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10 mistakes that will doom a startup’s first marketing campaign

Sunday 5th May 2019
10 mistakes that will doom a startup’s first marketing campaign

https://www.prdaily.com/10-mistakes-that-will-doom-a-startups-first-marketing-campaign/

This is a great article, and it applies to more than just startups.

Guy Kawasaki On The 11 Lessons That Changed His Life (And Can Change Yours, Too)

Monday 8th April 2019
Guy Kawasaki On The 11 Lessons That Changed His Life (And Can Change Yours, Too)

http://flip.it/XVHWSK

400 free Ivy League courses you can take online right now — Quartz

Friday 4th January 2019
400 free Ivy League courses you can take online right now — Quartz

https://qz.com/1514408/400-free-ivy-league-university-courses-you-can-take-online-in-2019/

7 Signs of a Toxic Manager That Should Be Stopped Immediately | Inc.com

Friday 7th December 2018
7 Signs of a Toxic Manager That Should Be Stopped Immediately | Inc.com

https://www.inc.com/marcel-schwantes/7-things-bad-bosses-always-do-but-great-leaders-wouldnt-dare.html

Here's An Interview Question To Test If Candidates Are Problem Solvers Or Problem Bringers

Friday 16th November 2018
Here's An Interview Question To Test If Candidates Are Problem Solvers Or Problem Bringers

http://flip.it/.6A3eM

How To Focus On Your 'Why'

Sunday 14th October 2018

10 Digital Marketing Trends Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

Wednesday 26th September 2018

The Most Successful People Don't Set Goals -- They Do This Instead

Tuesday 25th September 2018

Why Using Social Media Is A Thing Of The Past

Friday 14th September 2018

Why You Need to Quit Managing Your Time and Start Managing Your Boundaries | Inc.com

Wednesday 5th September 2018
Why You Need to Quit Managing Your Time and Start Managing Your Boundaries | Inc.com

https://www.inc.com/eleanor-beaton/why-you-need-to-quit-managing-your-time-start-managing-your-boundaries.html

The 3 steps to building a monopoly, according to Peter Thiel

Saturday 25th August 2018
The 3 steps to building a monopoly, according to Peter Thiel

https://www.techinasia.com/3-steps-building-monopoly-peter-thiel

12 Tools To Run Your Family Business’ Office Like A Silicon Valley Startup

Monday 20th August 2018

Jeff Bezo’s 3 questions before offering someone a job

Sunday 12th August 2018
Jeff Bezo’s 3 questions before offering someone a job

http://flip.it/iRXndH

This Successful CEO Knows Exactly Which Employees Stay and Which Need to Go.

Friday 10th August 2018

Friday 10th August 2018

“Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.”

Jack Welch

3 Lessons From Jack Welch on Leadership That You Don't Learn in Business School

Friday 10th August 2018
3 Lessons From Jack Welch on Leadership That You Don't Learn in Business School

https://www.inc.com/gene-hammett/3-lessons-from-jack-welch-on-leadership-that-you-dont-learn-in-business-school.html

How Kodiak Cakes pancake mix became a best-seller at Target

Thursday 9th August 2018
How Kodiak Cakes pancake mix became a best-seller at Target

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/08/how-kodiak-cakes-pancake-mix-became-a-bestseller-at-target.html

This family business was a ‘Shark Tank’ reject — now it’s bringing in $100 million a year with the best-selling pancake mix at Target

Everyone claims they are following “agile methods” but few actually do

Tuesday 7th August 2018
Everyone claims they are following “agile methods” but few actually do

https://qz.com/work/1201384/everyone-claims-they-are-following-agile-methods-but-few-actually-do/

10 essentials for your social media marketing campaigns

Tuesday 7th August 2018
10 essentials for your social media marketing campaigns

http://flip.it/eDzraL

Use These 3 Successful Tools to Successfully Market Your Startup on Social Media | Inc.com

Saturday 4th August 2018
Use These 3 Successful Tools to Successfully Market Your Startup on Social Media | Inc.com

https://www.inc.com/alyssa-satara/3-ways-your-startup-should-be-using-social-media-to-build-an-unstoppable-brand.html

Use These 3 Successful Tools to Successfully Market Your Startup on Social Media

How to name your company, according to Red Antler, the branding agency behind Casper, Allbirds, and Birchbox — Quartz at Work

Saturday 4th August 2018
How to name your company, according to Red Antler, the branding agency behind Casper, Allbirds, and Birchbox — Quartz at Work

https://qz.com/work/1276731/how-to-name-your-company-according-to-red-antler-the-branding-agency-behind-casper-allbirds-and-birchbox/

How to name your company, according to the go-to gurus of startup branding

Friday 3rd August 2018

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The secret to actually enjoying your vacation is the day before it starts

Friday 3rd August 2018
The secret to actually enjoying your vacation is the day before it starts

https://qz.com/work/1343558/how-to-enjoy-your-vacation/

How to get a world-class education for free on the internet

Friday 3rd August 2018
How to get a world-class education for free on the internet

https://qz.com/work/1209523/how-to-get-a-world-class-education-for-free-on-the-internet/

Mark Cuban's Best Productivity Hack Is Seriously Beyond Brilliant | Inc.com

Wednesday 1st August 2018
Mark Cuban's Best Productivity Hack Is Seriously Beyond Brilliant | Inc.com

https://www.inc.com/geoffrey-james/mark-cubans-best-productivity-hack-is-seriously-beyond-brilliant.html

Pull quote: “Recent research from Bain and Company found that companies in the U.S. waste $37 billion each year on unnecessary and unproductive meetings, a number that’s been increasing steadily for the past decade.”

After Asking Hundreds of Successful People How to Be Successful, 1 Word Stood Out | Inc.com

Wednesday 1st August 2018
After Asking Hundreds of Successful People How to Be Successful, 1 Word Stood Out | Inc.com

https://www.inc.com/robbie-abed/after-asking-hundreds-of-successful-people-how-to-be-successful-1-word-stood-out.html

6 Old School Marketing Tactics That Still Work on Social Media

Tuesday 31st July 2018
6 Old School Marketing Tactics That Still Work on Social Media

https://blog.bufferapp.com/marketing-tactics

The 7 Laws of Entrepreneurship (They Don't Teach You in School)

Monday 30th July 2018
The 7 Laws of Entrepreneurship (They Don't Teach You in School)

https://www.inc.com/bill-green/the-7-laws-of-entrepreneurship-they-dont-teach-you-in-school.html

21 Questions Amazon Asks Its Job Candidates

Monday 30th July 2018

Ditch The Client If Your Contract Lacks These 7 Important Clauses

Monday 30th July 2018

The world is divided into circular and linear communicators. Which one are you?

Monday 30th July 2018
The world is divided into circular and linear communicators. Which one are you?

https://qz.com/1239057/whats-the-best-way-to-communicate-with-people-in-different-cultures/

6 New Ways to Increase Your Website Traffic for Free

Monday 30th July 2018

How Toxic Is Your Workplace Exactly? Quite Toxic If These 8 Things Keep Happening Every Day

Monday 30th July 2018
How Toxic Is Your Workplace Exactly? Quite Toxic If These 8 Things Keep Happening Every Day

https://www.inc.com/marcel-schwantes/how-toxic-is-your-workplace-exactly-quite-toxic-if-these-8-things-keep-happening-every-day.html