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Herding Cats – Using Lean to Work Together

Steve Blank

Today, his company BMNT does for government and commercial customers what the Rapid Equipping Force did for the U.S. Now the team had a dilemma.

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6 Ways To Attract A Flock Of Angels To Your Venture

Startup Professionals Musings

Fundraising is brutal. Actually, according to Paul Graham of Y-Combinator fame, “Raising money is the second hardest part of starting a startup.

Elon Musk Just Announced a New Company That's Truly Creepy

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Try wrapping your head around this

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16 Entrepreneurs Share Their Favorite Inspirational Business Quote

Hearpreneur

Share André Gide wrote that,”Everything that needs to be said has already been said. But since no one was listening, everything must be said again.”

Why Supply Chain Integration Is Crucial In The Industry 4.0 Era

YoungUpstarts

By Dr. Karen M. Reddington, president, FedEx Express Asia Pacific. Local Motors is a carmaker with a difference. Industry 4.0 Embracing innovation. .

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The Business Blockchain: the future of authenticity and trust on the web

David Cohen

I recently read The Business Blockchain by William Mougayar, which provides a really strong description of the practical applications of this important new technology. This goes way beyond bitcoin. A blockchain injects trust into the network. He also includes practical examples of how to implement the blockchain within specific industries. Startup

6 Reasons Why The Google Leaders Were An Exception

Startup Professionals Musings

I tell entrepreneurs that Google was an “exception” to all the investment and startup rules, but I’ve always wondered what it takes to be an exception.

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Goodbye Forever, Orange Fingers--Eating Cheetos Could Get an Epic Upgrade

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

With these brand new 'snackwear' options, the constant battle between clean fingers and Cheetos may finally be over

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How to Balance Cash Flow in a Seasonal Business

Up and Running

When you’re considering the importance of cash flow, it’s necessary to look at cash flow for a seasonal business. Nurture forecasting.

“What’s exercise?” a question about the future of work

Start Up Blog

And when you arrived, you sat down with someone and asked them this simple question over a semi-dirty glass of water at their kitchen table.

Runway: How much is enough?

Jeff Hilimire

In a follow up to my last post, ITS ALL ABOUT THE RUNWAY , I wanted to share a question I received recently from an entrepreneur regarding runway. She is starting a new business and asked me how much runway should she plan for. Yes, I’m aware that’s a bit vague. Unfortunately, the answer depends on the business. Random

How to Build Your Business Relationships Like An Introvert

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

By taking control of her networking fears, women & money financial expert Manisha Thakor has built a vibrant investment advisory firm

It’s Time To Overhaul Your Elevator Pitch — Here’s How

YFS Magazine

For many of us, our attention span powers down after the generic, "Hello, my name is Jane. Glad to meet you. What type of business are you in?" spiel. Lead business networking elevator pitch marketing networking professional networking

Examining the Enormous Benefits of Attending The Latest SEO Conferences

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

As someone who is interested in learning SEO, attending an SEO conference will prove to be very advantageous. Blog & Grow

Why We’re Paying for Content These Days

Hunter Walker

In a recent New York Times column, Farhad Manjoo celebrated the fact that more consumers seem to be paying for content , which A Good Thing. Patreon’s CEO Jack Conte says “I do think something has changed culturally. This new generation is more concerned with social impact. Direct transaction via Stripe. Marketplaces like Etsy. Upside.

3 Companies Bringing Content Marketing Back to Life

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Companies just need to take advantage of trends in content marketing and determine how to make content work for them -- and their audiences -- again

High Grade Copper Insight

Chaganomics

High Grade Copper (Prices Since '67) The whisper is turning into a loud clapping sound.Copper is back. Granted. Will it propel oil?

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Good Survey Questions: Master the Art of the Ask

ConversionXL

“Surveys are the most dangerous research tool,” says Erika Hall , author of Just Enough Research. “If By writing better questions. As David B.

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A Question About Risk That Founders Forget to Ask VCs

Hunter Walker

Here’s a question I recommend founders ask Seed or Series A VCs during their fundraising: “What’s a risk you’re more comfortable with than the average VC?” ” In four years and hundreds (1,000?) of pitch meetings, I’m not sure it’s been asked of me. But I think it’s a good question ¯_(ツ)_/¯.

How to Become the Most Persuasive Person In the Room

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

How to persuade your coworkers to get the job done efficiently and in your best interest

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Middle East Oil Producers Pre-Selling Oil

Chaganomics

In the face of long term low prices for oil, Middle East producers are pre-selling their oil and future produced reserves.

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Attracting and Retaining Employees with an Optimal Office Space

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

For the latest generation of office workers, staying at a company for more than a couple of years can seem like an antiquated thing to do.

Demand Validation: How to Find Out If Customers Want to Buy Your Product

Up and Running

Before you start your business, it’s essential that you make sure that customers are interested in buying your product. The wrong way. Email overload.

The Top 15 Blogs All Startup Managers Should be Reading

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

These blogs are packed full of great advice on everything from running an entrepreneurial venture, to managing employees and more

A Look Back At The Billion Dollar Leveraged Loans To Uber and Airbnb

Chaganomics

In this day and age you can burn and lose cash at alarming rates, while breaking laws (not just breaking, out right colluding) and still take out a loan larger than most can comprehend and pay a coupon at 5% a year. That is America. That is capital markets. God bless it so long as it does not explode and effect anyone. Uber Technologies Inc.

How To Use Employee Appreciation Day To Build Culture (The Right Way)

YoungUpstarts

by Jon Hainstock, co-founder of ZoomShift. Certainly, you do need to be intentional about appreciating your employees. It can also boost productivity.

Hacking Sleep (Part 2)

Jason Ball's TechBytes

In my last post I focused on how I went from mediocre sleep to solid sleep by simply adding ZMA to the equation. And all things being equal, ZMA improves the quality and depth of sleep. Both have improved the quality of my sleep, but incrementally, not by leaps and bounds like ZMA. First, the easy win is adding a mattress topper. And it was.

Sorry, Everything We Know About Smiling and Happiness Might Be Wrong

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A new book about emotions and the brain sheds new light on whether smiling makes everyone happy

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Housing Drags Down Economy By $300M

Chaganomics

Home ownership rates are below normal. Demographically things are askew, but the planning of demographics and economic spending should not surprise anyone. It never allowed for much of a change in spending patterns, and it assumed too much similarity without choices - and a rigid age bracket. The homeownership rate stood at 63.7% Census Bureau.

How To Pick The Right Startup Accelerator Program

YoungUpstarts

Every year, thousands of hopeful entrepreneurs around the world pack their bags and head out to participate in an accelerator program. Ask Questions.

7 Powerful Tips To Instantly Motivate Your Employees

YFS Magazine

As long as you have the right people in place and motivate them, business will soar. Motivate your employees with these 7 tips.

8 Types of Toxic People Who Will Rob You of Your Happiness

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Science shows even small doses of toxic people can do outsize damage to your life

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A Simple Guide to Implement Team Building Into Your Business

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Would you believe that a team that works together is much more capable of bringing company success as opposed to a divided team? How To

The First Step In Turning Your Hobby Into A Business

YoungUpstarts

And with the ever-increasing Etsy population as well as endless free social media platforms, launching a side business is easier than ever before.