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Analyst Cam: Cognizant "Timeline of Next"

deal architect

A few months ago, Cognizant asked a few market watchers to look at how we would live, work and learn differently as a result of the 2020 pandemic. Our forecasts were published in 16 themes in their Timeline of Next. Analyst Cam Future of Work Industry Commentary New Normal COVID-19

10 Entrepreneur Myths That Need Not Dilute Your Focus

Startup Professionals Musings

Most of you aspiring entrepreneurs probably have long searched for that special idea that will catapult you and your startup to success. Yet, my experience as a business advisor and investor has convinced me that the magic is not the idea, but you and the execution.

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Introducing Trust, and the Importance of Product-Founder Fit

Both Sides of the Table

Photo by Vanna Phon on Unsplash Customer acquisition is the lifeblood of many startups from e-commerce to gaming to marketplace companies, among others.

Kicking Ass In A Corset: The Jane Austen Toolkit For Every Entrepreneur In A Post Pandemic World

YoungUpstarts

Andrea Kayne shares the principles of Austen’s six heroines that every entrepreneur should keep in her toolkit. The post Kicking Ass In A Corset: The Jane Austen Toolkit For Every Entrepreneur In A Post Pandemic World appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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 Put Your Vision Into Action

YFS Magazine

Many people have great visions for their companies. Very few put them into action. Fewer still do it successfully. Lead personal development personal growth success habits success planning vision

7 Tips For Scaling Your Business To Long-Term Success

Startup Professionals Musings

As a new business advisor, I am no longer surprised that every new entrepreneur believes the hard part is creating the first product and the business. Perhaps luckily, they have no idea that scaling the business and maintaining vitality as a mature business is even harder.

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Top 5 Future-Proof Business Ideas For 2021 And Beyond

YoungUpstarts

If you are looking for a future-proof business idea, look for something that is unique and matches the expectations of the consumers. The post Top 5 Future-Proof Business Ideas For 2021 And Beyond appeared first on Young Upstarts. Ideaspotting business ideas

Positioning Your Brand in the Covid Era

ReadWriteStart

The lesson to retain about positioning your brand in the Covid Era? Lean In To What Makes You, You.

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6 Keys To Preserving A Positive Business Image Online

Startup Professionals Musings

Every startup fears that one angry and unfair customer who can jeopardize the business by a negative post on Ripoff Report , Yelp , or one of the hundreds of other consumer complaint and review sites on the Internet.

What to look for when choosing a data room for the first time

The Startup Magazine

A data room, in the old days, was a room filled with files and piles of papers with clear data and financial projections. In today’s world, data rooms are primarily virtual.

How To Boost Retention Of Remote Employees

YoungUpstarts

If you want to work effectively with - and retain - your remote team, you need to first understand their needs and wants. The post How To Boost Retention Of Remote Employees appeared first on Young Upstarts.

An Inside Look at the Business of Luxury Resale And Designer Handbags

YFS Magazine

Luxury resale is a growing market and shows no signs of slowing. Resellers stand to gain as much as customers from the new circular economy. Grow Operations circular economy fashion business luxury consignment luxury market luxury resale recommended

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7 Ways To Fail In Setting Up Your Board Of Directors

Startup Professionals Musings

Most entrepreneurs avoid setting up a board of directors for their new business unless or until they sign up an investor who demands a seat on the board.

A Laboratory Information System Keeps Your Ducks in a Row

The Startup Magazine

A lab manager has many things to keep track of: the status of experiments, inventory of reagents and samples, equipment calibration, and more.

4 Tips For Running A Physical Office On A Budget

YoungUpstarts

If you’re looking to be more practical with your business expenses to be able to maintain your physical office, practice these tips. The post 4 Tips For Running A Physical Office On A Budget appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others business budget business finance office space saving money

Private Equity Due Diligence: Are You Missing This Huge Opportunity?

YFS Magazine

Most private equity firms fail to focus on the sales team of their target company. To assess sales force potential—take three steps. Grow Marketing & Sales due diligence investing investment strategies private equity sales sales tips

5 Principles Define You As A Multi-Table Entrepreneur

Startup Professionals Musings

Knowing all too well how hard it is to start a single new business, I’ve always wondered how several well-known entrepreneurs, including Richard Branson and Elon Musk , have managed to successfully lead dozens of startups to success, and thrive on the process.

Increase Customer Satisfaction in SaaS Businesses

The Startup Magazine

Customer satisfaction is one of the central aspects of every SaaS business. However, many believe that SaaS business customer satisfaction equals customer service, but that’s not true. If it was, things would be fairly easy.

How Prepared Is Your Company For The Next Global Crisis?

YoungUpstarts

As COVID cases surge, bringing new lockdowns with them, it’s never been more obvious that every organization is at risk for traumatic disruption. You can’t control everything, but here are seven ways to mitigate the damage and start the healing process.

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Tech Reporters, You’re Being Played By Using “Oversubscribed” To Describe Successful Funding Rounds

Hunter Walker

Why I Cringe Every Time I Read This Word. I recognize this is an overreaction. But humans have their quirks and one of mine is I cannot stand when the tech biz press uses “oversubscribed” to characterize a startup’s funding round or a venture fund’s raise.

Increase Analytics Influence: Leverage Predictive Metrics!

Occam's Razor

Almost all metrics you currently use have one common thread: They are almost all backward-looking. If you want to deepen the influence of data in your organization – and your personal influence – 30% of your analytics efforts should be centered around the use of forward-looking metrics.

How to Use LinkedIn for Generating Real Estate Leads

The Startup Magazine

LinkedIn is a fantastic platform for real estate agents. Not only can you build your personal brand, you can also promote your company. Most importantly, with the right strategy in place, you can generate highly qualified real estate leads that convert are likely to clients.

What You Need To Know Before Flying Business Class

YoungUpstarts

Business class seats make you feel at home away from home. It is an experience you definitely should not miss. The post What You Need To Know Before Flying Business Class appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others airlines business class business travel

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Hologram: Everyday IoT Reaches Scale

View from Seed

Today Hologram announced their $65M Series B round of funding led by Tiger Global. Hologram is a leader in enabling large-scale connectivity of internet of things (IoT) devices, across the globe with 400+ wireless carriers, all through a robust but easy-to-use API.

“I Can Really See Us Leading This Funding Round” Isn’t a Term Sheet

Hunter Walker

Why VCs Are Always ‘Very Excited’ About Your Progress But That Doesn’t Mean Anything Until They Make an Offer.

Monday Motivation: 13 Habits That Are Destroying Your Motivation

Hearpreneur

This motivational video is to help CEOs, entrepreneurs and business owners start off the week inspired to become great. Here are some takeaways from the video: Don't be too hard on yourself when you fail to complete a task. Do things one at a time. Get up a little bit earlier for a motivating day.

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How An Injection Of Youthful Wisdom Can Rejuvenate Corporate Boards

YoungUpstarts

Reserving seats on corporate boards for younger directors helps keep boards relevant, current, and ever evolving, insists Patricia Lenkov. The post How An Injection Of Youthful Wisdom Can Rejuvenate Corporate Boards appeared first on Young Upstarts.

How to Get More Followers on Instagram (Without Buying Them)

ConversionXL

90% of Instagram users follow at least one business account and 83% of people discover new products through their Instagram feed. Amassing a large following on Instagram can help you at every stage of the marketing funnel—from bolstering brand awareness to driving conversions.

A Good Night’s Sleep Is Good For Business

YFS Magazine

A lack of sleep and poor sleep quality will have an effect on your life and career. Get a good night's sleep with these 10 tips. Wellness health and wellness recommended sleep disorders

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25 Entrepreneurs Share Their Thoughts on the Future of Entrepreneurship

Hearpreneur

Every waking day, we are having tremendous changes in regulations and technology which greatly affects the way businesses operate. Some entrepreneurs will say the future is definitely bright but to others, some of these changes are meant to work against their expansion and business operations.

What To Focus On When You Want To Grow Your Business

YoungUpstarts

Don't know where to focus your efforts? Here are a few things you can turn your attention to that will help you grow your business. . The post What To Focus On When You Want To Grow Your Business appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others business advice business growth growing your business

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How to Get Sponsorship for Your Business, Book or Podcast

ConversionXL

When your business, book or podcast needs additional support, sponsorship can make a huge difference. Not only do corporate sponsors offer the capital to help you forge ahead, their backing brings new contacts and exposure to new audiences that can take your project to the next level.

Your entrepreneur vision is your biggest asset

NZ Entrepreneur

Dissatisfaction with the status quo, and a vision for some better object, outcome or circumstance that does not yet exist, is the starting point of all creation.

AnthemIQ Named Commercial Lease Management Platform of the Year by PropTech

Austin Startup

AnthemIQ , the leading commercial real estate transaction platform, has been recognized as the PropTech Breakthrough Awards Commercial Lease Management Platform of the Year.

Do You Need A Personal Injury Lawyer? How To Find The Right One

YoungUpstarts

before jumping in to hire the first personal injury lawyer, make sure you understand that not all of them are equal. The post Do You Need A Personal Injury Lawyer? How To Find The Right One appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others legal advice personal injury

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Is Your Business Too Bland? Update Your Brand to Be More Recognizable

Our Own Start-up

Building a brand is no simple feat, and crafting an identity that feels authentic and original in today's over-saturated digital sphere is a daunting task indeed. The post Is Your Business Too Bland? Update Your Brand to Be More Recognizable first appeared on Our Own Startup.