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Business Lessons From The Football Field: Knowing The Difference Between Yardage And Points

The universal goal of management for companies and startups alike is to reach business objectives with the smallest possible investment of time and money. In a busy environment like a startup, managing the ongoing stream of tasks and goal setting is an art which requires judgement and careful …

YOUR FIRST CUSTOMER IS YOUR CEO

When practising lean in a corporate environment your first customer is your CEO. Well that was one of the take-aways from last week’s Lean Startup …

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How to Always Be Getting Smarter | Inc.com

As we do new things, we always want to make sure we're doing things that help the business and not hurt. We may have a feeling of intuition that something may be successful, but how do you really know?<p>We run experiments. For example, maybe I believe that emailing our users about how fun our games …

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The Pace of Technology Adoption is Speeding Up

Many people suggest that rates of new product introduction and adoption are speeding up, but is it really, across the board? The answer seems to be yes. An automobile industry trade consultant, for instance, observes that “Today, a typical automotive design cycle is approximately 24 to 36 months, …

Need Inspiration? Here Are 9 Ways to Find It.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people love routine. They’re perfectly happy getting up at the same time, doing the same things, eating the same foods, and working the same job, day in, day out. I guess it’s comforting to them.<p>Not me. I thrive on variety. Newness. …

Personal circuit printer surpasses Kickstarter goal in one day

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Cartesian Co.<p>You’re playing a game on an obscure old gaming system when the controller breaks. What do you do? The …

Nike’s 5 Lessons On Innovation By Design

How Nike thinks about design helps the company find new ways of success before the old ways fail. Here are five takeaways that can be translated to any business.<p><i>The 2013 Innovation By Design Conference kicked off this morning as</i> Fast Company <i>Editor Robert Safian sat down with Nike President & CEO</i> …

oDesk and the Future of the Workforce Marketplace

In addition to speaking at IDCEE’13 in Kyiv, Cooper had another goal in visiting Ukraine (and Russia, a couple of days before that). In mid-October, oDesk held a programming contest for freelancers registered on the platform. The competition was intended for software developers from Russia and …

Watch The Disrupt Europe Hackathon Right Here

Here at Disrupt Europe in Berlin, coders, hackers, engineers and designers spent the last 24 hours to try to build the best product possible.<p>There have been trials and tribulations, hotdogs and donuts and quite a bit of Club Mate, and it all culminates today with the Hackathon presentations.<p>We have …

A Six-Month Game Plan For Starting Your Own Business

<i>Starting your own business is risky and scary, but hanging on to an office job you hate poses other problems. All the more so in today’s tough job market when it may be difficult to find any job – let alone one that suits you. The more eclectic your interests or skills, the more difficult your</i> …

This 28-Year-Old Built A $3 Million Business In 10 Months Thanks To Instagram, He Says

"I tried it and I lost 8 pounds in two weeks. I asked him is this legal? If so let's mass produce it," Lal told Business Insider.<p>Lal had a credit card with a $5,000 limit, and Dimarco had a credit card, too, and off they went to bottle the supplement now named Shredz.<p>By the start of 2013, he was …

Staying Focused on Your Startup: How to Build Habits That Stick

Maybe we’re tired of the crusty baby-boomers’ business model, or maybe we just have more resources and technology available to us. Whatever the …

The Habits of the World's Smartest People (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is no one picture of intelligence, but many people with high IQs do tend to share some of the same habits -- both good and bad. For example, according to research complied by Online-PHD-Programs.org, while those with high IQs tend …

This is a better predictor of your success than IQ or EQ

An unsettling classroom experience near the start of his second year in the Stanford Graduate School of Business MBA Program caused a personal crisis for Shirzad Chamine and led him to the work he’s doing more than a quarter century later. The 1987 class was Interpersonal Dynamics, nicknamed …