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Even though ‘big data’ has now been around for several years, the opportunities for startups seem to keep growing, just as the amount of data keeps growing. According to IBM, companies have captured more data in the last two years than in the previous 2000 years. This data comes from sensors, socia Read More
These days, you can get pretty much anything on demand. Doughbies is a startup that offers baked goods delivered right to your door within 20 minutes for customers in San Francisco, with overnight delivery offered for customers outside the area. Read More
Most business mentors tell me that the single biggest problem they have to deal with in small companies is the lack of open, honest, and effective communication, both from the top down and from the bottom up. Some entrepreneurs forget that talking is not communicating. Fortunately these skills can Read More
Are you one of those people who believe that happiness at work is an oxymoron? If so, maybe it’s time to rethink your perspective, and perhaps start enjoying work for a change. As an advisor to new entrepreneurs and new ventures, I’m seeing a refreshing new focus by Millennials on work and successf Read More
It’s always been tough to start a new business, even when the bottom line was just making a profit to stay alive. A few years ago, a second focus of sustainability (“green”) was added as a requirement for respectability. Now I almost always hear a third mandate - social responsibility. Entrepreneur Read More
Your company name will set the tone for how others think about your business. Here's how to use what you already have written about your business (your business plan!) to help craft the perfect company name. Read More

How to Write a Mission Statement in 5 Easy Steps

How to Write a Mission Statement in 5 Easy Steps             Avatar Posted by brianamorgaine under Startups
From http://articles.bplans.com 8 days ago
Made Hot by: Webdev1 on August 11, 2017 10:46 am
Your company’s mission statement is your opportunity to define your goals, ethics, culture, and norms for decision-making. Here are the steps to writing a great mission statement. Read More
In this age of information overload, success is all about building a brand that stands out above the competition. Whether you are focused on your professional career, or starting your own company, YOU are the first or only brand that anyone will see and remember. That means that you need to overtly Read More
Writing a business plan is hard work, so I get lots of pushback from prospective new venture founders that it’s just a waste of their valuable time in this rapidly changing environment. They all claim to have the plan in their head, and writing it down will only slow down their success. In my exper Read More
Are you making a good first impression? Researchers with the UK’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) think not.
The organization has created a special division called RADA in Business to pass on dramatic skills useful to the business community. In a survey of 1000 business people conducted by th Read More

Give millennials a reason to stay - The benefits that can help you retain young talent

Job-changing is fast and furious in the early years of millennials’ careers: Young adults born in the early ‘80s …
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Jenn Herman @jennherman31 is All About Social Media

She may work as a full-time director of marketing by day. But in her spare time, Jenn Herman likes teaching small … More
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