Karg Weng

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10 Important Tips for Entrepreneurs on Their First Startup

It’s a complex and exciting thing to be an entrepreneur these days, but there are plenty of challenges that go along with this lifestyle.If you are …

Entrepreneurship

7 Habits to Work Proactively, Not Reactively

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>That proposal was due last week, you are days behind on finalizing the plan because decisions aren’t being made in meetings, there are 100 emails you need to respond to and back-to-back calls in your calendar today. Then, after skimming …

Time Management

How Detailed Should Your Startup's Product Road Map Be? (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I spend a lot of time thinking about Brainscape’s long-term product vision. Sometimes, I’ll lie awake until the wee hours of the morning, visualizing some new feature suite that is so advanced we’re probably a full year or even two away …

Product Management

Venture Capitalist: The Two Most Important SaaS Startup Metrics

Jason Lemkin, Managing Director of Storm Ventures, is one of the world's most popular and respected startup advisors. Lemkin's site SaaStr.com and companion blog on Quora (saastr.quora.com) has more than 10 million views, generating more than 1 million views per month around core …

SaaS

What is the best sales process?

Let me show you a bit of how I do this and what I deem important to making good numbers. As a big caveat, this article is very very subjective; when …

5 Tips For Generating Business Leads On LinkedIn

Admit it–you’ve never been quite sure if your time spent on LinkedIn was worth it. You keep your profile updated because everyone else is there, and you don’t want to miss out. But can you identify a single example of a substantive, tangible benefit you’ve received for all your efforts? Maybe …

10 User Experience Testing Tools Marketers Need to Know About

"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works!" Steve Jobs said.<p>Each one of us interacts with information …

UX Design

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ISPs

How successful people work less—and get more done

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>As co-founder of Hotwire.com and CEO of Zillow for the last seven years, 39-year-old Spencer Rascoff fits most people’s definition of success. As a father of three young children, Spencer is a busy guy at home and at work.<p>What’s the …

Time Management

Learn How to Code Websites, Apps, & More

Learn to Code in Just One Month<p>With bootcamp courses at $199* you can learn Python, Javascript, or Ruby in just 30 days.<p>As seen on...<p>Learn real-world …

Brewster will clean up the mess that is your built-in contacts app

Even though contacts are a basic preinstalled function on modern smartphones, for many, there’s still a lot to be desired about the experience. For …

3 Mistakes Homeowners Make When Planning a Renovation Project

Jean Lauer is the brains behind The Sweeten, a super successful "matchmaking" service that pairs NYC homeowners with the professionals who can help …

Home Ownership

Remodeling 101: Affordable and Environmentally Friendly Linoleum

Linoleum has an undeserved bad rep. Mistakenly lumped in with vinyl, it’s seen as cheap and environmentally disastrous. But, in fact, linoleum is an …

Whither the Breadfruit?

By James McWilliams August 1, 2014<p><i>Whither the breadfruit?</i><p>Marguerite Girvin Gillin, <i>Breadfruit</i>, ca. 1884<p>There’s such a thing as the Breadfruit Institute, and there should be. Researchers consider the species a “NUS”—“neglected and underutilized species.” But Ian Cole, the Breadfruit Institute’s …

Ikea Is A Nonprofit, And Yes, That’s Every Bit As Fishy As It Sounds

Ikea makes billions tax-free by operating the world’s largest “charity.” Here’s how.<p>Ikea sells $28 billion in furniture a year, making it the world’s largest furniture company. But the retailer pays a slender tax rate of just 3.5%–about a billion dollars–rather than the 18% rate it should pay. How? …

Table of Contents: Style on a Budget

Here at Remodelista, we take a high/low approach to design and remodeling: Splurge here, save there. Now that it’s fall, the desire to tear up our …

Pioneering Design Consultancy Berg To Shut Down

A conversation with Berg CEO Matt Webb a few months ago offers some clues as to why.<p>Berg, the British design consultancy behind some of the most creative experiments in the Internet of Things, is closing up shop.<p>It would be nice to fall asleep at night and know something is humming in the …

Inventions

Rallyteam Helps Companies Foster And Retain Talent

Many businesses these days struggle to retain their employees — and especially the millennials who are now entering the workforce. Instead of just a stable paycheck, many now look for a bit more in their jobs, and the companies that can offer that are the ones that will keep their best employees …

Flywheel Raises $1.2M For Its Designer-Centric WordPress Hosting Platform

The open-source WordPress software runs a huge chunk of all of the sites on the Internet, so it’s no surprise that there’s also a massive ecosystem that has sprung up around the platform. These days, there’s a specialized WordPress service for virtually any niche you can think of.<p>Omaha-based …

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Seven signs your hair is on fire: The challenges of scaling Hadoop

Every Hadoop implementation encounters the occasional crisis, including moments when the folks running Hadoop feel like their hair is on fire. …

Startup Mentors — How Do You Filter Out The Good, The Bad And The Ugly?

In light of the recent brouhaha over the actions of a particular European investor who had a habit of attaching himself to accelerators as a ‘mentor’, it seems an appropriate time to do a quick rundown on the kinds of things entrepreneurs need to look for in genuine potential mentor to them and …

The Art of Profitability

29 Aug 2014<p>I've read Adrian Slywotzky's The Art of Profitability three times now, and each time I learn something new. According to its Amazon page, …

How To Get Over Your Self-Doubt

For some, self-doubt and confidence issues color a whole lifetime. How can you break out of that shell to reach your full potential?<p>There was a long time when the lack of belief in myself was a major factor in my life.<p>I didn’t pursue an ideal career, or start my own business, because I didn’t think …

How Taking A 20-Minute Walk Every Day Transformed My Approach To Work

Here’s what happened when we challenged ourselves to step away from our desks and get out for a while.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story is part of 5 Habits Changes You Can Actually Make In 2015. Check out the full list here.</i><p>If you’re like most Americans, you suffer from the physical, emotional, and mental …