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Why investors reject pitches: It’s not always about the market and your product

Naturally, when an investor is considering taking a stake in a fledgling company, the question somewhere near the top of the pile is how much money does the business need and what is the expected return?<p>That’s not the end of the story though. Sure, you can worry about burn rate, user numbers and …

12 sites that will teach you coding for free

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By John Rampton, Entrepreneur<p>There was a …

How to make your app a new habit for users

About a year ago, a video titled “the transformation of the desk” showed how nearly every task we execute has moved to mobile. And yet, as app marketers, you know how incredibly hard it can be to get users to adopt a new mobile habit — namely, your app.<p>So how do you catch people’s interest and then …

Why it may be harder than you think to make it as an independent developer

Anyone can make an app. You need look no further than TNW Deals to find tutorials on creating your own app for distribution into the App Store or Google Play. Making a living from those apps — that’s not so simple.<p>The romantic notion of making an app that goes viral and makes some lucky developer a …

Career Coach: Successful leaders hire others who complement them

Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, once said: "Surround yourself with people who complement your weaknesses and share your passions — success will follow."<p>He went on to say, "Finding the spotlight isn't about standing in it. There's so much to be gained from working with people who support …

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<b>The best way to learn how to build apps is to actually build an app.</b> This may seem really obvious but a lot of my friends have gotten into the …

Leadership Styles Are Often Why CEOs Get Fired

It’s a long-held belief that CEOs get fired (or forced to resign or retire under pressure) because of “current financial performance.” But one of my past studies found that’s wrong. My team and I interviewed 1,087 board members from 286 organizations that fired, or otherwise forced out, their chief …

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A Successful Leader Has to Learn to Say No

“The art of leadership is saying no, not yes. It’s very easy to say yes.” — Tony Blair<p>Tony Blair isn’t the only one who thinks that. So does Steve …

9 Business Books That Will Change Your Life Today

Knowledge is regarded as the only lasting competitive advantage. This is true for economies, countries, organizations and people. This is the reason, …

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