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The No Excuses Culture

Steve Blank

Getting ready for our next semester’s class, I asked my Teaching Assistant why I hadn’t seen the posters for our new class around campus. That was it.

8 Reasons To Initiate A Startup In A Sluggish Economy

Startup Professionals Musings

According to CNN Money , the economy is still very sluggish, with only 1.6 percent growth in 2016. Look in the mirror. More available talent.

Why the LP Outlook is Good for Venture and Startups in 2017–2020

Both Sides of the Table

Note that all of these names were not started in Silicon Valley. link] So here are some details (please thank & follow! Will it last?

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12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Here are the 12 best career lessons everyone should take to heart earlier in their careers

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Integrating Social Media Into Your Business Website

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Social media is very important to small businesses. You should only use it where it makes sense to use it. Each platform has rules and conditions.

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10 Female Entrepreneurs Taking Over The World

YFS Magazine

Here's a look at 10 inspiring female entrepreneurs who are pioneers making moves and taking names every day of the week. Be inspired!

Secret To SaaS Success: Recognize That You're Not Selling Software

OnStartups

I've been working in the software industry for over 25 years. Back in the late 1900s, when you sold software, you sold software. Or fail to learn it.

7 Keys To Hard Hitting Social Media Use For Business

Startup Professionals Musings

If you are an entrepreneur today, and not using social media to promote your business, you are missing out on a huge opportunity.

Science: 81 Percent of People Lie in Job Interviews. Here's What Top Companies Are Doing Instead

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Google does it. Menlo Innovations does it. Automattic does it. I speak of job auditions, instead of the traditional interview. Here's how they do it

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5 Mantras Startup Founders Should Live By

YFS Magazine

What drives you to succeed? Here are five mantras that drive the way I do business — important startup lessons I've learned along the way.

Atlas Launches Shape, a Wearable Digital Fitness Coach

SiliconHills

Atlas Wearables, a member of the first Techstars Austin cohort, officially debuted its smart fitness tracker in 2013. A year later, Atlas launched an IndieGoGo campaign and raised $638,029, more than 500 percent above its goal, to create the Atlas Wristband, which identified exercises, reps and calculated calories burned and evaluated form. Austin

How You Should Start a Business Before the Bubble

Startup Professionals Musings

Don’t trust your conviction that your idea has never been done before. Subtle differences don’t usually attract investors or customers.

Elon Musk Says the Government Will Have to Pay Citizens a Salary. This Company Is Testing That Theory

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

An experiment taking place in Kenya could drive a big conversation in the U.S. about how to deal with a future that includes fewer jobs for people

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4 Tips To Ensure Mobile App Success

YFS Magazine

In today's digital age, mobile apps have become a valuable resource for all types of businesses. Here's how to make sure your mobile app is a success.

Ask the Experts: Things I Wish I’d Known Before Starting a Business

Up and Running

The same is true for small business owners. In every startup story, there is bound to be a wrong turn here or there. His advice? The lesson?

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The Power of Company Retreats: Thoughts after the 8th Buffer Retreat

joel.is

By now we have a fairly long history of doing retreats at Buffer. August 2013, 8 people). Cape Town, South Africa (April 2014, 16 people). Hawaii, U.S.A

20 Habits of Highly Successful and Effective Leaders

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

20 Habits of Highly Successful and Effective Leaders.Leave better deliver better results

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Capital Factory and moovel Launch a Transportation Technology Accelerator

SiliconHills

It’s no secret that Austin has traffic and congestion problems. So Austin seems like the perfect place for Capital Factory to team up with moovel North America, a division of Daimler AG, the maker of Mercedes-Benz, to launch MobilityX, a transportation technology accelerator. Austin

5 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Don’t Do

YoungUpstarts

by Pratik Dholakiya , Co-Founder of E2M and MoveoApps. Sometimes, avoiding or skipping certain habits and characteristics can help. Try to Do It All.

How Impressive Is Your Public Resume On The Internet?

Startup Professionals Musings

The real “resume” that you have to live with is everything that you or anyone else has posted about you on any site on the Internet. Marty Zwilling.

Do Not Return Calls or Texts From These Area Codes--It's A Scam!

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Here is what you need to know about a phone scam that seems to reappear every few years

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True Wealth Ventures’ $20 Million Fund Invests in Women-run Startups

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK Publisher and Senior Reporter with Silicon Hills News Women run startups outperform all male teams yet they still struggle to get venture capital. That’s a problem Sara Brand and Kerry Rupp with True Wealth Ventures, are seeking to solve. Austin

Pay Your Payroll Tax With R&D Credits

YoungUpstarts

by Evan Stephens, Senior Tax Manager at Sensiba San Filippo and Carlos Freitas, Director with Hull & Knarr LLP. Manufacturing process development.

5 Research-Backed Tips for Increasing B2B Sales

Up and Running

Facing such a high degree of skepticism, business owners who aim to sell to other business owners must be doubly strategic in their approach.

Science Has Just Decided That The 1 Rule Of Relationships You Always Believed In Isn't True

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

This could affect your hiring decisions too

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TurnKey Vacation Rentals Lands $21 Million in Funding

SiliconHills

TurnKey Vacation Rentals, one of the nation’s largest vacation rental management companies, Thursday announced it has received $21 million in funding. To date, the […] The post TurnKey Vacation Rentals Lands $21 Million in Funding appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Full Time Side Gigs At Parttimerz

YoungUpstarts

Freelance job matching platforms essentially connect those who are looking for freelance work with those who require such workers.

3 Ecommerce Trends To Watch In 2017

YFS Magazine

In coming months, online retailers will change what customers expect from ecommerce. Where they lead, customers will follow.

62 Percent of Small Business Owners Say Facebook Ads Don't Work. Here's Why Experts Disagree.

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

This survey says that 62% of small business owners who have tried Facebook ads say they don't work. Experts disagree. Here's why

San Antonio is Promoting SATX at SXSW for 2017

SiliconHills

San Antonio is the seventh largest city in the country and is home to giant companies like Rackspace, USAA, HEB, Valero and the Argo Group. But three years ago, San Antonio didn’t even have a booth at the trade show at South by Southwest Interactive, the largest technology show in Texas. Austin

Great Mistakes To Make When Starting Your Career

YoungUpstarts

by Lewis Robinson. People often have a tendency to assume that all mistakes are bad mistakes. career advice personal development

Why You Must Create a Total Online Presence Right Now

Duct Tape Marketing

Why You Must Create a Total Online Presence Right Now written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing activated website. Educate.

5 Work Practices That Are On Their Way Out

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A lot of change is coming in the future of work, but we can start by removing these five outdated work practices from our offices

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Australia Tech Showcased at SXSW Interactive

SiliconHills

For the first time, the Australian Trade and Investment Commission, known as Austrade, is officially leading a delegation to South by Southwest Interactive to promote Australian innovation and ingenuity. The group includes seven startup companies. Austin