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. .

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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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.

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.

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.

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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Nominations Open for the Top 40 Innovation Bloggers of 2021

Innovation Excellence

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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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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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.”

What is Digital Transformation?

With the changing trends in the business world, it is more and more necessary to embrace digital transformation in business. Find out how to succeed in this ever-changing environment.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

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).

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.

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).

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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Fractional CTO Services Crafted for Tech Startups

Your startup is growing, and you realize that the next addition to your team should be someone with a technical background. Download this guide to discover the 3 steps for finding the perfect hire!

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. .

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.

LinkedIn + ZoomInfo Recruiter: Better Data for Better Candidates

Check out our latest ebook for a guide to the in-depth, wide-ranging candidate and company data offered by ZoomInfo Recruiter — and make your next round of candidate searches faster, more efficient, and ultimately more successful.

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.

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.

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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