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5 Ways to Function Better as a Business

The Startup Magazine

Business owners who are on the ball are always looking for ways to improve their productivity, efficiency, and overall functionality. Optimizing your operational capability is essential for long-term success, regardless of whether you’re a seasoned firm looking to keep growing or a baby startup still learning to navigate the turbulent waters of entrepreneurship.

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Wow! Are your relationships important!

Berkonomics

Forming business relationships at the highest level As you follow these insights from ignition to liquidity event, you’ll detect a continuing theme, emphasizing the need for deep and wide relationships that the CEO and senior staff can call upon for advice and guidance. This is the time to elevate those insights to the level of highest value for the corporation, one that cannot be listed on a balance sheet nor included in an appraisal of corporate worth.

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Measuring for meaningful change: Helping volunteer boards meet DE&I goals

Board Effect

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) values are inextricably bound to the missions of most nonprofit organizations. In serving their constituents and communities and fulfilling their missions, nonprofits help improve the lives of people from different backgrounds, including those who historically have been underrepresented or excluded in society.

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Mastering SEO in the Age of AI

Duct Tape Marketing

Mastering SEO in the Age of AI written by Tosin Jerugba read more at Duct Tape Marketing  The Duct Tape Marketing Podcast with John Jantsch In this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast, I interviewed Stephan Spencer, an acclaimed SEO expert and founder of net Concepts, an interactive agency specializing in search engine optimization. Stephan is also a bestselling author, serial entrepreneur, and host of two popular podcasts, “Get Yourself Optimized” and “Marketing Speak.

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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

Every startup and innovation project exists within an ecosystem that either helps or hurts that project. As innovation managers, we need to keep a pulse of that ecosystem and make sure we're helping those innovation projects we're managing every step of the way. 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

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Ways for Startups to Limit Liability in Company Car Crashes

The Startup Magazine

With startups and many smaller businesses often having tighter budgets than more established companies, it becomes vital to implement measures to limit potential liability. One area where liability can be substantial is company car accidents. So how exactly can startups limit their liability in such incidents? Commercial Auto Insurance Startups require adequate commercial auto insurance to financially protect themselves from significant liability if company vehicles are involved in collisions.

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8 Strategies To Capitalize On Your Startup’s Data

YoungUpstarts

Howard S. Friedman and Akshay Swaminathan shares strategies for capitalizing the value of your business data - at startup and beyond. The post 8 Strategies To Capitalize On Your Startup’s Data appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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Crafting Your Leadership Story: Lessons Around the Campfire

Duct Tape Marketing

Crafting Your Leadership Story: Lessons Around the Campfire written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing The Duct Tape Marketing Podcast with John Jantsch In this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast, I interviewed Tony Martignetti, a leadership advisor, coach, bestselling author, podcast host, and speaker. With over 25 years of business and leadership experience, Tony brings a wealth of knowledge to the table.

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6 Things You Should Do Before Getting a Job in a New Industry

The Startup Magazine

If you’re thinking about doing the difficult task of switching careers, take comfort in the fact that you’re not alone. A poll of 1,000 consumers conducted a few years ago by nonprofit online learning resource edX revealed that as many as 32 percent of the respondents, aged 25 to 44, were considered switching careers at the time. A further 29 percent of respondents had already gone through a career change since their first job out of college.

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Hackers or Heroes?

View from Seed

As we are in the early phases of a Cambrian explosion of generative AI applications, I’ve been thinking about how to make sense of the madness. There is a huge volume of companies being started, with many more to come, and it is very difficult to separate the signal from the noise and to assess the various teams that are building in this space. The most common rubric that I’ve heard from investors is to invest in what I’ll call “heroes”.

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The Essential Role Of Internal Audit For Your Startup’s Success

YoungUpstarts

While startups often prioritize innovation, growth, and agility, establishing robust internal audit practices can provide valuable insights, mitigate risks, and enhance overall governance. The post The Essential Role Of Internal Audit For Your Startup’s Success appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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Boss Beauty Unveiled: Empowering Women Through Inspiring Stories & Strategies

Duct Tape Marketing

Boss Beauty Unveiled: Empowering Women Through Inspiring Stories & Strategies written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing The Duct Tape Marketing Podcast with John Jantsch In this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast, I interviewed Lisa Mayer, an entrepreneur, philanthropist, and co-founder and CEO of Boss Beauties, a media and entertainment brand with roots in digital collectibles that inspires women and girls to be everything they want to be through impact programs, con

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5 Asian Children’s Books On Love for Valentine’s Day

Brandanew

Our theme for the month of February is love and we have a post from Peerbagh reporter, Taesung Tao. Love can take on many forms – self-love, familial love, romance, and more. Here is a collection of young adult and children’s books on love for February. These books (and a lot more) are curated by age […] The post 5 Asian Children’s Books On Love for Valentine’s Day appeared first on Peerbagh.

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The Startup Symphony: Orchestrating the Perfect Team Composition

The Startup Magazine

Attracting talent in the startup world requires a keen sense of judgment, an appreciation of company needs, and an eye toward its future. Establishing essential roles, mastering hiring processes, spotting red flags early and cultivating an attractive company culture are all vital ingredients of success for any company’s continued growth and profitability, particularly for your startup team.

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Understanding The Importance Of A Positive Workplace Environment

YoungUpstarts

A positive workplace environment is the cornerstone of employee well-being, higher productivity, and improved company outcomes. The post Understanding The Importance Of A Positive Workplace Environment appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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Keychain – Unlocking Manufacturing for the World’s Leading Retailers and Brands

Lightspeed Venture Partners

The post Keychain – Unlocking Manufacturing for the World’s Leading Retailers and Brands appeared first on Lightspeed Venture Partners.

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Kitabi Qisse, S2: preethi chandrasekhar of Toka Box on improving incidental representation and connection with books

Brandanew

This season of Kitabi Qisse was incredible in that we have met with stalwarts of the South-Asian book industry. This week we met with founder of Toka Box, Preethi Chandrasekhar. She talks about using book as a way to connect with kids, and why we still have some way to go for improving incidental representation […] The post Kitabi Qisse, S2: preethi chandrasekhar of Toka Box on improving incidental representation and connection with books appeared first on Peerbagh.

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How to Enhance Your Business Security Setup

The Startup Magazine

Of the many business growth challenges you might encounter, maintaining and enhancing your business security measures is crucial. As your company expands, you need to cover much more ground to ensure you maintain your security processes and avoid too much attention from malicious third parties, both online and in person. Photo by taichi nakamura on Unsplash You should have robust security systems and policies in place.

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Don’t Panic! Your pre-revenue startup doesn’t owe $85,165 in Delaware Franchise Taxes

Gust

It’s Delaware Franchise Tax Season! If you’re incorporated in Delaware and you’re staring at a terrifying notice with the number $85,165.00 on it, don’t panic. It’s very likely that your startup only owes $400. Read on for details on how to refigure your bill, easily file your report, and reduce your stress in future years. The post Don’t Panic! Your pre-revenue startup doesn’t owe $85,165 in Delaware Franchise Taxes appeared first on Gust.

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Get Happy – Play More, Work Less

Mike Michalowicz

Those two specks on the right side of the photo? My wife and me in Hawaii. (Notice, I am not working.) My question to you: When’s the last time you took time off, or a vacation? Did you take a four-week vacation? I know that for some, a four-week vacation sounds like a lofty goal. Once upon a time I too subscribed to the old-school mentality that stepping away from my business for even a week was asking too much.

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Book Short: Less is More

OnlyOnce

Subtract: The Untapped Science of Less , by Leidy Klotz is a great read, and in concert with the philosophy of the book, this will be a short blog post. The book’s basic premise is that less is more, addition by subtraction. The author’s examples range from the genius of the Strider Bike (bike without pedals) that allows 2-year olds to ride bikes to the Embarcadero in San Francisco.

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AI Tools for Paraphrasing Content: How and Why They Are Useful

The Startup Magazine

Imagine a scenario where a user has a specific question in his mind and decides to search for it on the internet. As he begins his search, he comes across multiple articles and guides that have been written on that query. While he may open some of these articles, he ends up skipping the actual reading. However, what if he finds a piece of content that is captivating and interesting?

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12 Entrepreneurs Share Their Takeaways From 2023

Hearpreneur

The start and ongoing of a business can be rewarding and exhausting at the same time. Running a business successfully encompasses learning from mistakes that happen along the way which in the end, helps your business to be more strategic and to get back on track. We asked entrepreneurs and business owners about the tough lessons they have learned in 2023, and here are some of those responses. #1- Four Takeaways Photo Credit: Cort Adair Our 2023 reinforced the resilience of e-commerce, highlighte

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Unlocking Business Freedom: The Clockwork Strategy for Creating Systems and Processes

Mike Michalowicz

If you feel like you’re stuck in a grind and want to get more time to do what you love, I want to remind you about game-changing strategies that transform the way you run your business and reclaim your precious time. I know we often find ourselves trapped in a never-ending cycle of working in our businesses rather than on them. We’re constantly putting out fires, handling day-to-day tasks, and wearing multiple hats.

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Smart Strategies: How to Get Leads That Convert

Duct Tape Marketing

Smart Strategies: How to Get Leads That Convert written by Shawna Salinger read more at Duct Tape Marketing Leads are the fuel that drives the growth of every business. Without leads, you don’t have clients. Without clients – there’s no business! In this post, I’ll show you how to get leads through strategic messaging, increasing your visibility, and a systemized approach.

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12 Essential Tips for Aspiring Entrepreneurs in the Digital Age

The Startup Magazine

In today’s rapidly evolving digital world, entrepreneurship has taken on new dimensions and challenges. The rise of the internet, advancements in digital technology, and the growth of social media platforms have fundamentally transformed the way businesses function and engage with their customers. [Image Source] For aspiring entrepreneurs, this digital age offers unprecedented opportunities but also requires a unique set of skills and strategies to succeed.

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Lightspeed’s investment in Marqo.ai

Lightspeed Venture Partners

The post Lightspeed’s investment in Marqo.ai appeared first on Lightspeed Venture Partners.

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Unleash Your Business Superpowers and Increase Revenue with the ACDC Model from Clockwork Revised and Expanded

Mike Michalowicz

Get ready to rock and roll because today we’re diving into the ACDC model in Clockwork Revised and Expanded. You might be thinking, “What on earth does ACDC have to do with business?” Well, let me tell you—it’s not about rock ‘n’ roll (although that’s pretty awesome too). ACDC stands for Attract, Convert, Deliver, and Collect—the four pillars of business success.

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Weekend Favs February 10

Duct Tape Marketing

Weekend Favs February 10 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 I encourage you to check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from an online source or one I took on the road.

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How to Choose Which Third-Parties to Work With

The Startup Magazine

You’re going to have the most influential role in your business, but you’re not the one who will determine the overall success or failure of the venture. For instance, there’s the matter of your staff — it’ll be much easier to create a successful business if you have excellent employees on board. And then there are the third parties you decide to work with.

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Lightspeed’s investment in Marqo.ai

Lightspeed Venture Partners

The post Lightspeed’s investment in Marqo.ai appeared first on Lightspeed Venture Partners.

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Monday Motivation: Tips on Building Healthy Habits

Hearpreneur

This motivational video is to help CEOs, entrepreneurs and business owners start the week off inspired to become great.

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Organizing the Chaos of an Entrepreneur’s Life

The Entrepreneurial Mind

I often hear first-time entrepreneurs fret about structuring their workdays and organizing their work. If they came from the corporate world, their employers had already structured their work. These entrepreneurs talk about being shocked by the chaos of starting a business. It is even more challenging for entrepreneurs who have never had a full-time job. […] The post Organizing the Chaos of an Entrepreneur’s Life first appeared on Dr Jeff Cornwall.

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Selling Your House Fast for Cash: A Business Outlook

The Startup Magazine

Time is always a crucial factor when making business transactions. This also comes into play when selling your property or home. While the traditional listing route can take months, selling your house for cash offers a speedy solution and cash you may need for your startup business. However, is selling your home for cash the best business decision? Depending on why you want to get rid of your property, selling for cash may be your only choice.

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Why It Is Not Too Late For Your Company to Invest in Cloud Services

Women Entrepreneurs Can

The concept of cloud services has transformed how businesses operate, offering unparalleled flexibility, scalability, and access to cutting-edge technology. Despite the widespread adoption, some companies remain hesitant, fearing they’ve missed their chance. However, the reality is far from this misconception. The opportunity for businesses to harness cloud services and reap significant benefits is as vibrant today as ever.

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13 Entrepreneurs Share Their Thoughts on the Future of Entrepreneurship

Hearpreneur

Entrepreneurship is about to enter a new phase of unparalleled creativity and flexibility. Entrepreneurs will have to navigate a world where disruptive technologies like blockchain, artificial intelligence, and others are commonplace due to the rapid advancement of technology. For prospective company leaders, the continuous globalization and interconnectivity of markets bring opportunities as well as obstacles.

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We Must Move Forward

The Entrepreneurial Mind

“No man ever steps in the same river twice.” (Heraclitus) The ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus may not have been an entrepreneur, but some of his teachings sure do capture the world of startups. One of my former business partners liked to say that being an entrepreneur reminded him of being a shark. If you don’t […] The post We Must Move Forward first appeared on Dr Jeff Cornwall.

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