Craft your elevator pitch to catch attention, spark interest, and invite engagement. Dozens of examples to make your pitch unforgettable. Read More
Every business team has blind spots that limit their effectiveness and success, and due to ego, over-confidence, or deferential subordinates, many live totally in the dark. Some leaders are smart and humble enough to assume that they don't know what they don't know but lack an effective process for Read More

6 Symptoms of a Dysfunctional Business Leader in a New Venture

6 Symptoms of a Dysfunctional Business Leader in a New Venture - https://www.inc.com Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From https://www.inc.com 37 days ago
Made Hot by: BizWise on March 13, 2024 6:39 am
New venture owners almost always cite a shortage of cash as the reason for failure, but if you look deeper, I believe the reason is more often about dysfunctional people and leadership. Sometimes it comes right back to the owner, in terms of a malaise often called "founder's syndrome." A few years Read More

5 Steps to Making an Ethical Decision in Every Business Challenge

5 Steps to Making an Ethical Decision in Every Business Challenge - https://www.inc.com Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From https://www.inc.com 41 days ago
Made Hot by: bizyolk on March 11, 2024 9:32 am
Many people seem to have the sense that a real code of ethics is becoming rare in business, and unfortunately most startup professionals and business owners I know don't believe they can survive by fighting the trend. They don't realize that if they don't take an active role in the solution, they b Read More
The most successful business owners and executives I have seen are savvy business people first, and experts in their field second. This may seem counter-intuitive to technologists, especially in an era when technology seems to be driving the world. Yet the sad truth is that a technology not focuse Read More

10 Ways To Start a New Business Today

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From https://www.linkedin.com 46 days ago
Made Hot by: centrifugePR on March 7, 2024 8:21 am
These days I see a surge of new ventures as business professionals are recovering from the pandemic slowdown and looking for new opportunities to get ahead. If you are not starting a new venture yourself, the next best thing is joining one as a co-founder, or as an early employee. It takes much t Read More
Most aspiring new venture owners believe their initial idea and inspiration require the most important creative thinking. Experienced business professionals will tell you that the initial idea is the easy part, and it’s the later implementation, and the competitive business marketing that are the Read More
I’m a big fan of mentoring in business, and have been at different times on both the contributing and receiving end of the process. These days, I seem to often hear from business professionals that they are struggling to find a mentor, or complaining about the lack of their mentoring effectiveness Read More

8 Nonverbal Messages In Business You Can't Afford To Miss

8 Nonverbal Messages In Business You Can\'t Afford To Miss - https://www.inc.com Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From https://www.inc.com 53 days ago
Made Hot by: deanuk on March 1, 2024 7:10 am
Whether it’s a business or personal interaction, studies show that as much as 60-90% of the communication is nonverbal. That means that people addicted to text messages, twitter, and email may be sending less than half the message, and receivers often misinterpret even that half. Read More
I’m always looking for evidence of new business owner characteristics that might be predictors of long-term success. Every investor has his own list, usually based on his own very small sample, or simply his gut feeling. Of course, we would all like to have a magic list based on more definitive t Read More
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