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7 Strategies For Making A Mentoring Relationship Work

Startup Professionals Musings

I’m a big fan of mentoring in business, and have been at different times on both the contributing and receiving end of the process. These days, I seem to often hear from entrepreneurs who are struggling to find a mentor, or complaining about their lack of effectiveness.

Burning Platform: Workday Nation

deal architect

In the 44th episode of the series we have Webb Armentrout, Group VP, Global Partners at Workday. Workday has historically done a better job managing its SI ecosystem than many other vendors including some I have written books about.

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How To Create A More Eco-Friendly Kitchen At The Workplace

YoungUpstarts

Make your office kitchen eco-friendly. We look at 3 ways in which you can make your workplace kitchen greener. The post How To Create A More Eco-Friendly Kitchen At The Workplace appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others office office design workplace

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Got Content To Be Content?

Rembrandt Communications

The path to happiness begins with your pen! If you are worried about your small business and feeling depressed and anxious, you are not alone. The past year has been difficult for everyone, but know that there are there are many positive things to look forward to in the future.

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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.

8 Key Startup Drivers Bring Pleasure As Well As Sweat

Startup Professionals Musings

I’m fully convinced that both inspiration and perspiration are always required in a startup. Yet many people seem to be stuck on one end or other of this equation – all perspiration with no dream, or all inspiration with no reality. Success is the right balance of both for fun and profit.

Analyst Cam: Tercera

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. This time, it is Chris Barbin, presenting on his new fund and advisory firm, Tercera. Analyst Cam Outsourcing (other vendors) Venture Capital

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Another Virtual 5K in Boulder As Spring Emerges in Full Bloom

Feld Thoughts

I received a lot of positive feedback on my post highlighting the 2nd annual Emerge Virtual 5k Run so … It’s time for the 10th Annual Happy Smackah 5k Fun Run and Walk. This would have been the 11th Annual, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we canceled the May 2020 event.

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7 New Venture Strategies Improve The Odds Of Survival

Startup Professionals Musings

I’m always looking for evidence of early startup characteristics that might be predictors of long-term success. Every investor has his own list, usually based on his own very small sample, or simply his gut feeling.

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How SMBs Can Strategically Thrive After The COVID-19 Crisis

YFS Magazine

More than two-thirds of businesses have the impression they’ve dodged the proverbial COVID bullet. Is this actually true? Editor Picks Lead business growth strategy business strategy business trends editor picks pandemic

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Smart Ways To Promote Your Startup

YoungUpstarts

Whatever the nature of your newfound enterprise, there are some solid moves you can make to promote your startup. The post Smart Ways To Promote Your Startup appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others startup advice

Techstars Sustainability Accelerator / The Nature Conservancy – 2021 Applications Open

Feld Thoughts

In 2017 I helped get the Techstars Sustainability Accelerator off the ground in partnership with The Nature Conservancy (TNC). Amy and I have been supporters of TNC for over 30 years and Amy serves on their global board of directors.

7 Principles For Being A Wise Business Decision Maker

Startup Professionals Musings

As a mentor to aspiring business owners. smart people stand out to me with intellectual power and depth of knowledge on many subjects.

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Three Extremely Painful Truths About Business Success

YFS Magazine

Entrepreneurship is not an easy journey. You’ll have unbelievable highs and incredible lows, and those lows are unbelievably lonely. Editor Picks Lead editor picks leadership personal growth recommended success success advice success habits

Common Pitfalls To Avoid When Communicating With Your Employees

YoungUpstarts

Communication is critical to the success of your business. If your workers aren’t involved and educated, it affects everything that your business aims to accomplish.

A Boundless Ally To Immigrants

Feld Thoughts

Boundless Immigration , a company we’ve been investors in since they spun out of Pioneer Square Labs venture studio, raised a $25 million financing last week.

A.T.S.L. (Always Take Some Liquidity)

Eric Friedman

I learned a valuable and expensive lesson about taking liquidity when the offer arises, or rather NOT doing so in my case. Earlier in my career I had the chance to sell some stock and take some liquidity and I passed.

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Digital Wallets Are The Future Of Payments

YFS Magazine

More than 100 million Americans are expected to use proximity mobile payments, digital wallets like Google Pay and Apple Pay, in 2021. Operations contactless payment editor picks mobile payments mobile wallet payments industry

Don’t Fight Self-Interest, Embrace It

YoungUpstarts

If we can harness people's tendency for self interest and turn its massive power to productive means, we can change the world for good, says Jeffrey Martinovich. The post Don’t Fight Self-Interest, Embrace It appeared first on Young Upstarts.

Organized Content = Sales And More Time!

Rembrandt Communications

Are you missing content opportunities right now? Hello. It’s already May, and spring has sprung! What about your business? If you are working long hours and still haven’t seen an uptick in sales this year, have you looked at all of the content opportunities available? Basically, you’ve probably been creating articles, emails, social media posts, and more, and these take time and effort.

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Password Insanity

Feld Thoughts

My mom is extraordinarily patient. Several weeks ago, I bought her a brand new Mac as a mother’s day present. She was using a 2010 Mac, and it was time for her to use one that didn’t have an endless spinning pinwheel of Mac slowness on it.

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Clubhouse put a big bullseye on social audio

VC Cafe

I’ve previously written about Clubhouse ( What makes Clubhouse great and what may cause its demise ). Perhaps it’s boredom, or Zoom fatigue, but there’s something quite appealing these days about having social conversations without turning on a camera.

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Why Authorities Should Take Employee Classification Seriously

YoungUpstarts

The answer to the worker misclassification problem is setting up a legislature to describe exactly when a company can define a worker as a freelancer and what their benefits or regulations should be.

Six Tips To Spring Clean Your Startup’s Accounting

YFS Magazine

Declutter your office, shred and recycle old client reports, do an inventory check, but don't overlook your company's financial health. Finance Grow Accounting bookkeeping business finance money management small business accounting spring cleaning

Marketplace innovation driven by crypto

Version One Ventures

Marketplace innovation comes in waves and we can point to a handful of major trends over the past two decades: Right now, the most exciting area in marketplace innovation is blockchain-enabled marketplaces, especially with what is happening in decentralized finance.

How to Measure Small Business Website Performance

Up and Running

How do you know that your business is growing and that everything is working as it should? To answer this question, you need to have a set of metrics that give you a clear picture of what’s going on in your business.

How To Leverage The Power Of An Older And Younger Workforce (And Why You Should)

YoungUpstarts

Now that people are staying in the workforce longer than previous generations, organizations can hire from many age groups.

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Book: The New Builders

Feld Thoughts

My long-time business partner Seth Levine has written a book with Elizabeth MacBride titled The New Builders: Face to Face with the TRUE Future of Business. It’s extraordinary – buy a copy now!

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Municibid CEO Reveals How Startups Can Benefit From Government Auctions

YFS Magazine

Do you need to purchase company vehicles or business equipment? Here's how startups can benefit from bidding in government auctions. Grow Operations business equipment business operations business supplies government auctions GSA auctions

How To Start and Grow Your SEO Business — 2021 Guide

Up and Running

There’s never been a better time to start an SEO business. In this day and age, SEO is all but essential to businesses. It’s crucial for helping brands get seen by the right customers at the right time. Consequently, starting an SEO business can be a lucrative venture.

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How To Find The Perfect Team Members For Your New Start-Up

YoungUpstarts

Follow these tips and you will be on your way to finding the right employees for your start-up, helping your team and business to grow successfully. The post How To Find The Perfect Team Members For Your New Start-Up appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others building a team hiring startup advice

Employee Surveys Won’t Tell You Whether To Return To An Office Or Not

Hunter Walker

Engage your team and understand their needs but craft your “Return To Office” strategy from the top down.

20 Entrepreneurs Explain Some of the Traits They Admire in Innovators

Hearpreneur

Anyone can be an innovator, but it takes special traits to lead in innovation. It’s about how you implement the lessons you gain along the way and dare situations as they come.

5 Expert Methods to Improve Your Local SEO in 2021

Up and Running

As a business owner, improving your website’s presence on search engines should be one of your top priorities. This is still true if you have a physical location, as local SEO tactics can help people in your area find you. .

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COVID-19 Caught Us All Off Guard. Will Your Organization Be Ready The Next Time Chaos Strikes?

YoungUpstarts

The pandemic threw us all for a loop. But Diana Hendel, PharmD, and Mark Goulston, MD, say there are plenty of other potential disruptions around the corner. Here are six ways to prepare. The post COVID-19 Caught Us All Off Guard. Will Your Organization Be Ready The Next Time Chaos Strikes?

WordPress vs Webflow

ConversionXL

Whether you’re running a consultant agency or building a startup, your content and brand need a home for everything you produce. From sales pages to your products, or even your About page, the content management system you choose can make a big difference in growing your business and driving sales.

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Changes in Supply Chain and Delivery Services

Our Own Start-up

Transportation, logistics, and supply chain industries can benefit hugely from implementing new technologies in areas such as artificial intelligence, analytics, and automation. The post Changes in Supply Chain and Delivery Services first appeared on Our Own Startup.