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UnLearning to Lead Part II: How to Get the Best Out of Everyone

Grasshopper Herder

A successful leader makes sure their teammates are capable in their position and clear on their mission. The post UnLearning to Lead Part II: How to Get the Best Out of Everyone appeared first on Lean Startup Teamwork & Leadership Retrospective teams

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5 Ways To Minimize Employee Negativity In Your Office

Startup Professionals Musings

Throughout my career in small companies and large, I’ve always been appalled by the number of people who have a negative attitude or complain all the time.

3 Proven Holiday Marketing Strategies For Business Owners

YFS Magazine

Plan your holiday marketing campaigns now so that execution will be smooth and stress-free! Grow Marketing & Sales holiday business tips holiday marketing marketing

Have You Got What It Takes? 5 Things All Startups Need To Succeed


Starting your own business from scratch is a rollercoaster of emotions. But do you have what it takes to succeed?

Why the changes at SAP may be timely for the industry

deal architect

Since Thursday evening I have heard from many if I am surprised by the changes at the top at SAP My answer is "only slightly" From Sapphire in May, I wrote after some of the changes earlier in the year. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP) Industry Commentary

Friday Funism – “Assuming Success, Which I Always Do”

View from Seed

As our fundraising month focusing on the seed pitch deck recently wrapped up, we’re returning to our “ Friday Funisms ” series – fun & quirky sayings which one can repeatedly hear around the NextView offices that have become part of our culture over the years. This week’s phrase is often said when talking about the future.

7 Strategies To Prepare For Global Market Challenges

Startup Professionals Musings

New entrepreneurs who want to survive, and optimize the growth of their startups, need to think globally, and act locally, from day one.

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RIP Mark Hurd

deal architect

Larry Ellison hinted at this in his keynote at Oracle OpenWorld last month. He joked he did not have many friends and that he would hate to lose Mark Hurd. In a corny way that was quite a tribute to. Industry Commentary


Maintaining a Software-Obsessed Tech Industry is Self-Sabotage


Can we see that maintaining a software-obsessed tech industry is self-sabotage? As a venture capitalist, I know there’s incredible excitement around quantum computing. Yet, as a material scientist, I also see the technology is at least five years away from commercialization.

5 Strategies For Building Winning People Connections

Startup Professionals Musings

In the entrepreneur world, it’s still a popular misconception that the “idea” is everything.

What Did I Learn From the First VC Check I Ever Wrote?

Both Sides of the Table

I became a VC 12 years ago in 2007 when the pace of deals was much slower. I had just left where I was VP, Products, after they had acquired my second startup.

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Is Winter coming for startups?

VC Cafe

11 years ago Sequoia released the “ RIP Good Times ” Presentation. With the financial crisis meltdown, it was clear that “winter is coming” for startups.

Design Product with Consumer Privacy in Mind


Why can’t products be designed with consumer privacy in mind? A recent controversy surrounding FaceApp collecting its users’ images has brought to light several data privacy issues.

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3 Elements Of Business Planning Drive Future Success

Startup Professionals Musings

Your business can’t be all things to all people, and excel at anything. Every entrepreneur and every business needs a strategy to keep them focused. In fact, in this new world of pervasive interactivity, it’s time to rethink even how to develop a strategy.

What Happens When Data Quality Goes Wrong And How To Fix It


From banking to pharmaceuticals and construction to every industry, corporate decisions are always driven by data. This determines a company’s long-term success. The quality of data a company can access determines their customer experiences, analytics, insights, retention, and revenue.

“Best Practices” for Link Building Don’t Work. This Does.


Five years ago, I was trying to build links—and failing. In fact, I was failing so hard that I had to work without getting paid while building only a couple of links a month. . My team and I followed the “best practices” for link building, starting with our content.

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2019 SAAS Private Survey Results- Part 1

For Entrepreneurs

For the seventh year in a row, we’re proud to work with KBCM Technology Group (formerly Pacific Crest Securities) to share results from a survey of ~424 private SaaS companies. Thank you to the readers of forEntrepreneurs who participated in taking the survey!

6 New Organizational Lessons From Amazon and Alibaba

Startup Professionals Musings

In my current role as a business consultant, I still find that most companies, large and small, organize themselves wholly based on what goes on inside the company, rather than looking outside – at their networks, their partners, and the niche they wish to dominate.

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Salespeople: 5 Ground Rules For Basic Business Networking


If you don’t already have a business network, today is a great day to get started.

Multichannel Attribution: How to Measure the Unmeasurable


If you’ve ever tried to build an attribution model that wasn’t position-based (i.e. last click, first click, linear, etc.), you might have felt overwhelmed. But customer paths are non-linear and pretty complicated— sooo many things influence conversions. .

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Engage in the New Colorado Digital Service

Feld Thoughts

One of the many great things about the Governor of Colorado is that he’s an entrepreneur, having started multiple successful technology companies, including (acquired by Excite for $800m) and Provide Commerce (IPO, then acquired by Liberty Media for $500m).

What Big Companies Look For When Buying Your Startup

The Startup Magazine

Thinking about selling a business? What will bigger companies be looking for when evaluating yours? What makes them acquire others? Sometimes it is just the right time to sell your startup.

7 Tips For An Excellent And Productive Home Office


Working from home is a common trend nowadays, and it seems beneficial in many ways. From working in a flexible shift and comfortably to saving the money otherwise spent in commuting, it offers a lot.

The “Boom” hiring playbook

Version One Ventures

Boom is one of the most ambitious start-ups I know – their mission is to develop supersonic planes and make the world more accessible. As you can imagine, you need incredibly talented people to achieve this goal.

How To Choose The Best Legal Transcription Software

YFS Magazine

For entrepreneurs in the legal field, time and cost involved in documenting case and client information, contracts, and other legal materials is staggering. Business Law Grow legal productivity transcription

Isaac Gilinski Defines the Positive and Negative Changes Associated with a Recession

The Startup Magazine

The global markets may be moving toward a recession as of 2019. Recessions are uniquely damaging to the world financial landscape, with ripple effects that promulgate throughout many different industries and economic sectors.

How Fitness Impacts Work Life


You already know that exercise is great for your body. But did you know it can reap benefits on your work as well?

The New Technologies Keeping Real Estate Agents Safe


While it may not seem like a dangerous profession, the safety of real estate agents is often at risk.

Small Business SEO Tips – How To Improve Your Bing Ranking

YFS Magazine

The value of an SEO strategy for Google or Baidu is well-known. However, these Bing SEO tips can also improve your rank and increase website traffic. Grow Marketing & Sales marketing online marketing search engine marketing search engine optimization sem seo

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What is Burnout? Understanding the Link Between Work Stress and Health

The Startup Magazine

Too much pressure at work can often lead to burnout. So, what is the link between work stress and health? Read on to find out more about how to cope. Workplace burn out has been a hot topic in recent years.

8 Tips To Building Your Brand


Understanding how to brand yourself and your business is an important part of finding success as an entrepreneur. By establishing your brand’s presence, you will be able to demonstrate your business’ core values and aesthetic to both future and present consumers.

5 Creative ways companies are changing their workplaces

Our Own Start-up

If the workplace is creative, wonders are the results!

3 Tips To Launch And Grow A Successful Side Gig

YFS Magazine

The days of only having access to a single source of income are long gone. Anyone can earn money from a side gig or side hustle. Plan side hustle starting a business


How To Raise Capital For A New StartUp

The Startup Magazine

Starting your own business can be an exciting time. But it can also be stressful, daunting, and incredibly overwhelming, especially when it comes to the task of raising the necessary funds to get your dream off the ground.

VPN Usage For Geospecific Marketing


Marketing has over the years relied more and more on segmentation. This discipline involves putting individuals into different groups of similarities, and then marketing towards the specific group.

Building a Business Your Team and Customers Love

Duct Tape Marketing

Building a Business Your Team and Customers Love written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing Podcast with Seve Farber. Podcast Transcript. On this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast, I chat with author, speaker, and leadership coach Steve Farber.

8 Reasons Having a Business Plan Is Important for Small Businesses

Up and Running

Do you really need a business plan? Is it worth the investment of time and resources? Can’t you just wing it and skip the whole planning process? Good questions. Here’s everything you need to know. It’s essential if you’re seeking a loan or investment.