Tag: business

Here are six reasons not having a side hustle is harming you One in three Americans now makes money independently from a 9-5 paycheck. Why? Because there’s no such thing as job security anymore. And many of us have more to offer than our cubicle positions allow. Plus, in 2017, there’s never been an easier or better time to be an entrepreneur. As a former side hustler…

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It takes physical effort, technology and the right mindset to effectively manage everything there is to do. LinkedIn co-founder and Greylock partner Reid Hoffman explores his philosophy on how to scale a business … I have never worn as many hats as I do now as the founder and CEO of Due. That’s because I’m overseeing its growth and development, marketing, business strategy and daily operations while…

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The ability to translate between languages quickly and inexpensively opens vast new possibilities. Behind-the-scenes technology is not usually the sexy stuff that makes big headlines. Unless you are the IT guy in the back room, this kind of difficult-to-explain stuff is not the leading topic of discussion at your dinner party. Neural Machine Translation (NMT) is different. Few things on the horizon currently have as much importance or…

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Here is some inspiration that might help you to develop your own WOW factor. Before you dive in, ask yourself this: What are you doing to make your customers say WOW? If you find it difficult to answer this question, your business might be missing out on the opportunity to keep your customers coming back for more. According to the Chron, “The “WOW” factor is a…

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A FICO study found that public records of adverse civil judgments are too often wrong to rely on when calculating credit ratings. Being a successful entrepreneur can mean enduring insults from competitors and even lies from jealous peers. Once you climb to the top of your industry, though, this doesn’t bother you. When you’ve established a good reputation, those people can’t really hurt you. However,…

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Join us for tips from Ketan Makwana, Dr. Karen Osburn and Ryan Mickler to help on your journey to self-discovery. It’s time to decide what it is you really want and go after it. Entrepreneurs have many roadblocks that will surface on the road to success, and their overall victory depends on their tenacity to carry on. In the top of the hour, Ketan Makwana…

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Mastering the art of giving will pay dividends. Here’s how to do it meaningfully. Creating strong relationships in business is vital to keeping projects alive, and it can sometimes be tough. But growing a network can also be as easy as a gesture of goodwill. Find that hard to believe? WeWork recently launched its Creator Awards, a program committed to giving $20 million in grants and…

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Converting window shoppers into buyers is just a matter of psychology. The lifeblood of any business, at the heart of success in any endeavor, is the existence of a compelling and irresistible offer. Whatever it is that you decide to peddle, whether it’s a product, service or information, the better you are at crafting the offer around it, the more likely you’ll be to succeed….

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A new study looks at exactly what employees think about their supervisors and what they would want to change about their jobs. We’ve all had bad bosses — uncommunicative, unpredictable, fear-inspiring people who can make employee morale in even the most productive workplaces dip to new, impressive lows. If you find yourself complaining about your supervisor’s leadership style, you’re far from alone, according to a…

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Even the best ideas must be presented in a way the listener will understand and remember. Effective communicators rely on structure. You may be the smartest person in the room, but if you can’t communicate what you know, you’re not of much value to others. The million-dollar ideas inside your head are worthless if you’re unable to express them to potential partners and investors. Communication is…

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