Mon.Dec 06, 2021

Why It’s a Critical Time to Support Minority- and Woman-Owned Small Businesses

Business and Tech

The numbers tell the story: More than 100,000 small business owners were forced out of business during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, and more than half of those were minority- or woman-owned. .

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A baby can play soccer, but not volleyball

Idea to Value

Could you make a sport simple enough for a baby to play? Once a baby can walk, it can begin to “play” sports in a simplified form of what grown ups do. For example, running is a simplified version of the marathon. Paddling in a pool is a simplified version of swimming in an Olympic pool.

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This Platform Is Helping Small Businesses Modernize Payments

Business and Tech

Most entrepreneurs decide to start a business because they’re passionate about a service or product they can provide, not because they want to deal with the day-to-day intricacies of running a business. That’s where Thryv comes in.

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Curiosity is the first step to Genius

IdeaSpies

Leonardo Da Vinci is regarded as one of the greatest intellects of all time. Some estimate his IQ to be at least 220, given the aw (Feed generated with FetchRSS

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New Ways to Reach, Influence, and Close More Deals with Intent Data

Speaker: Ardath Albee, B2B Marketing Strategist and CEO of Marketing Interactions

Acting on intent data when applied to buyer context can be a game-changer for gaining attention by increasing relevance, which drives purposeful engagement toward purchase. But all intent data is not the same. In this webinar, learn the difference between interest and intent, and the best ways to use the right data.

What Small Businesses Offer That Others Can’t

Business and Tech

We asked our panel of experts about what small businesses have to offer employees — beyond better pay — that can help them better attract and retain talent. John Waldmann CEO and Co-Founder, Homebase. Why is it so important to support America’s small businesses and entrepreneurs?

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7 Steps to Reconcile Co-Innovation and Confidentiality: How Secret Should Your Co-Innovation Transformation Be?

InnovationManagement

In an increasingly competitive, connected and globalized world, co-innovation and value co-creation have recently become the norm for all R&D projects from startups to large organizations.

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Digital Era Replaced by an Age of Molecular Innovation

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Greg Satell It’s become strangely fashionable for digerati to mourn the death of innovation.

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Are Women-Owned Businesses a Priority or an Afterthought?

Business and Tech

Since the onset of the pandemic, we have seen considerable attention given to small businesses, and the importance of supporting woman- and minority-owned businesses is always acknowledged.

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Nominations Open for the Top 40 Innovation Bloggers of 2021

Innovation Excellence

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Turning Your Business Setbacks Into Setups for Success

Business and Tech

Jamie Kern Lima founded the beauty product company IT Cosmetics, and in 2016 sold it to L’Oreal for $1.2 billion. She also wrote the New York Times Bestseller “Believe IT: How to Go from Underestimated to Unstoppable.”

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2022 Guide to Corporate Meetings in the Metaverse

Digital fatigue? No sense of purpose or belonging? Meetings using limited technology often fall short for teams working remotely. So how do you bring spontaneous communication and collaboration to your meetings?Check out this guide to meeting in the Metaverse.

Are you an Amateur Leader or a Pro?

Rmukesh Gupta

I recently read a post by Steven Pressfield about turning pro. You can read the entire post here. That sparked the thought about leaders as pro. I have heard of almost all the fields having amateurs and professionals. I have never heard anyone being referred to as an amateur leader though.

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Ensuring Your Small Business Has the Fuel for Success

Business and Tech

According to the SBA, small businesses make up 99.7 percent of companies in the United States, but most small business owners lack fundamental accounting knowledge. A recent survey revealed that fewer than half of small business owners understood basic terms used in accounting.

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What Leaders need to know about giving Advice

Rmukesh Gupta

As leaders, we are on a regular basis called upon to give advice to young professionals about life and career, to the people whom we lead about what they should be doing in a given situation, etc.

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Empowering America’s Small Business Recovery

Business and Tech

Small businesses have learned to adapt to doing business in new ways, and despite the difficulties faced by small business owners during this two-year-long pandemic, a record number of Americans have taken the leap to form a small business and become their own boss.

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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.

How to Turn a Product into a Lifestyle Brand

Flying Fish Lab

When you think about the brands you love, the products or services that you go back to time after time, what is the factor that drives you back? This is what you should be asking yourself about your customers when you seek to differentiate yourself for your competitors (as you should be).

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Small Business Finally Has an Answer to “Do I Have to Do It All?”

Business and Tech

Entrepreneurs and small business owners know the scenario all too well: they open a business to pursue their passion, but end up spending as much time, energy, and money on the administrative tasks that keep the operation running.

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How to Turn a Product into a Lifestyle Brand

Flying Fish Lab

When you think about the brands you love, the products or services that you go back to time after time, what is the factor that drives you back? This is what you should be asking yourself about your customers when you seek to differentiate yourself for your competitors (as you should be).

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Why Small Businesses Need Hiring Support as the Holidays Approach

Business and Tech

There’s no question that small businesses play an important role in the United States labor market, employing nearly half of all workers and contributing to 41 percent of all economic activity.

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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.

How should businesses apply transparency

Cascade Strategy

Transparency has become a vital business trait for both employees and customers

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Why There’s No Freedom Like Owning a Business

Business and Tech

More people are leaving their jobs in the post-pandemic era than ever before, so much so that the phenomenon has been dubbed the Great Resignation. Many are using this opportunity to change the way they work, whether in starting a business or pursuing alternative employment. .

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Can We Put the Future of Work into Code?

Collectivecamp

How we might use a DAO to promote better ways of work

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How the Right Technology Empowers Entrepreneurial Dreams

Business and Tech

For today’s small business owners, an entrepreneurial dream is just a dream without the right tools and resources to make it a reality.

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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.

Innovation Is Not for the Weak-Hearted

Business Innovation Design

What you often associate innovation is the fancy high tech stuff. AI robots, self-driving car, drones, NFT, all that jazz. But you may not be aware how boring, complex, and challenging innovation can get behind the closed doors. Implementing the fancy high-tech stuff requires complex orchestration at the back-end. It's not just the product and technology infrastructure that you have to consider. The business model got to change too.

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Azure Cloud Adoption Framework (CAF) – Stages and Benefits

Acuvate

Azure Cloud Adoption Framework (CAF) - Stages and Benefits. Cloud adoption is imperative in today’s data-driven, remote access environment.

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I’m Bored!!

Phil McKinney

Why are we so afraid of being bored — to have that time of stillness? We feel compelled to fill that silence with something. We fill it with screen time or with emails or with phone calls or cat videos. Those moments of silence can be unnerving, but our brains need that solitude for the […].

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