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Why Innovation Heroes are a Sign of a Dysfunctional Organization

Steve Blank

A week ago I got invited to an “innovation hero” award ceremony at a government agency. I don’t know how many of these I’ve been to in the last couple years, but this one just made my head explode.

7 Ways Your Marketing Needs To Meet Today’s Customers

Startup Professionals Musings

Every business I know is intimately familiar with outbound marketing, or pushing your message out to customers through email, newspaper, and television advertising. Only a few really understand the process and value of inbound marketing, for pulling customers to your brand.

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My Happy Place: New Florence

deal architect

The New Florence. New Renaissance innovation blog was born in March 2005. Facebook had a different name then. No one had heard of the iPhone. Or SpaceX. Or AWS. Honestly, I thought I would run out of material in a. Industry Commentary Innovative Business Uses of Technology

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Are You Missing This Huge Opportunity In Your Private Equity Due Diligence?

YoungUpstarts

Most private equity firms fail to focus on the sales team of their target company. To assess sales force potential — and make smart decisions based on what you learn — here are three steps to take during the due diligence phase and afterward.

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.

Personalizing Your Marketing Strategy and Boosting Your Personal Brand

The Startup Magazine

Running your own business is sometimes hard and challenging, but if you focus on making it in the end, it will eventually become doable and even enjoyable.

7 Personal Habits Let You Have Fun While Working Hard

Startup Professionals Musings

Are you one of those people who believe that happiness at work is an oxymoron? If so, maybe it’s time to rethink your perspective, and perhaps start enjoying work for a change.

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5 Ways To Transform New Hires To Top Talents

YoungUpstarts

Here are some tips to increase employee retention, while transforming your new hires into brilliant talents in the company. The post 5 Ways To Transform New Hires To Top Talents appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others employee retention hiring practices new hire talent management

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How To Create An Unforgettable eCommerce Brand

The Startup Magazine

The incredible growth in ecommerce has attracted intense competition. Entrepreneurs and venture capitalists are bedazzled by the growth and tempted into the industry in search of massive future profitability.

7 Personal Decisions That Delineate Your Best Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

Most aspiring entrepreneurs I know are just waiting for that unique idea to strike them that will kickstart their new venture, put them in control of their lifestyle, achieve financial independence, and maybe even change the world.

‘Inside Rounds’ Used to Be Bad. Sequoia & WhatsApp Changed Venture Forever

Hunter Walker

Why Their Multibillion Dollar Outcome Flipped The Script. Pre-2014: Insider Rounds Are The Funding of Last Resort. Post-2014: Why Are Insiders Letting This One Get Out?

6 Digital Assets That Generate Business For Content Writers

YoungUpstarts

Are you a content writer? Here are 6 digital assets you must leverage to boost your business to the next level. The post 6 Digital Assets That Generate Business For Content Writers appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others content writing digital assets

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An Inside Look At The World of Real Estate Tech Companies

The Startup Magazine

Whether you want to say it was the COVID-19 pandemic or the market is changing with the times, real estate is embracing various forms of technology to get the job done. The combination of technology and the real estate industry has led to a new industry called proptech.

9 Mindset Indicators of a High Potential Entrepreneur

Startup Professionals Musings

In my role as mentor to business professionals, I often get the question about your potential of going out on your own as an entrepreneur, versus your current role of working for a boss at an established company.

How a Management Consultant Can Grow Your Business

YFS Magazine

YFS Magazine YFS Magazine Has your small business growth become stagnant? Have quarterly profits been in decline for some time now? Perhaps it's time to hire a management consultant. YFS Magazine YFS Magazine. Lead business challenges leadership management consultant

The Working Vacation Is Making A Comeback. Here’s How To Do It Right.

YoungUpstarts

Adhering to a few rules can lead to a happy boss, a happy family, and a happy you — rather than a (decidedly unrelaxing) week or two of frayed nerves and ill tempers. The post The Working Vacation Is Making A Comeback. Here’s How To Do It Right. appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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Entrepreneur Career: Being a Psychologist

The Startup Magazine

The main reason why people go to school or choose to further their studies is to improve their living standards. Statistics have shown that people with a college or university degree have higher chances of securing better jobs compared to those without.

7 Keys To Scaling Your Startup To Be The Next Unicorn

Startup Professionals Musings

When you see startups like SpaceX and Pinterest grow from a low valuation to a billion dollars in just a few years, it’s easy to assume that if you just keep doing what you are doing, you can get there as well.

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Pod Structure: Build Better Remote Teams With Agile Pods

YFS Magazine

YFS Magazine YFS Magazine I restructured my business into agile pods. When I decided to change the way we worked, I switched to a pod structure. Here’s why. YFS Magazine YFS Magazine.

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How Accounting Software In UK Have Revolutionized Businesses

YoungUpstarts

Accounting systems have revolutionized businesses by making accounting operations significantly more efficient, automated, and seamless. The post How Accounting Software In UK Have Revolutionized Businesses appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others accounting accounting software business software

Selecting the Right Software for Project Portfolio Architecture

The Startup Magazine

A portfolio is just a term for a collection of items. It can be a collection of various assets and investments and other similar items, depending on the industry. In project management, a portfolio is a collection of projects and programs.

How to Create a More Employee-Centric Workplace Culture

Up and Running

An employee-centric workplace is an environment that encourages a free flow of communication, ideas, creativity, and innovation throughout the organization. With the pandemic leaving employees feeling more isolated than ever, companies are scrambling to redesign the workplace experience.

14 Entrepreneurs Discuss Whether or Not There Will Be More Entrepreneurs in the Future

Hearpreneur

Every waking day, we are having tremendous changes in regulations and technology which greatly affects the way businesses operate.

What Are Video Testimonials And How Can You Use Them?

YoungUpstarts

Video testimonials are a powerful marketing tool that practically ensures your customers will follow through with their purchasing decisions. The post What Are Video Testimonials And How Can You Use Them? appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others video marketing videos

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10 Benefits of Startup Coaching 

The Startup Magazine

You already know you get better results at the gym when you’re working with a coach. Coaches push us to reach farther, work smarter, and never give up. Coaches can also help you avoid sports injuries and deal with setbacks.

How to Become a Marketing Manager

ConversionXL

With U.S. News declaring it the number one job in sales and marketing, and a median average salary of around $142,000 in the U.S., it’s no surprise that people are looking at how to become a marketing manager.

25 Entrepreneurs Reveal The Industry With The Most Optimist Future

Hearpreneur

Understanding what industry stands a chance to succeed in future is helpful in making investment decisions. No one wants their hard work to do go down in the name of a shoddy investment.

When Should I Hire A Collection Agency If My Invoices Remain Unpaid?

YoungUpstarts

If you’re looking for a reliable agency, take a look at their reviews or ask fellow entrepreneurs. The post When Should I Hire A Collection Agency If My Invoices Remain Unpaid? appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others business finance collection agency

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Making the Most of Your Startup Marketing Budget in a Post Pandemic World

The Startup Magazine

Startups are always the hardest hit during difficult economic times, especially if your business is built on bootstrapping efforts. The Covid-19 pandemic has sped up the pace at which the world is going digital and highlighting our ever-increasing reliance on technology.

How to Avoid These Common Copywriting Mistakes That Kill Conversion Rates

Up and Running

You’re probably not a multibillion-dollar company that has the luxury to focus more on branding than marketing. As such, your sales copy is of critical importance. Good copywriting can sell rocks, but bad copywriting can’t sell free gold.

The shocking truth about employee loyalty

Berkonomics

How we often handle employment issues today. When we accept the work commitment from a person we hire, we make a pact with the new employee that often stops at agreeing to pay for service rendered and to provide a safe working environment. There should be more than that. .

How To Find A Reasonable Amount Of Debt That You Can Handle

YoungUpstarts

Looking to manage debt? One way to assess how much debt you can take on is by calculating your debt-to-income, or DTI, ratio. The post How To Find A Reasonable Amount Of Debt That You Can Handle appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others debt managing debt money matters personal finance

Boosting Your Ecommerce Business in 2021

The Startup Magazine

With so many people forced to stay at home during the global COVID-19 pandemic, the number of those who are buying things online is constantly rising. This also brought the rise of ecommerce and other shopping philosophies that are enabling people to buy things from the comfort of their homes.

How to Successfully Expand Your Business Outside of Your Core Industry

Up and Running

If you’re like most business owners, you want to expand your brand outside your core industry. Eventually, your first set of products will reach a sales peak, which means you may start to notice a plateau in profits and customer engagement.

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Monday Motivation: DISCIPLINE YOUR THOUGHTS

Hearpreneur

This motivational video is to help CEOs, entrepreneurs and business owners start the week off inspired to become great. Here are some takeaways from the video: Run after your destiny. We are in control of our mind. Have curiosity and ask questions. Fear kills dreams and hope.

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3 Tips For Refreshing Your Office

YoungUpstarts

Here are three tips for refreshing and renovating your office, whether you’re #WFH or getting back to business as usual. The post 3 Tips For Refreshing Your Office appeared first on Young Upstarts

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Digital Marketing Trends to Help You Grow Your Restaurant

The Startup Magazine

Those in the hospitality trade have had a tough 18 months with a global pandemic causing many shutdowns and restrictions, not to mention economic uncertainty.