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5 Life and Business Resolutions Worth Keeping In 2020

YFS Magazine

If you're considering priorities for the year and need a fresh dose of inspiration, keep these resolutions in mind. Lead goal setting leadership New Year Resolutions personal development personal growth

Why Relationship Building Is The #1 Skill for 2020 — And The Next Decade


by Andrew Sobel, coauthor of “ Power Relationships: 26 Irrefutable Laws for Building Extraordinary Relationships “ Strong relationships are vital to a healthy career. When we can’t make real connections with others in the workplace, they won’t feel loyal to us.

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5 Questions To Qualify Advisors For Your New Venture

Startup Professionals Musings

Every startup needs a couple of advisors with deep experience and connections in your business domain or financial skills to complement your technical focus. Advisors need to be mentors, looking ahead and directing you on key actions to take or avoid.

2020s - Embracing Complexity in Enterprise Tech

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I wrote couple of weeks ago about missed opportunities in the 2010s in enterprise software and in outsourcing. That backlog did not disappear - it has created even more opportunity for this decade. However, as I caught up on my

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.

Starmazon or Amabucks

Feld Thoughts

Why doesn’t Amazon acquire Starbucks? Starbucks has one thing Amazon doesn’t have – over 30,000 physical locations. Sure, Amazon owns Whole Foods, which has about 350 physical locations, but they are large food distribution facilities (e.g.

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10 Ways To Identify Opportunists, Time Wasters, & B *s


by Jack Colton, founder of Normally we can keep our guard up against obvious e-mail scams and get rich schemes. We’re smart after all.

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5 Reasons Purpose-Driven Startups Will Shine in 2020


Some big corporations have grown a conscience. At least, that’s the message from the Business Roundtable, which a few months ago announced that from now on, its members will focus not solely on lining their shareholders’ pockets.

The Future Of Work Is Distributed

Feld Thoughts

I’ve been a remote worker for 24 years. While I have an office in Boulder, I’m physically in my office for a small amount of time. For many years, this was a function of travel. My investments have always been geographically distributed across the US and I spent the majority of my time between Monday and Friday on the road. I learned how to work in hotel rooms, in other people’s offices, in conference rooms, at coffee shops, and in houses (mine and friends.)

Four Things You Can Expect From A Cloud Fax System


When it comes to making sure that a business is running as expected, there are understandably quite a few things to look into and consider. Arguably, the most important area of business consider at is efficiency.

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8 Friends Who Mean Well But Never Start New Ventures

Startup Professionals Musings

Every entrepreneur I know is dismayed by the number of friends who approach them with a line such as “I have an even better idea that will change the world, and one of these days I’m going to get around to starting my own business.”

26 Entrepreneurs Share Their Tips and Tricks of Staying Motivated


When the going gets rough in business, you’ll need motivation to keep moving. Motivating yourself can be hard but practicing consistent habits such as reminding yourself of why you started can be a major boost.

Simply Begin Again

Feld Thoughts

Public Service Announcement: According to the Farmer’s Almanac, the American Astronomical Society, and the US Naval Observatory, today is not the beginning of a new decade. Rather, that would be 1/1/21. If you write software, you’ll recognize that it’s a classic fencepost error. If you are a philosophy major like Amy, you’ll tell me that a decade is “any ten year period of time, starting whenever you want it to.” ” Regardless, happy Julien New Year.

[Event] People Matters TechHR 2020


People Matters TechHR , Asia’s Largest HR & Work Technology conference is back for the second time in Singapore.

5 Ways To Engage The Right People In Your New Venture

Startup Professionals Musings

In my work with new and aspiring entrepreneurs, I find that most struggle with putting together a written business plan, often pointing out that someone they know started a business without anything written down.

Behavior-Based Attribution Using Google BigQuery ML


Why create a custom attribution tool? Because with out-of-the-box tools, you’re limited by their functionality, data transformations, models, and heuristics. With raw data, you can build any attribution model that fits your business and domain area best.

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Life in 2050

Feld Thoughts

As I often do, I had a long, complicated dream last night. I’ve been fighting off a cold, so let’s call it a fever dream. During the dream, I saw the number 2050 on something. In 2050, I’ll be 84 – an old man by today’s standards.

SEO And Start-Ups: The 5 Amazing Benefits Of SEO For Your New Business


With 627,000 new businesses starting each year, it’s essential to make sure that your business is going to stand out from the crowd. Many businesses don’t even know how to get the word out about their new business, but we are going to help you.

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5 Keys To Maximizing Your Impact In People Mentoring

Startup Professionals Musings

If you are like most entrepreneurs I know, there just aren’t enough hours in a day to get all your own work done, as well as run the many one-hour meetings each team member seems to demand for decisions and mentoring.

30 Entrepreneur Share Their Goals for 2020


It’s a new year and right after the ball drops, it’s time to go to work. Often entrepreneurs and business owners create their New Year’s Resolutions around their business.

Book: One Base at a Time

Feld Thoughts

29 years of nightmares. Over 10,000 nights in a row. That’s hard to fathom. David R. Mellor , the Senior Director of Grounds for the Boston Red Sox Baseball team, experienced this.

Can You Improve Your Business Processes Without Spending So Much Money?


It’s so frustrating when we have minimal finances to invest back into the business but the company is still struggling. When you start to examine your expenses do you find yourself thinking that you need a little bit more money and everything will be okay?

The Decade in Tech

Start Up Blog

It’s pretty easy to forget how much a new technology changes our lives once it’s adopted. Sure, some new technologies are like shooting stars, but some change everything forever.

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State Of The Market: Online Gambling Outlook And Review For Enthusiasts

YFS Magazine

The global online gambling market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 8.77% over the next several years, from 2019 to 2024. Lifestyle gaming online gaming

Two Hours and Fourteen Minutes of Intense Anxiety

Feld Thoughts

Amy and I went to see Uncut Gems last night. It was a gem of a movie. Adam Sandler was magnificent. My inner 14 year old loves his puerile movies and when I read the New York Times Magazine article Adam Sandler’s Everlasting Shtick around Thanksgiving I knew I had to see this movie.

How To Finance A Business Vehicle With Bad Credit


When you have bad credit, it can prove difficult to get any type of loan. Conventional high street loans are normally issued on the basis of an individual’s credit score, so if it’s low, lenders may look at you as high risk – and may not extend credit to you.

Tips When Working with an Outsourcing Firm for Help

The Startup Magazine

There are times when you think you’re unable to do the job required of you. It could be due to the nature of the task. For instance, if you need to organise a concert to raise funds for the organisation, it might be beyond your scope of expertise.

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Why ‘Barefoot’ Marketing Is Better For Your Business

YFS Magazine

Barefooting (i.e., simplifying) the marketing of your business, is more efficient and less painful than much of what passes for best practices. Grow Marketing & Sales marketing marketing tips online marketing

3 Tips to Achieve Business Goals in 2020

Mike Michalowicz

It’s the end of another year – actually the end of a decade. Let that sink in! The end of a new year often has us taking stock in both our personal and business lives. We set resolutions, sometimes we stick to them, and there are times we don’t.

Bereavement Leave – This Is What You Need To Know


No one can be prepared for the time an employee needs bereavement leave. This time of grief is so difficult and. for those experiencing loss, thinking about work can be one step too far. We hope this guide can help relieve some of the worries when dealing with the grief of your team members.

Book: Lost and Wanted

Feld Thoughts

I stayed up late last night finishing Lost and Wanted. If you are a reader, get this book in physical form. It’s worth savoring. Amy bought this book for me last week. When I asked her why, she belted out a stream of words: “MIT, female professor, the afterlife, sexual harassment, physics, racism, women.” ” She then said, “Fiction is a good way to access complicated topics.”


Where to Play – Where to Impact

Where to Play

The post Where to Play – Where to Impact appeared first on Where to Play. I recently came back from running a ‘Where to Play’ workshop for double-bottom-line startups at EPFL’s Tech4Impact program.

Want to Get the Most Out of Your Team? You Need to Invest in Workplace Training

Women Entrepreneurs Can

You’ve spent a great deal of time, effort and capital on amassing a workforce that you can be proud of. You’ve hand picked the best candidates from round after round of interviews.

4 Questions To Ask Before You Hire An App Developer


by Guy Cooper, Managing Director of Wave Digital. The startup industry is littered with stories of founders being taken for a ride by their app developer. So if you want an app that not only works at the end but will be a hit with your users, what should you do?

5 Chiropractor Approved Stretches the Startup Staff Can Do from Their Desk

The Startup Magazine

Working in any startup office or tech company is likely to involve you spending a huge amount of time at your desk, and these hours can take their toll on the body.

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Looking Back On Tech, Startups, And VC In 2019


It’s that time of year, time to look back and reflect on the most significant storylines in the tech, startup, and VC world. A comprehensive post on this topic could be 5,000+ words, but we do not do such things here. We kept detailed notes month by month and today, I tried to organize them by key sections, what you’ll see below. There’s a good chance I’ve missed something — if you feel that way, by all means, please share your point of view on Twitter (or email) and link to the post.

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Monday Motivation:Change Your Mind, Change Your Life


This motivational video is to help CEOs, entrepreneurs and business owners start the week off on the right foot. Don’t drag the same old mess into another year. It’s the movement in your mind that produces the newness in your life. You don’t have to be ashamed of your change.

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