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Advice -  Startups are usually so focused on selling more of their branded product or service to their own customer base (organic growth) they don’t consider the more indirect methods (non-organic growth) of increasing revenue and market...
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Advice - It has been said that Bitcoin transactions are completely secure and, usually, relatively quick. But, what’s going on under the hood? How exactly do the transactions work? This infographic does a terrific job of...
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Advice - These surprising statistics could influence how you manage your global team.In my role as co-founder and CEO at a company that helps businesses attract and retain remote talent in emerging markets, I often get asked about the...
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Advice - So often in life, winning is about doing away with the competition. Few knew this reality better than the late great Muhammad Ali. His actions provide some useful lessons to anyone who wants to get out and win. Here are six of the...
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Advice - Whether you are an entrepreneur managing a startup, or a corporate executive with thousands of employees, it’s hard to ignore the evidence of big value from happy employees. For example, the Harvard Business Review a while back...
Advice -  You’ve cut the leash and gone out on your own with a startup. This is an exciting time, and also a scary one. You’re suddenly responsible for not only your own success, but also the success of everyone working for your...
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Advice - One of the worst things about learning how to be more productive is that it’s often a trial­by-­fire process; you realize what works only after you’ve fallen short. In the past 4 years I have taught high school science in the...
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Advice - This simple exercise can clarify your passions, radically reduce your stress levels and get you moving toward a bigger and brighter career.Figuring out your professional passion takes time and effort. We live in a hectic world,...
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Advice - TL; DR Only serial founders with strong domain knowledge and track records and traction get funded quickly. For most founders raising a seed round is a lot more work, but there is a method to the madness.We often write here...
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Advice - Keeping your team on the same page through quick growth is the most important thing you can do for your business.Building a startup is inherently challenging and constantly changing. I have found that the two most significant...
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Advice - In the startup world you can barely go a few hours without hearing someone blurt out jargon.  Sometimes this jargon can be legitimate as when a well-funded company is negotiating terms of their latest investment, but just as...
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Advice - Way too many of you dwell on your losses and it’s holding you back. I get it—losing hurts. But, unless that setback is a deathblow to your company or you’re going to lose one of the few things you care about most, you’ll...
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Advice - Everyone has that picture in his or her head of the prototypical sales rep. I am not talking about the used car salesman image, but the one of the über-successful salesperson. Tall and good looking, outgoing, and probably athletic....
What’s Your Brand Filter
Advertising - Start your company’s culture rightMy friend Brad keeps starting television networks. He’s become great at it. Years ago—when he was launching MTV Canada—he taught me a way to quickly capture a company’s...
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Advice -  For what I’m going to discuss today, there are a few premises that this argument is based on. First, it assumes that you know that you, your brand, or both, need social media.It also operates on the assumption that you’re...
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Advice -  In Red Rocket’s Definitive Checklist for Startup Success, we detailed the many things that startup investors are looking for before making an investment. But, I didn’t really talk about the potential red flags investors are...