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Going Cloud: 3 Things You Need to Know

In so many business activities, three is the magic number. So here are three considerations to help you maximize efficiency when you decide to embrace cloud computing.<p>These aren’t technical, bits ’n’ bytes rules—we’ll leave those to your IT team. These ideas are about management philosophy. They’re …

The Myth of the Brainstorming Session

<i>This post was originally published on the ooomf blog.</i><p>Over dinner a couple months ago, one of my friends said he needed some help coming up with a name for a new website.<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the planet”CNBC liked TNW Conference that muchFIND OUT WHY<p>He told me a bit about …

Comment on A New Way to Look at Competitors by Ben

Very interesting – thank you!I think you could solve the “better Banker than a VC”‘s visual misunderstanding by making it appear 3d – as if “Zana” …

8 Lessons Startups Can Learn From Twitter’s Chaotic Creation Story

Three in four startups fail, yet Twitter will go on this week to make millions for its founders. Nick Bilton, the author of Hatching Twitter, shares insights about how they came out on top.<p>Most startups will never see anything close to the amount of money Twitter plans on raising during its IPO …

Prezi hits 30M users, doubling annually, and has ‘not used a dime’ of investors’ money

Prezi has raised over $14 million in venture capital to grow its business. However, despite rocket-stick growth and a massive user-base that just passed 30 million, the company has not used a single dime.<p>Which doesn’t mean the company won’t, of course.<p>“The only reason we haven’t dipped into the …

6 Ways Startups Can Boost Sales (Without Selling Their Soul)

<i>Gregg Schwartz is the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Strategic Sales & Marketing, an industry-founding lead generation firm based in Connecticut.</i><p>Startup companies often struggle with lead generation and sales – even though the founders are often very enthusiastic about their company’s …

Why Entrepreneurs Need to be Pilots, Not Engineers | Inc.com

We all zone out. We even do it during the workday. We just don’t do it--hopefully--when we’re supposed to be driving a passenger train around a sharp curve into Spuyten Duyvil station in the Bronx.<p>Wednesday, the engineer of the Metro-North Railroad train that derailed over the holiday weekend said …

Entrepreneurship

Mark Cuban's 12 Rules for Startups

Guest Writer<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Anyone who has started a business has his or her own rules and guidelines, so I thought I would add to the memo with my own. My "rules" below aren't just for those founding the companies, but for those who are considering …

Entrepreneurship

Why Self-Discipline Will Make You Unstoppable

A one time management expert explains how commitment and discipline are directly related to successful achievement.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> No B.S. Time Management for Entrepreneurs<i>, business coach and consultant Dan Kennedy reveals the</i> …

Magic

40 High-Paying Jobs That Don't Require A Bachelor's Degree

According to new data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the following are the 40 highest-paying jobs that don't require workers to have a four-year college degree. Each has an annual salary of at least $58,000.<p>The median annual wages listed are calculated to include hourly, weekly, and …

Employment

Bangladesh November exports rise 25 percent on garment sales | Reuters

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh’s exports rose 25 percent in November from a year earlier to $2.2 billion, boosted by stronger clothing sales, an export body said on Sunday, though political unrest ahead next month’s election has severely hit manufacturing.<p>Workers sort clothes at a garment factory …

#TheLIST: 10 Fresh Ways to Wear Boots This Season

Boots for fall? Groundbreaking.<p>From statement-making red to the sleek stiletto, consider this your ultimate guide on how to wear the season's hottest boot trends along with our favorite classics.