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How to Make Sure Your Kids Have 'Grit,' Backed by Research

What makes kids persist? What gives them the “grit” to keep working hard in school, to get good grades and ultimately be successful in life?<p>A big …

How to not kill your SaaS: How I overcame my dangerous addiction to PGH (Premature Growth Hacking)

Do you work for a startup? Are you a marketer? If so, you may be addicted to PGH–Premature Growth Hacking.<p><b>What is PGH addiction?</b><p>The “P” stands for “premature.” Growth hacking by itself is fine, when done at an appropriate moment in a startup’s development. It gets you more users and revenue by …

Product Management

The 53 startups that will be huge in 2016, according to venture capitalists

Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch them, guide them, hear their pitches, and fund them?<p>So we reached out to a handful of top VCs and asked them which of their young or growth-stage startups did they think were going to boom in 2016.<p>We also asked them which startups …

Construction Industry

These are Google’s 4 best practices for fostering creativity and innovation

“How many golf balls could you fit in a school bus?” This is the kind of question Google and its big tech brethren were once known for asking would-be employees. The reasoning behind the technique seemed intuitive. Ask people odd questions, see how original and well analyzed their thought process …

7 Habits of Highly Motivating Leaders

These are the things effective leaders do to inspire people.<p>Motivating leaders are dynamic people who can flex their leadership style to match each person's needs. These leaders are often relationship builders. They are more interested in finding what motivates each employee to reach high levels of …

3 Simple Ways To Create A Culture Of Design At Any Tech Company

Design-focused companies have outperformed the S&P 500 index by 228% in the last decade—so it pays to get it right.<p>It’s no secret that embracing design is a valuable investment for just about any company.<p>According to the Boston-based Design Management Institute, design-focused companies like Apple …

Amazon's Secret Weapon Is Making Money Like Crazy

Outside of its core retailing business, Amazon has had its share of stumbles. Its tablet has disappointed, its original programming (excepting</i> …

How to do data analytics. A 101 crash course for CEOs who slept in.

<b>You want to join the competitors and start analysing your data, but think it’s too late to ask the basic questions? Worry not, this short compendium</b> …

Data Warehousing

17 Mark Cuban Quotes on What it Takes to Run a Business

The 'Shark Tank' star sounds off on everything from how to stay ahead of the competition, to why you never want to invest in a company that has logo-embroidered polo shirts.<p>Mark Cuban always seems to come out on top.<p>He sold his first company, MicroSolutions, for $6 million. He did even better with …

Entrepreneurship

Dreamforce's 'Women's Innovation' panel is why we should stop babying female CEOs

When offered the opportunity to attend a woman-focused panel at a major event, my sanity-defense sensors begin to fly. It’s true that I believe that female CEOs are still rarely given the opportunity to share their perspective onstage — particularly as it relates to running a company as a minority …

Women's News

Sheryl Sandberg's Husband Dave Goldberg Dies, A True Partner Of A Powerful Woman

For years, many of us who applauded Sheryl Sandberg’s message of female empowerment admired her relationship with husband Dave Goldberg, CEO of cloud-based survey site SurveyMonkey. Sandberg, COO of Facebook, author of <i>Lean In,</i> and the face of women in charge, women in tech and women who make bank …