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A Quick Exercise To Generate 9 New Growth Ideas

Common sense usually leads to average outcomes. Here’s how to get to uncommonly good thoughts.<p>It’s 1:54 a.m. I should be asleep. But two distractions are keeping me going. First, my house is dead silent, a state it rarely achieves with three young kids. Second, I returned home from a strategy …

5 Thoughts to Make You a Better Salesperson

Do you give up after a few sales calls? Expect new business to come from every networking event? It's time for a shift in mindset that you can take all the way to the bank.<p>Does the thought of hearing "no thank you" one too many times slow you down? Getting your products and services into the hands …

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How Funding Works – Splitting The Equity Pie With Investors

A hypothetical startup will get about $15,000 from family and friends, about $200,000 from an angel investor three months later, and about $2 Million …

Apple wins trademark case over ‘iBooks’

A small New York publisher that uses the label “ibooks” has struck out in its lawsuit against Apple,(s AAPL) after a New York court on Wednesday held …

The B2B Power of a Tweet

Share<p>When looking at the power of Twitter for businesses, most discussions revolve around the relationship of businesses with consumers: marketing …

5 Tips for Finding the Right Idea

Ask any entrepreneur and they will tell you—building a business around the right idea is easily the toughest part of getting started. Will this idea …

5 Ways To Stand Out By Choosing A Niche To Lead

Anyone who says he’d like to be the next Mark Zuckerberg, Richard Branson, or Seth Godin doesn’t understand what it takes to be a standout entrepreneur. Standouts don’t aspire to be like anyone else. Instead, they forge ahead in an underdeveloped niche and define that space.<p>In order to do big …

Wi-Fi Indoor Positioning Firm YFind Launches Analytics Tool

Prepping for its U.S. expansion, Singapore-based indoor positioning technology firm YFind has launched a broader analytics tool so that its customers can slice and dice foot traffic information in malls.<p>The company’s service tracks unique visitors as they move through a mall. It relies on Wi-Fi to …

Internet Explorer 0-day attacks on US nuke workers hit 9 other sites

Months-old attacks apparently targeted workers in Aerospace, defense, labor.<p>Attacks exploiting a previously unknown and currently unpatched …

15 More Tech Skills That Can Instantly Net You A $100,000+ Salary

Now we've got 15 more to add to the list, from a salary survey done by Global Knowledge and TechRepublic. The research was conducted in late 2012, based on a survey of 9,500 tech professionals.<p>This survey asked these folks how much they earned and which IT certifications they had. That's a little …

Speed matters argues Chrome dev as Google under fragmentation fire

Google’s decision to branch off from WebKit and develop its own Blink browser rendering engine is a matter of speed not fragmentation and control, …

Google's engineers aren't the highest paid (but make more than Apple's)

It's in the nature of humanity to keep up with the Jones family.<p>It's in the nature of capitalist humanity to get ahead of the Jones family so that the Jones family looks askance and defeated.<p>With this in mind, I have accidentally landed upon a survey which purports to reveal which software …