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How to Transform Your Fear of Failure
Advice - Entrepreneurs often struggle when they start doing cold calls. They hate calling others to drum up business, and they’re not good at it. Their approach is too timid, and they give up too soon when they encounter resistance. They...
David Rose Explains Angel Investing
#NYCTech - David Rose is third generation serial entrepreneur as well as a third generation angel investor. Starting in the late 19th century, his grandfather was angel investor for medical equipment like the first portable kidney dialysis...
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Advice - In the small business world, competition is prevalent, no matter where you look. Often times, companies that thought they had a solid fan base in their market share find themselves competing to match or beat their competitors’...
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Advice - “Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life." -Steve Jobs Continual Connection - Information Overload Time management strategies were developed at a time when people had few communication channels and...
The Wisdom of Teams: Why Teams Matter for Social Media
Business - One of the core texts of management education is Jon Katzenbach and Doug Smith's The Wisdom of Teams. Published in 1993, most of its core tenets remain insightful and useful–even though it describes a world that's 20 years...
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convoy of small tug, landing craft mechanized and landing craft utility
vessels with the 8th Theater Sustainment Command's 10th Support Group,
at Yokohama North Dock, Japan, during exercise Pacific Reach '08, June
13-17. Pacific Reach aimed to evaluate the Army's ability to meet
watercraft operational requirements for supporting watercraft
deployments.
Advice - We usually think about what an investor should look for when evaluating a potential investment opportunity. But what about what an issuer should look for when evaluating a potential investor? Obviously, sometimes dollars are...
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Advice - According to research by Econsultancy and RedEye, 50% of marketers’ personalization strategies are “standalone,” using only on-site data to target content and offers, as opposed to being integrated with data from other digital...
How Curated E-Commerce Brands Can Flourish
Advice - The 27th Episode of the Fashion Is Your Business, featured guest Raed Alawadhi. Raed Alawadhi is a cofounder of the new curated e-commerce website Modern Look. The platform debuted a week before Open Source Fashion’s Freestyle...
Startup KPIs: Words from the Wise
Business - I recently attended a great panel discussion on Startup Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) by The CFO Leadership Council. Chris Hering from NetSuite was the moderator and the speakers were Melissa Stepanis from Silicon Valley...
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Advice - New entrepreneurs who want to survive, and optimize the growth of their startups, need to think globally, and act locally, from day one. This approach, popularly known as globalization, means you have to design and deliver global...
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Advice - Where you work matters a lot. Do not fall into these traps. The right office space is integral to the success of your company, but finding it is not easy. Identifying these five typical problems will give you a better chance...
How I Conquered Anxiety and Learned to Love Coding: 3 Tweaks
Advice - “WHAT IF I DON’T LIKE CODING?” This is a question that I hear a lot. When I tell people about how I transformed my career and life by teaching myself to code, their reaction is usually either, “But I’m not a tech person,”...
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Advice - During the past 31 years, I have traveled to 134 different countries. Of all the countries I’ve visited, I’ve lived and worked for six months or more in 23 of them. I have been fortunate enough to live with people from different...
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Strategic - We are currently in the era of the consumer. Especially for millennials, the up-and-comers of the consumer market, there is higher value in fast, easy connections and information. Millennials care more about a past customers’...
How to Write a Forwardable Introduction Email
Advice - Getting an introduction is a basic thing that startup founders do pretty much every day. We talked about introductions in the post about business development tips, and also in this post about asking for introductions. One other thing...
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Advice - Mark Pearson knows a thing or two about investing. He sold his company Markco Media, which owns MyVoucherCodes, to Monitise last year for up to £55 million ($85.4 million). The original investment back in 2006 was just £300.Now...