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Startups are forgoing exorbitant engineering salaries for the more reasonably priced but equal-quality work of an outsourced IT staff. Silicon Valley is largely considered the global leader in technology, with firms in the area competing for the highly-skilled developers and engineers located there. According to a new report though, U.S.-born engineers are leaving quicker than...
When you hear his footsteps, you’re filled with dread. You just know your overbearing boss is on his way to ask you if you’ve finished that report yet. He’ll no doubt have six or seven things he needs to add to it, only extending the completion time further. That won’t matter, though, because he’ll check...
Happy New Year 2016
As 2015 winds to a close, it's time to look at some simple strategies for improving various areas of your business operations.
failure in business, no promotion
Let’s say you or someone you know at a start-up wants a promotion. Entrepreneurs often stay motivated to grow in their careers, and promotions are part of growth in the workplace. There are differences between someone who simply wishes to be promoted and someone who is actively seeking a promotion. Many times, someone with more merit will...
Have you ever wondered if you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Stop second guessing yourself, because doctors may have found the answer. A team of psychologists in Germany and Switzerland published a report in 2013 that detailed the four major personality traits often shared by successful entrepreneurs like Steve Jobs. They also...
twitter, tweet, facebook
With Facebook and others making billions off our social media activities, some startups are pushing business models that give users, in some cases, a majority of ad revenue. Will this change the landscape of social media as we know it? Source: www.inc.com See on Scoop.it – Infographics and Social Media
See on Scoop.it – Startup & Silicon Valley News, Culture Remember The Unicorn Club of startups that secured an esteemed $1 billion valuation? Might as well be The Garbage Club now, full of trifling companies with worth the kind of coin one chucks out the window from the backseat of an Uber. Why, in the...
See on Scoop.it – Startup & Silicon Valley News, Culture Walkable suburbs and center city companies are dominating the tech scene. See on www.theatlanticcities.com
See on Scoop.it – thefuture There’s a well-known scene in the Brad Pitt-Billy Beane biopic “Moneyball” in which Beane confronts a bunch of stale, oldster scouts about the outdated way they evaluate baseball players. One scout comments that because a player has an ugly girlfriend it means he has no confidence. Beane gives an exasperated...
In a recent interview from the Startup Grind conference in Mountain View, California, John Boitnott from DealflowSF.com chats with Murray Newlands about being a startup advisor and how you can help emerging companies become successful. To find out more, watch the full interview here: John has been a startup advisor for the last 4 years, specifically...
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