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Advice -Does it really take a few flaws to make a great entrepreneur, or are the rest of us just confused about what a perfect business person is all about? In the past I’ve written about the positive attributes of great entrepreneurs, so...
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Apps - //A new study from the University of Chicago found marriages that began online, when compared with those that began through traditional offline venues, were slightly less likely to result in a break up and were found to be happier.
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#NYCTech -A group of entrepreneurs gathered for an exclusive breakfast with entrepreneur, venture capitalist and according to Business Insider, one of the top 100 most influential people in Silicon Valley, Owen Davis. It was a rainy,...
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Advice -Use your knowledge to help your employees grow, not to bring them down.When I started my business several years ago, I found myself trying to control every aspect of the day-to-day. I micromanaged my team, refusing to let them...
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Advice -During Decoded Fashion’s recent New York Summit, mass customization and personalization were recurring themes for both established and emerging brands. Levi’s Chief Merchandising Officer Grant Barth noted that customization is...
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Advice -Funding for tech startups appears to be going strong, but there's a looming concern that it could be too strong — strong enough that it's already fueled the next tech bubble.Some investors and analysts have been reluctant to...
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Advice -It would be a shame if growing in your career took you further away from having an up-to-date perspective of what is happening with your product.You can quickly forget what life is like in the trenches. If you want to be an...
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Advice -I want to clear something up. I take issue with this latest post stating Execution Eats Strategy for Lunch.Good strategy is just as important as good execution. To achieve success, one can’t exist without the other.Let me...
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Advice -As a startup advisor, I see many aspiring entrepreneurs whose primary motivation seems to be to work part time, or get rich quick, or avoid anyone else telling them what to do. Let me assure you, from personal experience, and from...
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Advice -Just because you aren’t in a “startup hub” doesn’t mean your business can’t thrive.As the founder of a Philadelphia-based startup, I’ve fielded the same question countless times as Leadnomics has grown: “Why...
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Advice - //Games industry analyst Nicholas Lovell explains why building a successful game like Candy Crush might be harder than you think.
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#NYCTech - With the average adult spending 11 out of their 18 waking hours staring at screens, and children just slightly under that, we have only begun to discover the consequences of intense screen looking. With screen addictions becoming more...
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Advice -Last week was a memorable one. I gave a talk on scaling sales development at Sales Hacker and got an incredible lead from a person in the audience. Then the group I started back in August, the NYC Enterprise Sales Meetup, not only...
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Advice -“Yes! Yep! Oh, that would be fun!”I remember reading through a job description a few months after I started learning to code and thinking, I can actually do this! And this! And this and this!And then I got to the...
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Advice -How many times have you asked a startup how they’re doing, just to hear “Doing great, killin’ it!”? Yet right now everyone seems to be hating on startups because they are “killin’ it”. We now call them names like...
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Advice -When you are going out to fundraise, you need to decide how much capital to raise.A typical answer we hear, looks something like this:We need to build X features in our product, and we need to hire Y people to make it...