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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,...
empoweremployees
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 -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...
legopeople
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...
viennastartup
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.
failure
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...
jobsearch
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...
party
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...
Why Your Organic Reach is Declining And How to Stop It Photo
Advice -Okay, so this headline is kind of false advertising, because I’m not Mark Zuckerberg and I can’t wave my magic wand to stop your organic reach (how many people you can reach for free on your Facebook page) from declining.If...
jeopardy
Advice -How many entrepreneurs do you know that “almost” made it big? Startups are very risky, and most fail. Yet entrepreneurship is one of the fastest growing trends in business today. Surveys show that entrepreneurs are among the...
6 Tools to Assess Your Potential as an Entrepreneur Photo
Advice - Too many people, young and older, let their career and their lifestyle happen to them, rather than proactively making things happen based on their personal passions, skills, and interests. Others make decisions based on someone...
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Advice - As venture capital investment dollars become more guarded and less deals are happening, avoiding some of the most common mistakes and pitfalls becomes even more important.  One of those pitfalls is the illusive pursuit of the big...
school
Advice - Adverbs flash across an LED wall in 'Monument to Change as a Verb,' part of a multi-artwork project for Stanford's Graduate School of Business campus.In an environment of billion-dollar valuations for private companies and...