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You Don’t Have to Start Big, You Just Have to Start

You Don’t Have to Start Big, You Just Have to Start | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it


When you have a big task ahead you, getting started is the toughest part. Henrik Edberg of The Positivity Blog suggests you stop thinking about how you should start and just start.

Nothing's better than sinking your teeth into a satisfying after-hours side project—or what I guess most people may just call a hobby. But after 10 hours at work, it's not always easy to muster the energy to switch off your TV and go to work on your project. The trick I use is simple, self-evident, and it works. Getting started is everything.

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7 Reasons Startups Fail--and How to Avoid Them

The odds that an unfunded startup will ultimately be worth at least $1 billion are very low. But if you can avoid the most common causes of failure, your odds of success will rise.

I estimate that all but one in five million unfunded startups end up being worth at least $1 billion. For every 1,000 startups that meet with a venture capitalist, only two get funding. And for every funded startup, only one in 10,000 ends up being worth $1 billion.

One thing I learned in researching my book Hungry Start-Up Strategy is that great entrepreneurs are good at identifying and taking steps to minimize risk early. Here are seven common examples of such risks and how great entrepreneurs keep them in check. Read more: click image or title.

 

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Many reasons your #startup can fail. Avoid the ones listed in this article and you'll be well on your way to success.

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How Telecommuting Can Save Businesses Money | Ohio University

How Telecommuting Can Save Businesses Money | Ohio University | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

Here is how businesses can take advantage of reduced costs per head, boosts in productivity that generate more revenue, and flexible wages with telecommuting. Click on infographic or title to see original article. 

 

 

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A growing number of people think their job is useless. Time to rethink the meaning of work

A growing number of people think their job is useless. Time to rethink the meaning of work | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

A great deal has been written in recent years about the perils of automation. With predicted mass unemployment, declining wages, and increasing inequality, clearly we should all be afraid. By now it’s no longer just the Silicon Valley trend watchers and technoprophets who are apprehensive. In a study that has already racked up several hundred citations, scholars at Oxford University have estimated that no less than 47% of all American jobs and 54% of those in Europe are at a high risk of being usurped by machines. And not in a hundred years or so, but in the next 20. “The only real difference between enthusiasts and skeptics is a time frame,” notes a New York University professor. “But a century from now, nobody will much care about how long it took, only what happened next.” Read more: click image or title.

 

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Amazon's Jeff Bezos New Letter to Shareholders Reveals 4 Big Secrets to Being Successful in Business

Amazon's Jeff Bezos New Letter to Shareholders Reveals 4 Big Secrets to Being Successful in Business | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it
Rules of wisdom....AMZN

With Amazon's (AMZN) stock up a mind-boggling 47 percent over the past year, founder Jeff Bezos has every reason to share some wisdom on how he is making all the magic happen. 

 

Here are several key business tips Bezos outlined in his latest annual shareholder letter released on Wednesday. Taken together, they offer good insight into how to get ahead in the cutthroat world of business (something in which Amazon's bricks-and-mortar rivals should take to heart). Read more: click image or title.

 

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20 Best Business Podcasts Every Entrepreneur Should Listen!

20 Best Business Podcasts Every Entrepreneur Should Listen! | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

Here are the podcasts we find most useful and interesting to entrepreneurs. These podcasts range broadly in idea, strategy, and marketing, but they all strive to present actionable advice that entrepreneurs can take away from every episode. Best Business Podcasts for 2017 1. Entrepreneur on Fire – EOF Podcast Host: John Lee Dumas EntrepreneurOnFire is.

 

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Want to found a start-up? These are the books you should read first, a top VC says

Want to found a start-up? These are the books you should read first, a top VC says | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it
The key to success is often information gathering, Gurley said on Thursday from the LAUNCH Festival in San Francisco.

Bill Gurley's investment firm, Benchmark, has made some big bets that paid off. The firm was an early investor in Instagram, Quora, Snap, Uber, Grubhub and Glassdoor, just to name a few.

He also reads two books a month and writes prolifically, and might someday even pen a book of his own. The key to success is often information gathering, Gurley said on Thursday from the LAUNCH Festival in San Francisco.

Gurley's not alone: Another successful investor, Warren Buffett, has said he spends as much as 80 percent of his day reading. Gurley said that for any entrepreneur, storytelling is a big component of their job — so he has a set of books he recommended: Read more: click image or title.

 

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100 Startup Marketing Strategies For Business Growth 

100 Startup Marketing Strategies For Business Growth  | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it
100 Startup Marketing Strategies to Help You Plan & Execute Your New Business Marketing Campaign From Startup to a Growth Stage

As you have made the decision to start your own business, there seems to be no end to the marketing you’ll need to do to get your business noticed and reach new customers.

Well today it’s your luck day because from idea to growth stage, we have put together the most comprehensive startup marketing “to do list” to help you scale up and grow effectively your business online

Whatever your business idea is, here are the 100 startup marketing strategies you need to take a closer look at. Fortunately, you don’t have to do it all alone as you can always outsource one of Fiverr’ sellers to help you get the job done. Read more: click image or title.

 

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If you are contemplating the launch of a new business, or you are looking to grow a business that has yet to take off, you need to follow a plan that has a chance of succeeding in tough markets. The list of what needs to be undertaken to successfully launch and grow a business is long, and a logical sequence can be most helpful, for the less experienced in business.This list whilst not totally inclusive for all situations is a great starting point for anyone looking to launch a new business or grow an early stage business.

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Don’t Ask People What They Want, Watch What They Do

Don’t Ask People What They Want, Watch What They Do | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

Irene Au, a design partner at Khosla Ventures and former Head of Design at Google, shares her lessons learned as a behavior designer.

Q: You have an impressive background as a designer at Google, Yahoo, and now at Khosla Ventures. Could you describe how your design role translates in venture capital?

Irene Au: As entrepreneurs start to recognize how crucial design and design thinking are to the success of their company, they are motivated to understand how to hire good designers, how to position them inside their organizations, and what this means for their product and development.

My role is to help our portfolio companies become successful, particularly as it relates to designing user experience. Iwrote an e-book on design and venture capital that discusses this emerging role designers have at venture capital firms. Read more: click image or title.

 

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..."There’s a dialectic relationship between the things that we make and the way that we are; they’re both informing each other.

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3 Founders With Booming Businesses Share Stories About Their Difficult Early Days

3 Founders With Booming Businesses Share Stories About Their Difficult Early Days | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it
Everyone struggles. You're not alone.

Three entrepreneurs look back on the early days of their now-booming businesses.

Moblize:

“I almost pulled the plug on my business.”

Growth hacker status: Growing despite its customer base in the oil and gas industry cratering by 26 percent.

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7 Life Hacks to Beat Your Sales Goals

7 Life Hacks to Beat Your Sales Goals | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it
It's time to change your approach.

Are you overwhelmed by selling, but underwhelmed by your sales results? Making small tweaks to your professional and personal life can make a huge difference. In fact, you can dramatically  increase your sales by implementing just a few high-impact changes, at home and at work.

Check out these seven proven life hacks for consistently beating your sales goals—without adding to your stress level. Make these powerful habits part of your daily routine to start crushing your sales goals today: Read more: click image or title.

 

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How Entrepreneurs can turn Trash into Profit (Literally)

How Entrepreneurs can turn Trash into Profit (Literally) | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

How Entrepreneurs can turn Trash into Profit (Literally)

...As a consumer, to help keep the oceans clean, we can educate, donate money, clean the beaches and recycle. But, why does this matter as an entrepreneur? Because you have the ability to make the biggest impact in saving the oceans, recycling or the planet in general. ....Read more: click image or title.

 

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#Waste-to-Energy has become one of the most profitable #energy creating businesses around the world. Ideas don't stop there, this article illustrates with what some #startups are coming up with.

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How to Take Your E-commerce Business from $1-$10 Million

How to Take Your E-commerce Business from $1-$10 Million | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it
Earning your first million in revenue is an incredible feeling, but why stop there? Here are some tips and case studies to get you on track to $10 million.

In the early stages of a startup business, it’s extremely easy to do the things that are comfortable – the things we know how to do easily that can contribute to that early-stage growth. You feel accomplished when you start getting processes into place and the orders start rolling in.

Once you cross that first seven-figure mark, earning your first million in revenue, it’s an overwhelming feeling, like running one into the end zone. That’s cause enough for celebration as it’s a major milestone for any e-commerce business. Spike the ball, pop the cork on the champagne, and even do a little post-touchdown twerk.

You earned the celebration, after all.

But like any game, or business, a single-goal achievement isn’t the end. It’s a single score in what will be a much longer game. Once you score that first $1 million, it’s time to move the goalposts and keep growing toward the next goal. Read more: click image or title.

 

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Real examples of #startups growing fast, and how they did it.

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How Working at an Unknown Startup can be better than Working at a Popular One

How Working at an Unknown Startup can be better than Working at a Popular One | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

How Working at an Unknown Startup can be better than Working at a Popular One.

Our culture mythologizes startups and the people who work at them. As a guy who works at a tech startup in the computer vision space, I appreciate the heroic narrative—some people get so excited when I tell them about my job—but I also think correctives to some of the misconceptions are overdue.

I’ll start with three: Read more:

 http://fortune.com/2017/03/11/startup-misconceptions-entrepreneurs-work-life-balance/

 

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Insight from a humble billionaires lunch table

Insight from a humble billionaires lunch table | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

I am not a Sir Richard Branson acolyte - lets get that one thing straight.

I am not.

But having spent some choice time with him this last May I can definitely say that I am a new fan. What I discovered was amazing, educating, inspiring and a source of deep reflection for myself.

To this end what I wanted to do was numerate a couple of things I learnt (for what they are worth) as I got to meet and spend a bit of time with a few extraordinary people on one of Sir Richard's islands. Read more: click image or title.

 

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Some people look at business very differently. Compare Trump with Branson...??? Draw your own conclusions, the quote in the picture speaks for itself. 

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This entrepreneur worked for 2 companies acquired by Amazon—here are his top 4 tips for getting ahead

This entrepreneur worked for 2 companies acquired by Amazon—here are his top 4 tips for getting ahead | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

He has co-founded a start-up to help millennials with their careers.

Christopher Tung graduated with an English degree in 2011 and moved out to New York City, bringing little besides the $3,000 he had saved and his determination to make it. He didn't have a job, and the one interview he had planned fell through.

After more than two months of rejection, he was down to his last $1,000, and his luck turned. He was acquired by the small e-commerce company Quidsi, which was itself acquired by Amazon. Six years later, he has held five positions, including two at different start-ups absorbed into Amazon, and one at Imgur.

Along the way, he learned how to how to keep his ear to the ground, a skill Tung says has helped him navigate his career and figure out when it's time to move on to the next opportunity.

"You never want to be the last one to go," he tells CNBC. "Move when it's advantageous." Read more: click image or title.

 

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Thanks Dave for helping me to create my own "formula" for success/profit.”

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A Small Business Guide to Facebook Advertising #Infographic

A Small Business Guide to Facebook Advertising #Infographic | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

In the modern media landscape, Facebook ads are one of the most effective ways of reaching both your established audience and prospective customers. Now reaching close to two billion users, Facebook is the leading social media platform by far, while the vast majority of social media marketers (95.8% to be more precise) rate Facebook as being a better investment than other social media platforms. And with Facebook ad prices starting at a dollar a day, you can afford to take a risk and try things out.

Click on image or title to go to the original content.

 

 

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How to find investors for your start up?

How to find investors for your start up? | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it
How to find investors: why investors don't respond to your messages!

Why is it that when you send an email or a message (on Linkedin for example) to an investor, they never seem to answer. Sometimes funding seekers ask around in their Linkedin groups. It just seems like everyone else seems to be in the same boat. There might be a few very good reasons. Here are some blunt answers. Read more: click image or title.

 

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“Rather than the typical client/vendor relationship I'm used to, Growthink has been more like a strategic partner and trusted advisor. Not only did they provide me with a dynamic business plan but they have given me invaluable advice and feedback along the way. They have exceeded my expectations in every way possible during this exciting but uncertain time of starting & ultimately growing my business.”

Jerry D. Erickson

President/CEO

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No responses to my funding requests?...

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Requests for funding are sometimes unreal. You really want millions of dollars at 1% or 2% interest rate, without spending any money on a decent #BusinessPlan, no upfront fees, several years before starting to pay it back, etc.? Tell me, give me your bank account number, I'll wire it to you immediately!

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Richard Branson wakes up at 5 a.m. every morning—here's his daily routine

Richard Branson wakes up at 5 a.m. every morning—here's his daily routine | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it
The billionaire entrepreneur drinks 20 cups of tea a day.

How you start your morning can set the tone for the rest of the day. As entrepreneur Tim Ferriss, who has asked hundreds of ultra-successful people about their morning rituals, likes to say, "If you win the morning, you win the day."

Self-made billionaire Richard Branson's morning starts at 5:00 a.m. Here's what the rest of his day typically looks like. Read more: click image or title.

 

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Jerry D. Erickson

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When reading this article, make sure to watch the little video clip with Richard telling you what he learned in tennis...

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True Grit: How to Build Up Your Resilience

True Grit: How to Build Up Your Resilience | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it
Three steps that you can take to increase your ability to persevere.

Whether we’re talking about a great novelist like John Irving or an era-defining entrepreneur like Jeff Bezos, it’s natural to conclude that the mega-successful owe their achievements to an almost magical quality that you’re either born with or you’re not: talent.

But according to Angela Duckworth, the University of Pennsylvania psychologist who’s made it her life’s goal to help children thrive, this is mistaken. Yes, the aptitude you bring is important, but few of us ever reach the limits of our natural abilities. Instead what holds us back is a lack of commitment or a lack of focus. “Enthusiasm is common,” Duckworth writes, “endurance is rare.” Read more: click image or title.

 

 

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There's a lot more than talent. #Endurance makes a huge difference.

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5 Startup Lessons from Silicon Valley - Due

5 Startup Lessons from Silicon Valley - Due | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

Silicon Valley is an HBO comedy about a Silicon Valley startup called Pied Piper. While this comedy show is a hilarious work of fiction, there are some very real business lessons startups and hopeful entrepreneurs can learn while watching. Here are a few important lessons star characters Richard, Erlich, and the rest of the gang have learned the hard way while building their new company. Read more: click image or title.

 

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Don't learn the hard way, cut some corners.

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Americans are now utterly intolerant of ever being told they’re wrong about almost anything

Americans are now utterly intolerant of ever being told they’re wrong about almost anything | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

Blame a narcissism that took root in American society after the 1960s and has been growing ever since, says Tom Nichols.

"We should make an effort to consider other sources that challenge us. More important, we need to start listening to each other with a greater assumption of good will." Read more: click image or title.

 

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Openness and flexibility combined with a solution oriented approach are highly necessary.

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Three Overlooked Negotiation Skills Entrepreneurs Need To Master

Three Overlooked Negotiation Skills Entrepreneurs Need To Master | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it
Hard line negotiation tactics may play well on television, but entrepreneurs should beware. In real life, negotiation often requires a more nuanced approach.

....However, after years of experience and more than a few bruises, I've learned that the most important negotiation skills are often the most overlooked. Mastering these skills can equip you with the tools and wisdom that you need in order to become a successful, long-term negotiator. Read more: click image or title.

 

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#Negotiation is part of our life. Whether it's in business or in relationships. Wisdom is always welcome.

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that the most important negotiation skills are often the most overlooked.

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The Gift and the Curse of Entrepreneurship

The Gift and the Curse of Entrepreneurship | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

The Gift and the Curse of Entrepreneurship.

Most entrepreneurs grow up with a sense of knowing they are different from other people. I knew at an early age that I viewed the world different from other kids. In first grade, I tried selling my lunch to my classmates and teachers so I could buy stickers and toys. Read more: click image or title.

 

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What to do when you know you're different...

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Watch this super-tough coating make a watermelon bounce from a 150-foot drop

Watch this super-tough coating make a watermelon bounce from a 150-foot drop | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

If you’ve ever been at a loose end of an afternoon and decided to entertain yourself by dropping a watermelon from a high place, then you’ll know that such an act only ends very messily. That’s right, this circular squishy fruit, like most circular squishy fruit, doesn’t much like being dropped from a great height.

Unless you coat it in a super-tough protective spray.

 

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Weekend read, nice entertainment, cool video clip. Watch to the end and see how they cut it up with a chain saw. 

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Why It’s Okay to Tell Your Investors That You Don’t Have a Clue

Why It’s Okay to Tell Your Investors That You Don’t Have a Clue | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

Of all of the misconceptions about startup life, I think the most profound—and ultimately damaging—is the myth of the savior leader: the magical CEO who creates the perfect product/service and business model that erupts into a runaway success. The cold, hard truth is that it takes both time and much iteration before most entrepreneurs get it right.

Here are three things most startup founders typically struggle with: Read more: click image or title.

 

 

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When talking to #investors you better be real and truthful, it you don't it will catch up with you.

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