Tips & How To’s

NYC

Why You Need to Stop Networking and Start Building Relationships

By | Aug 29, 2017 at 8:30 am

There’s a phrase that’s always stuck with me,“here in Brazil we don’t network — we make friends.” I thought about the journey that led to the creation of our first South American office. I thought about the business relationships my partner and I formed…

Security

3 Reasons to Consider Switching to Virtual Data Rooms

By | Aug 29, 2017 at 7:15 am

Even though they’ve been around since the dawn of cloud computing, virtual data rooms are still rather unknown to many people. Virtual data rooms allow businesses big and small to transfer all their data to a remote facility, allowing them to clear up space…

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Tips & How To’s

3 Things Successful Owners Do to Be More Productive

By | Aug 28, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Whether you’re a company CEO or an employer in an organization, you need great work ethic to do quality work that help you excel in your career. The question is, how do you ingrain good work ethic into your work-life balance? Here are three…

Marketing & Social Media

Build Your Startup With These 12 Comprehensive Growth Marketing Modules

By | Aug 28, 2017 at 5:30 pm

Social media has permeated just about every aspect of our lives, from news to friendships to video sharing. But it’s also an important tool for businesses. In fact, social media marketing has become one of the most sought after professions across just about every…

Reports & Rankings

India

10 Fastest Growing Economies in the World

By | Aug 28, 2017 at 10:50 am

As an entrepreneur, the prospect of starting up internationally can be a pretty scary one. In addition to not knowing the language or the social expectations of a business owner, a foreign economy can be a fickle, confusing thing to get a handle on….

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Jobs/HR/Recruiting

5 Interview Tips To Give You An Edge Over the Competition

By | Aug 27, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Interviews can be nerve-wracking, and sometimes that’s the only thing that can stop you from landing a job you have your heart set on. However, there isn’t a lot you can do about nerves other than trying to make yourself feel confident before stepping…

Interviews

Maine

You Need Some Grit to Grow a Company

By | Aug 27, 2017 at 12:45 pm

  Kate McAleer, founder of Bixby & Co., an organic chocolate and food company attributes a lot of her success to plain, old, get-your-hands-dirty-and-stop-complaining grit and perseverance. Kate founded her company at the end of 2011 while still in New York. It remained “a beta…

Trends

Los Angeles

5 Tech Trends Startups Are Adopting In 2017

By | Aug 27, 2017 at 10:30 am

It’s six months down the road and time to check in on startup that had high hopes when the year began. How many of the trends you’ve read about from earlier in the year have made their way into your operations? How many are…

Productivity

Sign Documents Digitally Using Preview on macOS

By | Aug 27, 2017 at 8:05 am

If you’re printing out documents just so you can sign and scan them back onto your computer, then something is seriously wrong with your workflow. Preview for macOS allows you to skip the archaic printing and scanning process by letting you put your digital…

Gear & Gadgets

Solid State Drives + Striped RAIDs = Maximum MacBook Pro Performance

By | Aug 26, 2017 at 6:30 pm

If you hear the term “RAID” and immediately think of World of Warcraft, then leave now and go back to your guild. In short, a RAID is a set of physical volumes configured via hardware or software to appear as one volume of data….

Marketing & Social Media

How Live Streaming Can Benefit Your Brand

By | Aug 26, 2017 at 12:45 pm

In recent years, the romance between live streaming and social media is getting stronger day after day. It is noteworthy that most of the major social media sites are gradually incorporating live streaming into their networks. This raises the important question: is live streaming…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Boston

The Best Exercise Routine For Your Brain

By | Aug 26, 2017 at 8:05 am

At this point we all know that exercise is good for us. The health benefits of physical activity have been well-documented — including helping to control weight, strengthen the cardiovascular system, fortify bones, and reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. There is no doubt that the…

Gear & Gadgets

How to Record a Professional Podcast for Less than $1,000

By | Aug 25, 2017 at 12:20 pm

While podcasting has technically been around since 2004, when Dave Winer and Adam Curry began syncing subscribable audio content to personal digital media players, according to Pew’s recent State of the News Media, over 60 percent of the population has still never listened to…

Psychology

7 Tips to Help Introverts Break the Ice at Networking Events

By | Aug 25, 2017 at 8:30 am

As the founder of a large networking organization, I get a lot of questions from people who are shy or introverted, asking how they can feel more comfortable going to a networking event. Here are a few quick tips to consider before heading to your next…

Coworking spaces

Palo Alto

5 Ways Small Businesses Benefit From Coworking Spaces

By | Aug 25, 2017 at 7:15 am

A coworking space can provide you the inspiration that a home office can’t. When you run a startup, it’s lean times when it comes to the money you have to spend. If you’re like me and have a remote team, you’ve ditched the idea of…

Dev & Design

Run Lean, And Learn to Build Your Own Website

By | Aug 25, 2017 at 6:30 am

Nothing is for certain except for death, taxes, and daily web browsing. Because internet usage remains such a consistent activity, web and app development is a highly sought after skill, and believe it or not, cultivating a diverse set of coding skills can be…

Dev & Design

8 Must-Have Tools for Every Web Designer

By | Aug 24, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Web design is a fun, interactive and creative profession, but growing client demands and new trends in the field that can be tough for even the most seasoned designer to stay up-to-date. There have been a number of technological advancements, new applications, and fresh…