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As an entrepreneur, you probably have a gift for big-picture thinking.

I started my company using the same formula that most entrepreneurs use: In short, we identified a major pain point that wasn’t being addressed by current technology or resources.

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Recently I traveled to Rochester, NY where I had the opportunity to experience Xerox’s new Direct to Object Inkjet Printer while it was set up in the merchandise tent at the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival.

Since so many traditional brick and mortar stores are looking to gain interactive, engaging and tech driven ways to entice customers while increasing sales, I immediately gained an enthusiasm for the bright, vivid colors and quality images that it can print on three-dimensional objects.

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In this hallway conversation, a16z partners Steven Sinofsky and Benedict Evans discuss the business tactics and strategies behind four of the largest tech companies — Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon — and how they work from an org perspective. Evans and Sinofsky discuss the rationale behind each company’s org, looking at the tactics and strategies that are best for the underlying platform, how each thinks of its varied product entities, and how their organizations are all designed differently around their core capabilities and products.

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How to Appeal to the Green Back-to-School Shopper [0.10]

Posted on Aug. 7, 2017, 6:44 p.m. by Retail Minded @ [source]

By Jasmine Glasheen, Generational Marketer for Retail Minded. It may look look like the profits are there for the taking, but in reality it will take a competitive pricing strategy and a sustainable inventory for retailers to be privy to this year’s back-to-school spend.

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Uber has transformed local transportation in American cities and SpaceX aims to enable Americans to travel to Mars. As a foreign-born entrepreneur, you have had to overcome various challenges and barriers to stay on in America, to assimilate locally, and to give up what you have already achieved in your home country.

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In today’s world, social media is critical. As such, it’s easy to see how companies all over the world suffer from blunders and missteps with their social media marketing campaigns.

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Yes, you’re about to launch your first (or maybe fifth) product.

What your team does before the launch is just as important as what you do on launch day.

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Back in April, we predicted that the next time Uber raised capital, it’s valuation would fall so far that it would go from the highest valued startup in Silicon Valley history and the highest valued startup in the heady ride-sharing space. The Information reports that the rumored Softbank deal would come at a steep discount from Uber’s near-$70 billion valuation, valuing the company between $40 billion and $45 billion.

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Gian Fulgoni, ComScore co-founder & CEO, discusses the record-breaking digital sales in the second quarter and how e-commerce is affecting the traditional retail industry.

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It’s a commonly accepted truth that writers write to be read. The truth is that most of the archived content is simply there growing dust because it lacks a focused, creative promotion strategy to begin with.

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How to Work with Someone Who’s Always Stressed Out [0.12]

Posted on Aug. 7, 2017, 3 p.m. by HBR.org @ [source]

You know the stress case — the one who’s always overwhelmed, overstretched, and overextended. Acknowledge the stress.

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You adapt, or you adopt, or you die [0.08]

Posted on Aug. 7, 2017, 1:36 p.m. by Steve Blank @ [source]

I was in Boston and stopped by the Harvard Business Review for their IdeaCast podcast. The interviewer, Curt Nickisch was great and managed to get me to summarize several years of learning in one podcast.

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Leading Effectively When You Inherit a Mess [0.09]

Posted on Aug. 7, 2017, 1:30 p.m. by HBR.org @ [source]

More than 50% of executives who inherit a mess fail within their first 18 months on the job.

A 10-year longitudinal study on executive transitions that my organization conducted found that more than 50% of executives who inherit a mess fail within their first 18 months on the job.

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Andrew: Hey, everyone. The producer said, “Andrew, I can’t find anything.

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Many companies begin an Internet of Things (IoT) journey with great expectations, only to end up with disappointing business results.

Many companies begin an internet of things (IoT) journey with great expectations, only to end up with disappointing business results.

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Startups often find it challenging to convince traditional lenders to invest in their companies.

Catalyst is best known for its meeting and conference space in Lincoln’s Haymarket District, available for use free of charge by startups and entrepreneurs.

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Today’s interview is with Bernadette Jiwa, Founder of The Story of Telling and a recognised global authority on the role of story in business, innovation and marketing and the author of five best-selling books on marketing and brand storytelling. Bernadette joins me today to talk about her new book: Hunch: Turn Your Everyday Insights into the Next Big Thing, big data, decision making, where hunches come from and how we can develop our own hunches.

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You lie awake at night crafting plans to improve your business finances and grow your company. While this is a common strategy, it’s not always a successful one—especially if your business relies on you being around to run it.

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