Kasper Lyskjær

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9 Tiny Things You Should Do Sunday Night to Have a More Productive Monday Morning

Success starts the night before.<p>Productivity is the result of preparation.<p>Anyone who wakes up late, tired, in a rush, and disorganized, will find it very difficult to be productive.<p>But anyone who takes the time to prepare ahead of time will find it very easy to get into the zone, because they …

Time Management

Banking Giant UBS CEO Says Blockchain Will ‘Reshape’ Banking

Sergio Ermotti, the CEO of Swiss banking giant UBS, told CNBC that he believes Blockchain technology will “likely reshape” the way that banks do …

Solve These Tough Data Problems and Watch Job Offers Roll In

Late in 2015, Gilberto Titericz, an electrical engineer at Brazil’s state oil company Petrobras, told his boss he planned to resign, after seven …

Data Science

How I Built a 6 Figure Business From Scratch Using LinkedIn and Nothing Else

Five years ago, I quit my safe "day job" and built an entirely new business from scratch using LinkedIn. Here's what I learned.<p>I opened the door and stepped out into the frigid night, wondering if I'd made the right move.<p>People thought I was crazy.<p>I'd just quit the safest, highest-paying corporate …

Employment

Become a blockchain expert in 1,384 words

And it's going to fundamentally change how businesses operate.<p>Make no mistake… this revolution is <i>at least</i> as significant as the one brought about by the Internet. It will disrupt every single business on the face of the earth.<p>That's why it's vital that you learn to understand this technology. It …

Bitcoin

Startup Accelerators Have Become More Popular in Emerging Markets — and They’re Working

For decades, we have heard that emerging markets are poised for huge growth that will yield even greater prosperity. But a long list of obstacles always seems to be getting in the way of realizing this potential. Startup accelerator programs have been touted as one path to faster progress. Much …

How to Build a Profitable Side Hustle While Working Full Time

Follow these four steps to make your side hustle a success.<p>Dreaming of becoming your own boss? You're not alone. Tons of people wish they could quit their job and work for themselves, and some are even making it happen.<p>Today more than ever, working from home and starting your own business is a …

Entrepreneurship

A Guide to Making Your Startup More Agile in the Early Stages

How to Build an Agile Startup That's Able to Respond<p>In the early stages of building a startup and growing a business, it's easy to feel as if some of the decisions you're making are small and inconsequential. And while some of them will be forgotten down the road, many of the choices you make have …

Project Management

Building a Series A SaaS valuation estimator (2017 edition)

I have financed nearly 50 early-stage companies and the question of proper valuation comes up in every financing. There is the obvious tension: Generally speaking, the existing shareholders would like the highest valuation possible, while the new investors would prefer the lowest valuation. For …

Small Business

4 Online Marketing Trends You Need to Know

Each one of these trends could sky-rocket your online revenue.<p>Marketing is all about finding and implementing the latest trends that will attract customers and increase revenues. As consumers change habits, the market adjusts accordingly. The web, social media, and the emergence of video is …

Marketing

The next era of crowdfunding: why entrepreneurs need to look beyond the launch

When was the last time you watched Shark Tank and thought to yourself, “I could do that. All I need is one good idea and my life could change forever.”<p>Although the show is entertaining, it is an atypical representation of what it’s really like to successfully launch a product and grow a company. …

If You Really Want a Master Class on Online Business, Read These 6 Books

Sometimes reading a book is the best way to learn.<p>With low barriers to entry within the online marketplace, almost anyone can start an online business...but that doesn't mean everyone who does will know how to succeed. If you don't have time to sign up for an intensive business course and you just …

Entrepreneurship

How to Know When a Business Idea Is Worth Pursuing

Finding a winning idea, and building a company with that idea in mind, is always a struggle.<p>There's a stat that every entrepreneur has heard at least once -- nine out of 10 business ideas will fail.<p>Entrepreneurship is a gamble. And with the chips stacked against you, it's difficult to know whether …

Welcome to the longest golf hole ever played - 2,000km, par 14,000

At exactly 10am on Saturday, Adam Rolston nervelessly rolled in a slippery seven-foot putt on the 18th green of the Mt Bogd Golf Club in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, to bring to an end the strangest hole in golfing history.<p>It had taken Rolston 80 days and 20,093 shots - just the 6,093 over par - to …

Golf

50 Activities to Add to Your Fall Bucket List

Take advantage of the cooler months with these must-do activities.<p>As the temperatures start dropping and the leaves start changing, we're ready to …

SEO Is Simpler Than You Think. 5 Things Every Beginner Needs to Know to Get It Right

Finally, you can feel like you know what you're doing when it comes to SEO.<p>As a non-tech founder, I understand the resistance that comes with doing anything that makes you feel stupid. For me, that includes web design, HTML, and search engine optimization (SEO). This was particularly embarrassing …

Marketing

5 Things You Need to Do When Bootstrapping Your Startup

Finance your own business and keep 100 percent<p>I'm a major advocate of bootstrapping -- I believe the lessons learned along the way are priceless, and owing 100 percent of your business is well worth the struggles and challenges. With that being said, bootstrapping is also extremely difficult.<p>I've …

DSEI: 'Spiderman' web shooting-style drone revealed

This little drone captures and defeats rogue drones ‘Spiderman’-style.<p>Just like how Spidey slings a web to capture bad guys, this little drone shoots a net to stop dangerous flying drones.<p>Revealed this week at the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) event, the world’s largest …

Drones
Small Business

These 2 Warren Buffett Habits Will Make Your Co-Workers Love You

Listen to Warren Buffett speak and you might find another reason to admire him -- he's just plain likable.<p>Warren Buffett is a man many admire for having one of the best investment track records in history. But, as much as the "Oracle of Omaha" may be able to teach you about becoming the next …

Self-improvement