Carla Dawkins

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6 Types of Management Styles for Effective Leadership

by Joe Neely<p>on July 25, 2017<p><b>With so many types of management styles to choose from, you can (and should) revel in the many leadership styles at your</b> …

Don't Manage Projects or Tasks, Manage People

<i>Here’s an excerpt from our fresh-of-the-presses eBook, What You Don’t Know About Management: How to Take Back Your Work Day. If you like what you</i> …

The 10 Golden Rules of Effective Management

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Even if your job title doesn’t include “manager,” there’s a good chance you’ll have to handle some management duty sometime in your career. And, as an entrepreneur, you're <i>already</i> a manager, because almost every one of your …

Leadership

How to write an about us section for your website that attracts customers

The ‘about us’ page has got to be one of the most misunderstood and underestimated elements of a business website. Most businesses have one, but few …

Podcast Advertising and Sponsorship

<i>An Exclusive Marketing Trends Report</i><p>There is a tidal wave coming.<p>Each year, there is around $17B of advertising dollars that get spent on radio …

Asana raises $75M Series D led by Al Gore’s Generation Investment Management

Asana, the productivity and collaboration service, is getting a major infusion of cash after Generation Investment Management, a London-based firm backed by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, led a $75 million investment.<p>Investment Management was joined in this Series D round by existing backers …

Venture Capital

These are the best apps you've probably never heard of

Have you ever wondered what products or apps you’re missing out on? It’s easy to find the most popular ones in a particular category—but what about the hidden gems? One of Product Hunt’s community members David Spinks has the same question. So, he asked other users: <i>What’s one app you use a lot that</i> …

Apps

A SaaS financial model you’ll actually update

There are plenty of elaborate financial model templates out there, but the ones I’ve seen come with a key problem: it’s a significant undertaking to …

Analytics

The 67 tools & services we use to run our startup

Running a company <i>requires</i> very few tools and services, however there are quite a few that do make things much easier and faster.<p>We get asked …

The Changing Shape Of The Modern Workplace

Whilst property seems to be a firm and static domain, the way our workplaces look and behave has been undergoing a great deal of flux and experimentation in recent years, urged on by a wide range of driving forces.<p>From an organizational perspective, there has been a need to make ones property …

Remindee is the Android reminder app for folks who hate setting reminders

I use a bunch of different apps for taking notes, recording voice memos, and managing my schedule, so I’m always ready with a suggestion if someone asks me what they should use to get organized. But if you don’t care to cram your phone with productivity apps and still need a way to remember stuff, …

14 ways to improve the UX of on-site search results

<b>An effective site search tool is hugely important tool for ecommerce as it’s a common way for shoppers to navigate sites and find products.</b><p>In fact up …

Best Practices for Search Results

Search is like a conversation between the user and system: the user expresses their information need as a query, and the system expresses its …

SEO

The Ultimate List: 57 Online Local Business Directories

What is a business directory?A business directory is an online list of businesses within a particular niche, location, or category. One way local …

For the greater good: how blockchain technology will be the new way of accelerating personal development

Today, there are a lot of apps centered around analyzing one’s personal data according to several methods (personal data interpretation tests). For example, an app like Remente asks you to fill in a questionnaire to assess personal development. Upon completion, the system analyzes the data and …

Influencer Marketing Marketplace | TRIBE

TRIBE is the world’s fastest growing self-serve marketplace connecting brands with micro-influencers. Create a campaign in minutes and receive …

Digital marketing spend to hit $118bn by 2021, but budgets will shift to experiences

Technology and market research company Forrester forecasts digital media spending will increase to $118bn by 2021, but it projects this spending will …

70 Percent of Small Businesses Plan to Increase Digital Marketing Spend - Small Business Trends

Seventy percent of small to medium sized businesses polled said they will increase their digital/web-based marketing budgets in the new year.<p>That’s …

Byte Foods raises $5.5 million for smart vending machines that serve local fare

Apple juniper kombucha or a BBQ chopped salad may soon replace the can of soda and bag of chips in a vending machine at your office.<p>A San Rafael-based startup called Byte Foods has raised $5.5 million in seed funding to popularize its smart vending machines and delivery service stocking them with …

With $1.3 Million In Funding, Pantry’s Smart Fridge Lets Businesses Sell Fresh Food Anytime

Food vending machines are nothing new, but in most cases the stuff that’s available in them consists of chips, candy bars, and the occasional pre-packaged, indestructible burrito. But what if there were a way to ensure that there were healthier options available with fresh ingredients? That’s what …

Cargo wants to put a vending machine in every Uber

How many times have you been in an Uber or Lyft and wanted a few Advil, or a 5-hour Energy? While some enterprising ridesharing drivers occasionally try to sell essentials (or non-essentials like tablets and digital cameras), there really isn’t a structured way to facilitate this… until now.<p>Enter …

Ridesharing