Fri.Sep 21, 2018

Here's How Highly Successful People Generate Their Own Good Luck

Inc Startups

More than a dozen founders and executives share their advice on how to open more doors than everyone else.

Equity Investment Platform Preparation Best Practices

Startup Professionals Musings

If you are one of the thousands of entrepreneurs who need equity funding to get your startup going (no loans to repay), you are probably overwhelmed at the prospect of finding, contacting and pitching to the huge number of qualified angels and investment groups around the country.

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What Every Startup Should Know About Company Culture

YFS Magazine

Building a business is hard work, but if you take the time to build a solid company culture, that work will be rewarding. Company Culture Grow company culture

19 Entrepreneurs Explain Their Favorite Podcasts for Businesses & Entrepreneurs

Hearpreneur

Podcasts are booming and especially for entrepreneurs and business owners it is a way to continue to grow and develop our leadership, marketing and even sales skills while continuing to run our ventures.

3 Web Design Red Flags You Should Never Ignore

YFS Magazine

The deceit and deception of unscrupulous web designers is a real issue. Here's what you need to know before you hire a web designer. Grow Marketing & Sales company website marketing online marketing web design web development

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On the Shores of Lake Erie, these Innovators are Remaking Springsteen Country

Inc Startups

Entrepreneurs and civic leaders are creating an exciting innovation district that is redefining an iconic Rust Belt city. Startup

The Freelance Entrepreneur’s Guide to Surviving In The World of IoT

ReadWriteStart

Freelancing has been dubbed the on-demand economy, where businesses hire independent contractors to perform tasks for the company instead of regular employees. Contractors are generally less expensive to hire because you only pay for what you need.

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Five Reads: Life Under Blockchain

Austin Startup

The Forrest Four-Cast: September 21, 2018 What follows is our roundup of five of the most compelling stories discovered over the last few days. Look for this column every week in this space.

Want to Boost Your Career This Fall? These 9 New Books Will Help

Inc Startups

Need inspiration for fall? These titles by Seth Godin, Bren Brown, and others will deliver.

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Food Is Hot: Huge Business Opportunities While Saving The Climate

ArcticStartup

Plant-based foods, innovative production technology, and functional ingredients made the 2018 European Food Venture Forum a peek into how we save both our climate and our health. But it also highlighted that investor presentations are sometimes a challenge to product-focused founders.

9 Things Likable People Do Differently Than Most People

Inc Startups

How do you compare with the most likable people?

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Dam breached at Duke Energy plant in Wilmington; coal ash could spill into Cape Fear River

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Duke Energy said floodwaters also had overtopped a steel retaining wall containing one of three large coal ash dumps lining the lakeshore

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Google Says App Companies Can Read Your Gmail

Inc Startups

The company admitted that app developers can gather data from Gmail accounts and share it with third parties. Technology

Dam breach at Duke Energy plant in Wilmington; coal ash could spill

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Duke Energy said floodwaters also had overtopped a steel retaining wall containing one of three large coal ash dumps lining the lakeshore

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A #MeToo Scandal Rocked the Dallas Mavericks. Mark Cuban's Response Was Perfect

Inc Startups

Some believe he should have been suspended from the NBA. Here's why that didn't happen. Icons of Entrepreneurship

Jordan, Hornets pack food boxes for hurricane relief

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) AP) — Michael Jordan, Charlotte Hornets players and members of the organization spent the day packing 5,000 food boxes that will be sent to those impacted by Hurricane Florence

17 Wise Mister Rogers Quotes That Will Inspire Your Success and Happiness

Inc Startups

You will love and accept yourself -- and your neighbors -- a lot more after reading these truly inspiring Mister Rogers quotes. The Inc.

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Carolina looks for big things from rookies Necas, Svechnikov

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes were working on their power play during practice when first-year coach Rod Brind'Amour pulled first-round draft pick Andrei Svechnikov aside for some quick one-on-one instruction

Airbnb Just Revealed 3 Statistics That Will Change the Way You Lead

Inc Startups

The surprising travel preferences say tons about collective employee mindset, how to win their loyalty and how to expand your business. Innovate

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real

This Successful Entrepreneur and Mother Points Out 6 Ways You're Wasting Time and Don't Even Realize It

Inc Startups

Some people struggle with having it all, because there's never enough time. This CEO says you can be your own worst time enemy. Productivity

Tar Heels open ACC play against Panthers after canceled game

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) AP) — North Carolina is finally back on schedule

8 Ways to Significantly Improve Your Writing

Inc Startups

The key to better writing: being able to edit your own work. Sales

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Marshall, NC State return from week off following hurricane

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) AP) — North Carolina State and Marshall both have one fewer game to help prepare for the fast-approaching start of their conference seasons

70 Percent of Employees Are Distracted At Work and It's Costing You Money. Here's How to Fix It

Inc Startups

Companies looking to improve will resort to various perks. But, without addressing this 1 huge issue, companies will continue to waste money. HR/Benefits

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Colorado meatpacker recalls ground beef after E. coli death

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

FORT MORGAN, Colo. — A Colorado meatpacker is recalling more than 132,000 pounds of ground beef after a suspected E. coli outbreak killed one person and sickened 17, officials said

New NAFTA Terms Could Boost Your E-Commerce Business. Here's How to Take Advantage

Inc Startups

Understanding duties and shipping can be a hurdle for online retailers. E-commerce shipping under a new NAFTA can equip businesses to conduct cross-border trade and go global.

No. 8 Irish look to get offense 'attacking' against Wake

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

8 Notre Dame is looking for more big plays out of its offense. Wake Forest can't seem to stop giving them up

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Success Is A Marathon. Here's How to Win.

Inc Startups

The path to success is paved with consistency.

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Duke hosts NC Central with Virginia Tech matchup looming

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) AP) — Duke is off to another fast start, on the verge of cracking the national rankings and with a huge home game looming next week

What Serena Williams' U.S. Open Match Can Teach Women in Business

Inc Startups

The tennis great's comments and actions at the U.S. Open offer valuable lessons for how women should navigate the workplace.

Police arrested 13-year-old after 2 shot in armed robberies in Charlotte

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE — Police in North Carolina have arrested a 13-year-old in connection with a series of armed robberies in which two people were shot

This Simple Technique Will Make You a Much More Successful Negotiator

Inc Startups

The smartest thing to focus on during a negotiation is giving yourself time to step away.

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Another injury: Panthers send safety Da'Norris Searcy to IR

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) AP) — The Panthers continue to struggle with injuries, placing starting safety Da'Norris Searcy on injured reserve following his second concussion in five weeks

Secrets to Healthy Growth from the CEO of a Seven-Time Inc. 5000 List Company

Inc Startups

Rapid growth exposes the cracks in the seams holding your company together. Here's how to fix them.

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Another injury: Panthers send safety Da'Norris Searcy to IR

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) AP) — The Panthers continue to struggle with injuries, placing starting safety Da'Norris Searcy on injured reserve following his second concussion in five weeks

Amazon Is in the Crosshairs of EU's Top Antitrust Regulator. Why That Matters for You

Inc Startups

Margrethe Vestager wants to know what Amazon does with all its sales data. E-commerce

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