The 5 Components Of Resting Hard

YoungUpstarts

I encourage you to make your 2020 mantra, “Work hard, play hard — REST hard.”. People often think taking time to rest and relax equals unproductivity, when in fact the opposite is true. Here are the five components of resting hard: 1.

Every Entrepreneur Needs Holidays To Rest And Relax

Startup Professionals Musings

You earned it, and you need the rest. entrepreneur holiday season rest startup It’s been a challenging business year, but I hope you are all taking some time off this long holiday weekend, to celebrate with the family. Even those of you who are not Christian and see Christmas as just another day should still enjoy the holiday spirit, take a break from work, and enjoy your loved ones. Yet there will be some entrepreneurs can’t seem to make the decision to take a break.

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Innovation, Change and the Rest of Your Life

Steve Blank

I gave the Alumni Day talk at U.C. Santa Cruz and had a few things to say about innovation. —-. Even though I live just up the coast, I’ve never had the opportunity to start a talk by saying “Go Banana Slugs.”. I’m honored for the opportunity to speak here today. We’re standing 15 air miles away from the epicenter of technology innovation. The home of some of the most valuable and fastest growing companies in the world.

The Rested Entrepreneur: Your 8-Step Field Guide to 40 Winks

YFS Magazine

In this period of social distancing on shuttered businesses, entrepreneurs have even more stress than usual, making for a lot of sleepless nights. Lifestyle health and wellness lifestyle recommended

Don’t rest until you test!

Berkonomics

Do NOT rest until you test. So, you have a great new product or service that you and your associates love. Early adopters should climb all over each other for a look. But what have you done to test the concept against the realities of the marketplace? Have you developed a prototype, alternate pricing schemes, even a PowerPoint mock-up to show to potential buyers?

Ways To Make Your Startup Stand Out From The Rest

YoungUpstarts

Here’s how you can make your startup stand out from the rest of the crowd. When starting a new business, one thing quickly becomes clear – everyone else is doing it too! Have a Clear Ethos and Message. At the heart of every great business, there is some kind of message or ethos.

Janesville – A Story About the Rest of America

Steve Blank

The level of despair and anger of the workers the companies and politicians and the rest of the country abandoned is high. I just read book – Janesville – that reminded me again of life outside the bubble. Janesville, tells the story of laid-off factory workers of a General Motors factory that’s never going to reopen. It’s a story about a Midwest town and the type of people I knew and worked alongside.

Rest Your Weary Fingers — Voice Activation Is Coming To A CRM Near You

YoungUpstarts

A future once at our fingertips now rests at the tips of our tongues. by John Oechsle, CEO of Swiftpage. We spend a lot of time talking to our gadgets these days. Whether we’re seeking directions from Siri or weather updates from Alexa, speech is quickly becoming a preferred means of communicating with technology. Voice activated technology doesn’t just afford us fun tools for our private lives – this technology is playing an increasingly pivotal role in the professional world, too.

San Francisco’s Entrepreneurship Ecosystem — Different From The Rest

YFS Magazine

Here's a look at key takeaways which thriving entrepreneurship ecosystems have in common; and they left quite an impression on me. Culture collaboration community building entrepreneurship ecosystems san francisco startup cities startup culture

Clone The Best, Dump The Rest

Mike Michalowicz

Dump The Rest – A colossally successful business has the discipline to dump (refer out to other vendors or simply disengage) the worst, and a strategy to avoid working with them in the first place. Clone the best, and dump the rest. The Good. For a moment, picture your best client and only your best client. You know who I am talking about – that client of yours who pays you extremely well and you love working with. Now picture having ten exact clones of them.

Rest in Peace

The Entrepreneurial Mind

Hire for your core. Partner for the rest.

Berkonomics

A trend for businesses large and small. There is a major trend shaping up that is worldwide, already identified by hundreds of thousands of startup and small business CEO’s.

Resting on Your Laurels?

Life Beyond Code

You can enjoy that glory for a while but you can’t rest on those laurels for a long time. When you were first learning to walk, it was a treat for all the members in your family. Your took one step, tripped, fell down but you didn’t give up. You fell down many many times but nobody ever screamed at you for falling down.

Will WeWork finally put our image of a "backable" founder to rest?

This is going to be BIG.

There’s one thing that no one can ever take away from Adam Neumann—he was world class at fundraising. His ability to tell a story and gain investor confidence was unmatched relative to the underlying progress of the company. He exuded confidence told people he was going to change the world.

B2B Companies Need to Market to C-Suite Executives. Forget the Rest

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Forget the Rest appeared first on WECAN. Economists like to say that the “consumer” has sovereignty. It’s a silly way of saying something self-evident – people decide what they buy. But that’s the consumer market – the end-stage of the market system.

UK mCommerce penetration higher than the rest of the west

The Equity Kicker

It’s good to see UK shoppers turning to their phones to shop more than the rest of the western world because UK companies will innovate faster on mobile as a result. The chart above is from the ever useful Criteo State of Mobile Commerce report. We already produce more than our fair share of ecommerce giants and so long as the UK shopper keeps adopting new technology faster than Europeans and Americans we will most likely keep doing so. Ecommerce

The Little Things That Can Make Your Fashion Business Better Than the Rest

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Therefore, if you introduce extra sizes to cater to the entire population, it sets you apart from the rest. The post The Little Things That Can Make Your Fashion Business Better Than the Rest appeared first on WECAN.

Attend Steve Case’s Rise of the Rest in Denver on 10/4

Feld Thoughts

I’ll be joining Steve Case on a panel from 3pm – 4pm on 10/4 as part of the Rise of the Rest Denver trip. Lee Mayer (Havenly), Jackie Ros (Revolar), and Jenna Walker (Artifact Uprising) will also be part of it, followed by the Rise of the Rest pitch competition and a happy hour with Steve. The post Attend Steve Case’s Rise of the Rest in Denver on 10/4 appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

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Take Your Profit First. Run Your Business With The Rest.

Mike Michalowicz

GAAP Accounting Is Kinda Useless. Here it goes: The GAAP has it all wrong. Now, before you click the little X at the top of the screen to close out of this article or look for the comments button to sound off, hear me out on this. As an entrepreneur, you may just find what I have to say enlightening and helpful! Sure, the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) that have been pounded into your head have an important function.

What Separates The Million Dollar Information Marketers From The Rest

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

As is typical for me, I went straight in looking for any audios I could download and stick on my phone (I’m … Read the rest of this entry » Marketing, Business & Entrepreneurship Product Launch eben pagan info products jeff walker product launch formula Rich Schefren sales funnel

Forget about the rest. What makes a good VC?

VC Adventure

I particularly like what Mark Suster had to say on the topic in his response - especially his opening point, about liking the VCs you know and hating the rest (Andy calls out his own VCs as being great in his post, to Mark’s point). I should preface this post with the caveat that a VC describing what it takes to be a good VC runs the obvious risk of falling into a trap of vanity and lack of self-awareness.

Exhausted Entrepreneur: 7 Ways To Boost Your Energy Throughout The Day

YoungUpstarts

Others personal productivity restThe road of success is not an easy way, and for entrepreneurs, it is even harder. To be very honest, the life of an entrepreneur is full of work and in rare cases, they follow schedules.

@TechCrunch Highlights Growth of Midwest Innovation Economy (And Case’s Rise of the Rest)

Campus Entrepreneurship

That said, the optimistic story in TechCrunch by Jonathan Shieber, seems to be a throwback to 15 years ago with the added focus on Case’s idea of the ‘rise of the rest.’ The article is worth reading on a number of levels, but it is worth remembering that Chicago and the Midwest were working on this long before the coasts acknowledged the ‘rise of the rest.’

My Podcast Launches Today: “Startups for the Rest of Us”

Software By Rob

Software by Rob Passionate about Startups and MicroISVs Lessons Learned by a Serial Entrepreneur home about press micropreneurs archives ← “Startup Website Reviews&# Screencast Series Has Moved to StartupLens.com The Terror of Firsts → My Podcast Launches Today: “Startups for the Rest of Us&# Micropreneurship , Startups If youre trying grow your startup youve come to the right place. It’s called Startups for the Rest of Us.

Hire for your core. Partner for the rest.

Berkonomics

There is a major trend shaping up that is worldwide, already identified by hundreds of thousands of startup and small business CEOs. By carefully recognizing and focusing upon the very core of the business, these CEOs are allocating their scarce cash resources to hire the best talent they can find to support that core business, and then reaching out to partners, independent contractors, and other small businesses to provide all other functions. There is much to reinforce in such behavior.

Forget about the rest. What makes a good VC?

VC Adventure

I particularly like what Mark Suster had to say on the topic in his response – especially his opening point, about liking the VCs you know and hating the rest (Andy calls out his own VCs as being great in his post, to Mark’s point). I should preface this post with the caveat that a VC describing what it takes to be a good VC runs the obvious risk of falling into a trap of vanity and lack of self-awareness.

5-Step Business Planning for the Rest of Us

Up and Running

Business planning for the rest of us, in less than four minutes? For the rest of us, in this case, means all of those businesses that aren’t entering a business plan competition, don’t need to show a document to an investor, or aren’t supporting a commercial lending application. It was fun to do, great exposure, and what the heck, I at least tried to keep it short.

New idea or product? Don’t rest until you test!

Berkonomics

Do NOT rest until you test. So you have a great new product or service that you and your associates love. Early adopters should climb all over each other for a look. But what have you done to test the concept against the realities of the marketplace? Have you developed a prototype, alternate pricing schemes, even a PowerPoint mockup to show to potential buyers?

Britain’s online companies grow 50x faster than the rest of the country

The Equity Kicker

CityAM reported today on research from Barclays: Research from Barclays shows that firms that sell their products or services mostly online have seen revenues grow by on average 11.4 per cent in the last three years, over 50 times faster than GDP growth of 0.2 per cent over the period. The research shows that the expansion is being driven mainly by small and medium-sized firms. Most high-growth businesses have fewer than 100 employees, while average revenues are £8.9m.

“If You Quit Now, You Will Quit the Rest of Your Life” (via Stephen Curry)

Scott Edward Walker

Welcome to our weekly series “ Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs.” Each week, we share a favorite video clip to inspire and motivate entrepreneurs. Because we know how tough it is being an entrepreneur; and whether you’re launching your venture, iterating on your business model or raising funds, you need a little juice to help you push the ball forward. I hope these videos are a little juice. Cheers, Scott. www.youtube.com/watch?v=_gX3kbaOTv8. v=_gX3kbaOTv8. Motivational Speeches

The Foundation Of Productivity Is Rest: Do You Have The Balance Right?

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

Nevertheless I was able to produce a video and the topic today, since it is Sunday, is rest. Rest is the foundation of activity and these two elements must be harmonized for maximum results. Today I ask you do you have the work, rest and play balance right? On a beautiful Sunday morning in Brisbane I headed outside on to my patio deck area to record a video for you. Then, as you will see, I had to move inside due to a certain musical instrument my neighbor was playing.

Resting on the bow of Beneteau 42' - A Crowded Space

A Crowded Space

A Few Economic Indicators To Watch The Rest Of 2017

YoungUpstarts

by Stephen Ng, author of “ 10 Financial Mistakes You Should Avoid: Strategies Designed to Help Keep Your Money Safe and Growing “ According to the Washington Post, economic growth was slow in the United States during the first quarter of 2017, moving along at only 0.7 percent. The number is a big drop off from the 2.1

Startup Ecosystem Report : Boston vs rest of the world

Fred Destin

The good folks at Startup Genome continue to produce data where none existed. After their first effort (the phenomenally useful Startup Genome Data) they are back with a systematic analysis of startup ecosystems around the globe. You can download the report here. The new report ranks Boston ranks 6th overall, behind SV, Tel Aviv, LA (oddly), Seattle (oddly) & New York but also highlights its breadth and depth and concludes it is a "real alternative to Silicon Valley". Let's dive in.

5 Ways To Getting Better Sleep

Mike Michalowicz

Entrepreneurship Productivity 5 rest sleep No pictures, not much text. Just 55 seconds until you are getting better sleep and ZZZzzzzzzzzz. Turn Off The TV. Better yet, move the TV into another room. It is a proven fact that it is easier to sleep when your brain isn’t stimulated by computers or TV shows. Get In Sleep Mode. If you can’t shut your brain off, try this. Lay down in bed, get comfortable and put some low volume soothing music on.

Outliers Or Inliers Like The Rest Of Us?

entrepreMusings

I recently finished reading Outliers: The Story of Success (Amazon link) by Malcolm Gladwell. Gladwell also wrote The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference (Amazon link) and Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking (Amazon link). I have not read either of the other two but have heard much about them. They were and continue to be top sellers. I was sent a copy of Outliers by I’m guessing a publicist several months ago when I was more actively blogging.

Apple may be the New England Patriots, but the rest of the world is playing fantasy football

Jeff Hilimire

Their announcement earlier this week of the iPhone 5S and 5C was nice but they are just trying to catch up to where the rest of market has been for a while. Apple has always prided themselves in producing their own hardware AND their own software. And for a long time, it worked. They’ve been able to use this strategy to completely disrupt entire industries, beating the competition to the punch and sustaining their stranglehold on the market for years.

From the Vault: Give it a Break, Already.

crowdSPRING Blog

Vacation is the time for us to re-learn these simple pleasures and a time to enjoy all of the things we deny ourselves during the rest of the working year. Get lots of rest. Small business Start ups entrepreneur entrepreneurship holiday inspiration rest small biz small business smallbiz startup startups tips vacationEDITOR’S NOTE: We originally published this post 5 years ago.

6 tips for startups and entrepreneurs: give it a break, already.

crowdSPRING Blog

Vacation is the time for us to re-learn these simple pleasures and a time to enjoy all of the things we deny ourselves during the rest of the working year. Get lots of rest. Tags: How To business inspiration start-up tips entrepreneur entrepreneurship holiday rest small biz small business smallbiz startup startups tips vacation

Continuous deployment with downloads

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Monday, February 16, 2009 Continuous deployment with downloads One of my goals in writing posts about topics like continuous deployment is the hope that people will take those ideas and apply them to new situations - and then share what they learn with the rest of us.

Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Out

Software By Rob

The fourth episode of Startups for the Rest of Us, the podcast I co-host with Mike Taber , is live at our podcast website. Follow me Startups for the Rest of Us. Software by Rob Passionate about Startups and MicroISVs Lessons Learned by a Serial Entrepreneur home about press micropreneurs archives ← I’m Writing a Book: “Start Small. Stay Small.

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How To Find The Right North American Shipping Courier

YoungUpstarts

With these tips, choosing a shipping company that will help you ship your products from North America to the rest of the world has never been easier.

Nearly 200 Business Leaders Urge Congress to Accept Electoral College Results

YFS Magazine

America’s business leaders are ready to put the presidential election to rest. Economy economy editor picks elections politics small business news