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How entrepreneurs benefit from ‘Alien Thinking’

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Entrepreneurial success hinges on generating breakthrough ideas. But we have cognitive biases that keep us stuck in well-worn patterns of thinking.

News Moments

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

There are these news moments that we remember vividly forever. The plane flying into the World Trade Center. The mob breaking into the Capitol. Reagan at the Berlin Wall. Just writing the words, I can see the images in my head. Our portfolio company Recount Media is all about these moments. Recount captures them quickly and concisely and shares them on social media and other digital platforms so that the world can see what is going on around them.

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Smoke and Fire

This is going to be BIG.

Ever meet someone and something feels… off? It could be any number of things—like someone’s being overly transactional or that they’re just not being upfront.

NEW! Triumph of Innovation Impact Study

UBI Global

This new study by UBI Global opens in August 2021 Join UBI Global as we examine the transformative year in innovation with the Triumph of Innovation impact study.

The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

One Year Later: 10 Steps to Effective Coronavirus Crisis Leadership

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Contributed by Winnie Hart, an EO Houston member who serves on EO’s Board of Directors. Hart is an author, brand strategist and the CEO of TwinEngine and Brand in the Box.

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Lessons from Shopify CEO Tobi Lütke: what he learned from scaling Shopify through the pandemic | This Week in Startups Blog

Jason Calacanis

Click to Tweet about the show. Watch / Listen to the full episode: Top Insights. Removing friction creates new opportunities and increases market size.

The World Benchmark Study Begins Spring 2022

UBI Global

What you need to know about the next World Benchmark Study Since 2013, UBI Global has conducted the World Benchmark Study, an analysis of the impact and performance of hundreds of business incubators and accelerators from around the world.

4 Admirable Traits of The Best CEOs I’ve Worked With

Entrepreneur's Handbook

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How to Build a Press Kit for Your Startup


If you’re interested in garnering visibility for your business now, or in the future, you’ll want a press kit.

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The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

Changes in Consumer Behavior Inspired Retailers and Restaurants to Use Technology, Reports Square Study

Smart Hustle Magazine

COVID-19 has changed consumer behavior. Now, more and more people are expecting seamless digital experiences across industries. This means companies have to adopt the latest tools and technology to delight customers who are increasingly becoming digital-savvy.

How to recruit data scientists without paying top dollar


Michael Li. Contributor. Share on Twitter. Tianhui Michael Li is founder of The Data Incubator , an eight-week fellowship to help Ph.D.s and postdocs transition from academia into industry.

Get to the Bottom of Your Employees’ Collaboration Issues

Entrepreneur's Handbook

A Quantitative Approach to Trust Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». work management startup leadership entrepreneurship

water hardware startups: navigating the challenges and opportunities

Venture Well

In honor of World Water Day 2021, we’re highlighting common obstacles that water hardware startups face, and offering advice in overcoming these challenges. The post water hardware startups: navigating the challenges and opportunities appeared first on VentureWell.

12 Plays to Kickstart Your Recruitment Process

To stay ahead in this race, every recruiter needs a good playbook. In this eBook, we lay out 12 recruiting plays that can automate key steps in your recruitment process, helping you reduce both the cost and the time it takes to hire the best candidates.

Make It Easy for Customers to Buy

The Seraf Compass

Watching your family lose their home to entrepreneurial failure would scare a lot of people right into a conventional non-entrepreneurial career. Not Jon Strimling.

How “Small Business Revolution” Show by Deluxe Is Helping Businesses Nationwide

Smart Hustle Magazine

Several small businesses struggle when it comes to picking the best marketing strategies for their businesses. This is especially the case when it comes to the digital space. However, with companies such as Deluxe, you can learn even more about how to be found better online.

7 of the Biggest Business Mistakes in Modern History and What We Can Learn From Them

Entrepreneur's Handbook

“It’s good to learn from your mistakes. It’s better to learn from other people’s mistakes.” ” Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». business startup entrepreneurship life-lessons history

Does Atlantic Canada have a blueprint for rural revival in the post-pandemic era?


Matthew Carpenter-Arévalo. Contributor. Share on Twitter. Matthew Carpenter-Arévalo is a former Google and Twitter manager and current CEO of Céntrico Digital , a Latin American-based digital agency. More posts by this contributor.

12 Tips for Selling to the C-Suite

The question for sales pros is this: Are you ready for the challenge, and opportunity, of selling to the C-suite? The following 12 tips can help ensure that you and your team are.

COVID-19 Exposed the Digital Divide: Here’s How We Can Close it with 5G


The pandemic has recast our view of internet connectivity for all as a critical component to an equitable society. Yet many rural and low-income communities around the world, including those in large urban areas, lack reliable, affordable internet access.

Leveraging Your Community and Networking Online

Smart Hustle Magazine

Rodney Sampson and Cate Luzio spoke at the Survive and Thrive Summit , hosted and produced by Ramon Ray of Smart Hustle Media. The first two Summits were held earlier in 2020 and the next one will be in the spring of 2021. Registration is free.

The Teen Whizkid Running A Food Company Like a Tech Startup

Entrepreneur's Handbook

Meet Ben Pasternak — the youngest tech entrepreneur to receive VC funding in Silicon Valley Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». startup business food technology entrepreneurship

The Design Tool For Non-Designers – Uizard Startup Review


Ideating digital products is easy. It all stems from ‘I wish I had an app or a platform for…’. But designing the same takes effort and special skills. And unfortunately, not everyone possesses such skills.

The Power of Conversation Intelligence

This eBook will answer all your questions and more on Conversation Intelligence (CI) by providing a complete overview and its need in Revenue organizations - delivering impact from your Sales Development Representatives all the way to the C-Suite.

Why Taking a Customer-Centric Approach Significantly Reduces Risks and Increases Your Chance of Success


To build successful businesses, entrepreneurs must fall in love with solving customer problems more than their own ideas. Entrepreneurs often rush to build and test their ideas using the lean startup methodology. They are taught and believe that they should “fail fast.”

Is Pivoting in Business Necessary? Hear from Our Experts

Smart Hustle Magazine

COVID-19 has caused many people to pivot unexpectedly. From CEOs to stay-at-home parents to educators, everyone had to learn quickly how to shift and embrace this new normal. But pivoting in business is not for everyone.

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Get That Startup Idea Out of Your Head

Entrepreneur's Handbook

3 strategies to nurture your entrepreneurial imagination Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ». business entrepreneurship poetry leadership startup

Flutterwave and PayPal collaborate to allow African merchants to accept and make payments


It is nearly impossible for businesses in some African countries to receive money from PayPal. While the payments giant has not given reasons why this is so, speculation hints at factors like insufficient regulation and poor banking security in said countries. .

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.