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The Bloomberg Startup Barometer

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

I came across this index from Bloomberg that tracks the health of the US startup ecosystem. VC & Technology

Bias Documentary

Feld Thoughts

One of the philanthropic activities that Amy and I have been doing is helping fund documentaries around issues that we care about.

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10 Keys To A Killer-First-Impression Website Rollout

Startup Professionals Musings

Smart people only visit and buy from credible and memorable websites. In today’s world, a website is necessary but not sufficient for credibility.

Microsoft's CEO Sent an Extraordinary Email to Employees After They Committed an Epic Fail

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

You can learn a lot about effective leadership from just a few, short sentences

Doing the Right Thing > Doing Things Right

Both Sides of the Table

On the surface this person is losing efficiency but in the long-run the gains for direction setting are huge. They’re tasked with doing … marketing.

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The Ultimate Fitness Guide for Busy Entrepreneurs

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Being an entrepreneur is hard. There is rarely enough time to accomplish all your work let alone make time to get to the gym. The rest requires work.

Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams on Amazon

Feld Thoughts

Early this morning I saw an email from Dave that pointed me at a giant bundle of happiness. Bryan Cranston Will Bring Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams to Series. So – let’s go through all the parts of awesomeness of this. First, Philip K. Dick is one of my favorite sci-fi writers. I started reading them from first to last. Moore.

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7 Mistakes To Avoid When Writing A Business Plan

YFS Magazine

A business plan is a very important business tool to have as an entrepreneur. When you write your business plan, avoid making these 7 common mistakes.

36 Books to Read If You Want to Become a Billionaire

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The essentials of a success mindset, starting up, developing product, and become a great leader

Five Best Chat Programs For Your Small Business

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

If you work with a small business team, you know the importance of communication. There are many to choose from, depending on your team’s needs.

Should I Quit My Job to Start My Own Business? 9 Questions You Need to Ask

Up and Running

For many, the hardest part of starting a business isn’t coming up with the idea or choosing the right name. How do you know when to take the plunge?

8 Key Ingredients to a Profitable Consulting Business

Startup Professionals Musings

The challenges for making money and survival in these professional services worlds are different, maybe even tougher. Don’t forget seminars and events.

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Psychology Says This is the Top Contributor to Happiness (It's Not What You Think)

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The biggest contributor to happiness might surprise you -- and here's how to foster it

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Is Visualization The Key To Getting What You Want?

YFS Magazine

The key to achieving what you want—whether it’s more customers or increased business confidence—may lie in your ability to visualize it.

The 90s called: They want you to reengineer again with Deloitte and SAP

deal architect

Michael Hammer was a rock star in the 90s with his reengineering books and his booming voice and entertaining speaking style.

8 Ways Ownership Thinking Will Make You An A-Player

Startup Professionals Musings

Most entrepreneurs relish being their own boss, but find the transition to “ownership thinking” to be more difficult than anticipated.

The Newest Drink On Starbucks's Secret Menu Might Remind You Of Childhood (Or A Rough Night Out)

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Some restaurants have certain items that only the in-crowd knows about

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Use Design to Elevate Your Content Marketing

Duct Tape Marketing

Use Design to Elevate Your Content Marketing written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Not quite. Why design? The golden ratio of images.

Certain Affinity Moves to New Building, Plans to Double in Size

SiliconHills

Max Hoberman grew up in Austin, graduated from the LBJ High School, now called the Liberal Arts and Sciences Academy of Austin. Then he went on to get a bachelor’s degree in photojournalism from the University of Texas at Austin’s College of Communications. Austin

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7 Lessons On How To Avoid A Quick Business Failure

Startup Professionals Musings

Most budding entrepreneurs don’t realize that nine out of ten startups fail within 24 months. Add a buffer to your funding calculations.

4 Things You Should Do at the End of Every Meeting

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

If you're tired of meetings that are unproductive wastes of time, do these four things at the end of your sit-downs and actually get things done

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Australia, We Hear You!

David Cohen

I recently spent a week in Australia. One of the things I often say when I travel to speak to startup communities around the world is: “We can’t hear you!” ” My point is that I want them to be loud and proud about what’s going on there. I also ask them to start blogging. Start some dialogue. So they did ! Startups

San Antonio-based Xenex Raises $38 Million More

SiliconHills

Xenex Disinfection Services, which makes a germ zapping robot for hospitals, just announced it has raised an additional $38 million. The San Antonio-based company, founded in 2009, has raised $94 million to date. San Antonio

Must Have Homepage Elements

Duct Tape Marketing

Must Have Homepage Elements written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. The purpose of your website. Tell a story. Guide a journey.

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6 Proven Ways to Spot an Emotional Intelligent Leader

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Directing attention toward where it needs to go is a primal task of leadership

How to Drive Product Growth with Behavioral Personas

ConversionXL

Retention is the key to building a great business. You’ll spread distaste for your product, not delight. Introducing Behavioral Personas.

The coming changes to your house

Start Up Blog

It’s easy to forget that the places we live in are a direct reflection of our current technology. Televisions – 1956 in Australia.

Video Of The Week: Mark Cuban At Upfront Summit

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

I posted the discussion my partner Andy and I did at the Upfront Summit last week. There were other great conversations at the Upfront Summit.

7 Phrases that Scream Lack of Confidence (and Make You Look Weak)

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

These 7 phrases will undermine your confidence and make you look weak in the workplace. Avoid them and boost your confidence and reputation

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From 3 Costly Business Mistakes

YFS Magazine

Here are three cautionary tales; business mistakes worth learning from to ensure your business isn't met with the same fate.

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Questions To Ask Before Conducting An Ideation Workshop

YoungUpstarts

by Diane Longmoor, Director of User Experience and a Partner at Fell Swoop. Prioritizing user groups is another key to this exercise.

NC company carved out of $418M contract for warplane; U.S. Rep. Ted Budd tries to halt sale

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

IOMAX USA Inc., based in Mooresville, modifies crop dusters into surveillance planes fortified with such weapons as Hellfire missiles.

This Is How You Train Your Brain To Get What You Really Want

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Eventually, you can train your conscious mind to only focus on what you really want in life

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3 Reasons Why You Should Hangout With Like-Minded Entrepreneurs

YFS Magazine

Making connections with other like-minded entrepreneurs is rewarding, but it can be a challenge. Here’s what you can stand to gain.