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6 Steps To Personal Satisfaction As Well As Success

Startup Professionals Musings

It’s sad when the startup is “successful,” but the founder still feels totally unsatisfied. I see it happening all the time. The business is a winner, but the family or other relationships are broken by the stress.

Playing the Long Game in Venture Capital

Both Sides of the Table

Silicon Valley and the media industry that surrounds it values youth. The culture is driven by the 20-something irreverent founder with huge technical chops who in a “David vs. Goliath” mythology take on the titans of industry and wins.


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Burning Platform: The end of ERP?

deal architect

In the 47th episode of the series we have Patricia Harris of Workday Workday has coined a new category, Enterprise Management Cloud and is distancing itself from the ERP moniker. Makes a lot of sense to highlight their cloud and. Burning Platform Cloud Computing, SaaS

The DOs And DON’Ts Of Moderate Entrepreneurship (AKA Side Hustling)


by Carrie Bohlig and Craig Clickner, authors of “So You Want to Start a Side Hustle“ We were not going to create the life of our dreams by focusing exclusively on our 9-5 careers.

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 To Make The Most Of Your DNA As An Entrepreneur

Startup Professionals Musings

Anyone who works with entrepreneurs will tell you that all are different. Some are really inventors, who view the challenges of building a business as a necessary evil. Others are really marketers out to make money fast, and believe that they can entice customers to any offering.

Back to the Classroom – The Educators Summit

Steve Blank

Register Here. In 2020 over 1,000 educators joined us online to learn and share how to teach during the pandemic. Now we’re heading back into the classroom and the world has changed. What is the “new normal” for Lean Education? Will using video to “get out of the building” still play a role?

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Reasons Why You Might Need Building A Close Relationship With A Recruitment Agency


Using the services of a recruitment agency can help your business in various ways. This article explains why you need to work closely with a recruitment agency. The post Reasons Why You Might Need Building A Close Relationship With A Recruitment Agency appeared first on Young Upstarts.

10 Ways To Build The Trust You Need To Lead A Company

Startup Professionals Musings

Based on my experience with startups, trust is the most valuable asset you can have, especially when asking people to step into the unknown by funding your innovation, by joining your team, or just buying your new product as an early customer.

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Google Enters Hologramland

Feld Thoughts

Six months ago I wrote When The Big Companies Show Up about Sony releasing their first holographic display and what I thought about that development, given my role as an investor via Foundry and board member in the 40-person purveyor of fine holographic interfaces in Brooklyn called Looking Glass.

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Announcing our seed investment into Defined, a programable data platform for DeFi

Version One Ventures

We are very happy to announce our seed investment into Defined , a programmable data platform for decentralized finance (DeFi). We led the $2.5m

Best Marketing Strategies For Financial Services In 2021


This article looks at the best financial services marketing strategies to help your financial app get into the spotlight. The post Best Marketing Strategies For Financial Services In 2021 appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others financial services marketing strategies

5 Entrepreneurship Challenges You Should Not Overlook

Startup Professionals Musings

Most entrepreneurs expect to face the “normal” challenges of starting a business, which include finding the right opportunity, building and executing a winning plan, and financing their venture.

5 Ways to Be a Post-Pandemic Industry Disruptor

YFS Magazine

Although industry disruption can happen at any point, the best time is when there’s blood in the streets. Editor Picks Grow Operations business expansion disruption industry disruption recommended technology

You Need More Nietzsche in Your Life

VC Adventure

Nietzsche has so many famous quotes it’s sometimes hard to choose just one (most have heard that which doesn’t kill you makes you stronger although I suppose few realize that it was the German philosopher who first penned it).

How Remote Work Lends Itself To Reshaping The Back Office


Nobody had a plan for the entire accounts processing team to be out of the office indefinitely, muses Kim Lockett, Vice President of Customer Success and Services for Nvoicepay. She looks at how AP teams have adjusted during this period.

Communications Via Text Send Only Part Of The Message

Startup Professionals Musings

Whether it’s a business or personal interaction, multiple studies show that as much as 70-93% of the communication is nonverbal. That means that people addicted to text messages, twitter, and email may be sending less than half the message, and receivers often misinterpret even that half.

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Top 5 Trends for Productive Human Resource Management

Up and Running

Ensuring that your company runs effectively and remains productive is just as important as generating revenue. In fact, providing the tools necessary for you and your team to stay productive can directly influence how well your business performs and grows. .


Feld Thoughts

Most of the quotes we discuss in The Entrepreneur’s Weekly Nietzsche we found by reading his work, but a few are well-known lines that you may have heard before. This is one, used in our chapter “Monsters”: He who fights with monsters should be careful lest he thereby become a monster.

Better Job Satisfaction Comes From Better Communication Within The Organization


Leaders in any organization should focus on three key areas to improve the quality of work and boost job satisfaction for all. . The post Better Job Satisfaction Comes From Better Communication Within The Organization appeared first on Young Upstarts.

Monday Motivation: PUSH YOURSELF – Best Motivational Video


This motivational video is to help CEOs, entrepreneurs and business owners start the week off on the right foot. Here are some takeaways from the video: Success just looks at whether you showed up or not. Greatness is a lifestyle. Stop having your day run on you. Belief in yourself.

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Do you really need a board of directors?


First, the short answer. No matter what your size, if you intend to grow your business into more than just a lifestyle workplace, you should create a board of directors. If you take money from knowledgeable investors, you will be required to create a board as a part of the investment process.

Shipped! The Entrepreneur’s Weekly Nietzsche

Feld Thoughts

My newest book, The Entrepreneur’s Weekly Nietzsche: A Book for Disruptors , shipped today. It’s available on Amazon in Kindle, Paperback, and Hardcover. If you are so inclined, go buy a copy today !

How To Overcome HR Challenges In A Growing Startup


Startups are a distinct breed of business enterprises. Recognizing and resolving a startup's human resource issues is critical for the company's growth. The post How To Overcome HR Challenges In A Growing Startup appeared first on Young Upstarts.

5 Budget-Friendly Alternatives For Your Startup Headquarters

Up and Running

You’ve come up with an innovative idea that has the potential to transform your industry. Maybe you have already landed VC funding or other types of investment and you have some runway. But then again, you could still be building out the fundamentals of your business and aren’t at that point yet.

How can an SEO audit improve your sales?

The Startup Magazine

If you think you have a perfect website, but you’ve never invested in a professional SEO audit, you’re probably wrong. And it’s not that a perfect site doesn’t exist.

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Chewy and Delicious


It’s good that my friend Brad Feld ‘s new book (co-authored by Dave Jilk, who I’ve also known on and off over the years), is divided into 52 chapters and is designed as a bit of a devotional, to be read one chapter per week.

Assessing Growth Disconnects: Why 90 Percent Of Startups Fail


How do you prepare for the unexpected and avoid the common strategy-to-execution disconnects that stand as an obstacle between where you are and where you want to be? The post Assessing Growth Disconnects: Why 90 Percent Of Startups Fail appeared first on Young Upstarts.

IPA: a Quiet $10B Market (Automation is En Fuego part 2)

Austin Startup

In the last post , we started with this chart, and we focused on RPA (the bright blue at the bottom of the bar chart), the most explosively growing enterprise software category I’ve ever seen. In this post, we’ll focus on Intelligent Process Automation?—?that

Top 5 Virtual Event Ideas for Employee Engagement

The Startup Magazine

Over the last few years, remote working and flexible hours have become more and more popular in companies worldwide.

Getting Your Business to Stand Out – by Being Different

Mike Michalowicz

Profit First is not an accounting system. Many people think that it is, and they get protective. “I don’t want to change my accounting system! It’s mine!” ” There, there. You can keep your accounting system, because Profit First is a cash management tool.

8 Steps For Starting A Rainy Day Fund


There are many reasons you may need cash for a rainy day, such as an unexpected bill, an emergency, or a life change that suddenly calls for some new expenses. This fund can be your safety net for shorter-term and lower-cost emergencies.

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Why Effective Document Management is Crucial for Small Businesses

Up and Running

According to the Association for Information and Image Management International , document management is: “The use of a computer system and software to store, manage and track electronic documents and electronic images of paper-based information captured through the use of a document scanner.”.

8 Key benefits of using construction project management software.

The Startup Magazine

Most construction project managers handle different projects at the same time. Managing projects and ensuring their success is not an easy task. It can be tiresome and time-consuming.

Weekend Favs May 22

Duct Tape Marketing

Weekend Favs May 22 written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week. I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you to check them out if they sound interesting.

How To Fix A Slow And Freezing Mac


A lagging Mac? In this post, you’ll find the steps you can take if your Mac is slow or won’t respond, apps keep freezing, and your browser is sluggish. The post How To Fix A Slow And Freezing Mac appeared first on Young Upstarts. Uncategorized computer issues


How to Create an App Like UberEats


If you are thirsty enough to set up your food delivery business, this blog will quench your thirst with essential insights. Firstly, you must understand the need to enter the food delivery industry.