Foundation for the new Techstars Accelerate Equity Program. Amy and I provided the lead gift of $100,000 through our Anchor Point Foundation.

7 Leadership Failures To Abolish In Your New Venture

Startup Professionals Musings

Many professionals in business, from startups to multi-nationals, assume that team leader or executive is an appointed position, and the skills come with the title.

22 Entrepreneurs Explain What They Love About Being An Entrepreneur


Being in love is great. Being in love with your business, when you’re an entrepreneur, is even better. Waking up each morning knowing you are getting to do exactly what you love is more than most people could ever say about any “job” they have had.

Young Entrepreneur? How A Leadership Group Can Help You Succeed


Leon Goren, owner and CEO of PEO Leadership, explains how a peer or leadership group can go a long way toward helping young entrepreneurs succeed. The post Young Entrepreneur? How A Leadership Group Can Help You Succeed appeared first on Young Upstarts.

The stoic resilience of Israel’s Tech Ecosystem – Welcome to the Middle East

VC Cafe

This is a guest post by Kevin Baxpehler , co-founder and Managing Partner at Remagine Ventures. At the time of this writing Israel and Hamas just signed a ceasefire. I wanted to take a few moments to reflect on what was going on in Israel.

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7 Key Skills For Survival In Today’s Business Career

Startup Professionals Musings

The days when you locked and loaded your career in school, and then blasted away down that same narrow path the rest of your life, are gone, never to return.

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The Techstars Foundation and Black ParentPreneurs

David Cohen

A huge thank you to Brad Feld and Amy Batchelor and Anchor Point Foundation for getting the ball rolling in a big way with the ParentPreneur Foundation , by nominating them for the Techstars Foundation Accelerate Equity program and providing a $100,000 lead grant. Amazing!

5 Reasons To Take The Entrepreneurial Leap


Sara Khoudary of Entrepreneurs of Success offers 5 reasons why people should take the entrepreneurial leap and start a business now. The post 5 Reasons To Take The Entrepreneurial Leap appeared first on Young Upstarts. Advice For The Young At Heart entrepreneur advice Entrepreneurship Sara Khoudary

Raising Money Smartly

VC Cafe

For the founders out there… There’s raising smart money, and then there is raising money smartly. The fundraising process can be daunting for entrepreneurs, and often involves a process of ‘frog kissing’ to find the right fit with investors.

8 Keys To Rebuilding Your Team Spirit After A Setback

Startup Professionals Musings

Most successful entrepreneurs will tell you that their primary motivation is to “change the world” and to build something lasting, not to make a lot of money. But the conventional wisdom is that employees work for money, above all else.

How to Start a Successful Reselling Side Hustle

YFS Magazine

Reselling can be a highly lucrative side hustle for those who are technologically savvy and great at fixing up a certain niche of products. Plan online ecommerce marketplace online marketplaces reselling side hustle starting a business

Handyman Business Ideas For Success In 2021


While starting a handyman business does have its challenges, it can be an extremely lucrative business opportunity. Here are some handyman business ideas. The post Handyman Business Ideas For Success In 2021 appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others business advice handyman business


The “Lovemaking Model” for Happiness

VC Cafe

Tal Ben Shahar, Happier. This is a slightly different post than normal, inspired by a book i’m reading, called Happier.

New Book: The Entrepreneur’s Weekly Nietzsche

Feld Thoughts

My newest book, The Entrepreneur’s Weekly Nietzsche: A Book for Disruptors , comes out next Tuesday, May 25th. This has been an on-again, off-again project with Dave Jilk that began in 2013.

How to Raise Money and Pitch Your Business as a Female Entrepreneur

Up and Running

So you’ve started a company and it’s growing. Great! If you’re like many start-up founders, that might not be enough. You may feel the deep desire to push through and reach new heights. . If you can do this without external funding, go for it.

How To Increase Business With SEO


Here is a look at the main ways that you can get found on the search engines in order to increase your business online. The post How To Increase Business With SEO appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others business advice Online marketing search engine optimisation SEO

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Five Pet Business Ideas For Animal Lovers

YFS Magazine

There’s a number of ways to monetize working with animals and grow your own pet business. Here are five business ideas for animals lovers. Plan pet business ideas recommended starting a business


How To Use Social Media to Connect with Customers

The Startup Magazine

Social media has become the easiest way to communicate with your customers and express what your brand stands for. Businesses that don’t take advantage of this extremely useful marketing tool are setting themselves up for failure. . Source: Pixabay.

How to Reveal Your Customer’s Business Pain Points

Up and Running

You don’t know your prospective clients and customers if you don’t understand the problems they’re experiencing. Taking that a step further, even knowing their problems isn’t enough if you don’t understand how they currently deal with it.

Can You (And Should You) Refinance Your Home To Fund Your Startup?


Can you actually borrow against the value of the house you own to get your fledgling business off the ground? And should you? The post Can You (And Should You) Refinance Your Home To Fund Your Startup? appeared first on Young Upstarts.

Four Proven Ways To Save More Money

YFS Magazine

To create healthier outcomes surrounding personal finance, it's important to address habits and mindsets that interfere with financial goals. Finance Grow money personal finance recommended

Four Top Tips for Marketing Your StartUp

The Startup Magazine

When you run or work for a startup, you’ll probably have to get involved with areas of the business that you’re not exactly an expert in.

Interplay Learning?—?Helping the Skilled Trades Rebuild a Bigger and Better Workforce

Austin Startup

Interplay Learning?—?Helping Helping the Skilled Trades Rebuild a Bigger and Better Workforce By Sam Decker, Board Member, Interplay Learning Big Problems, Big Solutions The last 15 months of the COVID-19 pandemic has challenged businesses and organizations like never before.

The Benefits Of Online Classes For Electricians – Electrical ceu Online In WI


There are many ways to become a professional electrician in today’s modern world. You can actually learn to be an electrician by pursuing certain courses online. The post The Benefits Of Online Classes For Electricians – Electrical ceu Online In WI appeared first on Young Upstarts.


Eight Workplace Trends Business Leaders Can’t Afford to Miss

YFS Magazine

Technology is disrupting every sector, while shifting social, political, and environmental factors are shaping a new workplace. Company Culture Grow company culture workplace development workplace trends

Pay Attention to This Bitcoin Trading Approach

The Startup Magazine

When establishing the beginning process of your crypto trading experience, there are a number of things that you should take into consideration before moving to the next big stage of the trading experience.

Book: Fundamentals: Ten Keys to Reality

Feld Thoughts

I’ve been reading hard science fiction lately, along with some actual science. The hard sci-fi includes Dragon’s Egg and Starquake by Robert Forward (wow – awesome) and Nova by Samuel Delany (also awesome).


How To Market Your Car Dealership Effectively


Here's how to successfully market a car dealership and stand out among the crowded competition to ensure you stay on top. The post How To Market Your Car Dealership Effectively appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others car dealership marketing

Examining The Demoralizing Reality of a Marketing Campaign Losing Steam

YFS Magazine

A common reaction to any sort of slowdown is to throw money at the problem. Yet, it often doesn't work and can make you feel much worse. Grow Marketing & Sales marketing marketing tips recommended