Networking for success

Embracing Networking for Success in Business

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As a business owner or entrepreneur, networking is vital in getting you more business leads, closing deals, and leveraging new business openings. It also helps you grow as a person and learn how to...
Blockchain

Will Blockchain Transform the Stock Market?

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Blockchain can make it easier to transfer property rights and other assets by reducing transactional costs and boosting trust between investors. But can it be used by the world’s largest stock exchanges? The rules that...
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External Cooperation, Internal Competition. A winning strategy to shape the digital future

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The recent evolution of organizations shows that competing only on price or becoming larger will bring more problems than solutions. So what to do? ‘‘You don’t have to blow out the other fellow’s light to...
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Vertical, and the horizontal knowledge illustrative embodiment of preconception at the talent stage

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One of the most innate, yet rewarding idiosyncrasies of any primate is standing competitive. The perception of accomplishing the ample ahead of the rest is vital, like the two newly hatched bird chicks competing...
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Great thought partners ask ‘What if…’

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A powerful way to add value in a fast-moving digital world is to be a ‘thought partner’ for others. And asking implication questions can put you on that path. But before drilling down on ‘What...
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Digital Identity for Noobs

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How SMART people are creating identity value in an augmented reality. I recently turned 40 years old.  As a biologically born female, significant changes occur hormonally, but besides that milestone, my psychological and spiritual growth...
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A Programmer’s Guide to Creating an Eclectic Bookshelf

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Every developer should have a bookshelf. The possible set of texts in his cabinet are myriad, but not every collection gives a programmer a variety of tools. With an eclectic set of weapons, a...
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Startup Outside A Tech Hub? 3 Arguments For It

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So you are not in a top startup ecosystem like San Francisco, NYC, London, Beijing, Tel Aviv or Bangalore? Many investors will tell you that your company will suffer in terms of hiring, business...
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5 things you should know about Disruptive Innovation that most people don’t understand

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Do you really understand the principles described in Disruptive Innovation by Clayton Christensen? Here is a quick guide to help you. In January 2020, the business world lost a great thinker and practitioner about why...
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Business without borders: how to go global?

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However, just a few entrepreneurs realize that scaling is not just a new profitable market but also a tremendous job, which is comparable with new business launch. Choose your direction First of all, you should form...
Money

Wealth Creation Grows from Purpose

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Money maven Patrice C. Washington wants people to keep their priorities straight. She urges everyone to chase purpose, not money. “Live your life’s purpose, find fulfillment and earn more without chasing money,” she said, redefining...
digital marketing

Data Tells the Tale of Digital Marketing

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Social media changes the game when it comes to thinking about return on investment. Meanwhile, quantifying content and its effect can be a challenge. This is Christine Gritmon’s wheelhouse. The social media strategist and self-described...
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Why are we talking about pivots?

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Being adaptable is more important and long lasting for success. Here are eight steps to be a more adaptable person and organization. There are a lot of articles and talking heads using the word “pivot" as...
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Use These Proven Strategies to Scale Your Startup

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Congratulations on launching your startup! Hopefully, you have survived the initial phase and your business has taken off successfully. Now, it is time to prepare for the next step which can make or break...
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Why Are Startups Taking Longer Than Ever To Go Public?

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Technology startups since the past decade are staying private for much longer. During the dot-com boom (and bust) of the 2000s, many software and internet companies were going public as early as four years...
shared growth

Shared Growth Shapes Our Shared Futures

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As Jemila Abdulai sees it, a successful economy depends on shared growth, which takes in every sector of its people. She has made study and pursuit of growth a key part of her life’s...
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So Your VC Wants To Invest More? 5 Practical Tips For Entrepreneurs

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If your VC wants to invest more in you then you have a good problem in your hands. Here are five practical ways to think about it. 1) Prorata (and Super Prorata) A prorata is the...
Live Streaming

Live Streaming Inspires Human Moments

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Wondering what live streaming is all about, Jennifer Quinn researched the topic and got hooked. Also known as JennyQ, in a short time she jumped from novice to maven. Quinn has made herself the leading...
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Hiring For Your Startup? 5 Best Practices

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Hiring effectively is both a science and an art. This article will cover five practical principles to make the life of a startup CEO easier. 1) The Hiring Landscape In emerging ecosystems oftentimes there is a...
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The Changing Definition Of Success Among Young People

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Today, it’s tough for young people to get started in life. Long gone are the days of marching up to the boss’s office, pounding a fist on the desk, and demanding a job -...